SOULFLY Parts Ways With Bassist
Bassist Bobby Burns has left SOULFLY after seven years and four albums with the Max Cavalera-led band. He writes on his Twitter profile, "To all the fans... SOULFLY and I have decided to part ways. Stay tuned for my next projects already in the works. Thanks 4 ur support!!!"
Burns, a self-described "bass player, guitarist, songwriter and producer," also handles guitar, bass and vocal duties for the hip-hop/punk/metal band PRIMER 55.
Bobby and wife Joy welcomed their first baby, a son named Ryder Lee Burns, in February.
Burns appears on the following SOULFLY albums:
* "Prophecy" (2004)
* "Dark Ages" (2005)
* "Conquer" (2008)
* "Omen" (2010)
Metal Sickness conducted an interview with Burns before SOULFLY's June 4, 2010 concert in Toulouse, France. You can now watch the chat in three parts below.
SOULFLY's new album, "Omen", sold 6,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 73 on The Billboard 200 chart.
SOULFLY's last album, "Conquer", opened with 8,400 units back in August 2008 to land at position No. 66 on The Billboard 200 chart. This number was in line with the opening tally of the CD's predecessor, "Dark Ages", which shifted a little more than 8,000 copies during its first week of release in October 2005 to enter the chart at No. 155.
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Interview Part 3:
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