Category Archives: Splits

Dave Lombardo on Slayer: “I won’t ever be going back”

Posted by on August 28, 2014

While there’s one obvious reason why there won’t ever be a Slayer reunion, it’s becoming increasigly obvious that Dave Lombardo is in no hurry to return to the band. Ousted last year over bringing up finances, Lombardo seems to be perfectly happy playing with his new band Philm, who have an album coming out on […]

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King Diamond parts ways with bassist Hal Patino, battle of words ensues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Many musicians have come in and out of King Diamond’s band. However, bassist Hal Patino’s departure from the group has caused its fair share of drama in a rather short amount of time. Just a few months away from his long overdue return to the States, King Diamond announced Saturday that Patino was no longer […]

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Rob Dukes is both bummed and grateful about the last nine years with Exodus

Posted by on June 9, 2014

This past weekend, Exodus revealed they had not only parted ways with singer Rob Dukes, but were also reuniting with Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza. Guitarist Gary Holt described the decision as a “very difficult choice” for the whole band to make, but now we’ve heard from Dukes himself. Dukes decided to speak up to Blabbermouth, explaining how despite being […]

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Exodus part ways with Rob Dukes, reunite with Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza

Posted by on June 8, 2014

Exodus may be in the middle of recording a new album (while guitarist Gary Holt also continues to fill in for Slayer). However, that hasn’t stop that Bay Area thrash legends from undergoing a major lineup change. More specifically, Exodus has announced that they’ve not only parted ways with singer Rob Dukes, but have also […]

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Jim Root fired from Stone Sour

Posted by on May 17, 2014

While guitarist Jim Root is known primarily as the guitarist of Slipknot, he actually joined Stone Sour four years prior to Slipknot. And while he  sat out Stone Sour shows earlier this year to write the next Slipknot album, it looks like he’s been let go from the former band. Here’s what SS’s Facebook page had […]

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