Former ANTHRAX Singer DAN NELSON's HAWKS OF METROPOLIS Releases Second EP

HAWKS OF METROPOLIS, the new Long Island, New York-based alternative rock band fronted by former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, has just released its second EP, "Non Terminus Tandem". Joining Nelson in the group are drummer John Joseph Cina and bassist Dan "Shaggy" Hoffman.

The track listing for the new effort is as follows:

01. Cletus
02. Red Door
03. Phantoms
04. One Catch Stanza

Nelson founded HAWKS as a way to explore a softer alt-rock sound from his past metal projects. Think along the lines of ALICE IN CHAINS, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and AUDIOSLAVE for an idea of what to expect from HAWKS OF METROPOLIS' musical output.

The band will make its live debut at the United Ink Summer Vibe Tattoo Festival at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on June 8.

HAWKS OF METROPOLIS is:

Dan Nelson - Lead Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards
John Joseph Cina - Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Dan "Shaggy" Hoffman - Bass, Backing Vocals

Nelson last year settled a lawsuit he filed against ANTHRAX over the fallout from his departure from the veteran metal group. Details of the settlement were not made public.

Nelson, who was in ANTHRAX for nearly two years — from late 2007 until July 2009 — filed a lawsuit in November 2011 claiming that Charlie Benante (drums), Frank Bello (bass) and Scott Ian (guitar) falsely stated in "numerous interviews" that he had "abruptly resigned" after getting sick, forcing a cancelation of a tour. The $2.65-million suit also alleged that Benante told BLABBERMOUTH.NET that Nelson "was a bully."

The Long Island native said his ex-bandmates' "intentional defamation" has caused him a loss of income and damaged his reputation.

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