, the Greek/American melodic hard rock band that made waves with its self-titled debut album in 2009 and the follow-up, "Love Catastrophe"
, in 2011, is back with a vengeance. George Kollias
of the band NILE
, one of the best extreme metal drummers in the world and longtime friend of OUTLOUD
, will lay down the drum tracks on OUTLOUD
's next album, tentatively titled "Let's Get Serious"
, for a late 2013/early 2014 release.
guitarist/keyboardist Bob Katsionis
(also of FIREWIND
): "We (Chandler Mogel
, Bob Katsionis
and bassist Sverd
) are currently working on new melodic and versatile songs, and George Kollias
' addition is gonna put the icing on the cake! We couldn't be more excited about this lineup for our new album. We are deep into the songwriting process and believe that this is some of the best and most powerful material we have written thus far. We can't wait to share it with you!"
In other news, OUTLOUD
has launched a search for a second guitarist and permanent drummer. Please send links/video/bio etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org.