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KILL RITUAL ‘The Eyes Of Medusa’ Title Track Available For Streaming

March 1st, 2014

SF Bay Area Metallers KILL RITUAL featuring former members of Imagika and Dark Angel, are streaming the title track of their upcoming album, The Eyes Of Medusa, due out April 4th via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. Listen to ‘The Eyes Of Medusa‘ below.

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KILL RITUAL – Unveil ‘The Eyes Of Medusa’ Cover Artwork

January 21st, 2014
KILL RITUAL - ‘The Eyes Of Medusa’

KILL RITUAL – ‘The Eyes Of Medusa’

SF Bay Area Metallers KILL RITUAL featuring former members of Imagika and Dark Angel will release their second album, “The Eyes Of Medusa“, on April 4 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Jobert Mello of Sledgehammer Graphix (SABATON, PRIMAL FEAR) and can be seen below.

Recordings were done at Fossil Sound; San Jose CA and Fang Studio; San Mateo CA. Production/engineering was again handled by KILL RITUAL guitarist Steven Rice. Mix and master completed by Steven Rice & Andy LaRocque (KING DIAMOND).

Tracklisting:

01. The Eyes Of Medusa
02. Hair Trigger
03. Never Get Me
04. Ride Into The Night
05. Weight Of The World
06. Writing On The Wall
07. Just Another Sin
08. My Little Sister
09. Unleashed
10. Agenda 21

KILL RITUAL are:

Josh “Crimson” Gibson – Vocals
Steven Rice – Guitars (ex Imagika)
Danyael “Laughing” Bear – Bass (ex Dark Angel)
Gee Anzalone – Drums (Brain Damage)

Formed in late 2010 by former IMAGIKA lead guitarist Steven Rice. KILL RITUAL was completed by former DARK ANGEL bassist Danyael Williams, Bay Area vocalist Josh Gibson and Italian drummer Gee Anzalone (BRAIN DAMAGE).

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KILL RITUAL Completes Recording Second Album

October 12th, 2013
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Just completing a successful 21 date US headlining tour US/Italian Thrash And Roller’s KILL RITUAL have finished production on their sophomore release “The Eyes Of Medusa” with final mixing and mastering handled by Andy LaRocque (King Diamond) at Sonic Train Studios. A spring 2014 release is expected.

The track listing is:

The Eyes Of Medusa
Hair Trigger
Never Get Me
Ride Into The Night
Weight Of The World
Writing On The Wall
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Just Another Sin
My Little Sister
Unleashed
Agenda 21

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KILL RITUAL Release “Harder Than Stone” Single

August 2nd, 2013

Harder Than Stone” the brand new single from acclaimed San Francisco Bay Area thrashers KILL RITUAL is now available on all digital stores: Amazon, iTunes, etc. and as free download via Rock N Growl Records.

Initially recorded during the basic tracking sessions of the “The Serpentine Ritual” CD “Harder Than Stone” is yet another gem in the catalog of KILL RITUAL. The track showcases the unique songwriting of the band and their relentless pursuit of song craft and validity.

The new song “Harder Than Stone” can be streamed and downloaded here:

https://soundcloud.com/rockngrowl/kill-ritual-harder-than-stone

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New Kill Ritual CD Nears Completion/Rescheduled September US Tour Announced

April 30th, 2013
KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

SF Bay Area Metallers Kill Ritual featuring x members of Imagika and Dark Angel are nearing completion of their sophomore CD to be titled “The Eyes Of Medusa” which will be completed in September and again mixed by Andy LaRocque of King Diamond fame and engineered by Kill Ritual guitarist Steve Rice. The CD finds the band expanding on there already diverse metal sound with new found hooks and aggression.

Guitarist Steve Rice comments on the new CD, “The new material finds us digging a little deeper into our influences and roots and solidifying the direction we already established on our debut. We don’t care about classifying ourselves within the genre of Metal because as a band we embrace Metal for all its strengths and it will definitely be apparent on this new album.”  An early 2014 release is tentative.

Kill Ritual has also announced rescheduled US Tour dates for September after the injury to guitarist Mehl Anoma forced the cancellation of the bands tour that was to have taken place in March. Mehl Anoma has since left the band due to his continued injury issues and the band will move forward as a 4 pc. The new rescheduled dates are:

