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Testament announce new drummer

Posted by on March 1, 2022

 

 

Testament have announced the return of Dave Lombardo behind the kit. Lombardo worked with the group on 1999’s The Gathering, and these thrash legends have now officially welcomed him back. 

 

Chuck Billy expresses his excitement:

“ I’ll state the obvious, We are more than overwhelmed to welcome back Dave Lombardo to play drums with Testament. We are so excited to share the stage again with Lombardo. Dave added immense power when he joined the band for The Gathering (release), and we are ecstatic to see what new flavor he will bring back to Testament.”

 

Lombardo adds:

 “This is a long-awaited reunion that was bound to happen. Once upon a time, we created a thrash masterpiece. I have no doubt that our musical chemistry will pick up exactly where we left off. I love the Testament family and am very excited to be joining them once again. Pure brutality awaits.”

 

Eric Peterson comments: 

“Having Dave Lombardo join us again feels like we are picking up where unfinished business had left off. There is a silver lining to every cloud and working again with Dave calls for us to celebrate with our horns held high!”

 

Testament will return to the road this spring for The Bay Strikes Back Tour. Check out the tour dates at this location

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