Acclaimed metal drummer Richard Christy (CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE) will celebrate his 36th birthday on Saturday, April 3 at Duff's Brooklyn in Williamsburg, New York beginning at 9:00 p.m. THE HIXON will perform live at the 21-and-over event, for which there is no cover.The address is: Duff's Brooklyn
168 Marcy Avenue (between S 5th & Broadway)
Williamsburg, New York For more information, visit www.duffsbrooklyn.com. The self-titled debut album from CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED — the new project led by Richard Christy — sold around 2,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at No. 6 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED's album contains nine tracks, a bonus DVD ("The Making of Charred Walls of the Damned"), and comes in a digipack. The recording sessions for the CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED CD took place at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, ALL THAT REMAINS, BURY YOUR DEAD, AUGUST BURNS RED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DAATH, CHIMAIRA, DEVILDRIVER and GOD FORBID, among others. CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED is: * Richard Christy - Drums
* Jason Suecof - Guitar, Producer
* Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ICED EARTH) - Vocals
* Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT) - Bass For more information, visit www.myspace.com/charredwallsofthedamned.