Extinction A.D. Premiere New Song, "Faithkiller" — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Faithkiller," the title track from the new album by Extinction A.D.

The album will be released August 21 via Good Fight Music.

Comprised of ex-members of This Is Hell, Extinction A.D. have made a hard left-turn out of This Is Hell's hardcore zone, right into full-blown thrashing metal mode. Faithkiller, their debut album, plays like a 21st-century powerhouse upgrade of Eighties thrash.

Frontman Rick Jimenez and his crew synthesize the best aspects of early Metallica and Testament—the energy, passion, and hooks—and spit it back out with modern-day horsepower.

For more about Extinction A.D., follow them on Facebook and visit goodfightmusic.com.

2015 Extinction A.D. Tour Dates:

  • July 9th - Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
  • July 10th - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre*
  • July 11th - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue*
  • July 12th - Boise, ID @ The Shredder
  • July 13th - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon*
  • July 14th - Portland, OR @ The Know
  • July 15th - Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk*
  • July 16th - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s*
  • July 17th - Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse*
  • July 18th - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy*
  • July 19th - Tempe, AZ @ 51 West
  • July 21st - San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
  • July 22nd - Corpus Christi, TX @ Boozer’s
  • July 23rd - Baton Rouge, LA @ Russel Jones
  • July 24th - Jackson, MS @ Big Sleepy’s
  • July 25th - Nashville, TN @ Exponent Manor
  • July 27th - Virginia Beach, VA @ Hook Up

* w/ Hawthorne Heights & Sleepwave

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.