PENETRATOR, the Toronto-based power metal band featuring "Bulldog" Bess Ross, Tony Iommi's personal guitar tech during BLACK SABBATH's "Never Say Die" tour, have inked a deal with Greece's Sonic Age Records. The group's self-titled debut contains nine songs of "U.S.-type power metal with outstanding 'macho' vocals, reminding [the listener] of acts like JUDAS PRIEST ('Painkiller' era),WINTER'S BANE, QUEENSRŸCHE, etc.," according to a press release. The group's lineup is completed by singer Maxel Black, drummer Simon Vanderzand and bassist David T Green. A North American tour will kick off in mid-March. More information is available at SonicAgeRecords.com.