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Sounds Like: Machine Head, Metallica, Slayer band, Anthrax, Testament
Bio: From the featureless backwater suburbs of Melbourne, at a time of abandoned hopes for metal, when once-defiant stalwarts of the genre were surrendering to the mainstream and succumbing to the forces that they once rallied us to rise against, a band called 4ARM would emerge to arrest the descent. ...See Full Bio
Set to release album number IV in 2015
“A gently lilting piano intro ushers in the third album from these Aussie thrashers, before 'While I Lay Awake' kicks in, sounding like Annihilator with it's tight picking and clipped vocals, despite it's sprawling scope soon putting it firmly into Metallica territory. Then 'Raise A Fist' channels their recent touring partners Testament with its strident riffing and melodic leads, and it becomes apparent that 4 Arm are right up there with the most technically competent of modern thrash. 'The Opressed' injects some sombre crunch into proceedings, whilst the title track tears along with a 'Battery' like intensity, and its safe to say that if these guys weren't hidden away Down Under they'd be big news. 4/5”