Well, with the release of our first CD "THRAEXX", we are already at work on our follow-up CD!
We've got one song finished, and another almost done.
We're cranking it out hardcore now!!
Hope everybody is enjoying our debut CD!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Will Austin – Vocals / Guitar / Bass / Keys / Programming / Engineering / Mixing / Mastering
Will is 44 years old, passionate about music, performing LIVE, and the creative process. He has been playing Guitar since age 17, and has been creative since birth. Will believes it is a privilege to play music that makes people feel something:
“I’m so proud of this first CD by my new band THRAEXX. The process of making this album has been more fun than ever before. In the midst of demanding schedules, we were able to complete this album. The song Heart of Poseidon is the largest single project file I’ve ever worked on: 350 tracks! It took a year and a half to make this CD, and I love the results. I hope you do too!”
Will is influenced by: Evergrey / Symphony X / Iron Maiden / Pink Floyd / Metallica / Judas Priest / Rush / Tool / Godsmack / early Genesis / YES / Van Halen / White Zombie / Slash's Snakepit / Peter Gabriel / Nightwish / Galneryus / Dragonforce
Will appreciates the musicianship of: Tom S. Englund / Russell Allen /James Hetfield / Paul D'ianno / Rod Jackson / John Petrucci / Michael Romeo / Randy Rhoads / Roger Waters / Steve Harris / Slash / Jerry Garcia / Peter Gabriel / Sully Erna / Eddie Van Halen / Adam Jones / Tuomas Holopainen / Syu
Will's Gear: Ibanez RGD 2120Z, RGD320, & RG 1570 Guitars / Fender Jazz Bass / Line 6 Vetta HD / Line 6 FBV Floorboard / Marshall JCM 900 1960A 4x12 Cabinet / TC Helicon VoiceLive 2 / Golden Age Project Microphones / Monster Cables / Dunlop 1.4mm Picks / D'Addario EXL140 Strings / Shure WH30TQG Headset Mic / Shure UT 14 Wireless System / AKG Bug Guitar Wireless / Line 6 Pod Farm / Sonar PE / MOTU / Waves / Yamaha / Mackie
Food: Peruvian (El Pollo Inka)
Movie: The Wild Bunch / The Road Warrior
Book: Ghosts of Cannae (Robert L O’Connell)
Video Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare / Goldeneye
Sports Team: LA Kings / USA Soccer
Beer: real Weissbier in Germany
Soft Drink: Mountain Dew
Chips: Lays BBQ
Pizza: Ground Italian Sausage, Pepperoni, & Pineapple
Sandwich: Turkey & Swiss
Album: British Steel (Judas Priest)
Software: Izotope Ozone
Apple or PC: Apple (even though I use PC)
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The debut CD from THRAEXX is a 6 song epic written and recorded over the last year and a half in our studio in San Pedro, California. Don't let the 6 song list fool you. It all begins with the 11 minute opus Heart of Poseidon, detailing the Rise of mythical Atlantis according to Plato. The Album ends with the two and a half minute Fall of Atlantis, illustrating the end of the reign of Atlantis, and it's final fall into the ocean.
1. Heart of Poseidon
2. The First Slave
4. Dictator's Reckoning
5. Give It To You
6. The Fall of Atlantis
Will Austin - Vocals/Guitar/ Bass/ Programming
Andrew Soto - Lead Guitar/ Bass/ Drums/ Programming/ Arranging/ Background Vocals
Bass on The First Slave by Emilio Salinas
Heart of Poseidon: Music: Andrew Soto/ Lyrics: Will Austin
The First Slave/Never/Dictator's Reckoning: Music and Lyrics by Will Austin
Give It To You/Fall of Atlantis: Music: Will Austin & Andrew Soto/ Lyrics: Will Austin
Mixed and Mastered by Will Austin
This album was recorded with Line 6, Ibanez, Jackson, Fender, D'Addario, Sonar, TC Helicon, Monster Cable, MOTU, Golden Age Project Mics, and Marshall Cabinets
Without further ado: THRAEXX
Let us know what you think!
Thanks to Don and KOOS, an everyone who has been waiting for this album to get finished!