Hey everyone! I am pleased to announce that I am currently working with Skot Shaw of Leper on a goth project called Pelennor Fields (http://www.facebook.com/pelennorfields) as Pelennor’s vocalist (Please go and like PF)! The position had originally been occupied by Shawn Browning of Grave Robber, but due to a busy schedule he made the decision to relinquish vocal duties to me. Thank you, Shawn! I appreciate the opportunity! ๐Ÿ™‚ However, for those of you who are wondering if I’m done with “the METAL”… absolutely not! I’m currently collaborating with a guitarist for an experimental/prog/death metal project. We haven’t come up with a name yet. We’re still looking for a bassist and a drummer, but I have posted a new song on my new page. Go to RGP Metal (http://www.facebook.com/rgpmetal), then click on the “Band Profile” button (the one with the “Play” graphic) and listen to it. It’s called “No Retreat”. It’s a VERY rough mix. It’s not finished by any means, so please keep that in mind. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Lyrically, it’s actually a song I wrote when I was still in Broken Flesh. They have decided not to use any of the lyrics for any of the songs I wrote lyrics for, so I decided to rearrange some lyrics I wrote for BF and shape and mold it to the new stuff I’m working on. Listen to it, let me know what you think… and if you like what you hear, please “Like” RGP Metal.

Take care, and God bless!

Warclub Records


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