Ex-ICED EARTH Drummer's BURNING INSIDE Releases New Material

Acclaimed heavy metal drummer Richard Christy (ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE), who currently works for "The Howard Stern Show", has issued the following update:

"I have some great news for BURNING INSIDE fans who've been asking when we're going to have some new material out! We just released our third album worldwide on most payable download sites including iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, eMusic, and Sony Connect. It is a self-titled, six-song EP and we are extremely proud of it! With technology being so amazing these days and artists able to distribute music themselves over the Internet, BURNING INSIDE decided to release this album directly from the band right to the fans. I know a lot of fans have struggled to find our albums in the past but this makes it alot easier for fellow metalheads to find and buy our music, plus you get to sample the tracks before you buy them which is really cool. We wrote up a fancy press release to describe the album so here it is:

"The third and possibly final BURNING INSIDE album is now available worldwide on iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, eMusic and Sony Connect. The album is a self-titled six song EP of technical yet raw, crushing death metal. The members of BURNING INSIDE are Richard Christy (drums), Steve Childers (guitar), Michael Estes (guitar), and Jamie Prim (bass and vocals). The drums were recorded at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with engineer Jason Suecof, while the rest of the album was tracked at Stiffington Studios in Winter Park, Florida. This is BURNING INSIDE's first album in six years and their most technically proficient and well written album overall. The six songs range from blindingly fast to atmospheric doom and everything in between. Fans of true metal will not be disappointed. BURNING INSIDE was formed in 1995 by Steve Childers and Richard Christy, with members Jamie Prim and Michael Estes joining soon after. Since the beginning, BURNING INSIDE's goal was to have their own sound, super heavy and technical, yet melodic. They released the album 'The Eve of the Entities' in 2000 and the album 'Apparition' in 2001. Go to RichardChristy.com for more information on BURNING INSIDE.

"Me and all the BURNING INSIDE guys would like to thank the fans who've emailed us in the last six years asking about new material, it's because of you that this album was finished and released!

"Also, in more exciting BURNING INSIDE news, someone posted several videos of a live BURNING INSIDE performance in Tampa, Florida from 2003 on YouTube! I was really surprised and happy to see that somebody actually had some live footage of us that was of decent quality. You can find it on YouTube by typing in BURNING INSIDE TAMPA on the YouTube search, I'll also put links up on my website RichardChristy.com.

"Also, I would like to thank the people at Modern Drummer magazine for including me in the new October 2007 issue on its list of Top 50 All Time Prog Classics for my drumming on the DEATH album 'The Sound Of Perseverance'! It is an honor to be including in such a prestigious list that includes some of my favorite drummers like Neil Peart, Lars Ulrich, Steve Flynn, Sean Reinert, Chris Pennie, Mike Portnoy, Tomas Haake, and too many others to name. I am extremely proud and honored to have played drums with my all-time favorite metal band DEATH and my metal brother, the legendary Chuck Schuldiner.

"Well, I gotta get back to blasting and banging my head to the new AMON AMARTH album, which freaking rules, by the way!"

Watch fan-filmed video footage of BURNING INSIDE performing live in Tampa, Florida in 2003:


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