AVENGED SEVENFOLD, NICKELBACK Members To Guest On Ex-EIGHTEEN VISIONS Singer's Debut

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Synyster Gates, NICKELBACK drummer Daniel Adair and ex-JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Chris Chaney all play on the upcoming debut album from former EIGHTEEN VISIONS singer James Hart. There's no title or release date yet from the CD, although Hart has posted some new songs on MySpace.

In a recent interview with MetalSucks, James Hart stated about his new record deal with Island Records, "When EIGHTEEN VISIONS was coming to an end, I had discussed the idea of moving forward with or without a band. My manager (who was also EIGHTEEN VISIONS's) really tried keeping the band together. When it finally came to an end, he also wanted me to move forward. He has a couple of bands he works with at Island and approached the label. He wanted me to get together with some writers (which was totally new for me). The label had someone they wanted me to meet and get together with, that being Zac Maloy [of the NIXONS]. I went out to Tulsa back in May and did four songs with Zac… My manager handed them in to Island and they didn't hesitate to move forward with me."

Regarding how far along he is in the writing and recording process, James said, "We have finished the writing process and have gotten 16 songs. We are going to narrow that down to 13 or 14 to track. From there we will take it down to 11 or 12 for the album. We are slated to begin tracking in late October, but everything is still [to be announced] at this point."

Read the entire interview at MetalSucks.

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