Grimfist Announce New Members
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Norway's GRIMFIST has issued the following update:
"As many of you know, Frediablo sent out a statement a couple of weeks ago, about how fed up he is with being in a metal band, the genre and all that goes with it. Since we were already booked to do the Hole In The Sky festival and the Eternal Anger tour, he would do that and end it after the tour. We felt there was no point doing the gigs with him since he's not dedicated to the genre anymore, and have therefore recruited another excellent vocalist. We'll still remain as good friends and best of luck to Fred in the future, hopefully he'll find his path.
"The new guy joining us is Tommy Hjelm (INSENSE) and is a very dedicated and professional guy. He can basically do all kinds of vocal styles within metal. Note: We will not go out and say this is the new permanent vocalist, for now we will do the festival and the tour. If it works out killer, we'll take it from there. On bass, we'll be joined by Dreggen (DEATHCON, AETERNUS) a very talented guy totally dedicated to heavy music.
"A couple of weeks ago we all met in Oslo for a weekend of rehearsal. I can say this, the band worked really well together, and sounded fucking massive. We got to record the whole setlist and just now I got MP3s with Tommy doing his vocals on it. I'm really fucking impressed!!
"To sum it up; GRIMFIST is very much alive & ready to perform at Hole In The Sky and The Eternal Anger Tour!!!
"Looking forward to see you all there!!!"
GRIMFIST's sophomore album, "10 Steps to Hell", was released last October via Candlelight Records. Recorded at Subsonic Society Studios (DISMEMBER, SUSPERIA) and mixed at Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED), "Ten Steps to Hell" is said to be a "riff assault. . . guitars and vocals both firmly presented in-your-face style wrapped around an intense rhythm that recalls what made the initial thrash genre so energetic."
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