Atlanta's progressive power/thrash band HALCYON WAY has inked a deal with U.S. label Nightmare Records. The group's debut CD, "A Manifesto For Domination", will be released worldwide on November 11, 2008.

"A Manifesto For Domination" was produced by guitarist Jon Bodan, mixed by Lasse Lammert (ALESTORM), and mastered by James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH). The album features guest appearances from Jonah Weingarten (PYRAMAZE) and Blaze Pearson (THE SOULS UNREST).

Sounding like a cross between MEGADETH, DIO and FATES WARNING, HALCYON WAY is known and recognized for its energetic and theatrical live performances, blazing guitar, intricate drumming, and three-part vocal harmonies. They have appeared live with acts such as HELLOWEEN, SYMPHONY X, KAMELOT, BRAND NEW SIN, CELLADOR, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, TO/DIE/FOR, DORO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, and many others. In addition, they performed at the ProgPower USA showcase in 2004 and 2007, alongside bands such as PRIMAL FEAR, THRESHOLD, FREAK KITCHEN, and VIRGIN STEELE. HALCYON WAY also performed twice at Rocklahoma in 2008, alongside bands such as QUEENSRŸCHE and TESLA.

Commented Lance King of Nightmare Records: "The band was very persistent. Finally they we're far enough along in the recording process and gave me a few of their songs to check out. I was sold! This band, while being a new force to be recognized, knows how to write solid songs, and how to translate their ideas from gut and head to your ears!"

"A Manifesto For Domination" track listing:

01. Intro
02. A Manifesto For Domination
03. Blind Eyes To The Sky
04. The Hidden
05. Disconnected
06. Deliver The Suffering
07. Powderburn
08. A Thousand Points Of Night
09. Communicate With The Violence
10. I Fought The World
11. The Lonely Road
12. Physician, Heal Thyself

Check out audio samples at this location.


Sean Shields - Vocals
Jon Bodan - Lead Guitar & Background Vocals
Zane Matthews - Rhythm Guitar & Background Vocals
Kris Maltenieks - Bass Guitar & Background Vocals
Ernie Topran - Drums

For more information, visit www.halcyonway.com.


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