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DOWNFALL OF GAIA - Updates From The Band, Looking For A New Drummer

German doom/sludge/black/post metal band Downfall Of Gaia are looking for a new drummer and posted a recap of 2013. More than a year has passed since the band released their Metal Blade Records debut Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes and here's an update from the band about the past, present and future: "With more than 100 shows played in 2013, last year has been the most intense in the history of this band so far! Three European Tours, a full US Tour, several single shows and festivals! Memories we will keep for a long time. We are still remembering those hot days in desert of New Mexico, on the other side those freezing cold nights in St. Petersburg, Russia. Driving down old Route66 (by mistake) or getting arrested at the border in Finland! We are pretty thankful for all the possibilities, adventures and places we were able to discover in the last couple of months, thankful for all of the amazing people we met around the globe and the new friends we made! Unfortunately intense touring can also have it's bad and exhausting sides and people start to rethink about priorities in life. We also had our ups and downs and as a result of changing priorities we sadly have to announce that Hannes decided to leave the band and focus on other things in life! We respect his decision but we are also 100% willing to continue with a new drummer! We don't want to lose too many words about it and wish him all the best for his future. To keep things short. From now on we are looking for a new drummer! If someone out there is serious about it - just drop us a line via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will figure out the rest!
Besides all of that we are still looking forward to 2014 and some great plans that are in the making! Even with all of those circumstances - all planned shows will take place and no show will be cancelled! Feel free to spread the news and the word!"
Downfall Of Gaia will play in 2014 on two very important festivals: on 20th June in Clisson, France at Hellfest and on 21st-25th July in Tolmin, Slovenia at MetalDays. Link