From: Pyhäjärvi, Finland
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Pasi Kärkkäinen, vocalist of the Finnish melodic metal band, Agonizer, has announced his departure from the band.
Pasi Kärkkäinen states, "This is Pasi writing the news. As in Pasi the vocalist of this band. I write this news to announce that from now on I will be the ex-vocalist of Agonizer. Reason to this I will now tell as honestly and forthcoming as possible so that you may understand the situation. After this we as a whole band prefer not to be asked why. Please just read the statement." More...
Agonizer's hard work finally paid off as the band signed a record deal with Spinefarm Records. Agonizer, formed in Pyhäjärvi, Finland in 1998, has released five self-produced demos. Among other things, the band has represented Finland in Wacken Open Air´s Metal Battle contest in Germany.
Agonizer´s debut album "Birth / The End" will be released due 1st of August, 2007.
2. Harmless Hero
3. Everyone of Us
7. Black Sun
8. Birth / The End
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Agonizer's keyboardist Mika Heinonen has left the band the reason being lack of interest. Agonizer want to point out that there are no arguments or disagreements involved in Mika's departure, and he has promised to help the band re-produce the old songs. For now Agonizer are not looking for a new keyboardist but will continue with 5 band members. The rumours are that future Agonizer material will be more heavier than what we are used to hearing from them. Also the band announces that session drummer Atte Palokangas is now a permanent member of Agonizer.