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Posted on February 12, 2008

TRIVIUM’s Matt Heafy has revealed more details about his contributions to the upcoming “Roadrunner All-Stars” record to mark our 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central musicians í¢ä‰åäó including Heafy í¢ä‰åäó have been chosen to produce and write all the songs. Previously announced were Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT) Dino Cazares (ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA) and Robert Flynn (MACHINE HEAD). These four musicians will not only play on the songs they have written but also assemble a unique team of Roadrunner artists to appear on each track. The artists that are expected to contribute to the tracks produced and written by Heafy are as follows: * A track described by Heafy as a “southern rock-ish stoner metal song”: Jesse Leach (SEEMLESS, ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) – Vocals Mike D’Antonio (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) – Bass Johnny Kelly (TYPE O NEGATIVE) – Drums Josh Rand (STONE SOUR) – Guitar Matt Heafy – Guitar * A track described by Heafy as a “punk song”: Michael Graves (Misfits) -Vox Dave (Ill Nino) – Drums Sean (Cynic) – Bass Matt Heafy – Guitar * A track described by Heafy as a “black metal song”: Mike (Suffocation)- Drums Sean (Cynic) – Bass Per Wiberg (Opeth) – Keys Justin Hagberg (3 Inches of Blood) – Guitar Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth) – Vox Matt Heafy – Guitar * A track described by Heafy as a “metal song”: King Diamond – Vocals Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM) – Guitars Mike D’Antonio (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) – Bass Dave Chavarri (ILL NINO) – Drums The project is being overseen by longtime Roadrunner A&R man Monte Conner. Mixing duties will be handled by legendary hard rock producer Colin Richardson. The album is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall of 2005.


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