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Ne Obliviscaris address firing bassist over domestic violence allegations

Posted by on February 6, 2017

Last week, we addressed the firing of Australian prog metal band Ne Obliviscaris bassist Brendan ‘Cygnus’ Brown. At the time, there were allegations that he’d been let go after domestic violence instances, something the band didn’t initially comment on. Over the weekend, however, they broke their silence on the issue, both releasing a statement on […]

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Xerath break up with Regrets

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Xerath were a pretty awesome interesting band over the course of three albums. We say “were” because as of today, the band have broken up. Unlike most symphonic metal bands, they weren’t cheesy. At no point in any time were you in danger of hearing a lute. They were more like Dream Theater and Devin Townsend […]

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In Flames bassist Peter Iwers exiting band

Posted by on November 29, 2016

There has been quite a bit of activity happening with Swedish metallers In Flames after the release of their twelfth studio album Battles less than a month ago. They embarked a co-headlining tour with Hellyeah that we were able to document earlier this month, and Battles became their highest-charting record yet. While things have been […]

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Counterparts drummer kicked out of band for domestic violence

Posted by on October 5, 2016

Canadian hardcore band Counterparts recently announced that their drummer, Kelly Bilan, was no longer in the band. At the time, there was no explanation given for his departure. Last week, however, Bilan’s ex-girlfriend provided a statement in support of the band stating that he was fired from the band after she pressed charges against him […]

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Fight Amp disbanding after November shows

Posted by on September 28, 2016

After 13 years and four albums, Philadelphia-era sludgy noise rock band Fight Amp have announced that they’re calling it day following their upcoming tour in November. The trio, who started out as Fight Amputation before changing their name in 2008, are amicably disbanding, and they don’t totally shut the door on a reunion. Here’s the […]

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