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Releases : 18     Total votes : 40     Reviews : 4
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Bolt Thrower

CountryUnited Kingdom
Formed1986, Coventry, England
GenresDeath Metal
LabelsVinyl Solution, Earache Records, Metal Blade Records
Years active1986-2016

Line-up (members)

Former members

  • Andrew Whale : Drums (1986-1994)
  • Alan West : Vocals (1986-1987)
  • Alex Tweedy : Bass (1987)
  • Martin Kearns : Drums (1994-1997, 1999-2015) (R.I.P. 2015)
  • Alex Thomas : Drums (1997-1999)
  • Dave Ingram : Vocals (1998-2004)
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Bolt Thrower Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
preview Demo - 00
preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
Bolt Thrower - In Battle There Is No Law preview CollectionWish List Studio 88.2 52
preview CollectionWish List Split - 00
Bolt Thrower - Realm of Chaos: Slaves to Darkness preview CollectionWish List Studio 91.3 100
preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00
preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
Bolt Thrower - War Master preview CollectionWish List Studio 79 60
Bolt Thrower - The IVth Crusade preview CollectionWish List Studio 91.8 61
preview CollectionWish List EP - 00
Bolt Thrower - ...For Victory preview CollectionWish List Studio 91.3 40
Bolt Thrower - Mercenary preview CollectionWish List Studio 80 10
preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00
Bolt Thrower - Honour Valour Pride preview CollectionWish List Studio 50 10
Bolt Thrower - Those Once Loyal preview CollectionWish List Studio 91.9 71
preview CollectionWish List Live - 00
preview CollectionWish List Boxed set - 00
preview CollectionWish List Compilation - 00

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Bolt Thrower Top Songs

Song titleAlbum titleRatingVotes
1The Killchain preview (2005) 801
Additional notes
Plans for a follow-up to Those Once Loyal were scrapped in June 2008 after the band were dissatisfied with the material they had written. In a statement, they said that they would not release any album unless they were convinced it was at least on par with its predecessor, and as result any plans to record were "postponed indefinitely."

Despite this, the band was still actively touring until the death of Martin Kearns in 2015, after which the band has become inactive.

The band takes its name from a weapon in the popular tabletop strategy game Warhammer Fantasy Battles. The lyrics and artwork of their second and third albums were based on Warhammer Fantasy Battles, as well as its futuristic companion Warhammer 40,000 with much of the art actually being provided by the game's publisher, Games Workshop.

Jo Bench is generally considered to be among the earliest female members of an extreme metal band.
Info / Statistics
Artists : 29,597
Albums : 105,629
Reviews : 6,636
Lyrics : 104,018
Top Rating
Lean Into It
 rating : 88.3  votes : 34
Operation: Mindcrime
 rating : 94  votes : 73
High Live
 rating : 87.9  votes : 16