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Iconic guitarist Mike Albert (Megadeth, Mike Albert Project) has joined the ranks of celebrity guests playing with International thrash band TAIPAN, along with Ahrue Luster (Ill Nino, Machinehead), Mike Guerrero (former Hirax, Deathriders), Ed Mowery (Nocturnus, Tiwanaku), Tony Campos (Static X, Soulfly, Fear Factory) and more to be announced as their new album is being recorded. Co-producer Ahrue Luster has written and recorded four new songs for the upcoming album, “The Nine Battegrounds,” with the first single, “606” to be released in Fall, 2017.

TAIPAN, the brainchild of Michael Black (Black Oil, Stone Faced) and Sergey Mordashov, will be playing on Miramar Beach in Mexico July 21 & 22 with Mike Albert as special guest, along with their newest member, the “Tapping Ninja,” Mike Maurice Guerrero. Albert and Guerrero are set to record leads on the upcoming TAIPAN album, along with a few more surprise guests.

TAIPAN has been confirmed as the headliner for Deadfest Costa Rica, the first all-genre festival of its kind in Costa Rica. TAIPAN will be joined by an all-star cast for DeadFest, including Ahrue Luster from Ill Nino, Mike Guerrero and Mike Albert. History in the making.