Category Archives: Splits

Anti-Mortem’s Zain Smith explains break-up

Posted by on October 21, 2014

The news came out that Anti-Mortem broke up yesterday, leaving us all scratching our heads. The Oklahoma band played a show less than a week ago, and they released their debut album with Nuclear Blast, New Southern, earlier this year. What happened? Guitarist Zain Smith gave Metal Insider some more details about the recent break-up: “Everything […]

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Anti-Mortem are anti-Anti-Mortem, band breaks up

Posted by on October 20, 2014

While no official reason has been given, Anti-Mortem announced that they were breaking up earlier today via their Facebook page. The Oklahoma band, who’s southern-tinged metal was one of the more commercial bands on Nuclear Blast, had released their debut album, New Southern, on the label last year. They’d played shows as recently as this past […]

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Co-founding guitarist leaves The Amity Affliction

Posted by on October 13, 2014

The Amity Affliction have lost their founding guitarist Troy Brady while still touring in the United States. The Australian metalcore band had this posting on their Facebook from Troy Brady. “It’s with deep regret I need to let you all know I will no longer be writing music or performing as part of The Amity Affliction. Myself and […]

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Jim Root says Stone Sour fired him over the phone

Posted by on September 30, 2014

It doesn’t seem like guitarist Jim Root got much say in his departure from Stone Sour. Much of the world found out about it via a sudden Facebook post earlier this year after Root write about it on his Instagram account. And while lineup changes in bands are a common occurrence, the fact that Root […]

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Drug use behind Joey Jordison’s exit from Slipknot?

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Slipknot will be releasing their fifth album, .5: The Grey Chapter, on October 21st. It will be the  band’s first album without Joey Jordison, who was unceremoniously fired from the band last year. While the new drummer hasn’t been named yet, we have our ideas (spoiler alert, probably Jay Weinberg). At any rate, in a recent interview […]

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