RE:IGNITION, the San Francisco Bay Area band which features in its ranks SKINLAB members Steev Esquivel (guitar) and Snake (bass), has announced a CD-release party for its debut album, "Empty Heart Loaded Gun", on November 18 at Blakes on telegraph in Berkeley, California.
Commented Esquivel: "November 18th will be off the hook. We will be performing the entire record from beginning to end. We'd like to think of this CD-release show as a party. All of our endorsers have giving us a bunch of goodies to give away. We've invited our bros THE MISERABLES, YEARONE, THE GHOST NEXT DOOR and CLOSER TO THE REAL along with special guest and METALLICA cover band DAMAGE INC. to close out the night out 'till the fat lady sings."
Due on November 21 via Corporate Punishment Records, "Empty Heart, Loaded Gun" is being streamed in its entirety at www.altsounds.fm.
"This is a record for everyone and we're all very proud of it," said Esquivel. "We've managed to write a really solid rock album that should open a few ears. We're more than ready."
Added drummer Mark Hernandez: "I'm real excited and nervous at the same time. I just hope people enjoy it because we put our heart and soul into making this record."
"Empty Heart Loaded Gun" features guest appearances by guitarist Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD, ex-VIO-LENCE) and vocalist Brock Lindow (36 CRAZYFISTS).
Dave Moore (ex-MINDBENDER) - Vocals
Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB, ex-DEFIANCE) - Guitars
Tim Howell (ex-FUELED, SACRILEGE B.C.) - Guitars
Snake (SKINLAB) - Bass
Mark Hernandez (ex-TECHNOCRACY, TORQUE) – Drums