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Metal Mike Premieres New Song, "This Is War"

Check out a new song -- "This Is War" -- by Halford guitarist, Guitar World columnist and blogger Metal Mike.

"This Is War" is the title track from Mike's new digital EP, which was released today, August 14 (Buy it here). Consider This Is War a sampling of Mike's upcoming solo album, The Metalworker.

"I have teamed up with underground vocal siren Carlos Zema, formerly of Texas power metallers Outworld, for this full-on metal aasault," Mike told us. The complete band lineup is:

  • Metal Mike – Guitars (Halford)
  • Carlos Zema – Vocals (Outworld)
  • Mike LePond – Bass (Symphony X)
  • Kevin Talley – Drums (Daath, Six Feet Under, Hate Eternal)

This Is War EP track listing:

01. This Is War
02. Hell No!
03. M Is For Metal
04. Tonight We Ride

For more about Metal Mike, check out his official website and his Facebook page.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.