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Category Archives: Splits

Children of Bodom announce departure of three original members

Posted by on November 1, 2019

Shocked is an understatement when we woke up to the news that not one, not two, but three original Children of Bodom members have announced their departure from the group. The announcement was made just two days after the release of their animated video for “Hexed,” and roughly eight months after their new album Hexed […]

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Dragonforce bassist Frédéric Leclercq quits band, YouTuber Steve T to fill in for live US tour

Posted by on August 14, 2019

Dragonforce have announced longtime bassist Frédéric Leclercq has decided to quit the band to pursue other projects. It is an amicable split as the band support his future endeavours. Leclercq has been with the group since 2006 as he’s been part of  their albums since 2008’s Ultra Beatdown . Unfortunately, the decision has been made in […]

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High On Fire drummer Des Kensel quits band

Posted by on July 25, 2019

High on Fire drummer and co-founder Des Kensel has decided to leave the band. Kensel has been with the group for over two decades as the group won a Grammy earlier this year for the Best Metal Performance for the title track of last year’s Electric Messiah. This news has arrived just a few days […]

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Lamb of God parts ways with Chris Adler, footage from his last gig with the band surfaces online

Posted by on July 22, 2019

Lamb of God have officially confirmed parting ways with Chris Adler on Friday (19th). Over the last few months, questions have been raised on whether or not Adler would return. It was a year ago when the drummer had to sit out from touring due to recovering from a motorcycle accident. The group has now […]

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Delain guitarist Merel Bechtold quits band

Posted by on June 17, 2019

After nearly half a decade with Delain, guitarist Merel Bechtold has decided to part ways with the group. Both Bechtold and the band have admitted it’s a friendly departure as their performance at this year’s Graspop will be her final show with them. While it was a tough decision, Bechtold decided to give herself time […]

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