Confirming the rumors following a snippet of a new song, Metal Church has named Ross The Boss, Let Us Prey vocalist Marc Lopes as its new singer. Lopes follows vocalist Mike Howe, who died in 2021. Metal Church guitarist and leader Kurdt Vanderhoof shared a photo of Lopes on social media and wrote in an accompanying message: “Yes, the rumors are true, it’s official! Please welcome vocalist Marc Lopes to the congregation!
Not long after sitting down with the self-titled release (M-Theory Audio) from Living Wreckage, it becomes abundantly clear that metallic, dazzling and thumping guitars take center stage.Continue reading →
New England Metal supergroup Living Wreckage, featurng members of Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Act Of Defiance, Death Ray Vision, Downpour and Let Us Prey played their first show ever recently. in their stomping gorunds of Chicopee, Massachucetts at Geraldine’s. The band recently shared their first debut single and video for “Breaking Point” – and proivided fans a preview of what their stage show and eventual new music will sound like. Check out htis phgoto set from Evil Robb Photgaphy from the night.
New England Metal supergroup Living Wreckage, ft. members of Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Act Of Defiance, Death Ray Vision, Downpour and Let Us Prey have shared their first new single and video since announcing the formation of the band. Check out “Breaking Point” right now!
Ghost Cult has teamed up with modern extreme metal band Let Us Prey to debut the lyric video for the title track to their new album, Virtues of the Vicious, releasing tomorrow on July 24th via M-Theory Audio/Salem Rose Music. The blistering track is brutal, progressive, and epic sounding as it poses the eternal question about humanity: “Are we violent by design?” Coming off like a blend of bands like Lamb of God, Death, recent Testament, and classic Nevermore, Let Us Prey is led by vocalist Marc Lopes (Ross The Boss) and guitarist Jon Morency, the track also features guitar legend Metal Mike Chlasciak (Halford). The philosophical song title was inspired by an episode of the Marvel Netflix series The Punisher, so definitely check out the lyric video to one of the best metal songs of the summer, and pre-order the album at the link below. Continue reading →
Let Us Prey has shared a new music video and single for “The Saint of Killers” from their upcoming album, Virtues of the Vicious, due out July 24th on M-Theory Audio. Led by Marc Lopes, best known as the frontman of Manowar/The Dictators co-founder Ross Friedman’s group Ross The Boss the track “The Saint of Killers” featuring a guest solo from Oli Herbert (RIP).Watch the clip now! Continue reading →
Let Us Prey has shared a new music video and single from their upcoming album, Virtues of the Vicious, due out July 24th on M-Theory Audio. Marc Lopes, best known as the frontman of Manowar/The Dictators co-founder Ross Friedman’s group Ross The Boss. The blistering track ‘Halo Crown’ features shredder Jonathan Donais (Anthrax/Shadows Fall). Watch the clip now! Continue reading →
In a lot of ways, no one in a band has more pressure on them night in and night out than a lead singer. In the case of Marc Lopes, he was bred for this job, being a veteran of several metal bands running the gamut of old school and modern styles. Marc recently put an album out with his band Let Us Prey, The Saint Of All Killers, and it just slays (imagine if Lamb Of God played power metal like Blind Guardian). He is also the lead singer for heavy metal legends Ross The Boss, bringing the music of Manowar and other RTB originals to the masses nightly. With new tour dates kicking off this week and new music on tap, Ghost Cult editor Keefy caught up with Marc at Fete Music Hall, in Providence RI where we talked about all of Marc’s bands, playing in front of 70,000 people at Wacken Open Air, the upcoming new Ross The Boss album, and the power of pizza! Photos and videography by Omar Cordy and Heather Wilkerson.Continue reading →
New England has spawned another metal fest, this time at the Providence Metal Festival at Fete Music Hall in Providence, RI on September 30th. Presented by Black Sheep Entertainment, the festival is headlined by Life Of Agony, a reactivated Kilgore, Let Us Prey, Face Called Hate, Drained, Potsy and a host of other bands from the area. Doors at noon. More details below. Continue reading →