Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds

NFL Players Release Heavy Metal Album

04/20/2011
.
(Gibson) One can be forgiven if news of a band consisting of pro football players brings to mind the Chicago Bears' "Super Bowl Shuffle." But metal giants (literally!) Free Reign are the real deal. Recently, Dallas Cowboy players Marc Colombo and Leonard Davis teamed up with former Cowboy Cory Procter (now a Miami Dolphin) and non-footballer Justin Chapman to form Free Reign. The group won the "Most Metal Athletes" award at last year's Golden Gods Awards and garnered raves from some of metal's biggest stars.

"We had a great response/vibe with some of metal's elite—Rob Halford, Vinnie Paul, etc.," said singer Colombo. "It reassured us we were on the right path."

Now, the group are releasing their first full length album, Heavier Than Metal, which hits stores today. With the upcoming NFL season in jeopardy due to a lock out by owners, Free Reign may have more free time to tour than they had originally figured. Still, the band are making football their #1 priority… for now. more on this story

Gibson.com is an official news provider for the Day in Rock.

Share this article on Twitter

Preview and Purchase Free Reign CDs

Free Reign Tour Dates/Tickets

Free Reign MP3 Downloads

Was it Good for you? Please Fark it!, Stumble It, Digg it or more!
Fark
Stumble Upon
Digg
Facebook

tell a friend about this article

know of a news item we should cover?

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.


...end


advertisement

.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock:
Metallica Release 'Moth Into Flame' Video- Eagles May Play Again Says Don Henley- 30 People Arrested At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest's First Day- Megadeth Release New Video- more

As I Lay Dying Singer Sues Over His Enlarged Breasts- Blink-182 Limited Edition Box Set Announced- Slipknot's Corey Taylor Says Vocals Improved Following Spinal Surgery- more

Previously Unreleased David Bowie Album Streaming Online- 'Devastating' Loss Impacted New Metallica Album- Kings Of Leon Release 'Walls' Video- Panic! At The Disco- more

Page Too:
Aaron Lewis Scores No. 1 Album- Adele Believes Smoking Helped Her Sing- Drake Releases Short Film 'Please Forgive Me'- Justin Timberlake Remembers Arnold Palmer- more

Metal Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Ozzfest- Nirvana's Nevermind Baby Recreates Album Cover For 25th Anniversary- Slayer's Kerry King On Big 4 Rivalry- Green Day- more

Chris Brown Denies Report Of Child Protective Services Investigation- Kenny Chesney Finishes Cosmic Hallelujah Album, Reveals Details- Miike Snow Stream Mark Ronson Remix- more

advertisement
.
Rock News Stories
• Metallica Release 'Moth Into Flame' Video

• Eagles May Play Again Says Don Henley

• 30 People Arrested At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest's First Day

• Megadeth Release 'Conquer Or Die' Video

• Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says His New Album Is 'In The Can'

• Dillinger Escape Plan Stream New Song 'Symptom Of Terminal Illness'

• Iced Earth Recruit Former White Wizzard Guitarist Jake Dreyer

• Glenn Hughes Looks Back On Wild Times With David Bowie

• Corey Taylor Says Master Of Puppets Greatest Modern Heavy Metal Album

• Ghost Nameless Ghoul Was Inspired By KISS

• Alter Bridge frontman Strives To Be Role Model, Not Hero

• Lamb Of God Frontman Grateful Fame Came Later

• Dan Reed Network Announce UK Tour

• Threat Signal Recruit Ex-Fear Factory Star

• Enuff Z'nuff Reveal Details For New Rarities Album

• ONI Announce New Album 'Ironshore'

• Nothing More Already Have 17 Songs For New Album

• Delain Extend Tour Plans With UK Dates

• Frank Carducci Band To Headline Masquerade Festival

• Singled Out: The Adversary's Falling Is Flight

• As I Lay Dying Singer Sues Over His Enlarged Breasts

• Blink-182 Limited Edition Box Set Announced

• Slipknot's Corey Taylor Says Vocals Improved Following Spinal Surgery

• Metallica To Rock Howard Stern, Play Rare Club Show

Page Too News Stories
• Aaron Lewis Scores No. 1 Album With Sinner

• Adele Believes Smoking Helped Her Sing

• Drake Releases Short Film 'Please Forgive Me'

• Justin Timberlake Remembers Arnold Palmer

• Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance at Chance the Rapper's Festival

• Thomas Rhett Expanding 'Tangled Up' For Deluxe Version

• Brett Eldredge Announces Christmas Album 'Glow'

• Gucci Mane Releases Animated 'All My Children' Video

• Rae Sremmurd Release 'Black Beatles' Video

• Shawn Mendes Showed His Humorous Side On The Tonight Show

• Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams With Weird Al For 'Yoda' Performance

• Oasis Offer Free Download Of 'Going Nowhere' Demo

• Jill Scott and Tyrese Lead Train Weekend Lineup

• Singled Out: Paul Pfau's See You Better

• Metal Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Ozzfest

• Nirvana's Nevermind Baby Recreates Album Cover For 25th Anniversary

• Slayer's Kerry King On Big 4 Rivalry

• Green Day Release 'Still Breathing' Lyric Video

• Beck Vinyl Albums Reissue Campaign Announced

• Chris Young Christmas Album Features Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, More

• Jake Owen Announces New Single 'If He Ain't Gonna Love You'

• Angus Young Thanks AC/DC Fans For Rock Or Bust Tour

• Godsmack's Sully Erna On Why He Needs Solo Albums Outlet

• Saxon's Glockler Says Lemmy Was More Worried About Him

Reviews
• All Recent Reviews and Interviews

• Iron Savior - Titancraft

• Root 66: Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver - Burden Bearer

• Suidakra - Realms of Odoric

• On The Record: Motosierra

• Rabid Young - EP 1

• Gravitysays_i - Quantum Unknown

• Road Trip: Odysea Aquarium Making A Splash In Scottsdale, AZ

• TBT: The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute

• Root 66 Ladies Edition: Annika Chambers, Gabrielle Louise, Tami Neilson, Carrie Newcomer

• Winter Calling - FACES

• Dinosaur Pile-Up - Eleven Eleven

• Mike Campese - Chapters

• Coffin Dust - Everything is Dead

• On The Record: Kate Fagan - I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool

• The Tigerlillies - 123456 EP

• Road Trip: Swaziland Part 3- The Best Places to Stay

• Mutants of the Monster: A Tribute to Black Oak Arkansas

• Root 66: Stony Plain Records Label Showcase

• Jim Peterik - The Songs

• RockPile: Prog Edition- Gong, MJ12, Armonite

• Travel News, Trips and Tips: CooLHeadS, Lassoing the Sun, Outrigger Resorts' Waikiki Music Lovers

• Rotten Sound - Abuse To Suffer

• Obsidian Kingdom - A Year With No Summer

• RockPile: Gringo Star- On Dolphin- More

• The Ann Wilson Thing!

• Road Trip Revisited: Puerto Vallarta

• #TBT: Opeth's Blackwater Park

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.