METAL CHURCH Guitarist Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC For PRESTO BALLET Project

METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof has inked a deal with InsideOut Music for his PRESTO BALLET project. The group's debut album, "Peace Among the Ruins", is scheduled for release in early June. According to the label, the group's music is "a mixture of first-class melodic and progressive rock with some heavy moments."

In an interview with Rockdetector.com's Bernard Doe conducted last fall, Vanderhoof revealed more information about how he got the idea to form PRESTO BALLET.

"There is a whole bunch of material that I have written that is like old-school progressive rock," Kurdt explained. "At some point I'm going to put the finishing touches on that as another side project. It was too left-field for VANDERHOOF, so I am going to call this project PRESTO BALLET. It is just an experimentation on my part."

Asked if he had a lineup in mind for PRESTO BALLET, Kurdt said, "We will probably use the singer from the first VANDERHOOF album (Damon Albright) who is currently working on his solo album. Plus, there will be Jeff Wade, the drummer from the METAL CHURCH 'Masterpeace' tour. He is more technical and probably more suited for that kind of thing. Brian Lake (VANDERHOOF, METAL CHURCH) will play bass, and Brian Cokeley from VANDERHOOF will play keyboards and do backing vocals. I'm doing guitars and keyboards."

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