Guitarist Alex Skolnick of veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT was recently interviewed by Mama's Fallen Angels. The chat can now be streamed in two parts below.TESTAMENT performed on August 10, 2009 at the New York City studios of Sirius XM as part of the satellite radio service's "Artist Confidential" series. "Artist Confidential" features the most important and timeless artists in music sitting down for candid interviews, intimate conversations with fans and live performances. The show premiered on October 5 on Sirius XM's Liquid Metal, Sirius channel 27 and XM channel 42. TESTAMENT recently canceled its previously announced South American dates in September in order to focus on recording the follow-up to its acclaimed 2008 album, "The Formation Of Damnation". TESTAMENT has been touring non-stop in support of "The Formation Of Damnation", including this year's Priest Feast tour in Europe with JUDAS PRIEST and a phenomenal run on the Metal Masters tour last year with HEAVEN & HELL and MOTÖRHEAD. Two classic albums by TESTAMENT — 1997's "Demonic" and 1999's "The Gathering" — were reissued on gatefold double vinyl by Prosthetic Records on February 3. Each features etched artwork on Side D and is limited to 1,000 copies worldwide. Additionally, 100 copies of "Demonic" feature red vinyl, while 100 copies of "The Gathering" feature gold vinyl. Part 1:
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