DAMAGEPLAN Concert Shooting Update: Three Of The Victims Identified

Columbus police department spokeswoman Sherry Mercurio identified three of the victims of Wednesday's (Dec. 8) shooting at a Columbus nightclub as "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, guitarist with the heavy metal rock band DAMAGEPLAN, and two other men, Nathan Bray and Erin Halk (both of them said to be audience members), according to the Associated Press. DAMAGEPLAN ...

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TURMOIL Announce New Bassist

Reunited Philadelphia hardcore legends TURMOIL have announced the addition of bassist John Gardner (THE KISS OF DEATH, SEVER THE FALLEN, OUTCOME) to the group's ranks. "'Bass player' has been a revolving door position in this band since day one," the band write on their web site. "Not counting Hodges and Hydro taking turns playing bass ...

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ENSIFERUM Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Bassist Jukka-Pekka Miettinen of the Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM has resigned from the band for "personal reasons," according to a posting on the group's official web site. "He doesn't have time for ENSIFERUM anymore," the posting adds. "Miettinen will play in the two last gigs this year in X mass festival December ...

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Report: DAMAGEPLAN Fans Concerned Following Attack On Band In Ohio

The Associated Press is reporting that stunned fans around the country are checking in at DAMAGEPLAN's web site early Thursday following reports that a gunman's attack on the Texas-based heavy metal band during an Ohio concert left at least five people dead. The attack on DAMAGEPLAN began as the musicians started playing their first song ...

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