Los Angeles-based metallers HOLY GRAIL
have finished recording their sophomore album, "Ride The Void"
, for a late fall release via Prosthetic Records
. The follow-up to 2010's "Crisis In Utopia"
was recorded with producer Matt Hyde
, CHILDREN OF BODOM
) throughout the year, working around national tours with DRAGONFORCE
and VALIENT THORR
To celebrate the new album's completion, HOLY GRAIL
will support Sebastian Bach
on August 2 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.
Commented HOLY GRAIL
vocalist James Paul Luna
: "Album finished! You don't know how good those words feel! Day after day and month after month, we've been listening back, tweaking and fine-tuning this wretched beast of an album we call 'Ride The Void'
. Finally, after many hours in the cave, we can gladly say it's done.
"To top it all off, I woke up to an e-mail saying we're opening for Sebastian Bach
! WTF?! Sebastian
is one of those rare dudes that was glam yet still kept it gritty and tough and that's what I'm all about. I think it's the Canadian in him that keeps him raw. Needless to say, we are thrilled to support a legendary voice such as his.
"And did I already mention the album is finished? Damn, still can't get over that!"HOLY GRAIL
spent much of the past two years on the road, performing alongside AMON AMARTH
, BLIND GUARDIAN
, TOXIC HOLOCAUST
, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD
and more, supporting "Crisis In Utopia"
, which Revolver
named one of the Top 20 metal releases of 2010.