“The idea for this was a comedic thrash band that I could use to write about my own experiences, funny situations and ideas.” – Ian MacDonald

Br00tal Beefcake is a two man thrash effort from Metro Detroit, Michigan, USA. This was a solo project for Ian MacDonald, writing music / lyrics and recording guitars in his home studio. I once attempted a project like this and believe me, it’s no easy task.

“The idea for this was a comedic thrash band that I could use to write about my own experiences, funny situations and ideas.” – Ian MacDonald

To go one step further, during recording, Ian recruited Kyle Navarre on lead vocals to add the ‘raw-edge’ vocals needed.

The album Based On True Events is nothing short of a work of art. From tunes such as “Ground Rules”, “Whats That Smell”, “Folks Who Like To Read” and “Letters To My Family”, this album kicks ass on all levels!

With blistering leads, fast paced rhythms and a few time changes, I get a taste of old school thrash, hardcore style plus adding Navarre’s vocals top it all off. These guys are brutal, keeping it simple while unleashing a blitzkrieg on humanity. Thrash metal is definitely not dead.

The band has concepts for more in the future and plan on recruiting a full band with shows to follow. I, for one, cannot wait to see this bands full potential. Check out Br00tal Beefcake’s Based On True Events due to be released on September 13, 2019. Crank it up! \m/

Br00tle Beefcake are:

Ian MacDonald – Guitars, Backing Vocals, Lyrics, Mixing

Kyle Navarre – Lead Vocals

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