Candlelight Records has set a June 10 U.S. release date for the new album HEADHUNTER, the reunited German band featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, STRATOVARIUS drummer Jrg Michael, and guitarist Schmuddel (ex-TALON). Entitled "Parasite of Society", the CD was mixed by Achim Khler in Stuttgart, Germany.
Schmier previously stated about the album, "This record really made my day in difficult times and goes back to the roots of metal. My roots of music. I'm fuckin' honored that I had the chance again to play with my mates, Schmuddel and Jrg, after all those years."
"Parasite of Society" track listing:
01. 3rd Man Introduction
02. Parasite Of Society
05. Doomsday For The Prayer
06. 18 And Life
07. Read My Lips
08. Backs To The Wall
10. The Calling
11. Payback Time
12. Rapid Fire
HEADHUNTER had its trio of albums originally issued during Schmier's years away from DESTRUCTION "Parody of Life" (1990), "A Bizarre Gardening Accident" (1992), and "Rebirth" (1994) re-released on September 7, 2007 via AFM Records.
HEADHUNTER has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany.
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