(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)
Arriving on Friday, January 26th, is the metal-intensified “California Blood: Volume 1” compilation from the San Diego based Riffs Or GTFO label. The offering provides a powerful presentation containing some of the best underground bands out at this time.
“California Blood: Volume 1” will be made available as a FREE digitial Download containing 11 tracks from a diverse roster of bands. The physical CD and limited-edition cassette formats will contain two bonus tracks and are available for pre-order here.
The contents of this compilation include the following bands: Earth Crawler, Fallen Suns, Great Electric Quest, Hell Fire, Horseneck, Monarch, Power Of Pain, Raise The Guns, Realms Of Vision, SkullGunner, and Void Vator.
Two songs will be debuted on ‘California Blood: Volume 1′ – Realms Of Vision’s “Isolation’s Crown” (from their forthcoming debut LP on Creator-Destructor Records) and SkullGunner’s “Warlords”. Also, the Power Of Pain track, “Tastes Like H8” features guest vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza (Exodus, Hatriot, Tenet).
California Blood: Volume 1 adheres to no genre-specific expectations, blurring all lines while spotlighting some amazing bands. It is proof that California continues to be one of metal’s most productive and talented regions.
Check out the video teaser for the compilation below.