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Charred Walls Of The Damned Streams Full Album

Charred Walls Of The Damned - the brainchild of former Death/Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy - will release third full-length album "Creatures Watching Over The Dead" this Friday (September 23rd) via Metal Blade Records.

Today "Creatures Watching Over The Dead" is available as an online stream in advance of the release - check it out below, and you can pre-order the album in various formats right here. The full track listing is:

1. My Eyes
2. The Soulless
3. Afterlife
4. As I Catch My Breath
5. Lies
6. Reach into the Light
7. Tear Me Down
8. Living in the Shadow of Yesterday
9. Time Has Passed More...

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Posts Drum Playthrough

Charred Walls Of The Damned - the brainchild of former Death/Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy - will release third album "Creatures Watching Over The Dead" on September 23rd via Metal Blade Records.

Today, Richard Christy has launched a drum playthrough for the opening track "My Eyes." Check it out below. The album's full track listing is as follows:

1. My Eyes
2. The Soulless
3. Afterlife
4. As I Catch My Breath
5. Lies
6. Reach into the Light
7. Tear Me Down
8. Living in the Shadow of Yesterday
9. Time Has Passed More...

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Details New Album

Charred Walls of the Damned, the brainchild of former Death/Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy - will release their third full-length, "Creatures Watching Over The Dead" on September 23rd via Metal Blade Records. Today the band has released the first single from the album entitled "The Soulless." Check the blistering track out below and pre-order your copy at this location.

Ask Charred Walls of the Damned drummer, founding member and principal songwriter Richard Christy what he wants to achieve with the band's third full-length and his answer is as succinct as it gets: "To bring the metal! I want people to listen to this album, bang their head, and have fun." It's actually hard to imagine anyone with even the slightest hankering for the hard stuff not having this exact reaction when exposed to the nine tracks comprising the record - for this is heavy, catchy, anthemic and downright killer music to wreck your neck to. At the same time, it stands as one of the most uplifting contributions to the metal canon of 2016, which is both timely and welcome. More...

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Peavey Launches "Louder Education" Video Series

Metal Injection & Peavey present Louder Education, a new collaborative show starring Testament shredder Alex Skolnick, Sound Of Urchin's Chris “Tomato” Harfenist, and the students of T.H.O.R. (Tomato's House of Rock). Each week on the series, a new special guest is invited to Tomato's House of Rock, to discuss their journey in the music business, provide educational tips for the growing artists, and round off the show with a kick-ass jam with the kids.

On this edition, the gang is joined by Howard Stern show personality and legendary drummer Richard Christy of Charred Walls of The Damned, and formerly of Death and Iced Earth. Richard talks about his humble beginnings, how he got into Death, life on the road and speaks of the benefits of wearing a diaper while going to metal shows. It all culminates with a jam of Death's "Crystal Mountain" by Christy and the T.H.O.R. Kids.

Watch the premiere of Peavey presents Louder Education at this location or in the player below. More...

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Bands Discuss Who They Would Collaborate With

At Metallica's Orion Fest, Metal Injection asked members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Kyng, Baroness, Black Tusk, Red Fang, Charred Walls of the Damned, Liturgy, Thy Will Be Done, Landmine Marathon, and Don Jamison if they could collaborate with any artist outside of their genre, in the vein of Metallica's collaboration with Lou Reed on Lulu, who would it be?

Check out their answers, some of which may surprise you, at this location or in the player below. More...

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Bands Talk Most Metal Way To Celebrate The 4th

The Metal Injection team was on hand at the Orion Fest, and with the Independence Day holiday today in the United States, they asked members of Red Fang, The Sword, Black Tusk, The Black Dahlia Murder, Baroness, Charred Walls of the Damned, Kyng, Landmine Marathon, Thy Will Be Done and Don Jamison about the most metal way to celebrate America's birthday. Check out the video clip below or over at Metal Injection here. More...

