Akron, Ohio-based WINTERS BANE — best known as the former home of current JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens — have tapped Alexander Koch (POWERGOD, SPIRAL TOWER) as their new singer.Commented founder/guitarist Lou St. Paul: "I haven't been this excited about a vocalist since Tim Owens joined [WINTERS BANE] in 1991." The group are currently working on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 1997's "Girth", due sometime next year.
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