Katatonia Lose Drummer

Katatonia

Drummer Daniel Liljekvist has departed Swedish rockers Katatonia. He explained his exit in a statement: “I’ve been thinking about this for the last couple of months and I’ve come to the sad conclusion that I have to leave the band. It’s got nothing to do with ‘difference in views’ or any other bullshit. I just […]

Fit For An Autopsy Get New Singer

Fit For An Autopsy

Fit For An Autopsy have dumped frontman Nate Johnson, and it would appear the parting was a long time coming and did not go down as smoothly as one would prefer. Says the band: “It only took 7 years, but Fit For An Autopsy has inevitably been ‘Nate Johnsoned.’ If you know anything about his […]

The Skull Recruit Former Pentagram Guitarist

The Skull

Yup. That band The Skull, featuring Trouble’s Eric Wagner and Jeff “Oly” Olson with former Trouble bassist Ron Holzner and Sacred Dawn’s Lothar Keller, have a new member. It’s ex-Pentagram guitarist Matt Goldsborough. He will be taking over for the departing Chuck Robinson, who has decided to step down due to his demanding professional career […]

Kataklysm Part Ways With Longtime Drummer

Kataklysm

Max Duhamel is out, folks, as drummer for Canadian death metal act Kataklysm. He’s already been replaced too. “We are here today to announce that Oli Beaudoin will remain behind the throne as the drummer for Kataklysm on the next album and future tours,” says the band. “Max has informed that he cannot continue or […]

Scar The Martyr Drop Singer

Scar The Martyr

A band no one gives a fuck about is down a singer, who may or may not have been fired. Scar The Martyr, Joey Jordison’s new band, claims they booted their singer Henry Derek Bonner. But he claims he quit the band. “With all that’s been going on of late, we have been forced to […]

Struc/tures Announce New Singer, Album

Life Through A Window

I’m not really into that band Struc/tures, mostly because there’s a / in the middle of their fucking stupid name. But maybe some of you dig them, in which case, the following information may matter. Vocalist Nick Xourafas has left the band, and guitarist Brendon Padjasek has stepped in as their new singer. “Going into […]

Protest The Hero Part With Bassist

Protest The Hero

Canadian progressive metal outfit Protest The Hero have parted ways with bass player Arif Mirabdolbaghi. The group issued the following statement: “Arif has decided that the touring schedule we have signed up for to support Volition is more intense than what he is prepared to commit. He is actively involved with other projects at home […]

Useless Band Loses Bassist

Deez Nuts

That’s right, people. Deez Nuts don’t count. They don’t fucking count. They suck. But it is a slow fucking news day around here, so the departure of Deez Nuts’ bassist Jon Green makes the cut! He’s been replaced by some dude who used to be in the band before, named Sean Kennedy. “Sadly we must […]

Flotsam And Jetsam Get New Members

Since I could not find a picture of the band's current lineup, I figured this image would suffice

Arizona metal vets Flotsam and Jetsam, who’ve been tipped for this year’s Summer Slaughter festival, have new members. The band’s parted ways with guitarist Edward Carlson and bassist Jason Ward and replaced them with Steve Conley and Michael Spencer, respectively. Says a statement from the band: “After completion of the 2013 tour with Testament in […]

Asphyx Lose Drummer

Asphyx

But do not worry. They found another one. Bob Bagchus has left Dutch doom death metal legends Asphyx. Why? He wants to spend more time with his family, the drummer claims. Taking over on drums will be Stefan Hüskes, who is a longtime friend of the band. The group states: “We wish Bob and his […]