Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN are currently in pre-production with renowned producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for the follow-up to 2002's "The Damage", tentatively due next year via Nuclear Blast Records. Kernon apparently contacted the band while they were in the middle of writing material for their sophomore album and expressed interest in producing the CD.
In other news, an exclusive remix of TAPPING THE VEIN'a non-album track "The River (Drowning Mix)" can be heard on the "Asleep By Dawn" CD for Hot Topic. Also included on the disc are new and exclusive tracks by PAUL VAN DYK, SKINNY PUPPY, MINISTRY and THE CRUXSHADOWS, among others. More information is available at this location.