Rock My Monkey recently conducted an interview with James Malone of Virginia-based technical melodic death metallers ARSIS. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below.
ARSIS' new album, "Starve For The Devil", sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at No. 13 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
"Starve For The Devil" was released in North America on February 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The album was recorded at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, Massachusetts with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with MUNICIPAL WASTE, AGNOSTIC FRONT and HATEBREED, among others.
ARSIS' recording lineup:
James Malone - Guitars/Vocals
Mike Van Dyne - Drums
Nick Cordle - Guitars
Nathaniel Carter - Bass
HardTimes.ca has posted video footage of ARSIS' January 25, 2010 performance at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the clip below.