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ACT OF DEFIANCE Release Debut Studio Album ‘Birth And The Burial’
August 21st, 2015

Los Angeles, California-based thrash metal group Act Of Defiance issued debut full-length studio album Birth And The Burial on August 21st, 2015 through Metal Blade Records.

Guitarist Chris Broderick handled vocal and guitar production at his own Ill-Fated Studio in Los Angeles, while drummer Shawn Drover worked with Chris “Zeuss” Harris in tracking the drums at Dexter’s Lab in Milford, Connecticut. Matt Bachand laid down bass at ManShark in Southampton, Massachusetts, meanwhile.

Cover artwork duties were handled by Travis Smith.

The track listing is as follows;

01. ‘Throwback’
02. ‘Legion Of Lies’
03. ‘Thy Lord Belial’
04. ‘Refrain And Re-Fracture’
05. ‘Dead Stare’
06. ‘Disastrophe (A New Reality)’
07. ‘Poison Dream’
08. ‘Obey The Fallen’
09. ‘Crimson Psalm’
10. ‘Birth And The Burial’

Act Of Defiance’s line-up is as follows;

Henry Derek (vocals, ex-Scar The Martyr)
Chris Broderick (guitars, ex-Megadeth / ex-Jag Panzer)
Matt Bachand (bass, Shadows Fall)
Shawn Drover (drums, ex-Megadeth)

In its first week of release, Birth And The Burial charted on the following Billboard charts; Top 200 Current Albums (#124), Top 200 Albums (#171), #6 Heatseeker (#6), #18 Hard Music (#18), Rock (#44), and Independent (#28).

Music videos were filmed for the tracks ‘Throwback’ and ‘Legion Of Lies’, which can be viewed below.