ATHEIST Frontman Issues Report On Thessaloniki Show
Vocalist Kelly Shaefer of the technical metal pioneers ATHEIST has posted a lengthy report on the band's trip from Bergen, Norway (where they performed at the Hole in the Sky festival) to Thessaloniki, Greece for a headlining appearance at the Mylos Xilourgio club on August 27. Read it at this location.
ATHEIST kicked off their summer European tour run July 14 at England's Bloodstock Festival. The band's first live appearances in over 13 years were greeted with rabid enthusiasm as the group blazed through classics like "Unquestionable Presence" and "Piece of Time".
As previously reported, ATHEIST guitarist Rand Burkey was forced to bow out of the band's recent festival performances due to legal troubles. Filling in for Burkey on the reunion shows was veteran guitarist Chris Baker. Baker joined core ATHEIST members Kelly Shaefer (vocals), Tony Choy (bass), and Steve Flynn (drums) as well as guitarist Sonny Carson (who is playing Shaefer's guitar role due to Shaefer's long-running battles with tendonitis and carpal tunnel). Baker and Carson are currently playing with Steve Flynn's new band GNOSTIC.
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