Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Reunites With Matt Barlow For New Holiday EP “Winter Nights”

Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer has reunited with ex-Iced Earth vocalist Matt Barlow for a new holiday EP titled “Winter Nights.” The effort can pre-ordered via Kickstarter and the duo are hoping to get all copies sent out in time for the holiday season. If there is a delay, fans can still expect to receive a 24-bit digital audio download on November 15.

“Winter Nights” Track Listing:

01. “We Three Kings”
02. “Silent Night”
03. “Do You Hear What I Hear?”
04. “Little Drummer Boy”
05. “I Died For You” (Winter 2020)
06. “Watching Over Me” (Winter 2020)
07. “Silent Night” (Traditional)

Barlow commented:

“It has been an absolute blast to be a part of this project and putting together this list of tracks for folks to enjoy. Our hope is that this venture will be a lasting one and will become a new tradition for our friends and fans. Thank you, in advance, for all of your support in making the SBP a success! Cheers!!”

Schaffer added:

“Matt and I have spoken about such a project through the years, and the time was right to make it a reality. I hope people dig it because we had a hell of a lot of fun doing it, and the listeners can always feel that in the final product. I’m not sure how silent your winter nights will be once you get your copy, but I’m certain you’ll be feeling that holiday spirit in a very unique way this coming season. We thank you for your support and sincerely hope you enjoy our unique take on these holiday, and Iced Earth classics.”