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Three members of Quiet Out Loud have quit the band according to a blog post by ex-member Matt Lillie. I know what you're thinking, "who the fuck are these guys and why do I care?" Well, I'm with you ... I'm only posting it because someone threatened to sue Zack for this same post and well, fuck that.
Then he proceeded to threaten me with physical violence while to claim everything as his own when the rest of the band including myself decided to go on with the show with a fill in. So that we didnít hurt the bands reputation or let down fans. (picture below). Now last time I check a ďgood mature 28 year old manĒ doesnít do this type of stuff. Also over the past few days he has proceeded...
Jason Tate on 12/02/13 - 02:45 PM
It appears that the Pixies have fired new bassist Kim Shattuck, who was selected earlier this year to replace Kim Deal for the reunion shows in support of the band's EP1.
Chris Collum on 11/30/13 - 10:02 AM
In a Facebook post, Black Flag singer Ron Reyes says that during the band's Nov. 24 show he was effectively fired mid-set.
On November 24th 2013 the last night of the Australian Hits and Pits tour with two songs left in the set Mike V comes on stage stares me down, takes my mic and says "You're done, party's over get off it's over..." He said something else to me but it was a lie so I won't repeat it here. So with a sense of great relief that it was finally over I left the stage and walked to the hotel room. They finished the set with Mike V on vocals. There is much more that can and perhaps should be said. But for now I will spare you the gory details. The writing was on the wall since...
Jason Tate on 11/27/13 - 01:49 PM
Secret Band (members of Dance Gavin Dance) have posted updates on their status, DGD's contract with Rise, and new line-up changes.
Soooooooo, the newest DGD album was the end of the current contract with Rise, that might give you an idea as to Secret band's delay, also we added Martin Bianchini to our lineup on guitar, he played some guest guitar on the DGD song "the jiggler," we also added Jordan Mccoy on bass, who has toured in DGD on bass before...
Jack Appleby on 11/19/13 - 11:46 PM
According to a Facebook post, Joseph Garcia has decided to leave The Bunny The Bear.
Unfortunately my time with The bunny the bear has come to an end, but fret not! You will be seeing the return of the old bear! to all the people I've had the pleasure to meet, you were all fantastic and I consider you all family! Till next time, seacrest out!
Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 03:59 PM
The Company We Keep vocalist Haden Brightwell will not be touring with the band; TCWK will perform their 11/14 - 11/16 dates with a replacement vocalist, and has dropped all other tour dates. A statement from guitarist Brian Southall is below, with another expected in the coming weeks.
Branden & I wanted nothing more than to spend these next few weeks on stage playing our new album for anyone that would listen, but now that will not be possible. Unfortunately, Haden informed us last week that she will be unable to join us on this tour. Her reasons are not ours to share. Our friend Kara Dupuy has offered to help us out during this time so that we can at least perform at our 2 Album...
Jack Appleby on 11/04/13 - 09:23 AM
Former The Acacia Strain guitarist Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz has joined Legend. The band will release a new album in early 2014 via Rise Records.
I'm very proud to announce that I'm the newest addition to the band Legend. I will be lead guitar/principal songwriter and I couldnít be more excited. I have continued writing material as always, searching for someone with a huge voice to carry my music. Upon brainstorming I almost shit my pants when I imagined Chad Ruhligís voice over my riffs! I got in touch with him to sing on some of my songs for fun and he threw the idea out to just be in Legend. Being a fan of The Pale Horse record, I accepted the invitation and here we are today...
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/28/13 - 03:32 PM
All Shall Perish bassist Mike Tiner spoke with Metal Injection about how Suicide Silence's management basically gave the band no choice but to fire their former vocalist Eddie Hermida, who was then announced as the new vocalist of Suicide Silence a short time later.
Suicide Silence's management informed us of all of the things All Shall Perish would and would not be "allowed" to do. All Shall Perish could not play a show until Eddie was well "established" as the new singer of Suicide Silence. Suicide Silence's management told us that they would have to be well into their new album and touring cycle before All Shall Perish could be seen again with Eddie," Tiner told Metal Injection.
Jason Tate on 10/25/13 - 01:42 PM
Kyle Even has left Breathe Carolina. The band made the announcement in a a video that can be watched in the replies. The band also announced that they would be releasing a new album titled Savages in 2014.

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Drew Beringer on 10/16/13 - 06:45 PM
Guitarist Jesse Lawson has left Sleeping With Sirens

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Drew Beringer on 10/16/13 - 06:38 PM
Mike Ieradi from The Kindred will be the brand new drummer for Protest the Hero.
Deborah Remus on 10/11/13 - 05:52 PM
Suicide Silence have officially announced Eddie Hermida (All Shall Perish) as their new vocalist. Head to the replies to hear a rough vocal sample.

