Tag Archives: Dirge Within

Dirge Within breaks up, Shaun Glass forms new band

Posted by on January 31, 2018

The timeline of Chicago’s Dirge Within is a long and twisting one. Formed by former Soil and Broken Hope guitarist Shaun Glass, the band were around for six years before changing their name to The Bloodline in 2013. Four years later, they changed their name back to Dirge Within, calling it a revival. That revival […]

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Dirge Within return after a half-decade long hiatus

Posted by on April 4, 2017

It’s been five years since the Chicago metal outfit Dirge Within released 2012’s There Will Be Blood. The band went on a hiatus and we haven’t heard much until now. Dirge Within recently regrouped realizing there’s more fire left. The band explained the following on their Facebook: “They say that time can heal many wounds, […]

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The Bloodline are fired up about new song

Posted by on January 20, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/vucTnFPhBlo[/youtube] Remember Dirge Within, the band featuring former Broken Hope and Soil guitarist Shaun Glass? Well, that’s a thing of the past. In 2012, former Divine Heresy singer Travis Neal joined the band, and in 2013, the band changed their name to The Bloodline. The band’s debut album under that moniker, We Are One, will be […]

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Shaun Glass, Chuck Wepfer leave Broken Hope

Posted by on December 24, 2014

It was a welcome surprise and comeback when Broken Hope released Omen of Disease, their first album since 1999, last year. It was also somewhat of a surprise to see the death metal band reincarnated considering that two of its members, Shaun Glass and Chuck Wepfer, were also in Dirge Within, a much more commercial […]

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Divine Heresy reform with original singer Tommy Vext

Posted by on September 3, 2014

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard anything from Divine Heresy, the band featuring Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares, and drummer Tim Yeung. In fact, even though they released a second album, 2009’s Bringer of Plagues, after their pretty excellent 2007 debut Bleed the Fifth, the thing they’re potentially most popular for is when […]

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The rest of Chimaira leaves Chimaira

Posted by on September 2, 2014

With the exception of lead vocalist Mark Hunter, Chimaira has been a revolving door of members since 2001, the year their first album came out. Earlier today, Emil Werstler announced that he was leaving the band, after having played rhythm guitar, bass and lead guitar with the band in some aspect since 2009. Turns out […]

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Top 10s of the year from Broken Hope, Eyehategod, Fear Factory, Armed for Apocalypse and more

Posted by on December 6, 2013

As 2013 ticks down, it’s time for everyone to take stock of what they’ve been listening to for last 11 months or so. Metal Insider and its contributors will start releasing it’s contributors’ lists starting later today, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Eyehategodand, Fear Factory, […]

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Broken Hope offering free download from first album in 14 years

Posted by on August 15, 2013

It’s been years since Chicago death metal band Broken Hope released an album. 14 of them, to be exact, since 1999’s Grotesque Blessings was released, and 11 since they disbanded. In 2007, the band met and discussed a reunion, which actually came to fruition in 2012. Now the band’s sixth album, Omen of Disease, will be come […]

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For Those Who Care: Dino Cazares Provides An Update On Divine Heresy’s Status

Posted by on November 12, 2012

Since Fear Factory released 2010’s Mechanize, Dino Cazares’ focus has primarily been shifted away from his other group, Divine Heresy. And while most fans are happy enough with new Fear Factory material, there are still those wondering what will become of Divine Heresy. After all, it’s been three years since Bringer Of Plagues came out. […]

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Dirge Within Recruit Divine Heresy’s Travis Neal As New Vocalist

Posted by on November 1, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXfKWl0QC0M[/youtube] As you may have heard, Dirge Within recently went through a rather public and less than friendly split with singer  Jeremy “Jerms” Genske. And yesterday, the Chicago based metal group announced that Divine Heresy’s Travis Neal is their new singer. Dirge Within revealed Genske’s replacement via the following statement, along with rehearsal video seen […]

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