JUNGLE ROT drummer leaves + new US tour dates

Death metal institution and Napalm recording artists JUNGLE ROT report the following regarding the departure of drummer Eric House: “Eric found himself in a personal crisis that demanded his utmost attention. Therefore, he had no choice but to leave the band. Since then, we have been jamming with our good friend Tony Ochoa [SINDROME, SPEED HATE KILL] behind the kit, and things are sounding great! Tony is a ridiculously hard hitter and will be joining us on the road for the upcoming U.S. tour!”

In other news, JUNGLE ROT will soon be touring the US & Canada in support of the band’s latest album, What Horrors Await, released last year via Napalm Records. Support on this trek will come from Metal Blade recording artists LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH and WOE OF TYRANTS. Comments founding vocalist/guitarist David Matrise: “We are stoked to get back out on the road in the U.S. and Canada! It’s been way too long! We expect to see you at the shows! No excuses! For all the fans in areas of the country we are not visiting on this tour, fret not! We will be doing more extensive touring in the spring after the release of our new album.”

Here are the confirmed dates + venues:

08/01/10- Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s

08/02/10- Cleveland, OH @ Pirates Cove

08/03/10- Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater

08/04/10- Toronto, ON @ Opera House

08/05/10- Montreal, QUE @ Petit Campus

08/06/10- Manchester, NH @ Rocko’s

08/07/10- Trenton, NJ @ Championship Bar and Grill

08/08/10- Newport News, VA @ Budda’s Place

08/10/10- Nashville, TN @ The Muse

08/12/10- Austin, TX @ Emo’s Alternative Lounging

08/13/10- Tulsa, OK @ Marquee

08/14/10- Dallas, TX @ Renos Chop Shop

08/15/10- Amarillo, TX @ The War Legion Underground

08/16/10- Mesa, AZ @ U.B.’s Bar

08/17/10- Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage

08/18/10- West Hollywood, CA @ Whiskey a Go Go

08/19/10- Modesto, CA @ Modesto Virtual

08/20/10- Portland, OR @ Satyricon

08/21/10- Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

Fans can watch the new video for “Worst Case Scenario” on the band’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/junglerotmusic

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