Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has inked a deal with I Scream Records for the release of its debut album, "Boar Riders". The CD was recorded with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, MNEMIC, ILLDISPOSED, INVOCATOR, RAUNCHY, MAROON) at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and was mixed by Tue Madsen at his Antfarm studios (THE HAUNTED, SICK OF IT ALL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, CATARACT). Artwork duties were handled by R. Black (MISFITS, BJRK). A June 23 European release is expected (June 20 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland).
"Boar Riders" track listing:
01. Jimmy's Castle
03. Boar Riders
04. The Flick
05. Drama King & Drama Queen
06. King Or A Fool
07. Prima Donnie
09. The Caravan Was Only Bait
10. The Artillery
PILGRIMZ will team up with MERCENARY, RAUNCHY and one more as-yet-undisclosed band for the MTV Headbanger's Ball Tour 2008 beginning on August 8 in Copenhagen.
For more information, visit www.myspace.com/headbangersball_live.
PILGRIMZ has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Roskilde Festival, set to take place July 3-6 in Roskilde, Denmark.
PILGRIMZ took part in the Metal Mania Tour in 2005 and in 2006 was nominated for a Danish Metal Award in the category "Best Live Act" along with HATESPHERE, MNEMIC and AS WE FIGHT.
According to a press release, PILGRIMZ' live appearance can best be described as "a schismatic and spastic display of power with references to REFUSED and THE HIVES."
For more information, visit www.myspace.com/pilgrimz.