13:18 - Redn1ght Stop right there criminal scum! [link] @Zaphod.
12:46 - Zaphod Just added 10 band logos to MS. Someone stop me.
12:41 - Marcel Hubregtse Not so much for reviews, but the eyes are focused on MS when it comes to the MS Awards, that much I have heard from all through the industry (both labels and bands)
12:36 - RavenEffect ofc, MS is where all eyes are when it comes to independent online reviews.
12:09 - Marcel Hubregtse "Their sophomore record “Withered Shades” (2010) was praised by the press as one of the best Death/Doom records of the past decade and even won the 2nd place in Metalstorm’s “best extreme Doom album award”, "
12:09 - Marcel Hubregtse Taken from the Ophis infosheet/biography accompanying their upcoming album...
11:15 - Redn1ght Oh wow. xD Must've made people rage in the comments. (Btw, Metallica is now a better cover band than an actual band. Just saying.)
Canadian folk metallers Blackguard have gone through some line-up changes. The band announced the departure of guitarist Kim Gosselin and welcomed Louis Jacques to the band as his replacement.
The band released this statement about it: "Unfortunately we must officially announce the departure of lead guitarist Kim Gosselin from Blackguard. For those of you who have seen us play during our last few tours this will not come as a shock seeing as Kim has been absent from the live lineup for quite some time."
"Kim has decided not to continue with the band, and we'd like to thank him for his invaluable contribution to this group over the years. As hard as it is seeing a brother go, this is truly the best thing for both parties as Kim's interest in touring and writing have been waning over the last year. We wanted to wait until we had found a suitable replacement before making any official announcement and we're very happy to finally be able to let everyone in on what's going on."
The new addition Louis Jacques said: "I'm very glad to joining the mighty Blackguard! Together we'll get to a new level. Expect more violence, originality and shred!"
Here is a video of Louis showing off his skills. The band is working on the follow-up to last year's Firefight record and expect an early 2013 release through Victory Records.