VICIOUS RUMORS NEW C.D.!! "WARBALL" has just been completed.
"WARBALL" is the ninth studio album and twelvth official
release. Produced by Geoff Thorpe and Juan J. Orteaga. Recorded,
mixed and mastered by Juan J. Orteaga at Trident Studios in Pacheco,
This is the first Vicious Rumors album with Geoff Thorpe doing all
rhythm and acoustic guitars and most of the solos. "In the
past I've always split the guitar duties up with our other guitarist.
As I re-built the band, I decided to knock it out myself. I always
planned to have some special guests on the record, and it turned
For the WARBALL C.D. Geoff Thorpe re-unites with original members
Larry Howe, Drums and Vocals, and Dave Starr on Bass Guitar. "It
felt great to have the original nucleus together again," Geoff
said. " Larry and Dave are a tight knit veteran rhythum section
that really stepped up on this new C.D. The years of working together
definately helped create the Metal Mayhem of WARBALL". Also
joining Vicious Rumors is vocal legend James Rivera (Hellstar, Seven
Witches). James brings a true Metal Spirit and sonic bombardment
to the V.R. music. James shows off a wide range of vocal styles
on WARBALL that Metal fans worldwide will soon be witness to.
Brad Gillis ( Ozze Osbourne/ Night Ranger) also makes a very special-guest
appearance on five songs blowing some crazy guitar solos and harmony
solos with Geoff. Brad's legendary performance taking over for the
late Randy Rhoads in Ozze can not be forgotten. Multi-platinum success
with Night Ranger would follow. And now Brad returns to Metal in
2006 in Vicious Rumors with WARBALL.
Thaen Rasmussen also plays guitar on three songs on WARBALL and
has already been on tour with V.R. . Thaen hails from the S.F. Bay
Area band Anvil Chorus. Thaen's monster guitar playing fits perfect
on WARBALL. You will also see Thaen on tour with the band.
WARBALL features ten new original songs. Some of the titles to look
for; Sonic Rebellion, Mr. Miracle, Dying Every Day, Immortal and
the epic "WARBALL". The C.D. to be released this October
2006' on Mascot Records with the World War Tour to follow. Soon
to be an all-time classic, from the Metal Giants VICIOUS RUMORS.
"WARBALL" , more solos, more double-bass, more sub-sonic
thunder, more Metal. Tour dates coming soon.