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Don The Reader

From: Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Latest Don The Reader News

Below is our complete Don The Reader 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.

Don The Reader and Guitarist Part Ways

Don The Reader has parted ways with guitarist Taylor Hoff. Obviously unhappy with the group's depiction of his departure, Hoff has issued the following:

"Despite rumors of being kicked out, I have willingly and un-regrettably left Don the Reader. They did not kick me out, and they in no way had any choice or authority over my leaving. The blatant lies to all fans via reply to comments stating they kicked me out are false and should be looked upon as a definition of their character."

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Don The Reader Finishes Recording Debut Album

Don The Reader recently finished recording their debut full-length. Titled "Humanesque," the effort was recorded at Trax East studios with Eric Rachel (Every Time I Die) and will be available this summer via Deathcote Records.

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Don The Reader Cancels Tour

Don The Reader has cancelled their upcoming tour, stating the following:

"Due to unforeseen circumstances, the October 21 through November 4th tour has unfortunately been cancelled. We are super sorry, but we promise you we will be back in your area very soon! Check for new dates, soon."

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Don The Reader Posts 7 Song EP Online

Deathcote Records, the newly founded metal and hardcore arm of New York-based indie label Dovecote Records (Aberdeen City, Mason Proper) are giving away a 7 song EP from Los Angeles' own DON THE READER in support of their current national tour. A limited run of CDs will be available at live shows containing three additional demos tracks of songs from their upcoming album out early 2008

Recommended for fans of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Botch, Converge, Norma Jean, and The Chariot, the EP can be downloaded at any of the following sites with no strings attached (no email signups, etc):

The tracklisting is as follows:

1. Reader
2. Ted The Small Town Romantic
3. Dark Ships
4. And As The Faucet Floods
5. The Occupant
6. The Wilkes Booth
7. The Calvary Holding Hands

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