ANNIHILATOR are back!

earMUSIC proudly announces a remarkable reissue series of (almost) the entire ANNIHILATOR catalogue. 

METAL II” kicks off this extensive catalogue campaign that will give you special editions, bonus material, exclusive and previously unreleased tunes: All For You!  And “Metal II” is only the first taste, ahead of a huge catalogue campaign covering (almost) all ANNIHILATOR studio records and long-lost rarities. Fans have been waiting years and it’s finally happening: the much sought-after and previously unavailable ANNIHILATOR back-catalogue is getting a series of reissues via earMUSIC.

In total, 18 records are going to be released over the next few years, including the original 2007 version of the “METAL” album. The first single from this newly recorded album will be the song “DOWNRIGHT DOMINATE (feat Alexi Laiho, Dave Lombardo & Stu Block)” is OUT NOW!

METAL II has been given an incredible overhaul with the one and only Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, ex-Slayer) killing the drums and lead vocals ”re-invented” by the great Stu Block (Into Eternity).

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Fans have been waiting years and it’s finally happening: the much sought-after and previously unavailable Annihilator back-catalogue is getting a series of reissues via earMUSIC. Now, “METAL II” kicks off this extensive catalogue campaign that will give you special editions, bonus material, exclusive and previously unreleased tunes: All For You! In total, there are roundabout 18 records to be released over the next few years, including the original 2007 version of the “METAL” album.

METAL II has been given an incredible overhaul with the one and only Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, ex- Slayer) killing the drums and lead vocals ”re-invented” by the great Stu Block (Into Eternity). Waters passed over mixing duties to legendary engineer Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Van Halen) and it was re-mastered by Maor Appelbaum. The guest list on the album is huge with more than a dozen KILLER artists from bands like Lamb Of God, Arch Enemy, Children Of Bodom, Nevermore, In Flames, Trivium, Danko Jones, Anvil, The Haunted and Lynam: One big metal party!

When Jeff was asked “Which record would you re-do, if you could and why?”, with no hesitation, it was ”Metal”. So, what we have now is a 2021 record that is called ”Metal II”, appropriately, featuring all the original guest tracks from 2007 with Jeff Waters at the helm. Waters closes: “Although Alexi Laiho’s shredding in ”Downright Dominate” and the Van Halen song ”Romeo Delight” were recorded a while back, adding Stu and Dave to these songs gave us all the feeling that ”Metal II” is also a fitting tribute to our 2 fallen guitar heroes. Ed and Alexi, R.I.P.

The release of ANNIIHILATOR’s “METAL II” record is dedicated to the memory of Eddie Van Halen and Alexi Laiho! The presale start is connected to a big competition where fans can win an originally signed ANNIHILATION II – EPIPHONE FLYING V guitar additionally to a virtual meet & greet with Jeff Waters himself! https://www.annihilatormetal.com

Waters passed over mixing duties to legendary engineer Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Van Halen) and it was remastered by Maor Appelbaum. The guest list on the album is huge with more than a dozen killer artists from bands like Lamb Of God, Arch Enemy, Children Of Bodom, Nevermore, In Flames, Trivium, Danko Jones, Anvil, The Haunted and Lynam: One big metal party!