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PHILM Releases First Post-DAVE LOMBARDO Song

Experimental post-hardcore triumvirate PHILM — which now features Gerry Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) on vocals and guitar, Pancho Tomaselli (WAR, PROJECT N-FIDELIKAH) on bass, and Anderson Quintero on drums — will release a ten-inch vinyl EP in early 2017. The Grammy Award-winning Venezuelan-born Quintero replaced PHILM co-founder Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), who left in early ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Did Not End PHILM; New Lineup Schedules First Concert

Experimental post-hardcore triumvirate PHILM has announced the live debut of its new lineup featuring Gerry Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) on vocals and guitar, Pancho Tomaselli (WAR, PROJECT N-FIDELIKAH) on bass, and Anderson Quintero on drums. The Grammy Award-winning Venezuelan-born Quintero replaces PHILM co-founder Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), who left in early 2016. The band will ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Parts Ways With Singer GABE SERBIAN

DEAD CROSS, the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX, has parted ways with singer Gabe Serbian. A replacement frontman has already been found and is currently re-recording vocals on the group's debut album, to be released early next year via an as-yet-undisclosed record ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Talks Upcoming SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Album, NICK MENZA's Death (Audio)

Metal Wani's Anne Catherine Swallow recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the upcoming SUICIDAL TENDENCIES album, for which he recently laid down the drum tracks: Lombardo: ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Performs At The Troubadour

Fan-filmed video footage of DEAD CROSS's May 9 performance at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California as the support act for NAPALM DEATH and MELVINS can be seen below. DEAD CROSS is the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX. DEAD CROSS recently spent ...

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Former SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Exits PHILM

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo has left PHILM, the Los Angeles-based experimental post-hardcore act he launched several years ago with guitarist/vocalist Gerry Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) and bassist Pancho Tomaselli (WAR). During an interview on episode 224 of the "Let There Be Talk" podcast with rock and roll comedian Dean Delray, Lombardo declined to reveal the ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Returns To Studio (Video)

DEAD CROSS, the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX, has returned to the studio to resume recording its debut album for a 2016 release. The sessions are being helmed by producer Ross Robinson, who has previously worked with KORN, DEFTONES, SEPULTURA and ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Begins Recording Debut Album

DEAD CROSS, the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX, has begun recording its debut album for a 2016 release. DEAD CROSS's lineup is as follows: Dave Lombardo (PHILM, ex-SLAYER) - Drums Justin Pearson (THE LOCUST, RETOX) - Bass Mike Crain (RETOX) - ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Performs In Pomona

DEAD CROSS, the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX, performed on December 3 at The Glass House in Pomona, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen below. DEAD CROSS's lineup is as follows: Dave Lombardo (PHILM, ex-SLAYER) - ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Performs Live For First Time

DEAD CROSS, the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX, made its live debut this past Tuesday, December 1 at the Casbah in San Diego, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. DEAD CROSS's lineup is as follows: Dave ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Talks About His Favorite Double-Bass Drummers: MIKE PORTNOY, JOEY JORDISON, GINGER BAKER

Former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo recently spoke to Louder Noise about some of his favorite double-bass drummers: Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS), Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT) and Ginger Baker (CREAM). Check out the clip below. Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD Pays Tribute To LARS ULRICH, DAVE LOMBARDO, CHARLIE BENANTE (Video)

This weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his tribute to five drummers: Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Lars Ulrich (METALLICA), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM), Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT, DETHKLOK) and Johnny Kelly (TYPE O NEGATIVE, DANZIG). Check out a highlights video below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Talks PHILM, FANTÔMAS In New Video Interview

SpazioRock recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now watch the chat below. PHILM released its sophomore album, "Fire From The Evening Sun", on September 16, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via UDR. The band's lineup is completed by guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE), and bassist ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO: Video Footage Of Phoenix Drum Clinic

Former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo held a drum clinic on Friday, October 9 at Boogie Music in Phoenix, Arizona. Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in February/March 2013 due to a contract dispute with the other ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's PHILM: Video Footage Of Entire Slovenia Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of PHILM's September 11 concert at Klub Gromka in Ljubljana, Slovenia can be seen below. PHILM features former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo alongside guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) and bassist Francisco "Pancho" Eduardo Tomaselli (WAR). Lombardo recently told Louder Noise about PHILM: "The two albums that PHILM recorded are definitely different ...

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Repentless - SLAYER

SLAYER's new album, "Repentless", the band's 12th, debuted at Number Four on The Billboard 200 chart. Yes, that actually happened. While this kind of pop cultural seal of approval is essentially meaningless in the world of metal, it really is about time, and considering SLAYER's long-standing contribution in making metal an ever-present bloodstain upon the ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's PHILM Performs In Prague

Fan-filmed video footage of PHILM's September 7 concert at Klub 007 Strahov in Prague, Czech Republic can be seen below. PHILM features former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo alongside guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) and bassist Francisco "Pancho" Eduardo Tomaselli (WAR). Asked what prompted the decision to forgo the improvisational aspect of the first PHILM ...

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