MELECHESH: Issue End of Tour Statement

Mesopotamian thrashing black metal pioneers MELECHESH have returned home after their first ever tour of North America as direct support to ROTTING CHRIST! Joining them were polish death metallers HATE, as well as ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE! Vocalist/guitarist Ashmedi offered the following tour wrap up: “We have recently completed…

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. Downing – “There Has Been An Ongoing Breakdown In Working Relationship Between Myself, Elements Of The Band, And The Band’s Management For Some Time”

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has issued the following press release:   “Dear friends,   It is with much regret that I will not be with you this summer. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your concerns about my health. Please rest assured that I…

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JON OLIVA’s PAIN Guitarist MATT LaPORTE Passes

JON OLIVA’s PAIN guitarist and collaborator with many a Florida based metal outfit, guitarist Matt LaPorte has passed away. CIRCLE II CIRCLE bassist Mitch Stewart referenced the unfortunate event on his Facebook page. More information as it becomes available. Laporte and Oliva recently scheduled an intimate performance/songwriting clinic at Seminole…

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