Category Archives: Power Metal Musical Chairs

Stratovarius Launch Search For New Drummer

Posted by on March 9, 2012

This past September, drummer Jörg Michael announced that he was parting ways with Stratovarius for personal reasons. And now that the Finnish symphonic group has finished the last of their touring commitments with Michael, the search for a new drummer has started. Stratovarius released the following call to arms to potential replacements: “We have now […]

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Iced Earth Announces New Singer

Posted by on March 16, 2011

Two weeks ago, singer Matthew Barlow revealed that he will be retiring from Iced Earth following their European festival commitments this Summer. However, it turns out that the band has already found Barlow’s future replacement in singer Stu Block (also of Into Eternity). According to a press statement, Block had landed the job after multiple phone […]

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