Thurs 09/5 Las Vegas, NV – The Cheyenne Saloon
Fri 09/6 Gilbert, AZ – Crabby Don’s
Sat 09/7 Albuquerque, NM – Hooligans
Sun 09/8 El Paso, TX – Bombardiers
Mon 09/9 Las Cruces, NM – The Green Room
Thurs 09/12 Midland, TX – Fast Freddy’s
Sat 09/14 Ft Worth, TX – The Rail Club,
Sun 09/15 Austin, TX – Headhunters
Mon 09/16 San Antonio, TX – Zombies Bar
Thurs 09/19 Corpus Christi, TX – Zero’s Hard Rock Club
Fri 09/20 Houston, TX – Acadia
Sat 09/21 Dallas, TX – Boiler Room
Sun 09/22 Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon
Mon 09/23 Wichita, KS – Kirby’s Beer Store
Tues 09/24 Kansas City, MO
Wed 09/25 Lincoln, NE
Thurs 09/26 Cheyenne, WY
Fri 09/27 Casper, WY – The Sandbar Lounge
Sat 09/28 Salt Lake City, UT
Sun 09/29 Reno, NV – Shea’s Tavern

More Dates and venue info will be added when available

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KILL RITUAL – Announce US Tour Dates + New Guitarist

January 16th, 2013

Bay Area Thrash and Rollers KILL RITUAL have lined up the following US dates in support of their debut release “The Serpentine Ritual” (Scarlet Records).

The band are also introducing new guitarist Mehl Anoma (ex-Potential, Threat SF) who takes over for the departing Roberto Proietti who has stepped down because of a demanding professional career and new family. Roberto will be missed and we all understand and support his decision. Mehl is a Bay Area Metal veteran and we look forward to our future collaborations.

KILL RITUAL is: Josh Gibson – Vocals, Steven Rice – Lead Guitar (ex Imagika), Mehl Anoma – Guitar (ex Potential, Threat SF), Wayne De Vecchi – Drums (ex Imagika, Doom Society), Danyael Williams – Bass (ex Dark Angel)

KILL RITUAL US TOUR 2013

03/1 – Gilbert, AZ – Crabby Don’s
03/2 – Albuquerque, NM – Hooligans
03/3 – El Paso, TX – Bombardiers
03/4 – Las Cruces, NM – The Green Room
03/6 – Roswell, NM – Silverdome
03/7 – Midland, TX – Fast Freddy’s
03/8 – Lawton, OK – The Railhead Saloon
03/9 – Ft Worth, TX – The Rail Club
3/10 – Austin, TX – Headhunters
3/15 – Houston, TX-TBA
3/16 – Brownwood, TX – Brownwood County Fairgrounds
3/17 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon
3/18 – Wichita, KS – Kirby’s Beer Store
3/19 – Garden City, KS – Four Winds Bar and Grill
3/20 – Denver, CO – Casselman’s
3/21 – Casper, WY-TBA
3/22 – Salt Lake City, UT-TBA
3/23 – Reno, NV – Shea’s Tavern
3/30 – Las Vegas, NV – The Cheyenne Saloon

More dates will be announced soon.

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Source: http://www.rockngrowl.com/kill-ritual-announced-us-tour-dates

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KILL RITUAL Release “Old School Thrasher” video

October 1st, 2012

US thrash metaller KILL RITUAL, the band featuring former members of IMAGIKADARK ANGEL and ELDRITCH debut new video for the song “Old School Thrasher” off their debut CD “The Serpentine Ritual” to be released Oct. 30th through Scarlet Records. The video can be streamed below:

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

The video was shot on Friday July 13th 2012 at Sound Wave Studio, Oakland CA. Filmed and edited by Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT).

Lead Guitarist Steve Rice comments, “Simple, raw and in your face like the song itself, what better way to introduce fans to the world of Kill Ritual than with a bunch of long hair sweaty thrasher in jeans and t-shirts kicking it out! Like the lyric says “And Now I’m Metal Tonight!”

The Serpentine Ritual” was mixed at KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque’s Sonic Train Studio in Varberg, Sweden. La Rocque also plays a guest guitar solo on the track “Coat Of Blood“. Guitarist Steve Rice engineered the CD, which was tracked at Fang Studios in San Mateo, California and Fossil Studios in San Jose, California. The CD cover artwork was designed by Brazilian artist Jobert Mello’s Sledgehammer Graphix (SABATON, BAD COMPANY).

According to a press release, “The Serpentine Ritual” “finds KILL RITUAL unleashing 10 tracks of straight-up metal that is both modern and classic while retaining the legacy of their past bands.”

The Serpentine Ritual” track listing:

01. The Serpentine Ritual
02. Torn Down
03. Time To Kill
04. Ambush
05. Old School Thrasher
06. Coat Of Blood
07. Cold Hard Floor
08. Law Of The Land
09. The Day The World Dies
10. Prisoner Of The Flesh

Formed in late 2010 by former IMAGIKA lead guitarist Steven Rice and drummer Wayne De Vecchi, KILL RITUAL is completed by former ELDRITCHguitarist Roberto Proietti, former DARK ANGEL bassist Danyael Williams and Bay Area vocalist Josh Gibson.

