Kill Devil Hill
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Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven and Hell) and Rex Brown (ex-Pantera, Down) have joined with guitarist Mark Savon and Dew Bragg to form the new project Kill Devil Hill. The group has signed with SPV/Steamhammer Records.
Kill Devil Hill has set March 2012 as a tentative release date for its debut recording. The still untitled release is being produced by Warren Riker who is best known for his work with Down, Corrosion of Conformity, Sublime, and Cathedral.
Vinny Appice comments,""We are a new band with the power, energy and history to stand out, create music and be successful. We are proud to be with SPV, a label with the same attitude, talent and drive!"
"It is with a great pleasure to be aboard the SPV Music Blanket. We are looking forward to a great new experience with a label that has put out many great metal records. Cheers!," adds Rex Brown.
Olly Hahn (A&R Steamhammer/SPV) expresses, ""It`s a great pleasure to welcome KILL DEVIL HILL to the SPV family. It´s not only because of Rex Brown and Vinny Appice, mostly it`s because of their music and that they are a real band. Music wise they don`t neglect their past but they also give some fresh elements to our beloved music genre called Heavy Metal!"
The band is currently out of the studio in order to concentrate on a stint of club gigs.
Kill Devil Hill's tour schedule is as follows:
10/2/11 Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz
10/4/11 Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant Street
10/5/11 Reading, PA @ Reverb
10/7/11 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
10/8/11 Spartanburg SC @ Ground Zero
10/9/11 Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Petes
10/13/11 Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music
10/14/11 Fort Worth, TX @ The Aardvark
10/15/11 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
10/19/11 San Antonio, TX @ Back Stage Live
10/20/11 Shreveport, LA @ Riverside Warehouse
10/21/11 Jackson, MS @ Club Fire
10/22/11 Lafayette, LA @ Grant Street Hall
10/25/11 Cookeville, TN @ Amps and Ramps
10/27/11 Kent, OH @ Outpost Concert Club
10/28/11 Columbus, OH @ Slapsy Maxie
10/29/11 Covington, KY @ The MaddHadder
10/31/11 Omaha, NE @ Chrome Lounge
11/2/11 Des Moines, IA @ The House of Bricks
11/3/11 Lincoln, NE @ Knickerbockers
11/4/11 Salina, KS @ Santa Fe Saloon
11/5/11 St Louis, MO @ Pitters Tavern
A new audio interview between former Down bassist Rex Brown and 8CountNews has made its way online in which Brown announces his departure from Down. You can check out the interview in the player below.