ANGELS OF BABYLON recently signed with Burnhill Union Records, who will be releasing the record to the United States on July 27. "Kingdom of Evil" is now remastered, and features three previously unreleased tracks.
With this intense line-up of heavy metal greats and sharp musicians, ANGELS OF BABYLON is sure to see success in this evolving industry and genre. Forging ahead with the sounds of classic metal, while bringing fusion of new technique and prowess, the band is a new force to be reckoned with. With the launch of "Kingdom of Evil" worldwide, Earth will soon know the excellence that is ANGELS OF BABYLON.
"At a point in metal history when the best music moving forward is really drawing from our pasts, ANGELS OF BABYLON has become a unique and eclectic composition of music and styles, encompassing many from across the entire genre," states bassist David Ellefson. "Power, melody, and hooks stand the test of time regardless of what category the ‘experts' put it in."
ANGELS OF BABYLON drummer and Nashville, Tennessee native Rhino began compiling tracks featured on "Kingdom of Evil" many years ago, but was patiently waiting for the optimum lineup to record and release an album. Rhino is well known for his amazing work with MANOWAR.
In 1991, Rhino appeared on "The Triumph of Steel"; one of MANOWAR's best-selling album to date. Rhino continued on with MANOWAR, touring Europe multiple times and cruising through Japan between 1992-1995. Rhino left MANOWAR in 1995 to pursue personal interest. In the coming years, Rhino was soon introduced to Fefolt, Ellefson and Brosh, and they provided the key to his inspiration to forge ahead and complete the album.
Fefolt feels this album will surprise a lot of people due to its classic metal sound, but with an accent of majestic arrangements throughout. Fefolt was a member of the epic metal band VALHALLA and their debut album is still considered one of the staples of metal vinyl collectors worldwide.
Ellefson is well known for his time with thrash icons MEGADETH. From1983 to 2002, Ellefson held his place as the co-founder and original bassist in the band. In February of 2010, Ellefson rejoined the ranks of MEGADETH, just in time for the much anticipated "Rust In Peace" 20th anniversary tour of North America, aside fellow thrash legends TESTAMENT and EXODUS.
Brosh graduated from Berklee in 2004 with honors and a major in songwriting before returning to the school in 2008 to teach. Brosh is currently an instructor in the guitar sessions program. His debut instrumental album, "Out of Oblivion", was released on March 24, 2009 by Magna Carta Records, and features impressive guest appearances and production credits.
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