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Howard TV To Air Video On Richard Christy

Howard TV takes viewers on a heavy metal adventure with the airing of a new episode of the Behind The Scenes Show: The Making of Richard Christy's Music Video. Howard Stern Show on-air personality and segment Producer Richard Christy is also a well-known heavy metal drummer. Christy's band, Charred Walls of the Damned, chose the song "Zerospan" to be the subject of the album's signature video. Fans will get a close-up look at the concept behind the video and how it all came together in this new Howard TV On Demand show airing until August 6, 2012.

Cameras follow Richard and his production team as they shoot in upstate New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan's Washington Heights during a whirlwind two-day shoot. The video features complex horror scenes filled with special effects that show the lead character getting transformed into a "horribly mutated creature" because of an overload of technological stimulation (the theme of "Zerospan").

Weighing in with their reactions to the video from the show are Gary Dell'Abate, Robin Quivers and Howard Stern. Richard Christy elaborates on the video's concept: "I'm so excited that fans will finally be able to see the Zerospan video after many months of hard work!" He enthusiastically continues, "For fans of horror like myself, this video is the perfect mix of technological horror and all out brutality. The Zerospan video is like a mini horror film and the story follows the lyrical subject matter perfectly and creates a haunting vision of a man absorbed by the world's ever growing technology. What it comes down to, though, is that it's pretty much just a kick ass heavy metal video! Big thanks to everyone who helped make this video awesome!" More...

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Metal Blade CEO Featured In "Tales From The Stage"

Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel has been featured in the book "Tales from the Stage." A portion of the proceeds from each book sold are being donated to Ride For Dime, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting music education through America’s youth. The following press release was issued about the book:

"Take a personal journey with some of the biggest names from the hard rock and heavy metal movement as they relive their past, discuss the present, and enlighten us about their plans moving forward in the music industry.

"Tales from the Stage Volume 1, written by Michael Toney, consists of 15 in-depth interviews with some of the most influential names from the hard rock and heavy metal genre. Each interview starts with basic personal questions (birthday, hometown, education, marital status, etc.), then dives into their career leaving no stone unturned. Interviews include Tracii Guns, Eddie Trunk, Tim 'Ripper' Owens, Jeff Duncan, and Metal Blade's own Brian Slagel, just to name a few." More...

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Charred Walls of the Damned Video on Stern TV

Howard TV takes viewers on a heavy metal adventure with the airing of a new episode of the Behind The Scenes Show: "The Making of Richard Christy's Music Video." Howard Stern Show on-air personality and segment Producer Richard Christy is also a well-known heavy metal speed drummer. Christy's band, Charred Walls of the Damned, chose his new song "Zerospan" to be the subject of the album's signature video. Fans will get a close-up look at the concept behind the video and how it all came together in this new Howard TV On Demand show airing until August 6, 2012*. More...

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Playing Orion Music

Richard Christy-led metal act, Charred Walls of the Damned, has recently confirmed a slot on one of the biggest music festivals of 2012: Orion Music and More Fest.

The fest, which will be held at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ on June 23rd and 24th, will feature dozens of bands as well as a Billabong All Out Air Assault Surfing Expedition, Custom Car + Motorcycle Show, and much more. For more information on the festival, including the full line-up and tickets, visit this location.

Richard Christy had this to say about performing at the festival: "I am beyond honored to be playing the Orion Music and More Fest with Charred Walls of the Damned! I've been a Metallica fan since the age of 12 and Lars Ulrich is a huge influence on my drumming, so to be invited by the mighty Metallica to play their festival is a dream come true to say the least. I was actually planning on attending this festival when I first heard about it and now to find out that we're actually playing just blows my mind! We'll see you at Orion Music and More!"

Charred Walls of the Damned's second album, "Cold Winds on Timeless Days" (reviewed here), was released on October 11th, 2011.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Premieres New Video

Richard Christy's Charred Walls of the Damned premiered the band's new music video for "Zerospan" exclusively through Bloody-Disgusting.com at this location. The track appears on the band's latest album "Cold Winds On Timeless Days" (see review here).

