Johnny Plague Offers Update On New Winds Of Plague Album

Johnny Plague has offered an update on the new Winds Of Plague album. The effort is expected to be released via eOne Music/Good Fight Music later this year.

Plague said the following:

“I wanted to take a minute from the craziness of life, shoot a quick update on the record status, and thank everyone for their patience.

We are putting the finishing touches on the record: working in the epic orchestral arrangements. I couldn’t be happier with how it’s coming together.

It is proving to be everything I could ever want in a WOP record. What stands out to me so far is how seamlessly we are able to blend the many elements that create the signature WOP sound through solid song craftsmanship, fast black metal riffs, crushing breakdowns and over the top orchestra production.

Another huge milestone this record is setting in my opinion is my vocal performance. Producers Noah Sebastian and Joakim Karlsson really pushed and helped me to find new vocal tones and ranges I didn’t even know I was capable of.

After 10 years of music I finally feel I’m going to get the WOP record I’ve always wanted and I know the fans will feel the wait was worth it.

Now, back to work.

–Johnny“

[via The PRP]

Winds Of Plague Sign Deal With Good Fight Music/eOne Music, Announce 2016 Tour With Rings Of Saturn & Enterprise Earth

Winds Of Plague have signed a new deal with Good Fight Music/eOne Music, and are planning to release new music. The band has also announced a tour with Rings Of Saturn, and Enterprise Earth.

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Tour Dates:

06/08 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
06/09 Farmington, NM – Top Deck
06/10 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Cafe
06/11 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
06/12 Ft. Worth, TX – The Rail Club
06/13 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
06/14 Tucson, AZ – Club X’s
06/15 Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go
06/16 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst Club
06/17 Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk
06/18 Petaluma, CA – The Phoenix Theater
06/19 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s (no Rings Of Saturn)

Johnny Plague said the following:

“Over two years ago Winds Of Plague played a show at Chain reaction in Anaheim with Bleeding Through on their farewell tour. While I was walking off that stage I was certain that would have been the final show for us as well. We had an amazing 10 year run, played some wild shows, met a lot of great people and now it was time to focus on ourselves as individuals and let the band fade into the background.

However, I was wrong. Now, in 2016 we find ourselves grounded and in a place to return to the stage. After playing a handful of SoCal shows, the fire and passion is raging harder than ever and we are very excited to announce our first run of headlining shows in years. The run of shows takes us to Texas and back accompanied by hard hitters Rings Of Saturn and Enterprise Earth.

We have a multitude of exciting things in the works but today I am proud to announce we have signed a record contract with eOne Music / Good Fight Music to create a new Winds Of Plague record and we are currently hard at work writing new material. Stay tuned as we unravel more details in the coming months!

As always, thank you for the continuing support and hope to see you soon in a city near you, much love!”

Art Cruz Returns To Winds Of Plague

Drummer Art Cruz has revealed that he has returned to Winds Of Plague. The band recently revealed that they would be coming back in full force next year.

Johnny Plague Says “Winds Of Plague Will Be Back In Action” In 2016

Winds Of Plague recently played a benefit show with Suicide Silence, and more on December 4, and now it appears they will be coming back in full force. You can see what Johnny Plague had say about that, along with fan-filmed footage of their recent performance below:

“For those who haven’t heard, last night we announced that in 2016 Winds Of Plague will be back in action. Wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who came together for such a great cause and made last night’s show incredible. It was great to be back on stage and feel the support and love radiating from the audience. Stay tuned for more detailed announcements and hope to see you all soon in a city near you! Much Love! – Johnny“