Video footage of Chris Ojeda, rhythm guitarist and vocalist of reunited West Virginia metallers BYZANTINE, performing sections of a new song, “Pathogen”, can be seen below. The track will be included on the band’s next album, to be released in November through Gravedancer Records, the new label formed by MuseBox VP of marketing, Josh Eldridge, in partnership with marketing company MuseBox.
BYZANTINE was first discovered by LAMB OF GOD and released three highly respected albums and completed several major tours before calling in quits in 2008, just after the release of their most respected effort, “Oblivion Beckons”. Earlier this spring, the band entered the studio to begin work on the new CD featuring the following lineup:
Chris Ojeda: Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Tony Rohrbough: Lead Guitar
Michael Cromer: Bass
Matt Wolfe: Drums
Commented Ojeda: “We’ve all kept in contact through the past few years and have worked on each other’s projects as well. With our guitarist Tony moving back to West Virginia from North Carolina, we decided it would be a perfect opportunity to hang out again and jam. Before we knew it, we were tossing around riffs and song ideas and realized we had what seemed to be the foundation for a pretty kick-ass BYZANTINE album.”