FIVE STAR PRISON CELL, the Melbourne, Australia-based tech-metal band featuring former FRANKENBOK vocalist Adam Glynn along with members of TENSION and EXTRA VIRGIN, have completed work on their debut album, "The Complete First Season", with producer D.W Norton for a tentative February 2005 release through Faultline Records/Gorilla Music (via Shock Records distribution). The album's artwork is being designed by Seldon Hunt, who has previously worked with KK NULL, ISIS, LOTUS EATERS and NEUROSIS, among others.
"The Complete First Season" track listing:
01. The Imparting Of Wisdom Upon A Subject Turned To Stone
02. Vexed (For Reasons Torn)
03. Ballad Of The Cheated
04. Failed Garrison
05. Subtle Breach Of Bliss
06. Dead Air
07. Sequels To A Aftermath
09. The Minus Song
In other news, FIVE STAR PRISON CELL have released the following statement regarding the recent death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott:
"Firstly, as a band we would like to pay our respects to the friends and family of Dimebag Darrell. The genre of metal has truly lost one of its most talented guitarists.
"We were in the studio adding the final touches on our album when we heard the horrible news and now several days later it still hasn't really hit home. What a tragedy this is.
"We have decided that upon its release, our album will be dedicated in the memory of Dimebag for gracing our lives with the inspiration to attempt music ourselves. He will forever live on in our memories and continue to speak to us through the amazing music that he has blessed our planet with."