HUNTRESS New Album Available Now

HUNTRESS generated a massive amount of buzz since the release of their debut album Spell Eater in 2012. The follow up to last year’s kill, Starbound Beast, is available now via Napalm Records. Purchase on iTunes and Amazon.

The band recently completed work on a video for their song Zenith.  Watch the video teaser HERE. The clip was directed by Phil Mucci, whose video for HIGH ON FIRE’s Fertile Green was named best video of 2012 by Revolver.

In support of the release of Starbound Beast HUNTRESS are taking part in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. In addition to performing everyday, vocalist Jill Janus is hosting the first ever Shred-Meister guitar competition. Festival attendees can go to the Jägermeister tents on site and audition for a chance to shred for 10 seconds on the main stage. Each day, one of the 10 finalists will win a custom Jägermeister guitar from Schecter and the overall winner at the end of the tour will win a custom Jägermeister full stack and head courtesy of Peavey Electronics.

Starbound Beast was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles with famed producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed, Agnostic Front). Artwork was created once again by Vance Kelly (Slayer, Ghost B.C., Mastodon).

 

HUNTRESS spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus with underground metal bands Professor and Dark Black. They thrive on thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and bong rips. HUNTRESS remains true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal.

Lineup:

Vocals: Jill Janus

Guitars: Blake Meahl

Guitars: Anthony Crocamo

Bass: Ian Alden

Drums: Carl Wierzbicky

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:

7/3 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre

7/5 Phoenix, AZ – Desert Sky Pavilion

7/6 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre

7/7 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

7/10 Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

7/12 Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion

7/13 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion

7/14 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

7/16 Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center

7/17 Bangor, ME – Bangor Waterfront

7/19 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center

7/20 Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

7/21 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre

7/23 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

7/24 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live

7/26 Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center

7/27 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre

7/28 Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

7/30 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre

7/31 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre at the FL State

8/2 Austin, TX – Austin 360 Amphitheatre

8/3 The Woodlands, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

8/4 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

Additional dates:

7/9 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Job for a Cowboy, Battlecross)

7/22 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (w/Battlecross)

7/29 Louisville, KY – Expo Five (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth)

8/5 Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon Room (w/Butcher Babies, Batltlecross)

8/7 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub (w/Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross)

8/8 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/9 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Downunder (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/10 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar

8/11 Montreal, QC – Parterre Parc Jean Drapeau (w/ Heavy MTL)

For More Info Visit:

http://huntresskills.com/

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HUNTRESS Release Video Trailer

HUNTRESS generated a massive amount of buzz since the release of their debut album Spell Eater in 2012. The follow up to last year’s Starbound Beast, is available now in Europe and will be released this Tuesday, July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes and Amazon.

The band recently completed work on a video for their song Zenith.  A video teaser can be viewed HERE. The clip was directed by Phil Mucci, whose video for HIGH ON FIRE’s Fertile Green was named best video of 2012 by Revolver. Look for the video to receive its exclusive premiere soon.

In support of the release of Starbound Beast HUNTRESS is hitting the road on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. In addition to performing everyday, vocalist Jill Janus will host the first ever Shred-Meister guitar competition. Festival attendees can go to the Jägermeister tents on site and audition for a chance to shred for 10 seconds on the main stage. Each day, one of the 10 finalists will win a custom Jägermeister guitar from Schecter and the overall winner at the end of the tour will win a custom Jägermeister full stack and head courtesy of Peavey Electronics.

Starbound Beast was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles, CA, working with famed producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed, Agnostic Front).  The artwork for Starbound Beast was created once again by Vance Kelly (Slayer, Ghost B.C., Mastodon).

HUNTRESS was spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus with underground metal bands Professor and Dark Black. They thrive on thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and bong rips. HUNTRESS remains true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal.

Vocals: Jill Janus

Guitars: Blake Meahl

Guitars: Anthony Crocamo

Bass: Ian Alden

Drums: Carl Wierzbicky

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:

6/29 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater

6/30 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre

7/2 Nampa, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheater

7/3 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre

7/5 Phoenix, AZ – Desert Sky Pavilion

7/6 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre

7/7 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

7/10 Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

7/12 Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion

7/13 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion

7/14 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

7/16 Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center

7/17 Bangor, ME – Bangor Waterfront

7/19 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center

7/20 Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

7/21 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre

7/23 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

7/24 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live

7/26 Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center

7/27 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre

7/28 Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

7/30 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre

7/31 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre at the FL State

8/2 Austin, TX – Austin 360 Amphitheatre

8/3 The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

8/4 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

Additional Dates:

7/1 South Lake Tahoe, CA – Whiskey Dick’s Saloon (w/ Battlecross)

7/9 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection (w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Job for a Cowboy, Battlecross)

7/22 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (w/ Battlecross)

7/29 Louisville, KY – Expo Five (w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth)

