Tag Archives: Jason Bittner

Paul Bostaph (former Slayer drummer) hints at new project

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Ex-Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph has hinted that he’s working on a new project.  In a post made to his Instagram telling people to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak, Bostaph answered a fan question asking if he had any post-Slayer plans to share. He responded by saying: “yes! Something is brewing with a friend of […]

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Shadows fall drummer Jason Bittner explains band’s hiatus

Posted by on January 10, 2019

Yesterday (9th), we shared a top ten list of what we thought were exceptional albums that were released a decade ago. One of our choices was Shadows Fall’s overall sixth studio effort, Retribution. We mentioned that the band released one more album (2012’s Fire From the Sky) before their unfortunate hiatus in 2015. With that […]

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Overkill welcomes new drummer Jason Bittner

Posted by on May 4, 2017

2017 has been a big year for legendary New Jersey thrashers, Overkill. We’re only five months in they’ve already released their eighteenth studio album The Grinding Wheel, performed at this year’s 70000tons of Metal, hit the road with Nile, and announced that they’ll be heading out to Cancun for Metal Maya later this year. Today, […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam, Shadows Fall members open cannabis dispensary

Posted by on July 7, 2016

The side hustle. In the new economy, just about everyone needs one. Whether it’s a day job if you’re playing in a band or driving for Uber in your free hours to supplement your income, it’s become increasingly common for people to have more than just one job. The Flotsam and Jetsam rhythm section of […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam headed to the East Coast

Posted by on March 20, 2015

Arizona thrash band Flotsam and Jetsam are in the process of recording their 12th album, and first with Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner. Bittner has finished tracking drums, and they’re now working on guitars for the album. The band plan on heading to Europe to play summer festivals, but on the way there, they’re going to […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam recruit Shadows Fall drummer

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Last week, in response to our interview with 36 Crazyfists’ Brock Lindow, Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner reached out to tell us that the band wasn’t broken up, just on hiatus, and that we’d be hearing from their members shortly. It didn’t take long at all, as Flotsam and Jetsam announced that Bittner will be playing with […]

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Hatebreed bassist to sit out tour following accident; Shadows Fall member steps in

Posted by on September 26, 2013

It’s proving to be a pretty bad week for injuries befalling musicians. Just a few days after the Sylosis RV accident, words comes that Hatebreed bassist Chris Beattie was injured in an accident that requires immediate surgery. As a result, he’ll have to sit out the remainder of Hatebreed’s current tour with Shadows Fall, The […]

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Jon Dette Explains How He Got The Fill-In Gig With Slayer And Anthrax

Posted by on February 26, 2013

[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://youtu.be/JYp3gUw0Dyw[/youtube] Jon Dette might be one of the busiest guys in metal right now. Not only is he playing with Slayer in Australia (amidst a whole lot of drama), but he’s also filling in on drums for Anthrax…all on the same tour! Drama aside, those aren’t exactly easy jobs to do (let alone […]

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Shadows Fall Calls Off Four Shows On Current Tour

Posted by on November 7, 2012

The Party to the Apocalypse Tour has hit a few bumps in the road as Shadows Fall have been forced to cancel their next four tour dates. As you might have guesses, it’s due to drummer Jason Bittner’s current battle with acute pancreatitis, which now requires immediate medical attention. Bittner had this to say in the […]

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Shadows Fall Drummer Jason Bittner Has Acute Pancreatitis

Posted by on October 31, 2012

Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner was slated to perform at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) this week. Instead, he’ll be resting up after being diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. “Due to my recent health issues, I am under doctors orders to cancel my trip to Austin TX this week to perform at PASIC 2012. […]

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