"With Under Attack, DESTRUCTION created their own Painkiller...
this is their best album so far and exactly what Teutonic thrash is meant to be!"
ROCK HARD (I), Luca Bosio - 10/10
"Under Attack is an instant classic, possibly one of thrash's greatest genre pieces ever."
BLABBERMOUTH (USA), Ray Van Horn, Jr. - 9,5/10
"DESTRUCTION once more proof their status as an exceptional band and throw out their best album since their reunion. Riffs, grooves and screaming par excellence!"
METAL HAMMER (D), Tom Küppers
Under Attack the brand new album by legendary German thrashers DESTRUCTION has entered the charts worldwide at the following positions:
USA Heatseekers #17
USA Hard Music #27
CANADA Hard Music #96
UK Rock Top40 #39
BELGIUM Wallonie #85
BELGIUM Vlaanderen #145
Frontman Schmier states:
"I think this is the BEST reactions we ever had for a new album since INFERNAL OVERKILL, not even our best selling album THE ANTICHRIST had such an impact on the billboards of the world! We are talking underground music here, so it`s an amazing statement for THRASH & the fans! A big CHEERS to all those rebels who don t accept the norm and support the sound of the pit!"
Get your copy of Under Attack here: http://nblast.de/DestrUnderAttackNB
Get the digital version here: http://nblast.de/DestructionDownloads
Watch the music video for "Under Attack", the lyric video for "Second To None" as well as the album trailers on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel!
The band started the recording sessions for Under Attack after the summer festivals last year and have been recording segments in various studios between September 2015 and January 2016. So far, they have completed the drum recordings with Martin Buchwalter at Gernhart Studios in Germany, as well as completing some basic recordings, mixing and mastering with VO Pulver at Little Creek Studios in Switzerland.
This stunning cover artwork was created by acclaimed Hungarian artist Gyula, who has also created artwork for ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS, TANKARD and many more.