Ignitor is an Austin-based heavy metal band featuring Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys) and Stuart Laurence (Agony Column.) The band has released seven albums and entertained audiences everywhere, the Titans of Texas True Metal, return with their scorching, wicked new slasherpiece The Golden Age Of Black Magick. The album is out now via Metal On Metal Records. The title track The Golden Age Of Black Magick,
The Golden Age of Black Magick consists of eight newly forged unmerciful metal anthems that harken back to the glory of days of relentless fist-pumping, head banging, screaming heavy metal electricity; so thick; you’ll have to cut it with a chainsaw.v The track Stoned At The Acropolis,
Line-up: Jason McMaster – Vocals, Stuart Laurence – Guitar, Robert Williams – Guitar, Billy Dansfiell – Bass and Pat Doyle – Drums.
All music written, arranged and performed by Ignitor and lyrics by Jason McMaster.
Recorded (September-December 2019) Mixed and Mastered by Stuart Laurence at Emphatic Audio in Austin, Texas. Vocals recorded at Self Studio, Texas. Cover art by Jowita Kaminska-Peruzzi and graphic design by Simone A. Peruzzi (Metal On Metal Records).
Ignitor was formed in Austin, Texas in 2003 with legendary Agony Column guitarist Stuart Laurence, Brendon Bigelow on bass, Beverly Barrington on guitar, Pat Doyle (Offenders) on drums, and vocalist Erika Swinnich. The band wanted to write music reflecting their passion for heavy, speed, and power metal.
The band quickly attracted a worldwide fan base after releasing their debut album Take To The Skyfeaturing the hit Demonslayer in 2004 to rave reviews. Germany’s Rock Hard magazine named it Demo Of The Month. Dies Irae (Brazil) said Ignitor, «Ignitor take the world by storm, playing a furious Heavy/Speed Metal, joining the high class of veteran musicians and the powerful voice of Erika Swinnich ».
Ignitor performed at Mexico’s Monterrey Metal Fest in May 2005, appearing alongside Motörhead and Danzig. Then onto Germany’s Keep It True Festival in November 2005, where they stunned the crowd and were named Best KIT Newcomer by Mario’s Metal Mania magazine.