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Category Archives: Splits

Aborted parts ways with guitarist Mendel Bij de Leij

Posted by on February 25, 2019

  Aborted guitarist Mendel bij de Leij has announced he has left the band in what appears to be a very amicable split. Bij de Leij joined Aborted in 2012 and had nothing but great things to say about his experience. In a statement the guitarist talked about his shift in focus, and that he […]

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Borknagar announce vocalist “Vintersorg” has left the band

Posted by on February 25, 2019

Borknagar will no longer be fronted by lead vocalist Andreas “Vintersorg” Hedlund. After nearly twenty years, the man known as “Vintersorg” has left the band citing personal reasons. Bassist Simen “I.C.S. Vortex” Hestnæs will take over vocal duties once again. Hestnæs recorded vocals on The Archaic Course (1998), and Quintessence (2000) before Hedlund took over on […]

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Brian James officially leaves Fallujah

Posted by on January 28, 2019

Brian James has officially announced his departure from the band Fallujah. The guitarist had been playing with the group for five years. Rumors of James’ departure started to swirl following last week’s announcement that the band would be releasing a new album, Undying Light, in March. James did not appear in any of the promotional materials […]

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Lorna Shore guitarist Connor Deffley quits band

Posted by on January 24, 2019

Earlier this month, Lorna Shore announced their first-ever co-headlining U.S tour w/ Enterprise Earth, as well as Bodysnatcher and Within Destruction. Today (24th), just a few weeks after their tour reveal, guitarist Connor Deffley has decided to quit the band. The group issued the following statement: “Our brother Connor Deffley has stepped down from his […]

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Ill Nino facing legal battle of band’s name as Cristian Machado denies quitting band

Posted by on January 18, 2019

  Three years ago, Ill Nino were celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of their debut album with 2001’s Revolution Revolución 2001, and now it seems there’s a strong strong division within the group. Just yesterday (17th), the band welcomed Shattered Sun frontman Marcos Leal, rhythm guitarist Sal Dominguez (ex-Upon a Burning Body) and lead guitarist Jess […]

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