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Trauma Recruits Dublin Death Patrol Bassist

Resurrected San Francisco speed metal act Trauma has named ex-Dublin Death Patrol member Steve Robello as the band's new bassist. Robello replaces outgoing member Marcel Eaton.

The band commented: "They put a couple of records out and played a bunch of festival dates a little while back. He was the Bassist who played with us at the HOA festival. We are glad to have him."

Trauma reformed in 2013 after a 28 year absence from the scene. The band will go down in history as being the late Cliff Burton's band before joining Metallica. Back in June, Trauma signed on with Pure Steel records for the release of as of yet untitled sophomore release due out later this year. It is the first release since the debut full length "Scratch and Scream" was issued 30 years ago.

The current lineup for Trauma is:

Donny Hillier - vocals
Kurt Fry - guitars
Kris Gustofson - drums
Steve Robello - bass More...

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Thunder And Lightning Posts Preview For New EP

German melodic power metal act Thunder And Lightning released a preview clip for the upcoming new EP "Slice of Life." The EP celebrates the band's 10th anniversary and will be released on September 6th when the band performs at the K17 - The Club in Berlin, Germany.

The EP and will contain five tracks consisting of three brand new songs, one re-recording and one acoustic version of a Thunder And Lightning classic.

1. Man On The Wire
2. Low Winter Sun
3. Journey Of The Damned
4. Thunder And Lightning (Reloaded)
5. Horizon (Acoustic Version)

Check out the teaser here: More...

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