Danish metal band Mnemic has revealed some rather significant line-up changes.
“Hello world, we are back from the dead space,” Mnemic explains. “The circumstances are different now, than what they where one year ago in the Mnemic camp. After playing for 10 years, times do change, and some members of the band have started taking different paths in their personal lives.”
The first “change started with Tomas ‘Obeast’ Koefoed leaving the band, being replaced by Italian bassplayer Simone Bertozzi (Empyrious, Modern Age Slavery). Simone has been playing some shows with us and has actually been with the band since Tomas left back in March/April.”
The second change wasn’t as nice. “Due to personal and musical differences, we have also decided that it is best to part ways with both Brian ‘Brylle’ Rasmussen and Rune Stigart. Like any relationship, there [are] things that are impossible to work out, and we are extremely saddened by this situation, but there is nothing else to do than to take a step into a different direction. We wish our brothers all the best for the future, and we hope to see them soon again in their own musical and artistic endeavors.”
They will be replaced, respectively, by Victor-Ray Salomonsen and Brian Larsen from Danish tech-act Vira.
Mnemic has commenced the writing for their next album, which will be out in 2012 at some point through Nuclear Blast Records.