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KARDINAL SIN Guitarist Leaves Band

Swedish heavy/power metal group Kardinal Sin confirmed that guitarist Joakim Vähätalo has decided to leave the band after 7 years. Joakim on departure: ”I am no longer a member of Kardinal Sin. We have decided to go separate ways and I will search for new projects. I want to thank all fans, friends, Massacre Records, fellow musicians, former members and members of KS. It has been a long and fun journey.” Comments the band: ”We wish Jocke all the best […]

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FROZEN CROWN Introduce New Lineup

After parting ways with three members last month, Frozen Crown now proudly introduce the new forces, who will fill the emptied spots. The new members as follows: Fabiola “Sheena” Bellomo on lead guitar, Francesco Zof on bass and Niso Tomasini on drums. With refreshed new line-up, Frozen Crown are now all set to unleash their third studio album, Winterbane, on April 23rd. Frozen Crown commented: “You heard them playing in our new album video sneak peek; now they finally have […]

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FORCED ENTRY Officially Reuniting & Seeking New Guitarist

After a few months of speculation, Forced Entry members Tony Benjamins (vocals, bass) and Colin Mattson (drums) confirmed in an interview on ‘Misery Point Radio’ that the band is officially reuniting with a new lineup. While no reason was given in regards to original guitarist Brad Hull’s absence from the reunion, the two stated there has been talk of replacing him with either Russ Stefanovich (Bitter End), Dean Babbitt (Coven) or Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, ex-Nevermore, Sanctuary). Also in this […]

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ASTRAL EXPERIENCE Announce Line Up Changes

Spanish power prog metallers Astral Experience have just revealed their new line up. After releasing their new album Inflexion one year ago, the band announced that former guitarist Rafa Such has left the band due to personal reasons. After a long search, the band now introduce the name of the new one: Andres Bella will fill in as the second guitarist. Astral Experience will now focus on the composition of a new music effort.  

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HELEVORN Founding Guitarist & Keyboardist Leave Band

Big changes within the Helevorn ranks, as the band have announced that founding member/guitarist Samuel Morales and longtime keyboardist Enrique Sierra are no longer part of the band. As posted by the band on their Facebook page, they felt a need of change for both the band and departing members. Statement from the band: “Samuel Morales (guitarist and co-founding member) and Enrique Sierra (keyboardist since 2002) are no longer part of Helevorn. It has been a very difficult and very […]

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SKELETAL REMAINS Announce Major Lineup Change

Old school death metal band Skeletal Remains have announced the departure of guitarist Adrian Obregon, bassist Adrius Marquez, and drummer Edward Andrade have left the band for “personal reasons”. Former guitarist Mike De La O will return to the band, with bass duties picked up by Noah Young. The band also confirmed that they’re now album, “The Entombment of Chaos” will be out this summer. The band’s full statement reads as follows: “As some of you have noticed, there has […]

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WOLFHEART Guitarist Leaves Band

Finnish melodic death metal band Wolfheart have announced that guitarist Mika Lammassaari has left the band to focus on other projects. In an official post from the band regarding the change, they state that “no drama is involved”. Vagelis Karzis (ex-Rotting Christ) is set to fill in for Mika. Notably, this is the first change in Wolfheart’s official lineup since the project became a full band in 2014. We wish Mika the best with his future endeavors. The lengthy official […]

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UNCURED Announce New Bassist

Death metal band Uncured have announced a lineup change, with the bass position now being taken over by Spencer Metela. The position was held by John Kita, who joined the band in 2016 to help them with touring duties after the launch of their debut album, “Medusa”. The band made the following announcement: “We are pleased to announce that Spencer Metela will be joining Uncured as our new bass player. Spencer is an exceptional musician with extensive touring experience. He […]

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CRUELTY EXALTED Announce New Drummer

Technical death metal band Cruelty Exalted have officially confirmed who will be taking over drum duties for the project. Mike Heller, the drummer of Fear Factory since 2012, has been revealed to be the band’s new drummer. The band also confirmed that in 2019, the band will be writing and recording a full length album, however it’s unclear if it’ll release during the year. The band’s official announcement reads as follows: “NEW DRUMMER! It’s an absolute pleasure to announce the […]

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EXPULSED Announce New Lineup

Australian brutal death metal group Expulsed announced on their Facebook that they have added Matt Turkington (vocals) and Mason Page (drums) to their official lineup. The band posted: “We would like to welcome Matt Turkington and Mason Page of Splatterpuss/Internal Devour to Expulsed! We have started on a new album together and will be hitting the stage again early next year! We hope your enjoying our new album, there’s plenty more to come…”