Former EMMURE Guitarist Jesse Ketive Produces New Track

Emerging from the depths of New York City and featuring founding members of industrial metal veterans Bile, newly formed hardcore metal band VIBRATER are ready to take back the NYC heavy metal scene with their upcoming currently-untitled album, produced by former Emmure guitarist Jesse Ketive. VIBRATER combines the styles of EDM-influenced metal with old school punk and hardcore origins to create a sound that is altogether heavy and unforgiving.

VIBRATER‘s 10 track debut will be out later this year, but today, you can hear a sample of the new music via the band’s new music video for “New Era of Terror”, directed by Mike Zinn and John Ricca. Watch the video above.

Vocalist Kirk “Slash” Farrington discusses how VIBRATER came about after a meet-up with his former Bile bandmates, “After not seeing one another together in decades, we started talking. I was already working on music with Jesse Ketive and after bringing them up to speed we all thought it would be awesome to reunite fully and collaborate on new material and in addition to what Jesse and I had already started. Before we knew it, we had recorded a 10 track blistering and ultra-brutal melodic masterpiece!”

Farrington originally met Ketive years ago. Farrington adds, “I’ve always admired Jesse’s signature seven-string sound and knowledge of the perfect melodic-yet-brutal song structure like no other. He’s basically the breakdown master, so when I had the opportunity to collaborate on this new venture with him, I knew it would be mindblowing.”

VIBRATER will showcase their new album this Sunday, August 7 in Amityville, NY at Revolution Music Hall. The show will feature headliners Fear FactoryVIBRATERutilizes a stacked video screen wall during their live performance that coincides with the songs to give a “live music video” feel.




Christian Hamilton

Christian Hamilton

Christian is the founder and Editor of Rock Paper Rock as well as a freelance concert and event photographer serving the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. He is a certified member of the PPA and Gold Level member of the CPS. He has recently began working with Mental Itch Records and has launched his own Photography website.

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