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Benediction Brings Back Former Vocalist Dave Ingram

British death metal stalwarts Benediction has announced that, following the departure of vocalist Dave Hunt after twenty one years, the quintet has recruited his predecessor, Dave Ingram to return to the fold. Ingram first joined the band in 1990, replacing Barney Greenway who had left to join Napalm Death and appeared as the band's vocalist on most of their studio albums, beginning with the 1991 release "The Grand Leveller." The band would then release arguably their most acclaimed album, "Transcend The Rubicon" in 1993, followed by "The Dreams You Dread" in 1995 and "Grind Bastard" in 1998 before Ingram parted company with the group.

Ingram himself has posted the following statement:

"Dan Bate (Benediction Bass player) and myself were already in contact via social media and he had mentioned a few months ago that Daz was looking to contact me. After the surprise revelation I began to wonder what he’d wanna talk to me about, old contract discussion maybe, back catalogue?

"Who knows, could be all sorts. But obviously as most of you do, I keep up to date with goings on in the metal world and keep a close eye on Benediction and was aware of the situation regarding Dave Hunts departure from the band.

"Soon enough my phone lit up with Darren’s number and after initial baby steps things escalated at lightning speed. Both ends of the phone were clearly getting excited and at this point both my wife and my son said simultaneously that ‘if he is asking you to return to the fold, you had better do it!!!!!’

"F@#YEAH!!!!!!! YES I’M IN!!!!!!

"So here we are, already deep into writing the new album, which at this time is going spectacularly well. The new material is gonna blow you people away!!!!!! We are planning to begin recording in September so not long now.

"And to all my followers on social media I hope you understand that myself and the guys had decided to keep my return under wraps until Dave Hunt had completed his time with the band, a simple and necessary courtesy.

"I can’t wait to see you people on the forthcoming BENEDICTION live shows.

"We ARE legion! Return to Rubicon! Hail old school!

"Dave Ingram"

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1. albert brankovic facebook writes:

this is BEST death metal news of 2019...original vocals
are back in benediction.

blast!

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