HEAVY METAL GUITAR COMPETITION SERIES SHREDDERS OF METAL TO PREMIERE ON BANGERTV ON JULY 23. CONTESTANTS AND HOST REVEALED!

The first talent competition series dedicated to heavy metal guitar. Six episodes to be released daily during “Shredders Week” – July 23-28!

BANGER FILMS announced today its original webseries SHREDDERS OF METAL will premiere on Monday, July 23rd — kicking off a special “Shredders‘ Week” on BangerTV‘s YouTube channel.

SHREDDERS OF METAL is the first talent competition show dedicated to heavy metal music. Seven guitarists will showcase their shredding skills for a panel of three judges: Alex Skolnick (Testament), Daniel Dekay (Diemonds, BangerTV) and Sam Dunn (Banger Films Co-Founder).

The series host is comedian BLAYNE SMITH (Yuk Yuk‘s, BangerTV).

Seven guitarists were chosen from video submissions. The SHREDDERS OF METAL Finalists are:

TIM BROWN (Edmonton, Alberta)
Guitarist for traditional heavy metal band Striker

FRANKIE C (Toronto, Ontario)
Guitarist for epic death metal band Vesperia, 2015 International Wacken Metal Battle Champions.

SIM DIAMOND (Lévi, Quebec)
Records as the solo instrumental project Universal Minds

RIC GALVEZ (Toronto, Ontario)
Guitarist for blackened death metal band Astaroth Incarnate, studies classical guitar at York University

BRI LUE-KIM (London, Ontario)
Plays guitar and bass for a variety of heavy bands including Necrosaurus Rex, Specks and The Alcohollys.

DERRYL VI (North York, Ontario)
Melodic thrash guitarist who records under the name VI

ALEX ZUBAIR (Toronto, Ontario)
Founder of death metal Nepheluim currently recording as AZP.

The SHREDDERS OF METAL digital series is produced by Banger Films with the support of the Bell Fund.
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