Video footage of BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — performing the EXCITER classic "Pounding Metal" at the release party for "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook" on December 5, 2009 at the Katacombes in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be viewed below. Joining BËEHLER on stage for for the performance was JOE THRASHER's Scott Wark.
BËEHLER recently completed work a new three-song demo featuring the tracks "Eternal Tormentor", "March Of Death" and "Organized Mayhem".
BËEHLER's sound is described in a press release as "a journey from speed to doom, heavily saluting their mentors like JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD." "All we want to do is bring it back as a tribute to our metal heroes," the band said.
For more information, visit the band's MySpace page.
Released on November 24, "Hellbent" is a lavish 224-page full-color metal feast by Annick Giroux, feeding voracious appetites with favorite appetizer, beef, pork, lamb, poultry, seafood, vegetarian, dessert, and drink recipes from members of THIN LIZZY, MAYHEM, ANTHRAX, KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, POSSESSED, OBITUARY, ACCEPT, DORO, GWAR, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, SAINT VITUS, AMEBIX, URIAH HEEP, BUDGIE, and many more — over a hundred bands from more than thirty countries, including the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Greece, and Brazil. For anyone with a taste for metal, the kitchen gates are open — grab your weapons of mass nutrition and let the feasts begin. Death to false meals!
For more information, visit the infernal kitchens of Bazillion Points Books.