Heart of a Coward report on Facebook that they have parted ways with guitarist Tim James. The band say: "The decision was his and one that we did not expect or support, but with our album close to completion we had to push forward and carry on."
The band are now looking for a replacement and urge interested parties to get in touch with them (details about how to contact them are in the announcement on Facebook). Olly Steele of Monuments filled in for their show at Hevy festival last weekend.
Chicago bred Born of Osiris recently appeared in a video promoting Ernie Ball guitars. Watch it below. They will be on the 'European Invasion tour' in May, alongsite Gorod and The Faceless. The band is also preparing to release their next album 'The Discovery' on March 22th, by Sumerian Records.
Guitar Messenger Magazine has posted the second part of their 'Mark Holcomb masterclass' series, featuring tabs for Sentient Glow, Terra Firma and Scarlet, as well as some information about the tuning used for the latter. Watch the accompanying video below. The first part of the masterclass was posted earlier.
Tre Watson has released a playthrough video of the song titled 'His Name is Clover J Fields and He Hates Babies', which is featured on his upcoming album 'Death of a Monarch'. It is available on his YouTube channel. The album is due to be released tomorrow. The song features guest vocals by Ray Clark from Shapeshifter! and a guest solo by Anthony DiGiacomo from Encircle.
Corelia have posted a playthrough footage video of various clean guitar parts, which will be featured on the band's upcoming debut EP. Watch it below. The band have also indicated on their Facebook page that all the Axe FX patches used on the EP will be made available for download after its release, which is scheduled for the first quarter of 2011.