Stonebreed are Set to Record with Bill Metoyer!

(07 Sept 2016 – Los Angeles, CA)


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Los Angeles-based hard rock band Stonebreed have recruited legendary producer Bill Metoyer to produce their first CD with Rock Avenue Records USA. Bill is the former Vice President and in-house producer of Metal Blade Records. Bill helped develop the core of artists that have made Metal Blade the leading independent heavy metal label in the United States. Bill also is an independent producer and has worked in conjunction with Elektra, Capitol Records, Hollywood, Enigma, Roadrunner, Road Racer Records, Frontline Records, and Wonderland.

Bill Metoyer is best known for his work with bands like Slayer, Armored Saint, WASP, Flotsam & Jetsam, Stonebreed Bill PRDRI, Sacred Reich, Corrosion of Conformity, Fates Warning, Lizzy Borden, Omen, and DC4. Bill is currently A&R for Alpha Omega Management Company, and is a longtime friend of the band who has attended many of their shows. Carlos Cruz says “to say the band is excited to be working with Bill Metoyer is an understatement.”

The band, which includes Carlos Cruz on vocals, Brandon Paul on guitar, Johnny Zell on bass, and Orion Rainz on drums, is working very hard to fulfill their tour commitments and record their upcoming release with Bill.

Stonebreed will begin recording a full-length CD in mid-October 2016. (No release date has be set at this time.)

Formed in 2011, the band has toured across the U.S. extensively as direct support for many International touring bands like RATT, Warrant, Cinderella, Molly Hatchet, UFO, Y&T, Quiet Riot, Dokken, and Night Ranger. Stonebreed has dates booked throughout the U.S. including the Snake River Rockfest with Puddle of Mudd, (Sept 24th/Burley, ID) Bike Night, (Laidlaw Harley Davidson in Baldwin Park/October 29th) Lita Ford, (November 19th/Yost Theater) and Dokken (November 25th/Canyon Club).

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*Originally written by Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen for Metal Babe Mayhem