Los Angeles-based hard rockers STONEBREED have recruited legendary producer Bill Metoyer to produce their first CD with Rock Avenue Records USA. Bill is the former Vice President and in-house producer of Metal Blade Records. Bill helped develop the core of artists that have made Metal Blade the leading independent heavy metal label in the United States. Bill also is an independent producer and has worked in conjunction with Elektra, Capitol Records, Hollywood, Enigma, Roadrunner, Road Racer Records, Frontline Records, and Wonderland.
Bill Metoyer is best known for his work with bands like Slayer, Armored Saint, WASP, Flotsam & Jetsam, Stonebreed Bill PRDRI, Sacred Reich, Corrosion of Conformity, Fates Warning, Lizzy Borden, Omen, and DC4. Bill is currently A&R for ALPHA OMEGA Management Company, and is a longtime friend of the band who has attended many of their shows.
Carlos Cruz says “to say the band is excited to be working with Bill Metoyer is an understatement.”
The band, which includes Carlos Cruz on vocals, Brandon Paul on guitar, Johnny Zell on bass, and Orion Rainz on drums, is working very hard to fulfill their tour commitments and record their upcoming release with Bill.
STONEBREED will begin recording a full-length CD in mid-October 2016. (No release date has be set at this time.)
STONEBREED delivers a unique brand of Hard Rock with a Southern Metal Kick. You can hear their influences of Hard Rock, Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Country Rock, & Metal as it pumps out their songs like a Freight Train in a Hurricane. STONEBREED is an old school, Hard Rocking, Southern Flavored, High Energy Arena style Party band. The band has shared the stage with numerous National Acts, including RATT, Queensryche, Sebastian Bach, Michael Schenker, Uli Jon Roth, Great White, Molly Hatchet, Steel Panther, Lita Ford, and a host of premiere musicians, including members of Dio, Sabbath, Bonham, Giuffria, WASP, Ike & Tina Turner, Quiet Riot, Metal Church, Lizzy Bordan, Racer X and many more!