Metal Allegiance Premiere New Music Video “Bound By Silence” Featuring John Bush

Metal Allegiance, the supergroup featuring Megadeth‘s David Ellefson, Testament‘s Alex Skolnick, Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.) and Mark Menghi among their ranks, have premiered a third track from their new full-length “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty“. This latest single, “Bound By Silence“, features a guest turn from John Bush (Armored Saint/ex-Anthrax) and a music video for it can be streamed below.

Comments Skolnick:

“Bringing in John Bush to sing on ‘Bound By Silence‘ feels like a real coup. He has the perfect voice for this track musically, as well as the ability capture the intensity of the lyrics in terms of storytelling. A great addition the the MA family.”

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Sonic Prophecy Recruits New Bass Player Ray Opheikens

Salt Lake City outfit Sonic Prophecy has issued the following announcement about recruiting a new bassist:

“We are proud to announce that Ray Opheikens is our new bass player. Ray is a veteran of the Utah music scene and is a great addition to the band. Our first official show with Ray will be this month at Barbary Coast.”

The band also recently commented on getting a new endorsement: “We are proud to announce that we are now endorsed by Gilmore Custom Cases. If you need a custom guitar case, rack case, speaker encloser, etc… They can build anything to your specs. From simple to exotic. Go check them out and give them a ‘Like.’ Here is the link to our artist profile on their site.”

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Elitist Announces New Lineup, Streaming New Single "Dreamwalker"

The Los Angeles, California outfit Elitist has announced the return of original drummer Robert Platz along with a new guitarist Nick Meehan. Julian Rodriguez comments, “They make a great addition to our team and I feel this is the strongest line-up we have had.”

Along with the announcement of the line up change, the band has released the new single “Dreamwalker” to showcase the artistic direction Elitist is heading in. Check out the song below.

You can catch Elitist on tour with Impending Doom, Molotov Solution, and Volumes January 24th through January 31st. Elitist will also be touring alongside Scale The Summit on “Their Strings Have Voices Tour” February 2nd through February 19th.

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