SYLENCER Signs With dPulse Recordings/Ovrtone Music Group

SYLENCER (formerly ASYLUM), the Illinois-based project featuring Markus Johansson (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Johnny Rox (bass), has inked a deal with dPulse Recordings/Ovrtone Music Group, Inc. for the release of its as-yet-untitled debut album (formerly "A Lethal Dose Of Truth"). Due in early summer, the CD features vocal production by Christian Olde Wolbers (ARKAEA, FEAR FACTORY) and mixing by Orlando Villasenor. The effort was mastered by Maor Applebaum (HALFORD, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN).

SYLENCER is:

* Markus Johansson - Lead Guitar/Lead Vocals
* Johnny Rox - Bass

Featuring:

* Kevin Talley (DAATH, CHIMAIRA, DYING FETUS) - Drums
* Larry Tarnowski (ICED EARTH) - Lead Guitar

Guest Appearances:

* Gene Hoglan - Drums (SYL, DETHKLOK, ZIMMERS HOLE, DEATH, DARK ANGEL)
* Brendon Small (DETHKLOK/METALOCALYPSE) - Lead Guitar
* Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND, DEATH) - Lead Guitar
* Michael Angelo Batio (NITRO) - Lead Guitar
* Roland Grapow (HELLOWEEN, MASTERPLAN) - Lead Guitar
* The Heathen (ZIMMERS HOLE) - Vocals
* Emil Werstler (DAATH) - Lead Guitar
* Rob Caggiano (ANTHRAX) - Lead Guitar
* "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (ROB HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, PAINMUSEUM) - Lead Guitar
* Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, DEATH, TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH) - Bass
* Sean Reinert (CYNIC, AEON SPOKE, DEATH) - Drums
* Jordan Rudess (DREAM THEATER, LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT) - Keyboards
* Steve Smyth (FORBIDDEN, TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE) - Lead Guitar
* Christian Lasegue (JAG PANZER) - Lead Guitar
* Marco Minnemann (NECROPHAGIST, PAUL GILBERT, KREATOR) - Drums

For more information, visit www.sylencermusic.com.

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