HELION PRIME welcomes new vocalist Mary Zimmer and releases new song.

HELION PRIME melder i dag at de har avsluttet samarbeidet med kypriotiske Sozos Michael. Ny vokalist er Mary Zimmer, som tidligere har sunget i White Empress og Luna Mortis.

Helion Prime announce that they’re officially welcoming YouTube host and veteran metal vocalist, Mary Zimmer (ex-White Empress, ex-Luna Mortis) as the full-time vocalist of Helion Prime.

I tillegg til ny vokalist har bandet også sluppet en demoversjon av en ny sang, med Mary Zimmer på vokal. Hør sangen nederst i artikkelen.

Låtskriver Jason Ashcraft har dette å si om byttet av vokalist:

Anyone who follows current issues with foreign metal bands trying to get into the United States to perform will be no stranger to the struggles it brings. Sadly, Helion Prime has had no exception and this issue falls to single musicians, as well, and not just bands. After several issues with travel and visas, our previous vocalist, Sozos Michael, and the band have agreed the best hope for the future of Helion Prime was to have someone closer to home as the vocalist. I will always be proud of the album we created with Sozos. He is a phenomenal singer and musician. However, this won’t be the end, I know I personally will continue to work with Sozos in some form or another and this isn’t the last of our working or personal relationship. The chemistry with Mary is great. We have known each other for a long time now and I think getting that time to really get to know each other has helped build a strong foundation. Stay tuned for more news on the upcoming album, tours and more.

Sozos Michael har dette å si om beslutningen:

I would like to thank Helion Prime for all the incredible experiences during my time as their lead vocalist. I have been very fortunate to have been able to work with such talented and pure-hearted people, and I am sad to depart from this position.
Unfortunately life, uh, gets in the way sometimes. The financial and logistic difficulties that were a result of the 7000 miles separating us were reaching a point where they stood between the band and the success it deserves. As such, I support this decision, even if it means that I don’t get to hang out with the incredible bunch of dudes that is Helion Prime. I wish them the best of luck with their future endeavors, and I know they will probably won’t even need it, no matter who their vocalist is.

Sozos Michael

HELION PRIMEs nye vokalist, Mary Zimmer, har dette å si:

I am so stoked to join the Helion Prime team. The guys are great to work with and the new music we have been preparing in the background has been exciting. I feel like it is a great fit for my vocals. We make a great team and I hope to live up to Prime’s tradition of great vocalists.

Mary Zimmer (Photo: Jason Sinn Photography)

HELION PRIME er godt i gang med låtskrivingen til sitt tredje studioalbum, som er ventet i løpet av 2020.

The band is already halfway finished writing their next full-length release which is due sometime in 2020.

Along with the announcement, the band has released a demo version of a new song featuring Mary on vocals.

Read also: interview with Jason Ashcraft

Top photo: Jason Sinn Photography

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