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Imagika Calls It Quits

Imagika posted a brief statement online indicating the band was breaking up back in October, but later removed the message and appeared to be moving forward. Lead guitarist/songwriter Steve Rice has now issued the following statement about the band officially calling it quits:

"All things must come to an end and for Imagika the time is now. After 17 years, 7 worldwide releases, 2 vocalist, 5 guitarist, 3 bassist, 2 drummers, countless performances and tour dates I’ve decided to put the band to rest. The reasons are many, but the truth is that it’s time for something new and to move forward without being bound to the past. I’m not mourning the end because I’m grateful the band lasted as long as it did. I look forward to building upon the music and legacy of a band I spearheaded for close to 2 decades with my new project.

"I would personally like to thank all the fans, press, labels, booking agents, promoters, venues, studios, engineers, artist, instrument manufactures and everyone else that had a helping hand in Imagika’s career. It could not have happened without you! I will personally still handle and oversea everything Imagika post mortem for the foreseeable future.

"Moving forward, drummer Wayne Devecchi, former Eldritch guitarist Roberto Proietti and I have formed a new Metal/ Thrash project that will take our collective musical ideas to the next level. Fans of our past bands music will not be disappointed as we’ve put together some great catchy material that is melodic, complex and heavy. A five song instrumental demo has already been recorded and we are presently seeking a Pro Vocalist and Bassists to complete the project. Interested parties can contact us at burnaltar@gmail.com Please have reviewable audio or video media."

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1. Chris94 writes:

Which witch is which? Good luck to you in your next project, Steve. Glad you're still rocking all these years.
Beats smelling that gulf shark @ Quement's.

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