Audio samples of all the tracks that appear on "This Is War"
, the new digital-only EP from HALFORD
guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak
, can be streamed at CDBaby.com
. The offering named after the second single from Mike
's upcoming solo album, "The Metalworker"
, also features additional tracks from the full-length CD."This Is War"
was released on Tuesday, August 14 via Chlasciak
's own imprint CMM Entertainment
and is available via iTunes
, Amazon MP3
and most other major digital distributors."This Is War"
01. This Is War
02. Tonight We Ride
03. Hell No!
04. M Is For Metal
and vocalist Carlos Zema
) alongside Kevin Talley
, HATE ETERNAL
, SIX FEET UNDER
) on drums and Mike LePond
) on bass.
Produced by Mike
, "The Metalworker"
was mostly recorded at Mike
's House Of Metal Studios
in New Jersey and mixed by Orlando Villasenor
at Dead Room Studio
in San Antonio, Texas. Artwork was provided by Guilherme Sevens
of Sevens Design Studio
. "['This Is War'
] is a four-song collection of uncompromising metal that also features some definite straight-up sick guitar shred. You have two songs that Carlos
sang on, one of them being 'This Is War'
, while 'Tonight We Ride'
and 'M Is For Metal'
are great, over-the-top, heavy guitar-hero instrumental tracks."