NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS, the new band fronted by original ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin, have been confirmed for the Burning Star Festival, set to take place August 5-6 at The Jumping Turtle in San Marcos, CA. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows:
Saturday, August 5, 2006:
NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS (9:30 p.m.)
Sunday, August 6, 2006:
Running order has yet to be determined for the following bands:
YOU DIE FIRST
PIECES OF TEETH
In other news, NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS will be performing at the Roxy theater in West Hollywood, California on Thursday, July 6. Also scheduled to appear are AGENT STEEL, RUNAWAY PHOENIX (Alice Cooper's son's band), ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ and RISING PHOENIX.
NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS are currently working on a full-length entitled "A Fate Worse than Death". The CD is expected to feature the following tracks:
01. Metal Warriors
03. Riders of the Apocalypse
04. Face Your Fears
05. The Test of Time
06. Dreams Never Die
08. Among the Walking Dead
09. The Sun Will Rise Again
10. Angry World
11. Die to Live
12. Back From Hell
In addition to Turbin, NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS features lead guitarist Kurt James (formerly of DR. MASTERMIND, STEELER and DRIVER), lead guitarist Beau Simpson (formerly of FAIL FOR FUN), bassist Mike Giordano (CAGE) and drummer Gene McEwen.
Turbin had previously released a solo CD, entitled "Threatcon Delta", in 2003 via Metal Mayhem/Middle Finger Records.