JAMES MURPHY Confirms Upcoming SUMMON Collaboration

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy, who is presently receiving treatment for a brain tumor with which he was diagnosed last August, has confirmed that he will be producing the forthcoming album from Michigan-based black metallers SUMMON, entitled The Blood Runs Black. The recording is tentatively scheduled to take place in June for a late 2002 release through Seattle, Washington's Moribund Records.

"I have spoken on three occasions with [bassist/vocalist] Chas Necromodeus [Schoals] of SUMMON about producing the next SUMMON album," Murphy stated. "If it happens, it will take place at a studio near where I am currently living with my family which is owned by a friend that I have made during my illness, and it will be my very first attempt to work again since nearly two years before my surgery. I hope it will lead to some more work and eventually a full return to form. I'm still not 100% health-wise, but I may never be, and I think it will be very therapeutic for me, as well as fun."

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends). To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.