LIVING WRECKAGE – the new powerhouse of metal musicians comprised of vocalist Jeff Gard (Death Ray Vision), guitarists Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall) and Matt LeBreton (Downpour), bassist Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall, Act of Defiance) and drummer Jon Morency (Let Us Prey) – make their forthcoming and highly anticipated full-length album available for pre-order.
The group’s self-titled debut will be released worldwide by M-Theory Audio Sept. 23rd on CD, limited-edition (500) colored vinyl and digital. Produced and engineered by Shane Frisby (Unearth, Bury Your Dead), and mixed by Pete Rutcho (Revocation, Falling in Reverse), the album is anticipated by fans curious to hear more music, as evidenced by how quickly their 3-song EP, which was available solely at their shows and via mail-order, sold out and by the requests latest single "Endless War" has received to land in the Top Ten of SiriusXM's Liquid Metal's The Devil's Dozen.
Three singles available for streaming and download at your favorite digital platform, or watch the videos on YouTube.
Progressive Power Metallers IMMORTAL GUARDIAN Unleash Video For New Single 'Echoes'
IMMORTAL GUARDIAN release “Echoes,” the second new song and music video this year from the progressive/power metal band. The digital single can be heard at all streaming/download platforms or watch the excellent cinematic video, directed by Brett Rivera, HERE.
"Echoes" message is further explained by singer Carlos Zema, "For generations, humanity has longed for a truth. The right to unite what has been divided. We long to be from from all our differences, genders, colors, nationalities, religions, beliefs and any other type of separation. This real freedom relies on our minds, in being from from all these fers, repressions, oppressions, and everything else that stops us from being united. In the name of this truth, our voice will echo endlessly -- Freedom!"
The talented and hard-working quartet are feverishly putting the finishing touches on a new album since coming home from their recent 5-weeks across the US and Canada with video game-inspired shredders PowerGlove, where in the midst of dates they dropped their first new song since last year’s acclaimed ‘Psychosomatic’ album with “Ozona” HERE.
After making a splash via their 2018 full-length debut “Age of Revolution” – which featured its own fair share of creative music videos, including the “Armageddon”-meets-telenovela clip for “Stardust” – and through tours with the likes of Marty Friedman and Exmortus, IMMORTAL GUARDIAN gathered in Las Vegas at the beginning of 2020 to record their second album. As the spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent pandemic began to ensue, shutdowns around the world began being enforced, resulting in the band completely scrapping the record that they had been working on and writing and creating a new thematic record about their emotions surrounding current events. The resulting “Psychosomatic” was a truly multi-national record, with guitarist/keyboardist Gabriel Guardian – known for his uncanny ability to play the two instruments simultaneously – remaining in Las Vegas, singer Carlos Zema recording his vocals from his home in Brazil, drummer Justin Piedimonte tracking from Montreal and bassist Joshua Lopez recording from IMMORTAL GUARDIAN's native Texas.
The newly-released music videos for “Echoes” and “Ozona” is just t a small taste of the new territory that IMMORTAL GUARDIAN plans to take their sound in 2022. More information on additional new music and touring in 2022 will be revealed in the months to come by M-Theory Audio and at https://www.facebook.com/igmetal/
Southern Death Metal Slingers GUILLOTINE A.D. ‘Born To Fall’ Album Releases Today
Music video for the title track premieres
Southern death metal band GUILLOTINE A.D. - whose music blends the sounds of old-school Florida death metal, Scandinavian black metal, and New Orleans sludge into a wholly unique brew – release their anticipated new album, ‘Born To Fall,’ today, June 24th, on CD and Digital. Available in stores, online at your favorite streaming/download app or order direct from our webstore or HERE
‘Born To Fall’ was ecorded, mixed and mastered by Matt Washburn (Mastodon, Atheist, Withered) at LedBelly Sound Studio and features artwork by Eliran Kantor (Sodom, Trivium, Kataklysm).
Additionally, today the band release the music video for the title track, “Born To Fall,” which can be viewed HERE.
The early roots of what is now known as GUILLOTINE A.D. first took shape in 2003, when brothers Adam & Lance Miller first formed the band, then known as GUILLOTINE, in their rural southwest Georgia town. The brothers initially grew up on ‘70s hard rock legends such as ZZ Top, AC/DC, Van Halen, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, and came of age during the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, cutting their metal teeth on Shadows Fall and Lamb of God. Life saw the brothers soon head on different paths for the next decade, with GUILLOTINE going on pause during that time.
GUILLOTINE was reformed by the brother duo in 2015. Adam & Lance now took inspiration from the classic death metal of Cannibal Corpse and Six Feet Under, the New Orleans sludge of Crowbar and Eyehategod, and the Scandinavian black metal of Mayhem and early Enslaved. The duo soon followed that reformation with a re-location to Athens, Georgia, where they met drummer Evan Posey. The newly-materialized incarnation of the band became the perfect outlet for the updated direction that their music had taken. The band self-described the motivation of their new sound as wanting “to sound like if Obituary moved to New Orleans and tried to play down-tuned versions of Satyricon songs.”
GUILLOTINE's self-titled and self-released debut album was released in October 2017. The group soon took their new sound to live stages all over the Southeast United States, supporting bands such as Goatwhore, Cannibal Corpse, and Hate Eternal. The band also participated in Slaughter Que 2019, which was headlined by acts such as Exodus, Kataklysm, Exhorder, and more. The trio also shared stages alongside fellow rising extreme metal acts such as Cloak, Frozen Soul and Sanguisugabogg.
The first taste of the pummeling to be found on “Born to Fall” was unveiled in April 2022 with the lyric video for “Hammer,” which can be viewed HERE, while second single/video, “Exile,” impacted last month HERE. Listen and see why the UK”s Fistful of Metal mag called GUILLOTINE A.D. “deep bellowing death from the south” or The Razor’s Edge claims “this record hits like a cinderblock demonstrating a keen eye for tone and power.”
Guillotine A.D. will be performing the following shows with more dates in the works.
6/24 - Al's Bar - Lexington, KY
6/25 - GroundZero - Spartanburg, SC
7/1 - Flicker Theater - Athens, GA
7/2 - The Hideaway - Johnson City, TN
7/15 - Wormhole - Savannah, GA
8/12 - Santos Bar - New Orleans, LA
8/13 - Trax Bar and Grill - Long Beach, MS
8/23 - 40 Watt Club - Athens, GA w/ Crowbar
9/7 - Open Chord - Knoxvill, TN w/ Crowbar