Allegaeon Part Ways With Longtime Vocalist Ezra Haynes
Colorado death metal outfit Allegaeon have some sad news to report as they have split with Ezra Haynes, their vocalist of seven years. Haynes has been featured on every release dating back to their eponymous 2008 EP. The vocalist went on to record three full length albums with the band and helped them deliver their pummeling live performances across a multitude of tours.
Commenting on the split, Haynes stated,
Hi there luvs,
There is no easy way to say this: I am no longer a member of Allegaeon. At the moment there are some things that require my full undivided attention. With that being said, I wish Stancey pants, Greggoroth, B-Park the marksman (You guys better start calling him that) and Coco Malone the best of luck and great success, they deserve it more than anyone I know! The most important thing to me is that the fans understand truly how much I love and adore them. I’ve met literally thousands of amazing human beings over the last 7 years. You guys and gals are incredible and thank you for your ongoing support!
Will I continue music in the future? Most definitely, I am looking for projects, so feel free to contact me.
Please be sure to catch Allegaeon on their upcoming tour with Act of Defiance, I can tell you from 1st hand experience that this will be one of the best live shows of 2015.
On that note:
and most importantly...
The band announced the departure on their Facebook page, detailing they are just as upset as the fans, but that the parting was amicable. As they state, Riley McShane (Sons of Aurelius, Inanimate Existence, Continuum) will be grunting and growling with Allegaeon on their upcoming tour.
Allegaeon will be touring in support of their 2014 release, Elements of the Infinite, which was released on Metal Blade along with their previous two studio efforts, Formshifter and Fragments of Form and Function. The band will embark on the co-headlining run with Act of Defiance starting Oct. 22 in Las Vegas, Nev. and ending in Providence, R.I. on Nov. 15. For a full list of dates, click here.
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