Andy Phillips, guitarist and founding member of Xerath, has decided to take a step back from his live duties with the band. He made this decision last month. In his own words: "It's complicated, I want Xerath to be huuuugggee, but I also want a bunch of other stuff in life, and it's just not compatible with extensive touring [...]" (source: UKMU).
As of today, November 18th, got-djent.com is officially open for business.
got-djent.com is a new community portal for fans of 'djent'. Everyone can post news stories, which are published on the front page, after they sign up. In addition, there are also discussion forums, a web chat applet and a browsable database for bands and releases.
Keith Merrow has uploaded a play-through video of "Bioluminescent", the first track off his new EP, "Demos 2011 - 2012", which was released a few days ago. Watch it on Youtube. A video of "Abducted", off the same EP, is also available here.
Almost two years after their latest release "Minus the Herd", Ion Dissonance are finally ready to get started with their fourth full-length. According to the band, they're almost done with writing the songs!
This performance was the live debut of Dan Tompkins, formerly of First Signs of Frost, who was officially announced as their new vocalist a couple of weeks ago (although everyone already knew). Unfortunately, no audio footage is available as of yet.