Monday, November 08, 2010


REMAINS, the 1996 album from Canadian melodic thrash metal pioneers ANNIHILATOR, has been reissued and is out now in Europe.

Following the recent release of ANNIHILATOR's critically acclaimed, self-titled new album, Earache Records announced the "Total Annihilation" campaign, reissuing six albums from the band's illustrious back-catalogue.  REMAINS is the sixth and final release in the series, following CARNIVAL DIABLOS, CRITERIA FOR A BLACK WIDOW, WAKING THE FURY, KING OF THE KILL and REFRESH THE DEMON.

REMAINS is available now on CD in a custom slipcase and includes three bonus tracks plus a guitar workshop video with ANNIHILATOR guitarist and mainman JEFF WATERS.

The full track listing for REMAINS is as follows:

01. Tricks And Traps
02. Murder
03. Never Forget
04. Reaction
05. Human Remains
06. I Want
07. Dead Wrong
08. No Love
09. Sexecution
10. Wind
11. Bastiage
12. Words From Jeff Waters*
13. Back To The Palace (1999 Demo)*
14. Annihilator (1985 Radio Ottawa Demo)*

(* bonus tracks)

Get REMAINS now in Europe, along with the other "Total Annihilation" reissues, at

To celebrate this great series of reissues, Earache Records is offering a free, sturdy bookshelf box to fans as a way of neatly and proudly displaying the six albums.  The bookshelf box is available to European fans and features stunning ANNIHILATOR artwork and a personal message to the fans from ANNIHILATOR mastermind JEFF WATERS.

To get your free ANNIHILATOR bookshelf box, simply e-mail your full name and postal address to with the subject "Annihilator box".

View a picture of the bookshelf box at

If you don't yet have these great ANNIHILATOR reissues, you can also get the whole set pre-packaged in one of the bookshelf boxes for a special price.  Just head to the Earache Webstore at

You can also get your hands on a free downloadable ANNIHILATOR compilation album, TOTAL ANNIHILATION, at

Don't miss ANNIHILATOR on the following remaining dates of their European headlining tour:

Nov. 10 - Portsmouth, UK - Wedgewood Rooms
Nov. 11 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy
Nov. 13 - Newcastle, UK - Legends
Nov. 14 - Glasgow, UK - Garage
Nov. 15 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation
Nov. 17 - Nottingham, UK - Rescue Rooms
Nov. 18 - Bristol, UK - Academy 2
Nov. 19 - Birmingham, UK - Academy 2
Nov. 20 - London, UK - Islington Academy
Nov. 24 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Principal Club Theatre
Nov. 25 - Athens, Greece - Gagarin 205 Club

View the tour flyer at

Get tickets for the shows from TicketMaster at

For more ANNIHILATOR news and info, head to

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