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Testament Rumoured To Join Heaven And Hell, Motorhead And Judas Priest On Tour

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Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT are rumored to have been added to the upcoming summer tour featuring HEAVEN AND HELL, JUDAS PRIEST and MOTÖRHEAD. It should be noted, however, that this information has not yet been corrobated by an official source and should be considered a rumor only at this point.

A brand new TESTAMENT track, entitled "More Than Meets The Eye", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the group's forthcoming album, "The Formation of Damnation", due in North America on April 29 via Nuclear Blast Records.

The band recorded the effort in part with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE) at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California.

"The Formation of Damnation" track listing:

01. For The Glory Of
02. More Than Meets The Eye
03. The Evil Has Landed
04. Formation Of Damnation
05. Dangers of The Faithless
06. The Persecuted Won't Forget
07. Henchmen Ride
08. Killing Season
09. Afterlife
10. F.E.A.R.
11. Leave Me Forever

Prosthetic Records has just re-released TESTAMENT's "First Strike Still Deadly" album. Originally issued in 2001 on Spitfire Records, the updated version features new artwork.

"First Strike Still Deadly" is a compilation of early tracks re-recorded in 2001 by Chuck Billy (vocals), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Eric Peterson (guitar), Steve DiGiorgio (bass) and John Tempesta (drums) to give the songs a "modern, updated" feel. Also making an appearance on "First Strike Still Deadly" is the group's original vocalist — in the days when TESTAMENT was known as LEGACY — Steve Souza (EXODUS, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL), on "Alone In The Dark" and "Reign Of Terror".

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. deathbringer writes:

That would be cool except for I fear Testament would have too short a set and Priest the longest. I liked some Priest growing up, but they just bore me now.

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2. Diamond Oz writes:

Great live band though.

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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

HOLY DEAR FREAKING GOD!!!!!!.....please come to charlotte nc.....PLEASE, PLEASE......!!!

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4. anubis_99 writes:

"More than Meets the Eye"??? They must be fans of Transformers

# Mar 27, 2008 @ 10:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Thrash Banger writes:

Please for the love of god let this happen and come to Cincinnati.

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6. Kalis_wrath writes:

Awesome bill! I hope that it is true and they come party in Wa. We will treat em all well!

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7. Stuart Deutsch writes:

Judas Priest are the GREATEST Heavy Metal band of all time! Seeing RJD with Iommi and Butler would just be some BLACK icing on the the cake!

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8. Terminator writes:

why isnt this the "Gods of Metal" tour!? great lineup!! if they come within a state from me im going.

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9. Public Execution writes:

Wow, that would be one hell of a lineup.

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