The Los Angeles, California-based '80s classic heavy metal band WARRIOR has announced its reunion with original vocalist Parramore McCarty and guitarist Joe Floyd.
The complete 2008 reunion WARRIOR lineup is as follows:
Parramore McCarty (Vocals)
Joe Floyd (Guitars)
AC Alexander (Guitars)
Rob Farr (Bass)
Dave DuCey (Drums)
WARRIOR is currently recording its fifth album at Silvercloud Studios with guitarist Joe Floyd behind the controls.
Commented McCarty: "I, for one, am very excited to have WARRIOR back in motion. It is great fun and challenging to be writing and recording with Joe and Dave again! At this point, we have a few rhythm tracks done and they are kicking my ass hard! I know in my heart there is a certain magic that shines through anytime Joe and I work together. So get ready all you metal freaks, because here we come!"
Floyd added: "I'm stoked to be hitting the stage with Perry again and the band lineup is killer! The response from the fans has already been overwhelming. There is no stopping this train."
Stated Alexander: "WARRIOR is an unmistakable sound and an undeniable band. Listen to the records...You can hear the magic unfold in the working / writing relationship between Joe and Parramore...To watch it unfold right before my eyes in the studio is incredible. I am privileged to be a part of this legendary force in rock."
Farr commented: "The energy and vibe between the new lineup is strong. It's an honor to play bass in this legendary metal band. I can't wait to bring the songs of past, present, and future to the people. Get ready for the onslaught!"
Said Ducey: "I am so pleased to see this classic metal band back on track! Being a member of WARRIOR since 1995, and drumming on the last three releases, I can't wait for the band to unleash its new fury! The sleeping giant has awoken."
WARRIOR has released four CDs: "Fighting For The Earth" (1985); "Ancient Future" (1998); "The Code Of Life" (2001) and "The Wars Of Gods And Men" (2004).
Germany's NL Distribution has just re-released the legendary WARRIOR debut CD, "Fighting For The Earth".
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WARRIOR performing "Fighting for the Earth" live on TV in 1985: