SYMPHONY X Bassist's MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS: 'Black Legend' Video

SYMPHONY X Bassist's MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS: 'Black Legend' Video

"Black Legend", the new video from MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Pawn And Prophecy", which was released on January 26 via Frontiers Music Srl.

The SYMPHONY X bassist is extremely excited for the release of his solo band's sophomore effort, which he describes as a "a collection of epic tales told with the power of heavy metal music. The classic headbanging riffs and kick-ass vocals will get your horns and fists in the air. It is an album made FOR metalheads, BY metalheads."

Best known as the bassist for progressive metal giants SYMPHONY X, Mike LePond stepped out on his own to front his own project, MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS, in 2014.

The follow-up to the band's self-titled debut release, "Pawn And Prophecy" shows an onslaught of true heavy metal in its purest form. As an example of the range of metal styles here, the title track is a 21-minute opus based on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth", where Mike and company have essentially written a heavy metal soundtrack to this classic tale and features guest appearances from SYMPHONY X bandmates Michael Romeo and Michael Pinella.

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"Pawn And Prophecy" track listing:

01. Masters Of The Hall
02. Black Legend
03. Antichrist
04. I Am The Bull
05. Avengers Of Eden
06. Hordes Of Fire
07. The Mulberry Tree
08. Pawn And Prophecy

Recording lineup:

* Mike LePond - Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals
* Alan Tecchio - Lead Vocals

With special guests:

* Michael Romeo - Drum Programming, Keyboards, Lead Guitar on Track 8
* Michael Pinella - Backing Vocals, Piano & Organ on Track 8
* Lance Barnewold - Lead Guitar on Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5
* Rod Rivera - Lead Guitar on Tracks 5, 6, 7
* Andry Lagiou - Lead Vocals on Track 8
* Noa Gruman - Lead Vocals on Track 8
* Veronica Freeman - Lead Vocals on Track 8
* Phyllis Rutter - Lead Vocals on Track 8

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