Veteran power metallers OMEN are currently working on their newest CD, "Hammer Damage", to be released in 2007. In the meantime, the group is looking to schedule select festival appearances and shows in 2007. If you are interested in booking a date with OMEN, please send a request to [email protected]
In other news, OMEN will perform at a benefit concert on Saturday, December 16 at O'Rileys in Dallas, Texas. The concert, which will benefit Dawn and Steele Lane, is scheduled to kick off at 2:00 p.m. Other bands slated to appear include HABITUAL, MICHAEL HARRIS, TOOTH & NAIL, JUDAS RISING and JAY SHANNON.
As previously reported, a video clip OMEN performing the song "Death Rider" live at the Boricua Metal Fest III in Cayey, Puerto Rico on November 11, 2006 has been posted online at YouTube.com.
OMEN's current lineup consists of founding member Kenny Powell (guitar) along with PHANTOM-X members Kevin Goocher (vocals), Danny White (drums) and Glenn Malicki (bass). Plans also exist for the group to release a new live CD featuring live recordings from the "Eternal Black Dawn" lineup, as well as bonus live tracks from 1986 featuring the original lineup (with original vocalist, JD Kimball, who passed away in 2003).
OMEN's last studio album, "Eternal Black Dawn", came out in 2003 via Mausoleum Records.