On Wednesday, July 20th, live on stage, in front of 20,000 roaring fans at the infamous Earthshaker Festival in Rieden, Germany, heavy metal heroes TESTAMENT inked a recording deal with Nuclear Blast Records for worldwide distribution of brand new TESTAMENT music featuring the killer lineup of original members Eric Peterson, Chuck Billy, Alex Skolnick, Greg Christian with the addition of drummer Nick Barker (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH).
“We are very happy that we are signed to one of the best metal labels in the world. It’s a great feeling that we are in a house that will not crumble” says band vocalist Chuck Billy.
“This is going to be our best record to date, and it will be the essence of what TESTAMENT is. Nuclear Blast is the perfect label for us. They eat, breathe and sleep, metal. I am excited also because a lot of my favorite bands are on Nuclear Blast, giving us the opportunity to be label-mates with them. Finally we are coming home!” stated Eric Peterson.