Category Archives: Splits

“Ephel Duath Needs To Die Today,” Band Splits, Releases Heartfelt Statement

Posted by on December 12, 2014

Italian experimental metal act Ephel Duath split up yesterday, with mastermind Davide Tiso releasing the following statement via Facebook after nearly 8 months of inactivity following a seemingly prosperous time for the band in late 2013/early 2014:   “I decided that it’s time to put Ephel Duath to rest.  “This beautiful beast has been my […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam lose drummer

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Flotsam and Jetsam are losing drummer Kelly Smith. Smith, the lone remaining founding member of the Phoenix, AZ thrash band, left in 1997 and was replaced by Craig Nielsen, but would rejoin the band in 2011. Kelly Smith released the following statement: “As of August my family has suffered the loss of two family members and a third is now […]

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Chris Broderick, Shawn Drover leave Megadeth

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Well, that was sudden. While Megadeth was supposedly recording a new album in 2015 to coincide with a tour next year, the four-piece are now a two piece, as guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover left the band separately just hours apart. Drover, who was with Megadeth for the last decade, was the first […]

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DevilDriver part ways with guitarist and drummer

Posted by on October 28, 2014

We knew Dez Fafara would be spending a considerable amount of time on Coal Chamber’s reunion album. However, it looks like now he’ll also be spending that time looking for a new guitarist and drummer for his other band DevilDriver. Just a few days after playing Slipknot’s Knot Fest, Fafara announced that DevilDriver has parted […]

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Black Sabbath to disband after next album

Posted by on October 24, 2014

It’s been four years since Ozzy Osbourne’s last solo album, Scream, and it’s pretty safe to say that no one’s clamoring for another solo album from the Ozzman unless we’re talking about something on the level of 1991′s No More Tears. That’s not stopping Ozzy from returning to his solo career after releasing another Black Sabbath album, […]

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