Ex-EVILE guitarist Ol Drake has teamed up with music streaming service Deezer for an exclusive pre-stream of his debut solo album, ‘Old Rake’.
After leaving UK thrashers EVILE in 2013, Ol set to work on his first solo project, crafting an album which showcases the guitarists undeniable talent in a whole spectrum of styles, including flat-out shredding, classical, progressive, melodic and acoustic.
‘Old Rake’ was recorded with producer and former DEATH, TESTAMENT and OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy and features guest appearances from the likes of Murphy, Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER) and Josh Middleton (SYLOSIS). FEAR FACTORY sticksman Mike Heller performs drums on the entire album
Listen to the full ‘Old Rake’ album now on Deezer at https://bit.ly/oldrakewwps01
‘Old Rake’ is officially released next Monday, 22nd in Europe and the day after in the USA. The album is available to pre-order on CD and limited edition signed CD while supplies last. For anyone brave enough, there is also a deluxe 242-page tab book transcribed by Ol Drake himself and featuring full tablature for the entire album for both guitar and bass.
Don’t miss Ol Drake live at his only scheduled solo shows:
Aug. 01 – Huddersfield, UK – The Parish
Aug. 09 – Catton Park, UK – Bloodstock Open Air Festival