Martyrd / Press

“Earlier this week, New York-based progressive thrash band Martyrd released The Mortal Coil, their excellent sophomore album that has drawn comparison with everyone from Megadeth to Pain of Salvation to System of a Down... we're excited to have an exclusive stream of the album's seventh track, "The Keeper," a melee of blistering riffs and soaring vocal melodies sure to please fans of both Kreator and Symphony X.”

Josh Hart - Guitar World

“...I’m introducing you to some new shit you’re going to fucking dig like Danzig. The band’s called Martyrd... they’re a kick-ass New York-based metal troupe that play fast, play precise, and play sexy.”

Chris Harris - Gun Shy Assassin

“If you like a steady diet of crunchy riffs, and pounding drums punching out hook laden metal delivered with technical prowess, then Martyrd’s new effort “The Mortal Coil” will light you up.”

Fingers - Fingers Metal Shop

“With the amount of new and young blood Thrash Metal bands being signed to major labels (Mantic Ritual, Black Tide, Warbringer), can success be far behind for the New York based Martyrd? Let's hope not, and should you be hitting any more Metal shows this summer do yourself a favor and see if they are on the bill.”

Ken Pierce - PiercingMetal.com

“MARTYRD has created a heavy metal album that wears its influences proudly (EXODUS, IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and MEGADETH”


“With shrewd predecessors like Metallica and Megadeth to study, Martyrd is taking control of their career and is ready to move into the Thrash Metal spotlight.”

Marni Goldberg - Gen Y Hub

“...keep an eye on these New York locals. They have serious potential.”


“If you are a fan of real metal, Martyrd is certainly for you... They can hold it down with their heroes... bringing you a concentrated whiplash of the underground's voice ”

Crusher Magazine

“...you need to check out Martyrd. If you love that old school metal sound, you will love these guys! ”

The Aquarian