FIREWIND Frontman Bows Out Of Japanese Tour, Ex-AVALON Singer Steps In
FIREWIND, the Greek/American melodic metal band led by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., will be utilizing singer Chity Somapala (ex-AVALON, FARO) on their upcoming tour of Japan after regular vocalist Stephen Fredrick (ex-KENZINER) was forced to bow out of the trek due to "pressing personal reasons." "Chity is an incredibly gifted singer and musician, as well as a very nice person," the band write in an official statement. "We feel that Chity is the perfect replacement and you can be sure that we'll put on a great show for our crazy Japanese fans!!!!"
FIREWIND recently issued their second album, "Burning Earth", through Leviathan Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Between Heaven and Hell" was recorded at Leviathan, A29 and Mediamaker studios in the USA, Greece and Norway between April and June 2003 and was produced by David T. Chastain and Gus G. Mixing duties were handled by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden.
To comment on a
story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of
does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.
reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).