WARMACHINE Bassist Joins ANNIHILATOR

Alberto Campuzano of Toronto's WARMACHINE has joined Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR as the band's touring bassist. WARMACHINE vocalist/guitarist Joe Di Taranto states, "[Alberto] is still a member of WARMACHINE but will also see some pretty cool worldwide touring with ANNIHILATOR in 2010-2011 . . . In the meantime, we will be looking for a fill-in bassist to sit in for Alberto while he is out with ANNIHILATOR."

"Coward", a brand new song from ANNIHILATOR is available for streaming at the Earache Records MySpace page. The track comes off ANNIHILATOR's upcoming self-titled album, which is due to be released in Europe on May 17.

Commented ANNIHILATOR guitarist/mainman Jeff Waters: "This one turned out pretty fast and thrashy but has a pretty cool slow-down in the middle of the tune. Dave (Padden) wrote the lyrics on this and is pretty pissed off at someone; I think, a former friend of the family. Nothing really technical and difficult, other than some limb-cramping guitar picking and non-stop drum rippage, but I would describe it as simply a headbanging, no-B.S. metal scorcher. "

"Annihilator" will be released in Europe via Earache Records, in Japan through Marquee and in Australia via Riot Entertainment.

The Earache webstore is now taking pre-orders for the limited-edition deluxe version of the album housed in a clam box (pictured below) with three pin badges, sticker sheet, ANNIHILATOR logo keyring and a guitar pic limited to 500.

The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. The Trend
02. Coward
03. Ambush
04. Betrayed
05. 25 Seconds
06. Nowhere To Go
07. The Other Side
08. Death In Your Eyes
09. Payback
10. Romeo Delight

Total running time: 48:50

Check out the cover artwork below.

Since releasing its classic "Alice In Hell" debut in 1989, ANNIHILATOR has consistently played heads-down, no-frills metal, led by guitar virtuoso Jeff Waters.

ANNIHILATOR released its latest album, "Metal", in North America in January 2008 via SPV.

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