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Maxxxwell Carlisle

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Maxxxwell Carlisle Posts New Music Video

Maxxxwell Carlisle has released a video for "Full Metal Thunder," the title track from his latest EP.

Directed by Lord Zane of Society 1 (Zane also directed last year's "Power Angel" video from Carlisle), the video features the current Maxxxwell Carlisle line-up of Michael Yancy (vocals), Dave Chedrick (drums), Nick Laux (bass) and Carlisle (guitars).

The "Full Metal Thunder" EP was released May 3rd on Power Dungeon Music and features guest solos by Rick Renstrom (Rob Rock, Mistheria) and The Iron Maidens guitarist Nita Strauss.

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Maxxxwell Carlisle Announces New Album

Just five months after the release of his previous EP, "Visions of Victory," Los Angeles based shredder Maxxxwell Carlisle has announced that his follow-up album, "Full Metal Thunder," will be released digitally on April 3rd via Power Dungeon Music with a physical CD release to follow on May 3rd.

The five song EP features guest solos by Nita Strauss (The Iron Maidens, Consume the Fire, Femme Fatale) and Rick Renstrom (Rob Rock, Mistheria). The EP also features a new vocalist, Michael Yancy on all tracks.

Regarding the recording process Maxxxwell Carlisle says, "This release really came together well...everything fits perfectly. I met Michael Yancy backstage at the Whisky a couple years ago and we hit it off and I knew we had to do some songs together. He brings a great energy and attitude to the songs. On top of that, Nita and Rick totally kicked the project up a notch. Rick has been in the scene for a while and you can hear that confidence and experience in his playing. Nita totally impressed me. I think this style of metal really highlights her chops and lets people know that she's more than just a pretty face and that she can shred with the best."

Power Dungeon Music, Maxxxwell's label, has also announced that there is a video in the works (Matt Zane from Society 1 directing) for the title track and that it will be released sometime following the physical CD in May. More...

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Maxxxwell Carlisle Releases New Music Video

Los Angeles based shred guitarist Maxxxwell Carlisle has just released a video for “Power Angel,” one of the songs off of his new “Visions of Victory” EP (out on Power Dungeon Music). The EP is available now from iTunes, Amazon and all major online outlets. Check out the video below.

The “Power Angel” video was directed by Society 1 frontman Lord Zane. The EP features Dave Chredrick (Deathriders, Graphic Violence) on drums, Frank Mullis (Machine Empire) on bass, and Caro Lion (Aerea, Chess Collective) on lead vocals. Virtuoso guitarist Ethan Brosh (currently with Angels of Babylon) also appears on the EP, playing a guest solo on the track “Fly on Wings of Fire.” Additionally, Vegas based shredder Dannyjoe Carter plays a guest solo on the song “The Kiss of Steel." More...

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Society 1 Singer Directing Maxxxwell Carlisle Vid

Maxxxwell Carlisle, the Los Angeles based shredder and solo artist, has announced that Lord Zane, frontman of Society 1, will be directing the video for the title track of his upcoming EP, "Power Angel."

The video's release will coincide with the EP's digital release, set for November 28th, 2012 through Power Dungeon Music. Maxxxwell Carlisle comments:

"I saw Society 1's last video 'Kill Me' on youtube and when I found out that he had directed it, that was it. I knew he was the guy for the job. I want someone who can put that level of intensity into their work and that's the kind of power and energy that I want to come across in this video. I've got some great people playing on these songs and I want something that will do the EP and that opening track justice. Zane and I have been working on the details over the past couple of months and I'm confident he can deliver what I'm looking for."

You can also check out Society 1's music video for "Kill Me" in the player below. More...

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Michael Angelo Batio Joins Maxxxwell Carlisle

"Speed Force," the new instrumental shred album from Los Angeles based metal guitarist Maxxxwell Carlisle, featuring legendary shredder Michael Angelo Batio and cello virtuoso Tina Guo is set for worldwide release on November 19th, 2010, via Power Dungeon Music. The full-length CD is the follow-up to Maxxxwell's previous solo album, the vocal based "Ramming Speed". Michael Batio melts his fretboard on the 7 minute shred-epic, "Axis Accelerator" and Tina Guo plays an eargasm inducing electric cello solo on "Duet for Electric Guitar and Electric Cello in A minor" (currently available on iTunes). The majority of the tracks also feature top LA session drummer Anton Peterson.

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