Thursday, October 15, 2009


Los Angeles traditional metal heroes, WHITE WIZZARD recently finished recording the full-length followup to their HIGH SPEED GTO mini-album with producer, Ralph Patlan (MEGADETHUFOMICHAEL SCHENKER). Entitled OVER THE TOP, the album is currently set for aFebruary 2010 release. With the album now deep in the mixing stage, bassist, Jon Leon sheds light on the major progress that has been made thus far:

"We are putting the finishing touches on the mix of the new WHITE WIZZARD album, OVER THE TOP. We had a few equipment malfunctions and glitches along the way, but in the end we have made it through the chaos and we have an album we feel very strongly about. Our engineer Ralph Patlan has done a great job in both the tracking and mixing."

To coincide with the release of OVER THE TOPWHITE WIZZARD will embark on a major tour with folk metal favorites KORPIKLAANI, TYRand SWASHBUCKLE in January of the coming year. The band left fans a message on their MySpace page proclaiming their excitement for the tour and everything else to come in 2010:

"WHITE WIZZARD is proud to announce its first of many tours in 2010. We will be going all over North America in sleet and snow to play with these amazing bands. It is the first of many tours in 2010 to promote our forthcoming full length album OVER THE TOP. Look for it on EARACHE RECORDS in feb 2010. Look forward to seeing our fans and making new ones too. Here is to a killer 2010!!"


Jan 8 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Jan 9 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
Jan 10 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
Jan 11 Detroit, MI @ Blondie's
Jan 12 Chicago, IL @ Jaguar Club
Jan 13 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
Jan 14 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
Jan 15 Allentown, PA @ The Sterling Hotel
Jan 16 Springfield, VA @  Jaxx
Jan 17 Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
Jan 18 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Jan 19 Tampa, FL @ Czar
Jan 21 Austin, TX @ Emo's
Jan 22 Ft. Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theatre
Jan 23 Tulsa, OK @ The Flytrap Music Hall
Jan 24 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Jan 25 Tempe, AZ @ Club Red
Jan 26 Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
Jan 27 Ramona, CA @ Ramona Main Stage
Jan 28 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
Jan 29 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
Jan 30 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Jan 31 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater

Get the latest info on OVER THE TOP, the upcoming tour and more on the band's official MySpace page:

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Get your copy of WHITE WIZZARD's debut mini album, HIGH SPEED GTO now on on limited edition vinyl LP as well as on CD at

For press opportunities and further information, please contact:

 Anthony Guzzardo
 North American Press Manager
 Earache Records
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 Phone - 718-786-1707
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