Tag Archives: Austin Carlile

Opinion: We need to work together to stop sexual misconduct from happening in metal

Posted by on June 24, 2020

  Did it really happen? A question we don’t know for sure but want to somehow say no because how could our beloved idols do such heinous and callous acts? It must be the victim’s fault, right? It can’t be the celebrities as we continue to victim blame and unknowingly cater to ruin someone’s life. […]

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Former Of Mice & Men singer Austin Carlile undergoing spinal treatment

Posted by on April 7, 2017

We haven’t heard a lot from Of Mice & Men since singer Austin Carlile left the band at the end of last year. And while it was initially said that he’d left OM&M because he couldn’t sing due to Marfan Syndrome, a few months ago, he claimed that it was “creative differences,” and Carlile would […]

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Of Mice & Men’s Alan Ashby responds to Austin Carlile’s departure

Posted by on February 20, 2017

It appears that last week’s speculation on why Austin Carlile left Of Mice & Men, led to some confusion. Initially attributed to his suffering from Marfan Syndrome, some others assumed it was due to Carlile wanting to promote his religious beliefs in his lyrics. Guitarist Alan Ashby took note of the rumors and responded on […]

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Austin Carlile allegedly left Of Mice & Men due to creative differences

Posted by on February 17, 2017

Just in time for the New Year, Austin Carlile announced his departure from Of Mice & Men, with a statement suggesting it was due to health issues. We could only wonder Carlile’s difficulty living with Marfan syndrome for the rest of his life. Now that time has passed, it seems, his departure could be from creative […]

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Metalcore is off to a bad start in 2017

Posted by on January 12, 2017

Barely two weeks into 2017 and the metalcore universe has been turned upside down. While 2016 was the year that we lost a ton of iconic musicians, 2017 is becoming the year of band members stepping away from their bands. Either it’s very coincidental that several metalcore bands are now down a member and some […]

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Austin Carlile leaves Of Mice & Men

Posted by on December 31, 2016

If this year was a roller coaster for Of Mice & Men, they’re ending 2016 on a big drop. Vocalist Austin Carlile released a statement on his social media that he will be leaving the band due to his health. Carlile has Marfan Syndrome, a genetic connective tissue disorder, and it’s gotten progressively worse over […]

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Here’s the list of Revolver Music Awards winners

Posted by on December 14, 2016

Last night, for the first time in New York, the Revolver Music Awards took place. The awards ceremony, formerly known as the Golden Gods, had taken a year off, and a sold-out Webster Hall was pretty excited for the awards ceremony, which included performances from Stitched Up Heart, Lacuna Coil, Anthrax and Megadeth. Zakk Wylde […]

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Of Mice & Men’s Austin Carlile gives sad health update

Posted by on November 30, 2016

Even though he spent this summer touring with Slipknot and Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile has been living with a rare fibrostic connective tissue disorder called Marafan syndrome. This disorder has been a constant, forcing him to cancel shows in the past. And while he’s taken time off from touring, rest and […]

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Of Mice & Men cancel tour as frontman’s illness returns

Posted by on October 11, 2016

Of Mice & Men singer Austin Carlile hasn’t had an easy road. Suffering from Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that has given him an enlarged aorta valve, he’s had several hospitalizations and operations, many of them last year. With the band’s fourth album Cold World just having come out a few weeks ago, yo’d expect them […]

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Of Mice & Men frontman recovering from hip surgery

Posted by on January 12, 2016

2015 wasn’t the easiest year for Of Mice & Men’s singer Austin Carlile, from cancelling shows due to his health problems caused by his heart disorder, Marfan syndrome, to getting electrocuted, landing him 24 hrs of hospitalization. This year, Carlile seems to have started the year in a hospital due to a major hip surgery […]

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