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Rhapsody Of Fire And Guitarist Tom Hess Split

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Italian symphonic power metal band Rhapsody Of Fire has split with guitarist Tom Hess over "philosophical differences."

Hess replaced Luca Turilli, who left in the well known amicable split that resulted in Rhapsody of Fire (led by keyboardist Alex Staropoli), and Luca Turilli's Rhapsody (led by Turilli).

An announcement on the band's Facebook page read: "Alex Staropoli and Tom Hess announce that due to philosophical differences, we have mutually decided to respectfully part ways. Rhapsody Of Fire and Tom both sincerely wish each other the very best for their respective futures."

No word was mentioned whether the plan is to replace Hess or stick with one guitarist, Roberto De Micheli.

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1. TheIronMan writes:

All I know about Tom Hess is he's a money-grubbing f*** who writes sh**ty lessons.

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2. Lowder91bird writes:

There is just no point in listening to this band with out Luca.

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