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Warface

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Meldrum Announces New Lineup, Enters The Studio

After teaming up to write, Michelle Meldrum and Gene Hoglan recently announced MELDRUM’s new member lineup before entering the studio to record tracks for their new album in Los Angeles, CA on April 29.

MELDRUM’s new lineup features: Australian metal vocalist Michele Madden (Tourettes), Laura Christine (Warface), Gene Hoglan (Death, Dark Angel, Strapping Young Lad) and Michelle Meldrum.

The new album, in which band members strive to transcend anything previously recorded, will follow up their last CD Blowin’ Up The Machine, which released last year on Frontiers/Locomotive.

According to Michelle Meldrum, “The new songs are slammin’, heavier and more exciting than ever. I am honored to work with Michele Madden, she is an amazing singer with an extremely heavy voice and a huge range. We are venturing into new territory sonically, and can’t wait to perform the new material live. Laura Christine is beyond awesome and definitely brings a heavy edge with her background experience from WARFACE, and…well, Gene is a drum god and his history speaks for itself. It’s a new era for the band and it feels great.”

Gene Hoglan added, “Both Michelle and I are super-excited to be working with the amazingly-talented and ultra-gorgeous Michelle Madden, and we welcome her with open arms into the MELDRUM family. We‘ve been writing a ton of new, ballcrushing, METAL-as-fuck songs in celebration of the leggy one’s arrival on our shores. I’ve had the utmost respect for the past five years, and always considered Madden to be, in every awesome and cool use of the term, a rock star. BIG respect, absolutely, and I can’t believe I actually get to play in a band with one of my all-time favorite vocalists. I’m real psyched, and no one in their right mind is gonna disagree with the fact that this band has just gotten WAAAY mightier with our new addition. Fuckin’ rights.”

MELDRUM plan to unveil sneak peaks from their studio sessions on their website in coming weeks, with news on the new release and tours forthcoming.

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Warface Plot Debut Full Length Release

Deathquake Records will release the debut album from U.S. death metal trio WARFACE, entitled Insanity Of The Obsessed, on August 15th.

Hailing from San Diego, CA the trio is comprised of Laura Christine (lead guitar), Dave Smith (vocals, bass) and Scott Ellis (drums). Insanity Of The Obsessed is the follow up to the band's self-titled EP Warface, which was released in 2001.

After signing their new deal with Deathquake Records, the band was sent straight to the studio to work with world-class engineer/producer Alan Sanderson (SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER, ROLLING STONES, JOHNNY CASH).

Insanity Of The Obsessed blends complex yet catchy moody-melodies with low brow pounding grooves that hook. This style of writing makes the songs memorable and sticks in the listener’s head and soul.

One other unique dynamic of this extreme metal band is their female lead guitarist Laura Christine. The extreme metal genre has yet to see a female out front handling all rhythm and lead guitar duties single handedly as well as writing and producing.

Warface is not trying to reinvent metal, but simply carry on the tradition of bringing quality metal music to the masses. Insanity Of The Obsessed was written and performed to honor the great legends before them.

For more on the band visit their website at www.warface.net.

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