Ever since deathcore vocalist Eddie Hermida departed from All Shall Perish to focus on becoming the new frontman of Suicide Silence, fans of both bands have been waiting for the full story to unveil itself. This week, Hermida presented his viewpoint publicly for the first time, and now, All Shall Perish bassist and founding member Mike Tiner has revealed a very different story.
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One of this year's biggest news stories revolves around deathcore vocalist Eddie Hermida. Nearly a year after Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker died of injuries suffered from a motorcycle accident, Hermida was named as the band's new singer. Eddie Hermida, as you may know, was the vocalist for All Shall Perish, but left the band to pursue his career in Suicide Silence. There are a million questions just waiting to be asked, and Hermida has finally answered many of them.
Well … that didn't take long. Earlier today (Oct. 4), Suicide Silence made the announcement that All Shall Perish vocalist Eddie Hermida had filled the vacant spot of the late Mitch Lucker. Of course, the obvious question was how this would affect All Shall Perish, but only hours after Suicide Silence's announcement, All Shall Perish revealed that Hermida has quit.
Despite the mass of awesome festivals and tours that grace the soil of the United States, Canada annually hosts one of the year's most must-see summer festivals in Heavy MTL. Situated in Montreal, this year's Heavy MTL fest boasts some awesome acts, but the Canadian fest is now bringing the heaviness to the U.S.
Although Jesse Leach has been killing it with Killswitch Engage ever since his return to the band last year, it's safe to say that the voice of Howard Jones is sorely missed in the rock world. Jones left Killswitch Engage so he could manage his Type 2 Diabetes more efficiently, among other reasons. He has been jamming with his old math core band Blood Has Been Shed, but now it's been reported that Jones is working on yet another project with members of All Shall Perish and Devolved.
All Shall Perish guitarist Ben Orum has chosen to leave the band in order to focus on being a father. A statement just released by Orum details his inability to tour with the band while continuing to be an attentive father, while letting fans know that he will continue making music with the new and smaller project, Oblivion.
The music world continues to mourn the loss of Suicide Silence's Mitch Lucker, a rising star in the metal community who perished in a motorcycle accident on Halloween night earlier this year. In the wake of his death, a memorial show designed to raise funds for Lucker's young daughter, Kenadee, was recently announced and now some of the talent has been revealed.