NewsJuly 21, 2004 11:44 AM ET5,313 views

Goatwhore signs w/ Metal Blade Records

New Orleans outfit Goatwhore, featuring Soilent Green frontman Ben Falgoust, has officially signed with Metal Blade Records. According to the band, "This is a very big step for us and will surely open up new doors for us to expand." The group will release their Metal Blade debut in mid-2005. Here's a statement from Metal Blade owner and CEO, Brian Slagel: "We are very excited to welcome Goatwhore to the Metal Blade Family. They are already a great band, with a great career and we plan on taking them to the next level." In related news, the group has finally found a replacement for drummer Zak Nolan, who left the group in January. The new guy is Zack Simmons, of Phoenix, AZ, and he's been practicing with the group since early-June.

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