MM PR February 16, 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KRUCIBLE TO BRING THEIR PROGRESSIVE ASSAULT TO TEXAS MADFEST Houston progressive metal act Krucible is confirmed to take part in this year's Texas Madfest. This will mark one of the first live appearances of the band's new lineup, which now includes renowned vocal legend Lance King. "We're so excited to have Lance in Krucible now, I can't even describe it" states Shane DuBose, the band's bassist. Shane, who has previously been in established metal acts such as Outworld, Stride and Cea Serin has known Lance for a while and sees him as the perfect frontman for Krucible. "We all are big fans of Lance's previous work on his projects and having him in the band means the world to us," he adds. Lance King has been the voice in many bands, progressive and power alike. His previous work with acts such as Avian, Balance of Power, Shining Star, Pyramaze and many others has gained stellar reviews from respected publications around the world, RockHard and BWBK included. "I've known Eric and Shane since the days of ZLOTZ, and I love the stuff they did with Chris Salinas (Zero Hour). It'll be great to record those old songs and write new material alongside the band," says Lance. "At Madfest we'll be doing both old and new Krucible material and we're planning a very special surprise that everyone will love." Krucible is in the process of composing new material that should be performed in the upcoming shows in the summer, followed by tentative recording sessions of their album. The band plans to have their debut released by early to mid 2008. "Our new material is much more mature than before, heavier and a little more proggy. I'm sure Lance will contribute to make the songs the best we've written yet," explains Shane DuBose regarding the direction of Krucible's new material. Texas Madfest is schedule to take place on July 13-14, 2007 at club FBI Rocks 1 in Houston. Krucible will be joining the rest of the line-up consisting of Meyvn, Dark Empire, Six Minute Century, and Eternity Black. To check out samples from the confirmed bands as well as other info on the festival, visit www.myspace.com/madfest.