BW&BK EXCLUSIVE: ANNIHILATOR - Cover Of EXCITER's 'Heavy Metal Maniac' Streaming At BraveTunes
April 2, 2007, 11 years ago
As previously reported, King Records in Japan is releasing ANNIHILATOR's Metal CD on April 11th. The Japanese edition of Metal contains an extra bonus track; a cover of legendary Canadian act EXCITER's classic 'Heavy Metal Maniac', featuring original singer/drummer Dan Beehler on vocals and bassist Allan Johnson on bass.
To hear an EXCLUSIVE 1:40 clip of the classic song head to Brave Tunes on the left-hand-side of BraveWords.com!
SPV will issue a limited edition double CD version of ANNIHILATOR's new album, Metal, on April 13th. Disc 1 will be the regular album, while Disc 2 will feature a compilation of songs from the King Of The Kill, Refresh The Demon, Remains, Waking The Fury and Carnival Diablos albums, all of which were issued by SPV in Europe.
The tracklist is as follows:
Disc 1: 'Clown Parade', 'Couple Suicide', 'Army Of One', 'Downright Dominate', 'Smothered', 'Operation Annihilation', 'Haunted', 'Kicked', 'Detonation', 'Chasing The High'.
Disc 2. 'Carnival Diablos', 'Time Bomb', 'Blackest Day', 'My Precious Lunatic Asylum', 'Shallow Grave', 'Murder', 'Tricks And Traps', 'Refresh The Demon', 'Ultraparanoia', 'King Of The Kill', 'Second To None'
Metal will be released April 11th in Japan (King Records), April 12th in Australia/New Zealand (World Riot Distributors), April 13th in Germany (SPV) and on April 16th in the rest of Europe (SPV). A North American deal is still in the works.
The album features Jeff Waters (guitar, bass and lead vocals on one song), drum legend Mike Mangini and Dave Padden (long-time vocalist and touring guitarist/vocalist). Metal also features sensational performances by some of metal’s finest players and Annihilator’s good friends, like Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Danko Jones, Michael Amott and Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY), Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM), William Adler (LAMB OF GOD), Jeff Loomis (NEVERMORE), Jesper Strømblad (IN FLAMES), Steve ´Lips` Kudlow (ANVIL), Anders Bjørler (THE HAUNTED), Mike Mangini (Steve Vai, EXTREME, Annihilator), Jacob Lynam (LYNAM) and more.