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Will Killmore

From: Clifton, NJ, United States
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Will Killmore Announces New Guitarist

After recently recruiting a new drummer, New Jersey metal act Will Killmore has also announced the recruitment of a new guitarist.

Brian Kirkner will be joining the band as the new guitarist, replacing the recently departed founding member James DiGangi. You can catch WKM's new lineup at these upcoming shows in the NY/NJ area:

Saturday, October 29 in St James, NY at The Basement @ 65 Jefferson
Thursday, November 3 in Clifton, NJ at Dingbatz

Will Killmore recently released a self-titled record which is available for download at the band's website here.

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Will Killmore Recruits New Drummer

Kyle Wilson has joined northern New Jersey metal band Will Killmore on drums, filling the void left after previous drummer Charles Corletta left over the summer.

His first shows with the band will be Saturday, October 29th in St James, NY at The Basement at 65 Jefferson and Thursday, November 3rd in Clifton, NJ at Dingbatz, a show to be hosted by Sirius XM Liquid Metal DJ and Headbangers Ball Host Jose Mangin.

Will Killmore also recently released a self-titled album available, which is available for download at the band's official website.

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Will Killmore Drummer Leaves Band

Northern New Jersey based Will Killmore, drummer Charlie Corletta has decided to leave the band citing personal and creative differences. The following personal Statment was issued by Charlie on the bands Facebook:

"I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone including the boys in WKM for a lifetime of memories and experiences that I will cherish forever. It has been a unbelievable journey being a part of a band that in my opinion is one of the best new metal bands out there today. I say that with confidence because I see and dealt with just how much passion, time and sacrifice has gone into this band."

"At this time I wish I could say I'm kidding but the truth is I will no longer be continuing my musical career with Will Killmore. I'm still perusing music professionally and plan on remaining active with other music projects."

"I will carry out my musical obligations to the band and our fans by performing three more shows this summer. Details for those shows will be made available on www.willkillmore.com shortly. This will be a nice way to close a chapter of my life on a positive note."

"Again, thank you James, Joe, Brian, and Steve for making a dream come true! You have proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that with enough balls, imagination, and ambition five strangers could create an unstoppable force. I wish you all the best of luck and look forward to the remaining three gigs," said Corletta. More...

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Will Killmore To Begin Pre-Production on New Album

Clifton, New Jersey's Will Killmore are heading back into the studio to begin pre-production on their still untitled full length follow up. With only three more shows scheduled for October, Will Killmore plans on taking time off from playing live to focus on the recording process of the new record.

Guitarist James Digangi comments, "We wanted to make sure the band was doing the right thing and going about the recording process in the most appropriate manor this time around. Our focus now unlike the last recording is to put all of the band's energy into the studio and nothing else."

With Will Killmore self-producing the follow up to their 2010 EP, the band has been hard at work writing, preparing, and introducing some of the material to audiences across the east coast. More...

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Severed Completes New Album

New York City metal band Severed has recently completed their self-titled new album, which will be released on May 9th. The band will be also hosting a CD release show on this day.

The band discusses the new album, “As any band who lives to make their music known, we've put blood, sweat and tears into our new CD. We feel the music directly mirrors us as a group. The album is a raw representation of Severed's influences and personalities, and as such we've decided on self-titling it. There's no hiding behind fluff or concept. Take it or leave it, what you hear is who we are.”

“Our new lineup is the most solid it's ever been. It enabled strong technical performances, a diversity of ideas and a deep, heavy sound to be the foundation upon which our album could be built. We're especially excited about the production quality, thanks to John Machado of Five Towns College. A lot of independent bands waste a great deal of time and money on projects with weak production. That's a trap we took efforts to avoid. Working with John was invaluable to getting the sound we wanted. The same can be said for the artwork, a creation of Eliran Kantor, who has done work for many bands including Testament, Gwar, and Sigh. Like all of his art, our CD cover image was masterfully executed and exciting to see in print. We are also extremely excited about the guest appearances on the disc by Ray Mazzola of Full Blown Chaos, and Jorge Rosado of Merauder. Their support means a great deal to us, and their performances add a very dynamic feel to the songs they appear in.” More...

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