from the emerging "New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal" scene is out
HEAVY METAL KILLERS features 13 new tracks from the best fresh, young
around, all of them sharing one goal - to bring back the glory days of
metal! All of the songs on HEAVY METAL KILLERS feature good, old-
headbanging riffs and that rarest of talents in this age of growlers -
powerful, true heavy metal vocals. Released on the 30th anniversary of
original NWOBHM explosion, this compilation shows that traditional heavy
metal is very much alive and well in the hands of a new breed of bands.
HEAVY METAL KILLERS includes such amazing new talents as ENFORCER,
PORTRAIT and CROWNING GLORY. it also marks the label debuts of new
EARACHE signings WHITE WIZZARD, CAULDRON and POWERVICE.
Radio is abuzz with excitement for HEAVY METAL KILLERS. The album hit
radio last week and made #3 on FMQB's Metal Most Added chart. The
album continues its stride this week, debuting at #30 on CMJ's Loud
Rock chart, and #33 on Mediaguide's Metal Specialty Albums chart.
Radio is not the only one holding excitment for HEAVY METAL KILLERS.
Here's what the press has to say about it:
"If you've got a beef with singers actually singing, this ain't for
you." - Decibel (8/10)
"This could pass as a comp of long-lost old school NWOBHMers." -
"Earache prepare to inject new blood to the old school." - Kerrang (4
"This album harks back to a time when metal was just meant to be fun."
- Ultimate-Guitar.com (8.7/10)
The full track listing for HEAVY METAL KILLERS is as follows:
01. Powervice - Behold The Hand Of Glory
02. White Wizzard - High Speed GTO
03. Cauldron - Chained Up In Chains
04. RAM - Sudden Impact
05. Enforcer - Mistress Of Hell
06. H.O.D. - Kicked To The Kerb
07. Crowning Glory - Sea Of Dead Dreams
08. Portrait - A Thousand Nightmares
09. Celtic Legacy - Live By The Sword
10. ALLTHENIKO - Feel The Power
11. Voltax - Steel Maker
12. In Solitude - Witches Sabbath
13. Cast Iron - Running From The Law
HEAVY METAL KILLERS is out now on CD as well as limited edition import
vinyl LP in black, red, blue and white. This is the essential album
for every true
heavy metal fan in 2009, so get your copy now on the EARACHE U.S.
WEBSTORE (http://tinyurl.com/cqoq7r), Amazon.com (http://tinyurl.com/cquex4
) and other good music outlets.
For more information and to check out some of the tracks from the
compilation, head to http://www.myspace.com/heavymetalkillers
For press opportunities and further information, please contact:
North American Press Manager
4402 11th st.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone - 718-786-1707
Fax - 718-786-1756
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