Broken Hope’s ‘Mutilated & Assimilated’ Album to Feature Band Members Playing Jeff Hanneman’s Guitars
After buying the guitars, Wagner told Guitar World, “Riffs are just flowing out of me. I feel a real responsibility to Jeff and to Kathryn to use these guitars in a way that honors him. As long as I own these guitars, I will use them and carry on Jeff Hanneman‘s legacy. He remains a huge influence to me, and I probably wouldn’t be here as an extreme metal guitarist/lyricist without him.”
Wagner made good on the promise to use the guitars, employing Hanneman's guitars in the recording of Broken Hope's latest album Mutilated & Assimilated, which is set to be released next year. All of Wagner and Damian Leski's rhythm guitar tracks on the album feature the Hanneman guitars. Once a release date is confirmed and we get more information about the disc, we'll pass it along to you.
Mutilated & Assimilated will be Broken Hope's seventh studio album, and the first to feature bassist Diego Soria (Disgorge) and guitarist Matt Szlachta (ex-Chimaira).
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