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Eyes Of The Dead

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Below is our complete Eyes Of The Dead news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Eyes Of The Dead Parting With Guitar Player

Connecticut-based group Eyes Of The Dead just issued the following statement about parting ways with the band's guitarist after one final show at the end of April:

"If you hadn't already heard, our guitarist Rob 'Hobbit' Moore is expecting another child this summer, and with that comes all the family responsibilities that need to take top priority in life. With that Hobbit has made the difficult decision to step down as our guitarist in order to put all his focus into his growing family.

"It's been a year since Hobbit first came back into EOTD, and we couldn't be more grateful for the time and work he has put in with us, and thank him for that. It will be sad to have him leave our ranks, but everyone understands that it's what's best for him in his life right now, and wish him the best for everything he has coming.

"Keep an eye out for some more news on who he will be passing the torch to as our new guitarist, that will all be announced soon enough. In the mean time, follow the link here to Nasty Fest at Cherry St in Wallingford on the 29th. This will not only be Hermon VonRolls last show with Nasty Disaster, but also Hobbits very last show with Eyes of the Dead. It's truly a night you will not want to miss out on!" More...

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Eyes Of The Dead Parts With Guitarist

Matt Talarczyk of Connecticut-based metal band Eyes Of The Dead just issued this announcement online about parting ways with the group:

"I apologize to everyone for this, but it is something I have to do. My time with this band has come to an end. You could imagine that this is very hard for me to do, and again, it is something I have to do.

"I would like to say that I am immensely, eminently, unable to find the proper word to express the amount of gratitude I have for you all sharing this 12 or so year journey with me. I am most thankful for the current and best lineup of jokers I have ever shared a stage with. But also the others that have put up with me over the past years.

"I know my exceeding amount of passion for this was hard to deal with at times. I would like to state that this decision is based off of personal issues and I will leave it at that. I will always consider E.O.T.D exactly what I always said it was. Family. So let it be known that there is no bad blood. And with that I will let the final curtain fall as I exit stage left. Thank you all again."

Eyes Of The Dead was also previously covered in our look at underground Connecticut metal bands here.

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Unearthing The Metal Underground In Connecticut

We've done a Connecticut scene report before, but the volume of bands coming from this third-smallest U.S. state is incredibly big - so today it merits another look. Connecticut has a long history with metal music, due to the vast number of colleges and radio stations promoting the scene in the eighties and beyond. The Constitution state also has a rich hardcore history that ties in with the metal scene, which dates back prior to the existence of that legendary club The Anthrax in South Norwalk. The classic metal and hardcore shows played there became the subject of the book "Everybody's Scene: The Story of Connecticut's Anthrax Club," which was penned by Chris Daily. Check out that book trailer here. Even the fabulous Forced Reality (a band with members of the now disbanded Skeletal Ambitions) has reformed and is playing oi punk rock again, recently doing a few shows down south. More...

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