U.S. thrash/heavy metallic veterans TOURNIQUET have launched a lyric video for the only “Sinister Scherzo”. The monitor, which options visitor appearances by former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim “Ripper” Owens and ex-MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland, is taken from the band’s forthcoming album, “Gazing At Medusa”, which is due mid-October through TOURNIQUET‘s personal label, Pathogenic Records.
Drummer and songwriter Ted Kirkpatrick feedback: “We’re thrilled with the response to the primary two singles. This album took significantly longer to file than anticipated, however we really feel the followers will discover it to be definitely worth the wait. It’s been nice to work with Tim and Chris on this one.”
This previous March, TOURNIQUET launched the “Gazing At Medusa” title monitor, cowl artwork and lyric video. The track featured visitor appearances by Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY) on lead vocals and Poland on lead guitar.
“Gazing At Medusa” was combined and mastered by Aaron Pace.
Guest musicians on earlier TOURNIQUET albums have included Chris Jericho (FOZZY), Corey Glover (LIVING COLOUR), Michael Sweet (STRYPER) and Doug Pinnick (KING’S X) on vocals, and Marty Friedman (MEGADETH), Pat Travers, Scotti Hill (SKID ROW) and Bruce Franklin (TROUBLE) on guitar.