Monday, November 5, 2012

Famed Kreator/Celtic Frost Illustrator to Design New Hirax Album Cover

Philip Lawvere, the artist behind such classic album covers as KREATOR's Pleasure to Kill and CELTIC FROST's Emperor's Return, has come out of retirement and will design the as-yet-untitled new HIRAX album, which is scheduled for a Spring 2013 release.

Lawvere had done stunning illustrations for numerous albums and is best known for a slew of thrash metal offerings released on Noise Records. HIRAX front man commented: 

"We couldn't be happier to have Philip Lawvere illustrating the cover of our new album; after getting Bill Metoyer to produce it, this is truly the icing on the thrash metal cake!" 

Visit Philip Lawvere's Facebook page to check out his work.

In other news, HIRAX is pleased to announce that new single "La Boca de la Bestia (The Mouth of the Beast)" is now the most downloaded song from the band in its storied history. Visit iTunes to buy it now.
"La Boca de la Bestia (The Mouth of the Beast)" was recorded, produced and mastered by Bill Metoyer at Skull Seven Productions.

"La Boca de la Bestia" (The Mouth of the Beast)" details:

Part I: The Conquest - Guitar Intro
Part II: Thunder Roar
Part III: La Boca de la Bestia (The Mouth of the Beast)

HIRAX is: 
Katon W. De Pena (vocals) 
Lance Harrison (lead guitars) 
Steve Harrison (bass guitar) 
Jorge Iacobellis (drums) 
Mike Guerreo (lead guitars)  

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