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Twisted Method Singer Leaves, Band Breaks Up

Mark S. Krzos of News-Press.com has issued the following report:

After just one CD, "Escape from Cape Coma", metal band TWISTED METHOD is no more.

Last week, Derrick "Tripp" Tribbett, the lead vocalist for the Cape Coral-based band that formed after members at Mariner High School, announced on its Web site that two members were leaving for other pursuits.

On Thursday (June 9), the band's manager Charlie Pennachio, confirmed that drummer Ben Goins and guitarist Andy Howard left the band.

"I'm floored," said Pennachio, adding that the split was not about creative differences. "They were building on something. They were ready to start work on a new record and they have a DVD with two new songs coming out later this summer." The DVD will be available through twistedmethod.com.

About a month ago, Howard (not to be confused with THE UNKNOWN's Andy Howard, the only other Lee band to be signed by a major label) announced that he couldn't be involved in the recording sessions in Chicago.

"He has twins and he needed to be with his family," Pennachio said.
Tribbett said being on the road and playing in sweaty nightclubs is not the way to raise children.

"The road beats you up, man," he said.

Shortly after the Chicago sessions, Goins met with Pennachio and announced that he too was leaving.

"He left the band for God," said an incredulous Pennachio. "I thought he was joking at first. I mean, I know he always had a Christian faith, but I guess now he's taking it to a more serious level."

Tribbett said TWISTED METHOD's in-your-face attitude and apparent hostility was mostly an act.

"We weren't the most polite band ... and I think he realized he just didn't want to deal with the road’s temptations anymore," Tribbett said.

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1. Nuclear6assault writes:

greasy sh**.. what kinda stupid band is this lmao

# Jun 10, 2005 @ 5:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Nuclear6assault writes:

oh and u idiots dont know the meaning of metal!.. playing at sweaty nightclubs? u f***ing posers lol.. why try and make a metal band in the first place lol.. dumb f***s

# Jun 10, 2005 @ 5:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. yeah writes:

and what have you done in your life? at least they got somewhere. and the drummer has the balls to say he's leaving because of his faith, which not many people are willing to say, especially not in the metal scene.

# Jun 10, 2005 @ 11:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Myke writes:

Yeah no sh** right? I think you're the f***ing poser you no life buttf***. You're pathetic, think you're 'cool' because you can down talk a band on a f***ing site? Big accomplishment you piece of sh**. You're f***ing worthless and your life will ammount to nothing so eat a d***.

That sucks that the band broke up. They were good

# Jun 10, 2005 @ 2:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. mejrut writes:

it sucks they broke up i wanted to hear there new cd

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 11:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. limping usman writes:

It's a shame i wasz just getting into u guys and won't be able 2 hear the new sh**.

# Jun 15, 2005 @ 10:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. kt writes:

They were pretty good live, and had a few good songs on their cd.
I guess some bands / people just aren't cut out for the demands of the industry. Au Revior.

# Jun 22, 2005 @ 8:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. CapeCoralResident writes:

I'm not all that surprised. Florida breeds p*ss*es. I can't stand this state.

# Jun 22, 2005 @ 9:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. knowbuddy writes:

WOW, what a trend it's become to "leave the scene for god". you know what? f*** GOD!!!
what has he ever done for any of us? made life miserable? yeah, thats what i want. as far as raising kids? why would he bring them on the road? thats a lame excuse for "having to leave". just admit your a p***y, and just go away. we as fans don't need the excuses as to why they suck ass. their music always sucked, and why should it even make news. dissappear, then we'll be happy. faggs!

# Jun 23, 2005 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. ! writes:

god? made your life miserable??? you make your own life fukking dumbass. don't blame god for your sh**ty attitude, it's all you!!!!!!!

# Jun 23, 2005 @ 11:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. CapeCoralResident writes:

They don't suck ass. If they did, then they wouldn't have played in Ozzfest. So do Ozzy, Slipknot, and other bands suck a$$ too since they made friends with them and didn't have a problem playing with them. They had 2 singles on the radio and many people disagree with you. And maybe God hasn't done anything for you because you are such an a55hole. You don't know them, you can't judge them. And as for leaving the band because of childen, why wouldn't that make sense? A good father wouldn't bring their children on the road. Kids deserve to grow up in a stable home, not in bars and clubs. ANd I don't know why you asked why it should even make news. Obviously, if you cared enough to post a message then you do care. If you didn't then you wouldn't havep osted. You are the one that needs to disappar. And as for calling them fags, you are the one in a message board with the name "buddy".

# Jun 23, 2005 @ 11:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. no 1 special writes:

I used to know the band personally. And they are all good guys with good hearts. They made there choices for there own reasons and we all should respect that. They are great performers and hopefully will get back together some day but until then, respect what they are doing. Because to leave fame and money for your kids or any other personal reasons is very a very honorable thing to do.

# Jun 25, 2005 @ 11:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Rammfan writes:

no u didnt

# Jun 30, 2005 @ 10:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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