Today marks the official unveiling of MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS' anticipated new full-length, Whore Of Babylon! Forging a union between the mighty worlds of heavy metal and ancient history, Whore Of Babylon serves as the band's third studio album and is a no-holds barred, gauntlet-thrown, true heavy metal mission led by LEPOND, known worldwide as one of the foremost bass virtuosos in heavy metal music and a member of progressive metal band Symphony X.
In celebration of its release, the band has delivered a new video for the track "Tell Tale Heart." Offers LEPOND, "Take the ultimate journey through darkness and death with my metal movie score to Poe's classic story. This song is epic and one of my proudest moments."
View MIKE LEPOND'S SILENT ASSASSINS' "Tell Tale Heart" video
Whore Of Babylon was recorded between various tours with Symphony X in Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo's home studio. LEPOND also plays all rhythm guitars, while the core of SILENT ASSASSINS - vocalist Alan Tecchio and guitarist Lance Barnewold - remains unchanged. From the scintillating fury of "Dracul Son" to the baroque mystery of the title track, with Whore Of BabylonLEPOND has written and produced the sort of album that traditional metalheads have been dreaming of. Amidst the furious aural assault, LEPOND also marches through the tales of some of history's most fascinating and brutal characters.