British producer Andy Sneap
, Arch Enemy
) has revealed to Radio Metal
that he will enter the studio this summer with San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans Testament
to begin work on the follow-up to 2008's "The Formation Of Damnation
". A late 2011/early 2012 release is expected.
"The new album will most likely be a culmination of 'The Gathering'  and 'The Formation Of Damnation', but we're definitely not going to forget who we are or our roots. I think we've found a comfortable spot in our writing style
", Testament vocalist Chuck Billy
stated in a 2010 interview.
"The Formation Of Damnation" was reissued on February 23, 2010 in a deluxe tour edition. The two-disc edition includes the band's comeback album plus bonus footage of classic tracks and more.
Prosthetic Records recently re-released Testament's out-of-print 1995 hometown-show album "Live At The Fillmore
" on CD. The LP was reissued digitally last spring.
The "Live At The Fillmore" re-release includes expanded artwork and new layout by Carson Slovak
and new liner notes by Robert Deutsch
Prosthetic previously reissued four Testament efforts: the acclaimed late-'90s studio albums "Demonic
" and "The Gathering
"; the re-recordings compilation "First Strike Still Deadly
"; and the vintage live album "Live At Eindhoven '87
Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net