Drummer Richard Christy recently described the concept of the video:

What we're crafting with the 'Zerospan' video is a five minute technological horror film set to blistering heavy metal! We had such an amazing filmmaking team for the 'Zerospan' video. We had Directors Mike Schiff (Charred Walls 'Ghost Town' video) and Sean McEwan (Albino Farm) who are super talented and have brought some incredible ideas! We also had amazing special effects makeup by Brian Spears and Pete Gerner from G and S Effects who recently did the amazing vampire film 'Stakeland!'

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Tim "Ripper" Owens Performs Acoustic Set

Video footage has been posted online of vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (Charred Walls of the Damned) performing an acoustic set at his club in Akron, OH. You can check out two clips from the performance in the players available below.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Posts Video Teaser

Richard Christy's Charred Walls of the Damned recently filmed a video for "Zerospan," a track taken from the band's latest album "Cold Winds On Timeless Days" (reviewed here). A trailer for the video has been made available and can be viewed below.

Richard Christy talks about the concept behind the video: "What we're crafting with the 'Zerospan' video is a five minute technological horror film set to blistering heavy metal! We had such an amazing filmmaking team for the 'Zerospan' video. We had Directors Mike Schiff (Charred Walls 'Ghost Town' video) and Sean McEwan (Albino Farm) who are super talented and have brought some incredible ideas! We also had amazing special effects makeup by Brian Spears and Pete Gerner from G and S Effects who recently did the amazing vampire film 'Stakeland!'

"Our lead actor Bryan Haeffele did amazing as well, and people are going to freak when they see the creature effects in this video! We're going to spend some time editing and making it perfect and we're looking to a January 2012 release date! We wanted to release this quick little teaser to give everyone a taste of the horrifying awesomeness that will be the 'Zerospan' video! Trust me, it is going to be well worth the wait!" More...

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Metal Injection Posts Comic Con Footage

Metal Injection invaded the 2011 NY Comic Con trying to find all things metal at the convention. During the piece, Metal Injection interviewed Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned, the creators of the "Black Metal" comic, the dudes from MetalSucks and Vertebrae 33, and much more. Check out the video below.


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Charred Walls Of The Damned Album Hits Charts

The latest album from Charred Walls of the Damned, "Cold Winds On Timeless Days," has debuted on the Billboard charts. The record reached #53 on the Billboard Hard Music Charts and #14 on the Billboard New Artist (Heatseekers) Chart. On iTunes, the CD peaked at #43 on the rock charts. Additionally, the album reached #89 on the Hard Music Charts on Soundscan in Canada.

Richard Christy, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Jason Suecof, and Steve DiGiorgio once again joined forces to bring to life Christy's latest body of work, "Cold Winds on Timeless Days." The writing process for the new album actually began while the band was mixing their 2010 debut. Richard Christy used his experience on the first album to write songs that catered not only to each member's playing style, but to Jason Suecof's production style. The result: demos that turned out nearly identical to what ended up on the album.

With 12 songs clocking in at 58 minutes, fans are getting more music this time around. Christy elaborates further, "I wanted to get a natural sound out of this album, I wanted everyone to be well rehearsed, not that I wanted the album to be rushed, but I wanted the spontaneous live feel and not over think anything too much." Richard Christy describes Cold Winds on Timeless Days as a "perfect storm of producing" – Audiohammer's Jason Suecof produced and Mark Lewis mixed, while mastering was handled by Alan Douches at West Westside.

"Cold Winds On Timeless Days" was released October 11th. You can find Metalunderground.com's interview with Richard Christy about the album by heading over here.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Streaming New Album

Charred Walls of the Damned is teaming up with Rock Hard Germany for the streaming of the entire new album "Cold Winds on Timeless Days." Surf over to Rock Hard magazine at this location to listen to the album. The stream is live from the 3rd of October until the 10th of October.

