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Testament recording new album

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 9:38 PM PT

Official press release:

Thrash metal titans Testament are currently hard at work on their new album which is not just their first studio album in nine years, but the first in over a decade with the original line-up of Chuck Billy on vocals, Alex Skolnick and Eric Peterson on guitars, and Greg Christian on bass, plus the band re-recruited Paul Bostaph for drumming duties.

Testament are recording the album right now at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California with producer Andy Sneap at the helm. Testament have named the album "The Formation of Damnation" and it will street April 29th, 2008 via Nuclear Blast Records.


12/11/2007 9:40:37 PM
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12/11/2007 9:48:12 PM
OBEY! Or I'll burn you to that cross.

12/11/2007 9:50:37 PM
formation of damnation... wow.

12/11/2007 10:02:56 PM
NO SHIT! I'm stoked.

12/11/2007 10:03:26 PM
best news all month!

12/11/2007 10:18:01 PM
FIRST MEGADETH NOW TESTAMENT!!! yeahhhh fcking stoked about this. the real metal icons are coming back to show all these punks who helped devastate the genre. DISCIPLES OF THE WATCH!!!!

12/11/2007 11:05:15 PM
I <3 me some Testament

12/11/2007 11:09:23 PM
way as fck stoked.

12/11/2007 11:15:00 PM

12/12/2007 12:41:31 AM
can the continue their push towards getting heavier? i hope so. The Gathering was awesome.

12/12/2007 8:53:41 AM
bostaph kicks ass.

12/12/2007 9:57:50 AM
Should be awesome

12/12/2007 10:54:20 AM
testament, your nectar will sustain me.

12/12/2007 11:00:34 AM
jacks off in anticipation. great news. \m/

12/12/2007 11:07:45 AM
the only news of 07 that matters

12/12/2007 11:35:39 AM
With Skolnick, I heard they are becoming more classic in their sound, pre-Low even. I'll be into it whatever it sounds like.

12/12/2007 2:44:48 PM
Wait...did I miss something? I thought nick barker was drumming....oh well bostaph is the shit...pretty stoked