New York City metal band IKILLYA is proud to announce the title of their sophomore record Vae Victis. Vae Victis is Latin for ‘woe to the vanquished ones’ and is the follow-up record to IKILLYA’s highly praised debut album Recon. Referred to as “New York’s version of Lamb of God” by Metalsucks.net, IKILLYA has already begun recording and is currently working on putting the finishing touches on tracks slated to appear on Vae Victis.
IKILLYA have also launched an Indiegogo campaign for fans to contribute to the production and marketing costs for Vae Victis. Prize packs include everything from downloads of the singles and the record, to signed guitars from the band, a VIP laminate for entrance into shows and half off merch, a role in IKILLYA’s next music video, a spot to sing or scream on the record, a stick of prop dynamite used in an early photo shoot and other packages.
“Although the choice to crowd-fund Vae Victis was not an easy one, we feel that we have assembled a group of offers that are truly valuable for those interested in investing in the future with us. We hope that those who do help us along this journey will find these packages compelling and worth-while” says vocalist Jason Lekberg.
To view all the packages as well as to watch the tounge-in-cheek video trailer for IKILLYA’s Vae Vicitis, head to http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ikillya-new-album-and-marketing-campaign.
IKILLYA’s debut record Recon, saw immense praise from outlets such as Metal Hammer, Revolver Magazine, Decibel, Metalsucks.net and others. The music video for the single from Recon “…And Hell Followed With Him” has amassed over 179,000 views on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaH8pUMj4kg). In regards to the highly anticipated follow up Vae Victis, IKILLYA vocalist Jason Lekberg says “We are extremely excited about this new album and the growth we’ve experienced as a band. We are a focused, metal machine and this album will pick up right where Recon left off. We chose Vae Victis as the title because where Recon was our warning shot, this album is an all out declaration of war.”
IKILLYA is a four-piece New York City metal band that features vocalist Jason Lekberg, guitarist Dave Kerr, bassist Mansa Gory and drummer Gary Pickard. IKILLYA is already one of the brightest spots of the New York City underground metal scene and Vae Victis is sure to continue to elevate their career.
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