DAATH guitarist Emil Werstler will lay down a guest guitar solo on the upcoming debut album from ASYLUM, the Chicago-based band featuring Markus Johansson (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Johnny Rox (bass guitar).Johansson and Rox are joined on the CD album by drummer Kevin Talley (DAATH, CHIMAIRA, DEVILDRIVER) and second lead guitarist Larry Tarnowski (ex-ICED EARTH).
ZIMMERS HOLE vocalist The Heathen will record guest vocals on the album's bonus track, a cover of VAN HALEN's "Get Up". Also contributing to the CD are Gene Hoglan (DETHKLOK, ZIMMERS HOLE, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), David Shankle (MANOWAR, DSG), Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND), Michael Angelo Batio (NITRO), Roland Grapow (HELLOWEEN, MASTERPLAN), Bill Hudson (POWER QUEST, CELLADOR), and Brendon Small ("Metalacolypse"/DETHKLOK creator).
ASYLUM is currently unsigned and seeking a suitable label to release the CD.
For more information, visit www.myspace.com/officialasylum.