Update: All Shall Perish will carry on without Hermida.
Suicide Silence is pleased to announce the addition of Eddie Hermida to the family. Many of you may be familiar with Eddie through his work with All Shall Perish. For those of you unfamiliar, our relationship with Eddie goes way back to the Spreading Disease Tour, our first U.S. headlining run, in 2006. Mitch & Eddie remained long-time friends and we felt that if the band were to continue it should be with someone Mitch knew personally and respected as both a friend and an...
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/04/13 - 01:16 PM
George Rebelo (Hot Water Music) has joined The Bouncing Souls. His debut show was last night, which the band used as a warm-up for East Coast Tsunami Festival.
Christian Wagner on 09/27/13 - 10:31 AM
The Bouncing Souls are playing a last minute show tomorrow night at the Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, NJ where they will reveal their new drummer. More info is in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 09/25/13 - 12:25 PM
Though Troubled Coast has called it a day, several members of the band have formed Follow - the band has a demo on their Facebook entitled "Hold."
Jack Appleby on 09/19/13 - 12:01 PM
AltPress is reporting that Woe, Is Me are calling it quits - the band has made no official comments yet. Could we be so lucky?

Update: Vocalist Hance Alligood has confirmed the break-up on his Tumblr via a lengthy blog.
Jack Appleby on 09/18/13 - 10:33 AM
Max Green is returning to play bass for Escape The Fate on its upcoming tour.

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Drew Beringer on 09/16/13 - 03:23 PM
The Monster Goes Rawr has changed their name to Like Rockets. The band released their new single "To The Next Step (And Never Taking It)" on Purevolume.
Christian Wagner on 08/29/13 - 01:56 PM
Dowsing has removed Marcus and Delia from the band.
This past weekend after a band discussion we asked Marcus and Delia to leave Dowsing. It was neither an easy decision nor one that was met with enthusiasm. In order to move forward as a band we needed to address issues that are not worth repeating on the Internet.


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Drew Beringer on 08/28/13 - 04:48 PM
Unwritten Law are being rejoined by original drummer Wade Youman for this weekend's SRH Fest shows in California.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/22/13 - 06:00 PM
Well, The Felix Culpa are playing as a three-piece at this very moment.
Jack Appleby on 08/11/13 - 10:55 PM
Emarosa's new frontman has been confirmed as Bradley Walden (ex-Squid The Whale). An official announcement will come soon.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/28/13 - 09:13 PM
Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Will Swan, A Lot Like Birds drummer Joseph Arrington and bassist Michael Littlefield, Hail The Sun vocalist Donovan Melero, and Stolas guitarist Sergio Medina have formed a new band: Sianvar (pronounced sea-en-var). The band is writing in Sacramento, prepping 5 songs to record with producer Josh Benton (Secret Band, Hail The Sun), to be released as soon as they can. The band is yet to determine whether the EP will be a self-release or label release.
Jack Appleby on 07/24/13 - 03:01 AM
Squid The Whale have parted ways with vocalist Bradley Walden.
We have decided to part ways with Bradley Walden. This is not a total disbandment. There needed to be a change within the group and letting him go is more than a positive one. We apologize to any of our fans who showed their love and support with the previous line up. The last thing we wanted to do was let our fans down. Itís just a change that needed to happen. We wish Bradley the best in all future endeavors.
Jack Appleby on 06/26/13 - 10:04 AM
Bouncing Souls' drummer Michael McDermott is no longer in the band.
Our brother and band mate Michael Mcdermott has decided to leave the band to pursue other musical interests. It has been an amazing 13 and a half years. We love you and wish you all the best! Here's to the memories! We don't know what's next (we never have!) but we know its gonna be rad! Onto the future!
Deborah Remus on 06/25/13 - 01:43 PM
Sparks the Rescue has added two members, and will be releasing the new EP, Truth Inside the Fiction, in July.

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Jason Tate on 06/20/13 - 02:50 PM
During The Amity Affliction's set at Warped Tour in Portland a few days ago, the band's drummer sustained an injury while performing. A piece of his drumstick chipped off going right into his cornea which caused a cut and required immediate eye surgery. The band did not perform at today's Warped Tour set in San Diego however they are expected to return in Pomona tomorrow. Chad from Glass Cloud will fill in behind the kit for the rest of the tour. We wish Ryan from The Amity Affliction a speedy recovery.
Christian Wagner on 06/19/13 - 08:37 PM
Everyone Dies In Utah have parted ways with bassist/vocalist Justin Yost. The band has found a replacement in Michael Crimlis formerly of Us, From Outside.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/18/13 - 06:30 PM
Upon This Dawning have announced that Dani Nelli will be singing for the band after Gianluca Molinari's departure. You can find the video announcement in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 06/12/13 - 03:54 PM
Protest the Hero drummer Moe Carlson has left the band to go back to school. Lamb of God's Chris Adler is filling in on their new album, which is due out in the fall.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/06/13 - 09:16 PM
Some may recognize him for his work as a drum technician for Of Mice & Men, but Loniel Robinson will be drumming for letlive. this summer on the Vans Warped Tour.
Jake Denning on 06/04/13 - 10:02 PM
Guitarists Devin Shidaker (ex-Oceano) and Richard Gomez have joined The Acacia Strain.
It is with excitement and zero negativity that Massachusetts' based, The Acacia Strain announce the addition of two new full time members, Devin Shidaker and Richard Gomez, both on guitar. After many years of service, Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz will no longer be writing music for The Acacia Strain and we wish him the best in all of his future endeavors.

