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Finnish unsigned melodic death metal Blind Stare has parted ways with bassist Kalle Lahti. The band comments, "After a long and fruitful history together, Kalle has decided to move on. There are no hostilities whatsoever and our ways separate in very neutral and friendly mood. We thank Kalle for everything he's done for the band - both musically and mentally, you've been one hell of an entertainer! Best wishes for future endeavors and remember: hold your beer up high!"
"We have not yet fully activated in finding a new bass player, but if you're interested and feel that you have enough urge to become our new one, do let us know!"
Finnish melodic death metal band Blind Stare has posted new demo tracks, entitled "The List," "Daughter of the Sun," and "Mind's Armor," are on their website. The band issues the following comments on each of the songs:
"The List - promo 2009. M: Lehtinen / W: Tuominen. This is a more progressive metal piece."
"Daughter of the Sun - promo 2009. M & W: Öström. DotS is intended to be "more radio friendly song" More...
According to the official BLIND STARE website, keyboardist Z.E. Aarnio has decided to call it quits. The band has issued the following statement:
"Zacharias said he wasn't interested in playing in the band anymore and had other priorities. This was kind of expected long ago by the band. So, Blind Stare is currently looking for a new keyboard player. If you are truly interested and willing to do a huge job, please contact us.
Thank you, Zacharias, for these years. It is unfortunate that your musical enthusiasims didn't meet ours. We wish you all the best in the decisions that you make in the future."
-Andy, Eino, Jaska, Timo & Kalle
Those interested in applying for the job as a new keyboardist should contact the band at eino@ blindstare.net
Blind Stare is a young talented band from Turku (Finland), their music can be described as a combination of Melodic Death Metal with Keyboards, Black/Death vocals & orchestral arrangements. The band will record their debut album on X-Mas 2004/January 2005 to be released in April/May 2005.