ANNIHILATOR Guitarist, Former EXCITER Singer Guest On CKCU FM 93.1: Audio Available

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters and former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler were the special guests on Ottawa's CKCU FM 93.1 on Monday, Sept. 27. Waters and Beehler offered updated on both bands and spoke about Waters' work on the remastering of the first six EXCITER albums for release via Megaforce Records. Audio of the entire 90-minute show has been posted online in Real Media format at this location (15.3 MB).

As previously reported, Beehler and former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson have joined forces with Megaforce Records and Waters to re-master and re-release the first six EXCITER releases. The new versions of the classic early EXCITER albums contain "loads of bonus material, including videos, rare interviews from the vault and some incredible photos from that era," according to an official press release. The six titles are:

Heavy Metal Maniac (1983)
Violence and Force (1984)
Long Live the Loud (1985)
Better Live Than Dead (1990)
Unveiling the Wicked (1986)
O.T.T. (1988)

+ EP "Feel The Knife" (1985) + "World War III" ("US Metal Volume 2" compilation/Shrapnel Records single 1982) + tons of collectors'/bonus videos, pics and interviews.

Megaforce Records will release "Violence and Force" on November 9, 2004, with the rest of the catalogue to follow in early 2005.


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