After the announcement that the Kings Of Metal are currently re-recording their classic debut album 'Battle Hymns', Friday's announcement that the legendary Sir Christopher Lee will be the narrating voice on 'Dark Avenger' on 'Battle Hymns 2011', the band have this afternoon announced on their official Facebook page and released a short video where Joey DeMaio states that;
"It's official - original drummer Donnie Hamzik is back in the band."
The band's statement, in full, along with Joey's video statement is below.
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"It's official: MANOWAR's original drummer, Donnie Hamzik, returns behind the drums of death! His recordings of "Battle Hymns 2011" will annihilate all infidels, as he is taking charge against false metal! Hail and Kill!"
Battle Hymns 2011 - a new chapter in Heavy Metal history.