In a little bit of metallic enterprise information, thrash titans Testomony introduced they’ve discovered a brand new residence for his or her total discography by signing up with Nuclear Blast Information for the foreseeable future. The information got here only a couple days after we discovered the band has just a few “killer” tunes already accomplished for the following album and per week after we introduced them as one of many headliners for the inaugural Metallic Injection Competition.
In line with the file label, the signing passed off proper earlier than Testomony took the stage at Hellfest over the weekend. Because of the acquisition, each The Legacy and The New Order is now out there on all fashionable digital streaming platforms.
Testomony guitarist Eric Peterson mentioned the band had not too long ago regained possession of a few of their earlier albums with Atlantic Information and whereas contemplating their present enterprise relationship with Nuclear Blast, determined to convey these albums beneath that banner.
“We signed with NB again in 2008 and it’d been an ideal match for us ever since then. By the way, our older catalog with Atlantic Information – The Legacy, The New Order, Apply What You Preach, Souls of Black, The Ritual, and Low – have returned to us and we really feel it’s a fantastic new begin to have NB Launch these albums once more with some new unreleased paintings, pictures, and so forth. Additionally, we will probably be signing a brand new three-album cope with them! So the long run for Metallic is wanting very, very vivid! Cheers!”
Along with their bringing these albums to Nuclear Blast, the band introduced that they have been committing to the label for no less than the following three albums. Nuclear Blast U.S. Label Supervisor Tommy Jones described the flip of occasions as “finishing a full circle for me.”
“One in all my favourite guitars as a child was my darkish purple Ibanez Saber (540S) with the wizard neck. I bought that guitar to sound like Alex Skolnick who performed that mannequin and coloration again within the day. So all these years later to be signing these OG, genre-defining TESTAMENT albums that have been such an early affect like The New Order, Apply What You Preach, and Souls of Black, in addition to new TESTAMENT albums to Nuclear Blast, is finishing a full circle for me. Really an ‘If the 15-year-old me may see this’ sort of second. It’s time to proceed ‘The Legacy’ with Nuclear Blast!”