EXCITER RE-UNITES WITH ORIGINAL LINE-UP

It’s been a tough past months for EXCITER, filled with rumors regarding the departure of guitarist John Ricci or even the split of the band – fortunately none of this was true in the end. John Ricci recently released the following statement to make things clear: “Great news to all Exciter fans worldwide, myself and original members Dan Beehler and Allan Johnson have officially reunited! We intend performing our bone crushing neck-snapping speed metal in as many countries that will have us! I also want to comment on my so-called ‘retirement’ which was Read more...

INTERVIEW WITH MIKO; RANGER

Ranger is one of the important newcomers in the underground metal scene. They received a strong fan base with their first EP and demo released in 2013. Ranger plays an aggressive speed metal  and we will be meeting the Band this week at KIT Festival in the early hours which will be one of the best starts. So, before their KIT  festival appearance, we made an interview with Miko, the drummer of Ranger. HS – How is Ranger formed, what were you all doing before, and for how long have you been in music? Miko: Ranger was formed in late 2008 to satisfy our need to play real metal! Read more...

THE END OF EXCITER?

EXCITER vocalist Kenny “Metal Mouth” Winter issued the following statement regarding the Band’s current status: “OK, EXCITER fans! Exciter as you’ve known it since 2006 is no more. But do not fret, folks. Big news coming down the pipeline from (guitarist) John Ricci very soon. I will be back with a new project currently in the works. I thank you for all of your support over the last 7 years, I love you! Thank you for standing by us. To all of our detractors… I love you too! And I hope to win you over with new music in the near future. But my deepest Read more...

EXCITER PARTS WAYS WITH BASSIST ROB COHEN

Canadian thrashers EXCITER have parted ways with bassist Rob “Clammy” Cohen “due to differences (both personal and business) regarding the future of the band.” The remaining members of EXCITER — Rik Charron (drums) and Kenny Winter (vocals) — states;  “We are not disbanding but we will be taking some time to regroup. “We apologize to all of our fans for the confusion during this recent turmoil. Rest assured that EXCITER will return to smash and thrash for all you heavy metal maniacs worldwide. We’ll see you on the road.” As the Exciter Read more...