Richard Christy, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Jason Suecof, and Steve DiGiorgio once again joined forces to bring to life Christy's latest body of work, "Cold Winds on Timeless Days." The writing process for the new album actually began while the band was mixing its 2010 debut. The track listing is as follows:

1. Timeless Days
2. Ashes Falling Upon Us
3. Zerospan
4. Cold Winds
5. Lead the Way
6. Forever Marching On
7. Guiding Me
8. The Beast Outside My Window
9. On Unclean Ground
10. Bloodworm
11. Admire the Heroes
12. Avoid the Light

"Cold Winds On Timeless Days" will be released October 11th, 2011 (North America), October 7th, 2011 (G/A/S) and October 10th, 2011 (Rest of EU) via Metal Blade Records.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Drum Footage Available

Footage has been posted online of Richard Christy recording "Admire the Heroes" from the "Cold Winds on Timeless Days" album (reviewed here) at the Hit Factory Criteria in Miami, FL with engineer Mark Lewis. You can check out the clip below.

Charred Walls of the Damned also recently premiered the full "Admire the Heroes" song online through Metalunderground.com at this location.

The full track listing is as follows:

1. Timeless Days
2. Ashes Falling Upon Us
3. Zerospan
4. Cold Winds
5. Lead the Way
6. Forever Marching On
7. Guiding Me
8. The Beast Outside My Window
9. On Unclean Ground
10. Bloodworm
11. Admire the Heroes
12. Avoid the Light

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Charred Walls of the Damned Premieres New Song

As Charred Walls of the Damned gears up to release its sophomore album, "Cold Wind On Timeless Days," the band is previewing songs around the Internet. Metalunderground.com is proud to premiere the new song "Admire The Heroes." "Cold Wind On Timeless Days" is due out on October 11, 2011 (North America), October 7, 2011 (G/A/S) and October 10, 2011 (Rest of EU) via Metal Blade Records.

Charred Walls of the Damned, consisting of Richard Christy, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Jason Suecof and Steve DiGiorgio, began writing "Cold Wind On Timeless Days" while the band was mixing their 2010 debut. Christy recorded drum tracks at the Hit Factory Criteria (Black Sabbath, The Eagles, Aerosmith) with Mark Lewis engineering. Drums were finalized in Orlando, Florida, where work on the rest of the album continued.

"Cold Wind On Timeless Days" clocks in at 58 minutes across 12 tracks, which is a conscious effort by Christy to give fans more music this time around.

The full track listing is as follows:

1. Timeless Days
2. Ashes Falling Upon Us
3. Zerospan
4. Cold Winds
5. Lead the Way
6. Forever Marching On
7. Guiding Me
8. The Beast Outside My Window
9. On Unclean Ground
10. Bloodworm
11. Admire the Heroes
12. Avoid the Light

Charred Walls of the Damned previously posted tracks "Zerospan" and "Ashes Fall Upon Us" for streaming and download.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Streams Second Song

U.S. metal act Charred Walls Of The Damned is streaming a second song "Ashes Fall Upon Us" (heard below) from the forthcoming LP "Cold Wind On Timeless Days." The album is expected to drop on October 11, 2011 (North America), October 7, 2011 (G/A/S) and October 10, 2011 (Rest of EU) courtesy of Metal Blade Records.

The full track listing for "Cold Wind On Timeless Days" is as follows:

1. Timeless Days
2. Ashes Falling Upon Us
3. Zerospan
4. Cold Winds
5. Lead the Way
6. Forever Marching On
7. Guiding Me
8. The Beast Outside My Window
9. On Unclean Ground
10. Bloodworm
11. Admire the Heroes
12. Avoid the Light

Charred Walls of the Damned "Ashes Falling Upon Us" by Metal Blade Records

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Charred Walls of the Damned Streams New Song

Charred Walls of the Damned have released new track "Zerospan" from the forthcoming LP "Cold Winds on Timeless Days." Check out the track here:

Charred Walls of the Damned "Zerospan" by Metal Blade Records

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