As a band who tours, it is very unfair to have people who have stuck by us and tell them that they have no say or can't be an active participant. (Thank you for life Tony Diaz).

As a band, our perspective is for all of us to be involved and be a...
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/04/13 - 02:46 PM
Drummer Paul Bostaph has rejoined Slayer.
"Paul's a great drummer and a good friend, and we're very happy that he's decided to rejoin the band," said Tom Araya. "We're still pretty numb from the loss of Jeff, but we don't want to disappoint our European fans, and we need to begin moving forward... having Paul back in the band makes that a whole lot easier."

"I'm very excited to be rejoining Slayer," added Bostaph. "We spent a very intense ten years of our lives together, had a lot of fun, made a lot of great music, so for me, this feels like coming home."
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/31/13 - 04:21 PM
Case Snedecor, the drummer of Issues, has left the band.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/26/13 - 06:26 PM
The Acacia Strain have parted ways with guitarist/songwriter Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz.
Well, if you havent noticed, i havent played a show with the acacia strain in years and ive just been writing the music for them. Ive been informed today that they will continue on without me, meaning shows and writing albums. This is totally understandable and i wish the band the best. I'll be around, as im still recording and producing and also have another project in the works.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/20/13 - 04:56 PM
Linkin Park's Chester Bennington has joined Stone Temple Pilots, replacing original vocalist Scott Weiland (fired for the billionth time in February). The band revealed Chester in a surprise performance at the KROQ Weenie Roast yesterday, playing a set which included a new song called "Out Of Time." The recorded version is in the replies - What do you think?
Jack Appleby on 05/19/13 - 12:16 PM
Former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen is working with Trash Talk.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/13/13 - 03:19 PM
Aaron Melzer (ex-Author and Finisher) has joined Secrets on vocals. The band is currently in the studio working on their sophomore album. Watch the video announcement in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/30/13 - 08:21 PM
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have added guitarist Sadler Vaden in preparation for their upcoming summer tour--dates are in the replies. Isbell releases his second solo album Southeastern on June 11 via Thirty Tigers.
Chris Collum on 04/29/13 - 06:33 PM
Candy Hearts have parted ways with bassist Christian Migliorese.
I didnít want to really mention this or draw a lot of attention to it because itís really just not a big deal, but so many of you are asking since he posted on twitter yesterday. Christian is no longer playing in Candy Hearts. We want to assure you that the three of us (Kris, Matt and I) believe this is the best possible move for our band. We are more excited than ever to make a new record, tour and keep getting our music out there to you guys - because you mean the most us.

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Jason Tate on 04/29/13 - 11:42 AM
Travis Orbin (ex-Periphery, ex-Sky Eats Airplane) has joined Darkest Hour on drums. The band is currently in the studio working on a new album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/22/13 - 06:07 PM
Xander Bourgeois has left Secrets to pursue other projects in addition to trying to maintain his sobriety.
Hey everyone, its Xander here.
as we know, all good things come to an end, BUT this is definitely not the end for neither myself nor Secrets, but I have made the decision to quit Secrets in order to maintain my sobriety and also make a new band for myself. I love everyone in this band and wish Secrets the best, I hope all of you can understand where I am coming from, I love you guys so much and thank you for the abundance in support throughout the past two years. see you soon.
here is a video I made in order to further explain my decision.
-Xander Bourgeois


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Keagan Ilvonen on 04/20/13 - 04:43 PM
Yuck's lead singer/guitarist Daniel Blumberg has left the band. The band will continue without him, and they promise "new music [and] new tour dates...coming very soon."
Chris Collum on 04/16/13 - 10:31 AM
It's a bit unclear, but it looks like Matt Fazzi and Isaac Bolivar (Happy Body Slow Brain, A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, ex-Taking Back Sunday) have joined NK, formerly known as North Korea.
Jack Appleby on 04/09/13 - 06:22 PM
Tiger! Tiger! has changed their name to Secret Grief and announced a split LP on Soft Speak / Meadowbrook Records.
Five-plus years later here I am writing about a name that suddenly carries some meaning. There are people across the country who know what Tiger! Tiger! is. No longer is it just a collection of songs that Iíve written. When we go to play shows in other states people come and sing along. They recognize our songs and enjoy watching Tiger! Tiger! play. It honestly blows my and all the rest of my bandmateís minds that this happens. We understand that weíre not the biggest band around, but we know that there are plenty of people out there that love and care about Tiger! Tiger!....
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:41 AM
Jon Theodore (The Mars Volta, One Day As A Lion) will be drumming for Queens of the Stone Age.
The album also features three drummers: Dave Grohl, as was previously reported; Joey Castillo, the bandís now-former drummer; and Jon Theodore, who played drums for The Mars Volta on their first three records and accompanying tours, as well as One Day As a Lion with Zack De La Rocha of Rage Against The Machine. The announcement below is cryptic in just how much of a role Theodore plays, but itís our understanding that he is the current active drummer in Queens Of The Stone Age.

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Jason Tate on 03/27/13 - 11:00 AM
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