Italian grindcore metallers CRIPPLE BASTARDS have released their first video clip of the new band line-up with drummer Raphael Saini. Check out the clip from band rehearsals below:
The band are set to play their first show with this line-up tomorrow, Saturday 27th September at Altroquando di Treviso in Zero Branco, Italy. Also on the bill are MANO ARMATA GRIND CONGREGA , PSYCHOTOMY and CORPORATION OF CONSUMPTION. For more information check here.
Drummer Raphael Saini (ex- ICED EARTH, current JADED STAR) has posted via his official website that he has some session spots available:
“Hi Everyone! I have some spots available for DRUM RECORDINGS this month!
If you need drum tracks write me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a sample of the songs that I have to record in order to receive a rate. Prices may depend on the length of the song, complexity and so on.
You may know my work and how I write drum parts, if you need to hear more from me“:
Check out Raphael‘s official YouTube channel here.
Greece based metallers JADED STAR have announced via their official Facebook page that they are confirmed for this years Metal Female Voices Fest. The fest takes place in Belgium from October 17-19. For more information check here.
The band are currently working on their debut album and will release news soon, so stay tuned! Drummer Raphael Saini commented on his official website:
” So first of all my new band Jaded Star are confirmed for Metal Female Voices Fest 12th edition! I am very excited to start this new adventure ( we will play our first show of many in England) and I hope to be able give you all some details about our new record soon.”
Ex- ICED EARTH drummer Raphael Saini has released a video clip from his 2012 performance with Italian hardcore metallers ARHYTHMIA from Italy’s largest drum event at BATTERIKA. Check out the clip below:
A DVD of the event, recorded live ,has just been released which can be purchased here. The DVD also features legendary drummer George Kollias from NILE.
Drummer Raphael Saini, who played on ICED EARTH‘s latest album “Plagues Of Babylon,” has released play through footage for the fans who asked to see how he played on the title track.
Raphael said: “You Asked for it… you have it! here it is PLAGUES OF BABYLON… now you can see what I play on the song
This is dedicated to all the guys who have been sending messages about my drum parts in the latest Iced Earth record. I spent the last couple of months practicing like a maniac and recording some new stuff that will be available in the upcoming months.
PS: more drum videos coming soon!”
Blackdiamond recently had an interview with Raphael following his departure from ICED EARTH, you can read it here. He is currently drumming for JADED STAR OFFICIAL as well as running the Bateras Beat Sardegna drumming programme.
For more information on Raphael, check his official Facebook page here.
Ex- ICED EARTH drummer Raphael Saini has posted an update about his plans for this year via his official Facebook page:
“Hope your 2014 started as good as mine I’ve been enjoying some great time in this wonderful place that I love, with my family and friends; playing drums (of course), practicing and teaching. I played a last minute gig with Italian grind core legends Cripple Bastards and I’ve been recording some new videos for my youtube channel. And Yes… I will be uploading many songs from my previous works (Arhythmia, Chaoswave , Iced Earth, One Machine, and so on). Also my new website www.raphaelsaini.net will be soon online with some KILLER FEATURES such as online drumlessons and much more.
This is a preview of the 1st video that will be “Time no Coming Back” from my bros Arhythmia(I recorded their Ep), be sure to check them live with their drummer Nicola Salis. The entire video will be online Monday, PS: watch it in HD!”
Check out Raphael drumming with ICED EARTH below: