Being in a band is like being in a relationship, but maybe more intense, since most relationships don’t consist of two or more other people and involve lots of travel in a van. That’s why it’s never really a huge surprise when bands make lineup changes. Havok have announced a new bassist, while L.A’s Twitching Tongues have added a member.
Former Hatebreed guitarist Sean Martin has joined Twitching Tongues on guitar, just in time for their third album, Disharmony. The band, which includes brothers Colin and Taylor Young. The two are really psyched, as is Martin, according to a press release:
“The addition of Sean to Twitching Tongues is absolutely fucking insane to us,” says Colin. “He is someone Taylor and I have looked up to and respected musically for over a decade. For two kids from Connecticut, this is as good as it gets.”
“I’m excited to say that I’ll be playing guitar for Twitching Tongues in support of their new album, Disharmony,” adds Martin. “I’m looking forward to getting back on the road to do what I was born to do… summon the riff. See you all soon.”
Disharmony will be the band’s first release on Metal Blade, and is out on October 30. They’re on tour now.
Meanwhile, Havok have added Nick Schendzielos to the band following Mike Leon’s departure. Schendzielos joins the band after having played with Job For a Cowboy and Cephalic Carnage. Here’s what the bassist, who will be playing bass on the band’s Century Media debut, says about joining the band:
“I’m incredibly excited to be working with Havok. Been friends with the dudes forever, always have a blast with ’em, and now I get to thrash with ’em! I have big shoes to fill…Mike is a really, really solid player, but I think my playing style will mix in really well and fans will dig it. The new music is by far the coolest Havok I’ve ever heard. Can’t wait to release it!”
You can be the judge of that when you see the band on tour this Fall. They’ll be playing a lot of new material from the album, and will be joined by a bunch og bans including Black Breath, Witchaven, Psychosomatic, Black Fast and Extinction A.D.