KILL RITUAL is:

Josh Gibson – Vocals
Steven Rice – Lead Guitar
Roberto Proietti – Guitar
Wayne De Vecchi – Drums
Danyael Williams – Bass

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KILL RITUAL (x Imagika, Dark Angel,Eldritch) Sign with Scarlet Records!

August 22nd, 2012
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SF Bay Area Thrashers KILL RITUAL has signed a worldwide deal for the Oct.30th release of their debut CD “The Serpentine Ritual” with Scarlet Records.

 

The CD was recorded and engineered by Kill Ritual Lead Guitarist Steve Rice at Fang Studios in San Mateo, CA and Fossil Sound in San Jose, CA. Mix and Mastering was done by Andy LaRocque of King Diamond fame at his Sonic Train Studios in Varberg Sweden. Mr. LaRocque also makes a guest appearance on the CD with the ending solo on the track “Coat Of Blood”

 

The band has also shot a promo video for the first single “Old School Thrasher” that was directed and edited by Mike Sloat (Testament, Machine Head.) to be released in conjunction with the CD.

 

The cover art was designed by Jobert Mello for Sledgehammer Graffix (Sabaton,Primal Fear.)

 

Lead Guitarist Steve Rice comments on the new deal “Well the Kill Ritual debut will at last see the light of day and we are psyched to have Scarlet Records on board for the release of the CD. The label has a ton of great bands on their roster and excellent distribution worldwide so we can reach as many Metal Maniacs as possible. Get ready for some SF Bay Area Thrash and Roll!”
“The Serpentine Ritual” track listing:

The Serpentine Ritual
Torn Down
Time To Kill
Ambush
Old School Thrasher
Coat Of Blood*
Cold Hard Floor
Law Of The Land
Prisoner Of The Flesh
My Neighborhood (Bonus Track)
*Guest solo by Andy LaRocque

KILL RITUAL is comprised of former members of Imagika, Dark Angel and Eldritch that formed in 2010.

KILL RITUAL:
Josh Gibson -Vocals
Steven  Rice -Lead Guitar
Roberto Proietti – Guitar
Danyael Williams -Bass
Wayne DeVecchi -Drums

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KILL RITUAL Shooting Video For “Old School Thrasher”

July 10th, 2012

SF Bay Area Metal Band KILL RITUAL which features ex-members of Imagika, Eldritch and Dark Angel will shoot a video for the track “Old School Thrasher” on Friday 7/13 at Soundwave Studios in Oakland Ca.. Mike Sloat (Machine Head,Testament.etc.) will handle the production,directing and editing. The track comes off their as yet to be released debut “The Serpentine Ritual”

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

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www.myspace.com/killritual
www.youtube.com/killritual
http://soundcloud.com/rockngrowl/kill-ritual-law-of-the-land

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US thrashers “Kill Ritual” (Imagika, Dark Angel, Eldritch) Stream New Song “Law Of The Land”

April 11th, 2012

US bay area thrashers “Kill Ritual” are streaming a new song “Law Of The Land“, taken from their forthcoming album “The Serpentine Ritual“.

Kill Ritual “Law Of The Land”:

Kill Ritual, which recently signed a worldwide management deal with Germany’s Rock N Growl Management, consists of the following musicians: Josh Gibson – Vocals, Steven Rice – Guitar (ex Imagika), Roberto Proietti- Guitar (ex Eldritch), Danyael Williams – Bass (ex Dark Angel), Wayne DeVecchi – Drums (ex Imagika)

The Serpentine Ritual” was produced and mixed by guitarist Steve Rice and KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque at Sonic Train Studio in Varberg Sweden. LaRocque also makes a guest appearance soloing. The cover artwork for

The Serpentine Ritual“, the forthcoming debut album from KILL RITUAL, was designed by Brazilian artist Jobert Mello’s Sledgehammer Graphix (SABATON, BAD COMPANY).

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

The debut finds Kill Ritual unleashing ten tracks of straight up metal that is both modern and classic while retaining the legacy of their past bands.

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KILL RITUAL (ex Imagika, Eldritch, Dark Angel) sign with ROCK N GROWL!

November 21st, 2011

Bay Area Thrasher “KILL RITUAL“, the new band featuring former members of IMAGIKA, DARK ANGEL and ELDRITCH, have sign a worldwide management deal Germany’s with ROCK N GROWL MANAGEMENT.

Rock N Growl & Kill Ritual currently shopping the new album “The Serpentine Ritual”, to find a suitable record deal very soon.

New Band, New music, Same Mission! Time To Kill!

