Original ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his recently unveiled solo band, DEATHRIDERS, have been confirmed for the Metal Sludge Extravaganza XI, set to be held April 28-30, 2005 at Paladinos Lounge in Tarzana, California.
Neil Turbin's DEATHRIDERS will play on Saturday, April 30 at 9:00 p.m. for a blistering set of classic ANTHRAX speed-metal tunes, power-metal tunes from his debut solo CD, "ThreatCon Delta", and a couple of new songs that will be showcased from his upcoming sophomore CD, "Diary of a Metal Thrashing Madman", to be released in 2006.
DEATHRIDERS features lead guitarist Kurt James (formerly of DR. MASTERMIND, STEELER and DRIVER), lead guitarist Beau Simpson (formerly of FAIL FOR FUN), and the thunderous rhythm section of bassist Mike Giordano and drummer Mikey Neil, currently with the San Diego, California-based power metal band CAGE.
Neil Turbin's DEATHRIDERS will be playing at the official 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest pre-party to be held on Friday, May 27, 2005 at Cafe Iguanas, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico alongside AZRAELS BANE, CRISTAL Y ACERO, ANTON, DAGGER and other musical surprises. This will be followed by their performance as co-headliners on the second stage of the Monterrey Metal Fest on Saturday, May 28, 2005 alongside JAG PANZER, SHADOWKEEP, AZRAELS BANE, LUPARA and IGNITOR.
For more information, visit the official Neil Turbin web site at www.neilturbin.com.