NewsOctober 12, 2009 1:02 PM ET6,112 views

Will Haven rejoined by original singer

Will Haven founding member and original singer Grady Avenell has now rejoined the band. Avenell departed the group in early-2007 to focus on his family. Will Haven has issued the following statement: "After a little time off and doing a few benefit shows for our brother Chi Cheng of the Deftones, we are back to work. As some of you may have seen Grady did join us for a few of the benefit shows we did for Chi and also an amazing show in San Francisco a few months ago. After those shows we had a few dicussions about will havens future and Grady expressed that he would like to be a part of it. So after working out details I am very happy to say that we are currently working on a new record with Grady handling the vocal duties. Jeff Jaworski will still be a big part of the band and helping with the writting process on the new record. So we are more than excited to be all working together on making an amazing record. "We have been demoing a few songs and I can say that I could not be happier. We will continue to keep everyone up to date on when we expect to have a record out, hopefully in January next year or earlier. We may do one or two shows while we are working on the record so we will post them up when we figure out when and where; definitely look for us to be in the Los Angeles area soon. That will most likely mark our first 'official' show with Grady. So we are more than excited to have Grady back with us, the time away has done him good because he is back with more rage than ever."


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RobertRedford 10/12/2009 10:07:42 AM

fck yes!!!!

onemeansquid 10/12/2009 10:11:04 AM

yaaaaayyyyyy!! :D

Lance_Uppercut_ 10/12/2009 10:13:32 AM

best news in along time

anblue 10/12/2009 10:13:38 AM

awesome band!

janitor_joe 10/12/2009 10:43:42 AM

fck yes. come to the east coast!!

withoutashield 10/12/2009 10:46:13 AM

Saw them a few months ago in SF with YOB.

supernintendo_chalmers 10/12/2009 10:53:56 AM

won't haven

harlem 10/12/2009 11:01:43 AM

Lance_Uppercut_ 10/12/2009 10:13:32 AM best news in along time couldn't agree more

eadup 10/12/2009 11:19:36 AM

awesome news.

kenwregget 10/12/2009 11:34:16 AM

Wow unreal. I remember buying my ticket 9 years ago to see Will Haven supporting Slipknot and Kittie, and Haven cancelled. I was so depressed.

brassknuckleromance 10/12/2009 11:35:18 AM

awesome awesome awesome

hunt_fish_with_dynamite 10/12/2009 12:03:10 PM

shit fcking band.

vagisilcreem 10/12/2009 12:07:30 PM

PRP news

The_Suit 10/12/2009 1:10:47 PM

writting process writting process writting process writting process writting process writting process writting process

ed_money 10/12/2009 1:16:32 PM


ballsballsballsneenuballs 10/12/2009 1:37:54 PM

yeah... best news in a while!

honky_adonis 10/12/2009 1:58:34 PM

Yeah, we saw them in SF with Yob too and Grady was with them then.

manismostlybeard 10/12/2009 2:10:46 PM

Best news in along time. It was NOT the same.

urmoshin 10/12/2009 2:24:29 PM

Mike Milford is stoked

threexs 10/12/2009 3:07:49 PM

Avenell rejoined the group stating that he wished to spend less time with his family.

godheartsturdz 10/12/2009 3:25:49 PM

saw them on the tour for El Diablo with Eyeball in 97. they were so goddamn heavy.

municipal_gayste 10/12/2009 3:52:45 PM

This is awesome news. El Diablo, and Carpe Diem are great albums. Glad they got rid of that clown that ruined The Hierophant....and fck Chi Cheng.

EndWellFan2007 10/12/2009 5:27:42 PM

Ive Seen My Fate

dzn 10/12/2009 9:13:33 PM

fck YOU JAWORSKI! YOU RUINED WILL HAVEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

xCareNotx 10/12/2009 11:44:30 PM

actually extremely stoked for this!

baobab 10/13/2009 12:09:02 AM


noaone 10/13/2009 12:16:43 AM


anaturaldisaster 10/13/2009 12:17:06 AM

The Heirophant was decent, but I'm glad this is happening. Easily my most anticipated album next year.

TronxTaylor 10/13/2009 11:07:03 AM

I'm sorry, but am I the only one that thinks this band is a Deftones clone?

12fractions 10/13/2009 3:15:28 PM

fighting whoever disrespects the deftones...

acidcop 10/14/2009 6:11:57 PM

these dudes are old now

arc_lite 10/14/2009 9:13:14 PM

the only relevant band on this site

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