Eluveitie Lose Piper


Swiss folk metal outfit Eluveitie has parted ways with bagpiper Patrick “Päde” Kistler. Surely, this is the worst thing that’s ever happened in metal. The group has issued the following statement: “With a heavy heart we have to share with you the news that Päde is no longer a part of Eluveitie. After six years […]

Gene Hoglan Taking Over On Drums For Death To All Tour

Gene Hoglan

Here is some breaking news for your ass. So, it seems that Sean Reinert has had to drop off the ongoing North American Death To All tour, which features openers Obituary, Massacre and Rivers of Nihil. Sean’s leaving the tour due to an unspecified illness, according to sources. Gene Hoglan, one of our favorite drummers, […]

Jeff Loomis Joins Arch Enemy

Jeff Loomis

Wait, what? That’s right, kids. Jeff Loomis, who was once in Nevermore, is now in Arch Enemy. Jeff replaces guitarist Nick Cordle. Loomis will make his live debut with Arch Enemy on the band’s upcoming European tour, which kicks off November 26. This addition to the band could end up being really, really interesting. We […]

Bassist Leaves Cold


I don’t know if any of you are fans of the band Cold, but back in the late 1990s, when they released their eponymous debut, I was a fan. On occasion, I still throw that fucker on from time to time, because it’s an album that can be listened to from first note to last. […]

Refused Fire Guitarist


How a guitarist gets fired from an inactive band, I’ll never know. But that seemingly has happened to Jon Brännström, who reveals he was shitcanned from the Refused. He writes: “I was fired from Refused a while ago. I wasn’t given a reasonable explanation and wasn’t even invited to sit down and talk about it, […]

DevilDriver Down Drummer, Guitarist

Dez Fartfarta

Why, that isn’t very nice of DevilDriver, now is it? Seems everyone is replaceable in that useless, non-redeeming butthole of a band DevilDriver, ‘cept good ol’ Dez Fartfarta. I mean, Farfara. Hate when that happens. I’m sorry. I’m not going to lie. Dez looks like the kind of guy who’s constantly crop-dusting. He walks down […]

Attila Guitarist Quits


Sure, that band Attila is unlistenable tripe. But whenever someone makes a move to better themselves, I like to highlight that. Attila guitarist Nate Salameh has left the band, because he’s trying to dry up. He writes online: “It was apparent to the people who are close to me (including the guys in the band) […]

Evan Brewer Leaves The Faceless; Drummer Out, Too

Evan Brewer

This should not come as a surprised to anyone, but yes…bassist Evan Brewer has vacated The Faceless. He announced his departure late last night, saying: “After almost four years of good times with The Faceless I’ve decided to leave the band. I just feel that it’s time for me to make this move because I […]

Capture The Crown Get New Members

...a nice image, serving in the absence of a photo of the new lineup

Not that anyone really gives a fuck, but Capture The Crown have now commented on the exits of guitarist Jye Menzies, guitarist and bassist Kris Sheehan and drummer Tyler March. In fact, they have even found some replacements. “Word is starting to get around that there have been changes made to Capture the Crown‘s lineup. […]

Capture The Crown: Guitarist, Drummer Quit

Capture The Crown

They’re done. Guitarist Jye Menzies and drummer Tyler March have left Australian metalcore outfit Capture the Crown. The band’s yet to comment on the departures, which were announced by both former members in statements posted to the web. Menzies says: “I’ve had a log of questions lately regarding Capture The Crown. Some of you may […]