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Swarm Of The Lotus shelved, new band formed

Sunday, December 19, 2010 3:05 PM PT / 7,545 views

Last time we heard from Swarm Of The Lotus (nearly a year ago), they were working on a new album. Plans have changed in the interim as the band has gone on an "indefinite hiatus." However, the majority of its members have now launched a new, as-yet-titled band. Here's the official word: "We wanted to make an official announcement that SOTL is on indefinite hiatus. I guess we felt that we got everything we could out of the reunion for now. It was fun to get together again and play some shows. Jon-John joined another band back in the summer and is keeping busy with that, so be on the lookout for him with that project. We wish him well. As for the remaining three members (Chris, Bob and Pete), we wish to continue with the path that the new SOTL material was heading and have subsequently resituated and are going to keep playing and have since late summer. However, we are not going on as 'Swarm of the Lotus.' We didn't want to make the mistake the band made in the past with continuing under the same name despite different personnel. And being this was basically the original line-up, we feel it would be doing the band and Jon a disservice to keep using that name. If we ever decide to reunite as Swarm again to play a show here or there in the future, we will let you know! "So, like we said, the three of us that remain are starting a brand new band, with new material, playing none of the recorded catalogue of SOTL. As of today, we have no name and won't until we have the other people we need to complete the band and name it as a collective, rather then anybody feeling they are joining something already established. This is where you may come in? We are looking for a bass player and a vocalist! The band's configuration so far is Chris on drums and Pete and Bob on guitar. It took us a few months to get readjusted but we have been practicing and writing and have even made a recording which we are launching online today, along with this announcement. If you dig what you hear, please don't hesitate to drop us a line. Either through this page here or through the new band's Facebook page (The Band That Shall Not Be Named) or email.


John_G 12/19/2010 3:24:41 PM


sacralplexus 12/19/2010 3:53:04 PM


koolguy 12/19/2010 3:58:37 PM


sotlrock 12/19/2010 4:03:09 PM

no care ever, just give up and hang yourselves already....do the world a favor

xTURDx 12/19/2010 4:06:18 PM

Who gives a flying fck

meatflip 12/19/2010 4:27:07 PM

Cue Jon Arbuckle: http://i54.tinypic.com/2n69zt.png

bodybagfor2 12/19/2010 5:47:05 PM

van flip for christ's sake...oh yea they cant cause they're fat and bloated staying at home with their gay kids and gay jobs. -gays

ShaolinLambKiller 12/19/2010 7:15:12 PM

No care. just break the fck up and not bother with a new one.

le_cunt 12/19/2010 8:15:45 PM


ricky 12/19/2010 9:16:52 PM


foojahis 12/19/2010 9:41:31 PM


Needssalt 12/19/2010 9:52:09 PM

Yeah, I'll be keeping an eye out for that, hotshot. Oh, and fck that

deadchinadoll 12/19/2010 11:33:18 PM

you gays don't like anything. new songs are heavy as shit.

exmembersof 12/20/2010 12:45:02 AM

grammy for Most Pretentious New Project Hype of the Year

fartfactory15 12/20/2010 5:01:39 AM

haha, this will be bettter than anything YOU IDIOTS will ever do PERIOD

elohel 12/20/2010 5:32:09 AM

TL DR shut up gay

Brett_ 12/20/2010 9:28:56 AM

Keep it going bros, fck these youngbloods above that don't know what good music is.

cantfakethepunk 12/20/2010 10:32:27 AM

Brett_ 12/20/2010 9:28:56 AM Keep it going bros, fck these youngbloods above that don't know what good music is.

hideki_okajima 12/20/2010 6:28:26 PM

bullshit. sotl for the fcking win

wolf_grenade 12/20/2010 7:28:32 PM

Wow... these kids are fcking retards! Do your homework shitheads!

loki 12/21/2010 10:28:57 PM

most boring thing ever

honky_adonis 12/22/2010 5:21:31 AM

great, great band. 'shamed of myself that i didn't make the trip to see them for the reunion. i am certain this new band will be better than the entire rosters of most labels put together.

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