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5GRS Announces New Lineup

Iranian metallers 5GRS have recently announced a new lineup and posted video footage online for the song "Leaving My Town," which can be viewed below. The band made this statement:

"We are proud to announce new members to the camp. Sanam5049 - Vocal, Yashar Mojtahedzadeh - Drums, Faraz Jabbari - Bass and Arastoo Hanafi - Guitar. The change is something we had to do in order to keep 5GRS a live playing entity! I started 5grs in 2004, and during these years I have worked with many musicians, but most of the time it didn't work at all, and I always looking for some stable guys to work with as a real band. When I was starting the third album I met Yashar and Faraz, and after a side project which was a cover band named Night Crawlers, I found that our attitude is so close together and we decided to work together in 5grs. Meanwhile we confirmes the first persian metal festival in Armenia, and Sanam who was the studio singer and the second oldest member decided to sing for this festival for the first time upon the stage,and finaly Arastoo joined us as the lead guitarist, and I hope we can work together for a long time and I hope we can get what we deserve."

The band's new drummer Yashar Mojtahedzadeh stated, "After working with some other bands, I've finally decided to join 5grs, and the main reason was not necessarily their music but their perseverance and their approach to this music, which was totally amazing, and that was exactly what I was looking for. You can feel a great and cool atmosphere in this band and I am sure with this attitude we can set our bar and goal higher and higher in the near future." More...

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