Earache Records is proud to announce the forthcoming release of HEAVY METAL KILLERS – a compilation featuring the very best bands from the emerging “New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal” scene.

HEAVY METAL KILLERS features 13 new tracks from the best fresh, young bands who share one common goal – to bring back the glory days of heavy metal and with it, good old-fashioned headbanging riffs and that rarest of talents in this age of growlers – powerful, true heavy metal vocals. Released on the 30th anniversary of the original NWOBHM explosion, this compilation shows that traditional heavy metal is alive and well in the hands of a new breed of bands.

HEAVY METAL KILLERS features such amazing new talents as ENFORCER, PORTRAIT, CROWNING GLORY and WHITE WIZZARD, and also marks the label debuts of new Earache signings CAULDRON and POWERVICE.

The full tracklisting for HEAVY METAL KILLERS is as follows:

01. Powervice – “Behold The Hand Of Glory”

02. White Wizzard – “High Speed GTO”

03. Cauldron – “Chained Up In Chains”

04. RAM – “Suddent Impact”

05. Enforcer – “Mistress Of Hell”

06. H.O.D. – “Kicked To The Kerb”

07. Crowning Glory – ” Sea Of Dead Dreams”

08. Portrait – “A Thousand Nightmares”

09. Celtic Legacy – “Live By The Sword”

10. ALLTHENIKO – “Feel The Power”

11. Voltax – “Steel Maker”

12. In Solitude – “Witches Sabbath”

13. Cast Iron – “Running From The Law”

HEAVY METAL KILLERS is due to be released on February 16th, 2009 and
will be available as CD as well as limited edition vinyl LP in black,
red, blue and white. Pre-order your copy now at

Check out the flyer for a peak of the artwork at

For more information and to hear a few of the tracks from the
compilation, head to http://www.myspace.com/heavymetalkillers