MOTHRA Change Name, Announce Los Angeles Gig

MOTHRA, the new project featuring guitarist Mikey Doling (ex-SNOT, SOULFLY), bassist Jon "Tumor" Fahnestock (ex-SNOT, AMEN), drummer Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY), guitarist Levon Sultanian (ONESIDEZERO), and vocalist Jason Radford (ONESIDEZERO), have officially changed their name to ABLOOM, according to a posting on Tumor's web site. The band will play their first gig under the new name as the opening act for LO-PRO on Friday, June 20 at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California. Fahnestock, who is a member of both groups, will perform two sets Friday night.

LO-PRO, the new project featuring former members of ULTRASPANK and GODSMACK, recently completed tracking their upcoming debut release for STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis' new Geffen/Interscope imprint label, provisionally dubbed A.D.D. The as-yet-untitled album was recorded with producer Don Gilmore (LINKIN PARK, TRUST COMPANY) and is tentatively due in August/September.

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