Former EVILE lead guitarist Ol Drake has released samples from his entire debut solo album, 'Old Rake'.
Due to be released on June 22nd in Europe and the day after in the USA, 'Old Rake' features nine tracks of instrumental guitar encompassing a myriad of styles, including flat-out shredding, classical, progressive, melodic and acoustic.
The first single, "Guitarists Playing Guitars", features guest appearances from the likes of Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), James Murphy (DEATH, TESTAMENT, OBITUARY) and Josh Middleton (SYLOSIS). FEAR FACTORY sticksman Mike Heller performs drums on the entire album.
Listen to clips from every song on 'Old Rake' now at http://youtu.be/FoxGEpH2rBs (click a track name to jump to that clip)
Listen to "Guitarists Playing Guitars" in full on Spotify at http://spoti.fi/1Gat3W9 or on YouTube at http://youtu.be/EInZh1Z9ZCw
'Old Rake' is available to pre-order now on CD and limited edition signed CD. For anyone brave enough, there is also a deluxe 242-page tab book transcribed by Ol Drake himself and featuring full tablature for the entire album for both guitar and bass.
Pre-order the CD, signed CD and official tab book now in Europe at http://webstore.earache.com/ol-drake or in the USA at http://uswebstore.earache.com/ol-drake
The album is also available to pre-order on iTunes, including an exclusive bonus track as well as instant downloads of "Guitarists Playing Guitars" and "Han Valen", at http://bit.ly/oldrake-itunes
Don't miss Ol Drake live at his only scheduled solo shows:
Aug. 01 - Huddersfield, UK - The Parish
Aug. 09 - Catton Park, UK - Bloodstock Open Air Festival
View a photo of Ol Drake at http://bit.ly/1Gax8te
View the 'Old Rake' album artwork at http://bit.ly/1zfgLZ1
Get more Ol Drake news and info:
Official site - http://www.oldrake.co.uk
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/theoldrake
Twitter - http://twitter.com/old_rake