Check out the track “Old School Thrasher“:
http://soundcloud.com/killritualmetal/old-school-thrasher

KILL RITUAL is:
Steve Rice – Lead Guitar (ex Imagika)
Josh Gibson – Vocals (ex Rock Candy)
Wayne DeVecchi-Drums (ex Doom Society, ex Imagika)
Roberto Proietti-Guitar (ex Eldritch)
Danyael Williams – Bass (ex Dark Angel)

Formed in October 2010 by former Imagika Lead Guitarist Steve Rice and Imagika Drummer Wayne DeVecchi. KILL RITUAL began as a continuation of the music Steve and Wayne had been working on before the demise of Imagika. After recruiting former Eldritch guitarist Roberto Proietti, former Dark Angel bassist Danyael Williams and SF Bay Area vocalist Josh Gibson the band immediately set to work on the writing and recording of their debut CD. Bringing in elements of the collective members history KILL RITUAL has forged a sound where classic and modern Metal meet.

The Serpentine Ritual” track listing:

01. The Serpentine Ritual
02. Torn Down
03. Time To Kill
04. Ambush
05. Old School Thrasher
06. Coat Of Blood
07. Cold Hard Floor
08. Law Of The Land
09. The Day The World Dies
10. Prisoner Of The Flesh

KILL RITUAL’s debut “The Serpentine Ritual” was Engineered and Produced by Lead Guitarist Steve Rice and tracked at Fang Studios (drums) San Mateo California and Fossil Sound (guitars, bass, and vocals) San Jose California. Mixing/Mastering by Andy LaRocque at Sonic Train Studios Varberg Sweden. Cover and Logo art was designed by Jobert Mello for Sledgehammer Graphix (Sabaton, Primal Fear)

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KILL RITUAL (former Imagika,Dark Angel,Eldritch) Release New Track

November 11th, 2011

California Thrashers KILL RITUAL have released the second preview track “Old School Thrasher” from their upcoming debut.

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Comments Lead Guitarist Steve Rice on the track, “There’s a good amount of diversity on the CD and this song is just a kick ass thrasher all about being in a band,drinking beer and playing Heavy F#$Kin’ Metal! What’s not to like?”

The track can be previewed here:

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www.myspace.com/killritual

KILL RITUAL’s debut was produced and mixed by Lead Guitarist Steve Rice and Andy LaRocque of King Diamond. The CD was recorded at Fang Studios in San Mateo, CA. and Fossil Sound in San Jose, CA. Mixing and Mastering at Sonic Train Studios in Varberg Sweden. Cover art for the CD was designed by Jobert Mello and Sledgehammer Graphix.

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KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

October 25th, 2011

KILL RITUAL unveil the cover art for their debut CD expected early 2012. The piece was created by Brazilian artist Jobert Mello’s Sledgehammer Graphix (Sabaton, Bad Company).

The track “The Serpentine Ritual” off the debut CD can be found at the following sites.

www.youtube.com/killritual
www.reverbnation.com/killritual
www.myspace.com/killritual

The CD was mixed by Andy LaRocque and Kill Ritual Lead Guitarist Steve Rice at Sonic Train Studios in Varberg Sweden.

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

KILL RITUAL (x Dark Angel,Imagika,Eldritch) Unveil Debut CD Cover

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KILL RITUAL – New Track Released

October 14th, 2011

KILL RITUAL the band featuring former members of Dark Angel, Imagika and Eldritch are streaming the title track from their upcoming release “The Serpentine Ritual” via the bands Myspace andReverbnation sites.

“The Serpentine Ritual” was produced and mixed by Steve Rice and Andy LaRocque at his Sonic Train Studio in Varberg Sweden.


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KILL RITUAL Finish Mix On Debut Album

October 12th, 2011
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KILL RITUAL

Kill Ritual (featuring ex Imagika,Dark Angel,Eldritch members) lead guitarist Steve Rice and King Diamond guitarist Andy LaRocque have finished mixing the bands debut “The Serpentine Ritual” at Andy’s Sonic Train Studio in Varberg Sweden. Mr.LaRocque also makes a guest appearance soloing on the track “Coat Of Blood”. Steve Rice engineered the project and the album was tracked at Fang Studios, San Mateo CA and Fossil Studios, San Jose CA.

The debut finds KILL RITUAL unleashing 10 tracks of straight up metal that is both modern and classic while retaining the legacy of their past bands.
Kill Ritual is planning an early 2012 release and are currently seeking a label. Interested parties can contact us here killritualmetal@gmail.com
“The Serpentine Ritual” track listing:
1.The Serpentine Ritual
2.Torn Down
3.Time To Kill
4.Ambush
5.Old School Thrasher
6.Coat Of Blood
7.Cold Hard Floor
8.Law Of The Land
9.The Day The World Dies
10.Prisoner Of The Flesh

KILL RITUAL-

Steve Rice-Lead Guitar (x Imagika)
Josh Gibson-Vocals
Wayne DeVecchi-Drums (x Imagika)
Roberto Proietti-Guitar (x Eldritch)
Danyael Williams-Bass (x Dark Angel)

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