News: Birds of Prey Release New Track

BIRDS OF PREY: Post Second Preview Track

BIRDS OF PREY (Erik Larson – guitars, Bo Leslie – guitars, Ben Hogg – vocals, Summer Welch – bass, Dave Witte – drums) have posted a second preview track, “Juvie”, from their third full-length album The Hellpreacher. “Juvie” can be heard online now via the band’s MySpace page: along with album-opener “Momma”. The Hellpreacher, a full concept album that tells the story of an inmate-turned-priest, is set for a April 28th North American release date (May 4th internationally.)

The Hellpreacher, the follow-up album to last year’s Sulfur & Semen, was recorded last fall at Sniper Studio in North Carolina. The complete track listing is as follows: “Momma”, “Juvie”, “As The Field Mice Play”, “Alive Inside!”, “Tempt The Disciples”, “Taking On Our Winter Blood”, “The Excavation”, “Blind Faith”, “False Prophet”, “The Owl Closes In”, “Warriors Of Mud…The Hellfighters”, and “Giving Up The Ghost”.

Updated BIRDS OF PREY news / information will be made available via the Relapse Records website:, and the BIRDS OF PREY MySpace:

“a Southern-fried racket akin to Entombed fending off the homicidal hillbillies from Deliverance.” – Rock Sound

“If beards, beers, and blood-n-guts, float your boat, this hellish groove monster is gonna put a nasty little smile on your face.” – Kerrang!

“so relentless and angry that it emotes the confidence of an instant favorite. Maybe even classic.” – Exclaim!

“This is a raw cut of beef for faithful disciples of good old metal riff-age” – Modern Fix