March 18, 2008
HAIL OF BULLETS have finished recordings for their debut album "…Of Frost And War". The album was recorded in February / March of 2008 at Excess Studios in Rotterdam, Holland and mixed and mastered in Sweden by Dan Swanö of Edge Of Sanity fame. Comments drummer Ed Warby: "The soundtrack to all-out, total war is here! If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to be run over by a 50 ton Tiger tank, now’s your chance…". "…Of Frost And War" will be available as a limited first edition digipak CD including bonus track and special pop-up packaging. After this first edition is sold out there will only be a regular jewelcase edition without the bonus track available. The album will be released on vinyl, too. The tracklisting reads as follows: ‘Before The Storm (Barbarossa) / Intro’, ‘Ordered Eastward’, ‘The Lake Ladoga Massacre’, ‘General Winter’, ‘Advancing Once More’, ‘Red Wolves Of Stalin’, ‘Nachthexen’, ‘The Crucial Offensive (19-11-1942, 7.30 AM)’, ‘Stalingrad’, ‘Insanity Commands’ (bonus track), ‘Inferno At The Carpathian Mountains’ and ‘Berlin’. In other news HAIL OF BULLETS have upgraded their European deal with Metal Blade Records to a worldwide deal! Says Ed: "We are proud to announce we’ll be signing to Metal Blade Records for worldwide domination! This is great news for us since we’re already part of Metal Blade’s European roster, and we’re stoked as hell to go global with the mighty Blade!" "…Of Frost And War" will be released on the May 16 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy) and May 19 (rest of Europe).
BLACK DEATH drummer Phil Bullard passed away of colon cancer on February 6, 2008 at age 59. Bullard is survived by two daughters (Philicia and Earlicia), four grandchildren (Warren, Curstie, Curtis and Julian) and two sisters (Nicola Ammons and Roberta).
OSM Records have announced the addition of HEXEN to the roster. HEXEN is a L.A. based Metal band that fuses the elements of melody, heaviness, speed and technicality within the lair of Thrash. Their debut album titled "State Of Insurgency" is slated for a late summer 08 release.