8/5 Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon Room (w/ Butcher Babies, Batltlecross)

8/7 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub (w/ Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross)

8/8 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works (w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/9 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Downunder (w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/10 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar

8/11 Montreal, QC – Parterre Parc Jean Drapeau (w/ Heavy MTL)

For More Info Visit:

http://huntresskills.com/

https://www.facebook.com/HuntressKills

https://twitter.com/HuntressKills

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Pre-Order New HUNTRESS Album

HUNTRESS generated a massive amount of buzz since the release of their debut album Spell Eater in 2012. The follow up to last year’s kill is Starbound Beast, to be released on July 2 during the band’s run with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.  The album is now available for pre-order on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/starbound-beast/id654438843.  Pre-ordering the album entitles you to an instant grat track download of I Want to Fuck You to Death (co-written by Lemmy of Motorhead) from the new album.

HUNTRESS started a crowdfunding indiegogo (Virtual Yard Sale) campaign to raise funds towards their participation in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem festival.  Check out their indiegogo page HERE, featuring enticing packages and unique collector items. Some of the perks offered are signed CD DigiPaks and Vinyl of their upcoming album Starbound Beast, and packages that feature tickets to Mayhem Festival plus hang outs with the band. Water balloon fights, parking lot BBQs and Astrological readings with Jill Janus are also offered up for sacrifice. Some of the most exclusive perks include the sword prop and red cloak from the Eight of Swords video, A chance to have Huntress record any song ever for a contributor, and Blake’s 1979 Custom GMC Vandura. More items and unique opportunities will be added as well.

In more HUNTRESS related Mayhem news, vocalist Jill Janus will host the first ever Shred-Meister guitar competition.  Festival attendees can go to the Jägermeister tents on site and audition for a chance to shred for 10 seconds on the main stage. Each day, one of the 10 finalists will win a custom Jägermeister guitar from Schecter and the overall winner at the end of the tour will win a custom Jägermeister full stack and head courtesy of Peavey Electronics.

Starbound Beast will be released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2nd in North America via Napalm Records.  The band recorded the album at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles, CA, working with famed producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed, Agnostic Front).  The artwork for Starbound Beast was created once again by Vance Kelly (Slayer, Ghost B.C., Mastodon).

HUNTRESS was spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus with underground metal bands Professor and Dark Black. They thrive on thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and bong rips. HUNTRESS remains true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal.

HUNTRESS Lineup:

Vocals – Jill Janus

Guitars-  Blake Meahl

Guitars – Anthony Crocamo

Bass – Ian Alden

Drums – Carl Wierzbicky

HUNTRESS on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:

6/29 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater

6/30 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre

7/2 Nampa, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheater

7/3 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre

7/5 Phoenix, AZ – Desert Sky Pavilion

7/6 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre

7/7 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

7/10 Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

7/12 Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion

7/13 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion

7/14 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

7/16 Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center

7/17 Bangor, ME – Bangor Waterfront

7/19 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center

7/20 Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

7/21 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre

7/23 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

7/24 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live

7/26 Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center

7/27 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre

7/28 Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

7/30 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre

7/31 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre at the FL State

8/2 Austin, TX – Austin 360 Amphitheatre

8/3 The Woodlands, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

8/4 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

Additional Huntress Dates:

7/1 South Lake Tahoe, CA – Whiskey Dick’s Saloon (w/Battlecross)

7/9 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Job for a Cowboy, Battlecross)

7/22 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (w/Battlecross)

7/29 Louisville, KY – Expo Five (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth)

8/5 Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon Room (w/Butcher Babies, Batltlecross)

8/7 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub (w/Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross)

8/8 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/9 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Downunder (w/Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

8/10 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar

8/11 Montreal, QC – Parterre Parc Jean Drapeau (w/ Heavy MTL)

For More Info Visit:

http://huntresskills.com/

https://www.facebook.com/HuntressKills

https://twitter.com/HuntressKills

http://www.napalmrecords.com

HUNTRESS Sophomore Album Details Released

HUNTRESS is back with the follow up to their buzz worthy debut album Spell Eater, which was released in 2012. The album, entitled Starbound Beast will be released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The band recorded the album at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles, CA, working with famed producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, Hatebreed, Agnostic Front). The artwork for Starbound Beast was created once again by Vance Kelly (Slayer, Ghost B.C., Mastodon).

 

HUNTRESS recently unveiled the debut track, I Want to Fuck You to Death, co-written for singer Jill Janus by legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister.

 Front woman Jill Janus spoke about the collaboration:

“I met Lemmy through my former band Chelsea Girls. We’d play hard rock and metal covers featuring guest celebrities. Lemmy was already friends with the girls, so he played Ace of Spades with us and it blew my mind. We stayed in touch and would meet up at The Rainbow for drinks. So I asked him a few months back over Jack & Cokes if he’d write lyrics for a Huntress song and he said ‘Sure’. A few weeks later, I met him at the studio during Motorhead recording sessions. Lemmy handed me two pieces of notebook paper with the lyrics for I Want to Fuck You to Death. I am beyond honored. To me, this is a love song. It is the most romantic song I’ve ever heard.”

Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister also spoke of the collaboration:

“The first time I heard Jill’s voice with Chelsea Girls, it was phenomenal. I wrote these lyrics from her point of view, the Huntress. I Want to Fuck You to Death was inspired by her, written for her. I’ve always had a soft spot for her. And a hard spot too…”

The song is available as an exclusive stream on the HUNTRESS Facebook Page. When visiting the Facebook page, clicking the “like” button will enable the audio.

In support of Starbound Beast the band will be touring across North America this summer as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.  The band will be featured on the Jagermeister Stage alongside Machine Head, Battlecross & Others. The tour kicks off June 29 in San Bernardino, CA and runs through August 4 in Dallas, TX. A complete list of dates can be found below. The band took part in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Press Conference and performed live, check out footage HERE.

HUNTRESS was spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus with underground metal bands Professor and Dark Black. They thrive on thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and bong rips. HUNTRESS remains true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal.

Lineup:
Vocals: Jill Janus
Guitars: Blake Meahl
Guitars: Anthony Crocamo
Bass:    Ian Alden
Drums: Carl Wierzbicky

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:
6/29 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater
6/30 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/2 Nampa, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheater
7/3 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
7/5 Phoenix, AZ – Desert Sky Pavilion
7/6 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre
7/7 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
7/10 Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
7/12 Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
7/13 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion
7/14 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
7/16 Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
7/17 Bangor, ME – Bangor Waterfront
7/19 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
7/20 Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/21 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre
7/23 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
7/24 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
7/26 Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center
7/27 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
7/28 Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
7/30 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
7/31 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre at the FL State
8/2 Austin, TX – Austin 360 Amphitheatre
8/3 The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/4 Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

Additional Huntress Dates:

7/1 South Lake Tahoe, CA – Whiskey Dick’s Saloon (w/ Battlecross)
7/9 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection (w/ CoB, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)
7/22 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (w/ Battlecross)
7/29 Louisville, KY – Expo Five (w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Behemoth)
8/7 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub (w/ Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross)
8/8 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works (w/ CoB, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)
8/9 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s Downunder (w/ CoB, Amon Amarth, Battlecross)

For More Info Visit:
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BATTLECROSS Name Shannon Lucas Session Drummer

BATTLECROSS completed work on their sophomore album, which will be due out this summer during their tour as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Recording has been completed and the finishing touches are being applied to the tracks and art. During tracking, one of metal’s most acclaimed drummers, Shannon Lucas, stepped in as the session drummer for the album.

Lucas comments:

“Being a fan of Battlecross, it is an honor to be a part of their new record. I can’t wait for the world to hear this album.”

Producer Eyal Levi adds,

“I am so beyond excited for the chance to produce Shannon Lucas on the new Battlecross record. He’s one of the true BEASTS of metal drumming. The man’s skills are literally untouchable. Combine that with a badass rising star of a band and I think we’ve got the makings of a crushing record!”

As previously announced, Kevin Talley will be stepping in to play drums for the band on their two upcoming live performances, the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest (4/19) and the Orion Music & More Festival (6/08-6/09). Drummer Mike Kreger has parted ways with the band to focus on some new opportunities and attend to personal business. BATTLECROSS will announce their new permanent member once a final decision has been made.

The album, scheduled to be released in early summer, also features a guest guitar solo by Producer Jason Suecof, and will be mastered by Joey Vera of Armored Saint. Vera also mastered the band’s cover of Pantera’s Fucking Hostile, which was released as a single last summer.

BATTLECROSS
04/19 Worcester, MA Palladium – New England Metal & Hardcore Festival
06/08-09 Detroit, MI Belle Isle Park – Orion Music + More Festival w/ Metallica
06/27 Las Vegas, NV Cheyenne Saloon
w/ Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest 2013
06/29 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
06/30 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/02 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
07/03 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
07/05 Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion
07/06 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
07/07 Englewood, CO Fiddler’s Green Ampitheatre
07/09 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Behemoth, Job for a Cowboy, Huntress
07/10 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07/12 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
07/13 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
07/14 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
07/16 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
07/17 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront
07/19 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
07/20 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
07/21 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
07/22 New York, NY Saint Vitus w/ Huntress
07/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
07/24 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
07/26 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
07/27 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
07/28 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/29 Louisville, KY Expo Five w/ Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Emmure, Motionless In White, Born of Osiris, Job for a Cowboy, Huntress
07/30 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
07/31 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre
08/02 Austin, TX TBA
08/03 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/04 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
End Tour
08/07 Sauget, IL Pop’s w/ Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Huntress
08/08 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works w/ Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Huntress
08/09 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s w/ Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Huntress

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