NewsJanuary 8, 2012 4:45 PM ET28,790 views

Emmure recruits ex-BTBAM, BYD drummer

As you may know, Emmure has been in the studio as-of-late recording a new album. You may also know that they must have a new drummer, since they kicked out their drummer in October. What you don't know is that their new drummer is apparently none other than Mark Castillo, the original drummer of Bury Your Dead, and one-time drummer for Between The Buried And Me (Castillo appeared on their "The Silent Circus" album). Of course nothing has been announced yet, so don't call mom just yet.
UPDATE: Emmure has now officially announced the aforementioned news.
Jesse (guitars) states: "Mark Castillo has been a good friend for a few years now. Mark approached us as he heard through the grapevine that EMMURE needed a helping hand, so at that point I chatted with him about possibly recording our new CD and playing some shows. After jamming the set a few times we all decided that Mark was the perfect fit for us and undoubtedly should be our new drummer. He is the upmost professional and his work on the new effort in going to really help us bring everything to another level. Everyone better watch out."

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djunior 1/8/2012 1:51:42 PM

gtfo


withoutashield 1/8/2012 1:52:50 PM

I've never heard this band, and I never will.


anonymous 1/8/2012 1:55:25 PM

Pretty sure he is on "The Silent Circus" and NOT "Alaska" ... amateur hour here.


anonymous 1/8/2012 1:57:24 PM

djunior 3 minutes ago gtfo


anonymous 1/8/2012 1:58:11 PM

Definitely Silent Circus.


tiredofbeingtired 1/8/2012 1:58:48 PM

waste of talent


Stupid_News_Poster 1/8/2012 1:59:40 PM

btbam and emmure both suck its a perfect fit.


anonymous 1/8/2012 2:05:01 PM

Yeah, gays. He was on silent circus not alaska. I can't believe the goat got that wrong. Fail for sure.


Snoopy 1/8/2012 2:09:40 PM

Next album call it The gays' Circus


webmaster 1/8/2012 2:21:18 PM

lol at people getting annoyed that i mentioned the wrong BTBAM album


anonymous 1/8/2012 2:35:34 PM

gay joins gay band, whats new.


deathbedportraits 1/8/2012 2:37:49 PM

i love this dudes drumming


anonymous 1/8/2012 2:43:09 PM

Noelle elizabeth is stoked


anonymous 1/8/2012 2:49:54 PM

the beginning of a beautiful bromance filled with bags of jewels and coke.


Costanzig 1/8/2012 2:56:18 PM

Every band mentioned here owes norma jean money.


anonymous 1/8/2012 3:31:35 PM

This is really fcking sad. He is way too good for that band. I want Bury Your Dead with Mike Terry to get back together.


LoydChristmas 1/8/2012 3:44:42 PM

Thought he was playin drums for Crossfade lol


anonymous 1/8/2012 3:57:54 PM

Funny he at one time played for the acacia strain... Dun dun dun


anonymous 1/8/2012 4:20:36 PM

lol at people getting annoyed that i mentioned the wrong BTBAM album. what's the f*kn point of this and any other music site if it doesn't matter. fck off and fck you if you work for this site.


anonymous 1/8/2012 4:22:11 PM

he was just in crossroads no?


anonymous 1/8/2012 4:39:35 PM

Awesome drummer joins totally gay band, the world keeps turning


webmaster 1/8/2012 4:50:26 PM

"what's the f*kn point of this and any other music site if it doesn't matter" - Get over it. And since you're so concerned about unimportant details, it's Crossfade, not Crossroads, you stupid fck.


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:00:12 PM

you're all gays, unbiased news source flip....please eat aids, and fall on a knife and bleed on emmure and mark castillo...then the world will be a better place.


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:02:09 PM

my bitter end should be on this


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:21:27 PM

Mark Castillo is obviously looking at Emmure as a money grab (he left BYD for Crossfade for the same reason). Good drummer, hopefully he doesn't get stuck in traffic before a show, refuse to share his drug stash, or post links on Facebook without Frankie's permission lol


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:39:29 PM

picahchu is stoked


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:56:51 PM

Castillo beat Frankie in a Pokemon battle after months of training, the only way to gain entrance to their inner circle.


anonymous 1/8/2012 5:57:22 PM

crossfade was about to make it big too.


big_metal_al 1/8/2012 6:13:41 PM

thanks alex, dialing mom now!


nashvegas 1/8/2012 6:20:50 PM

i agree with anonymous.


anonymous 1/8/2012 6:22:32 PM

impending doom is stoked


anonymous 1/8/2012 6:35:40 PM

In somewhat related news, Mike Kaabe just spent his latest "Felony" royalty check on a dime rock and a Four Loko


anonymous 1/8/2012 8:32:01 PM

#swag


anonymous 1/8/2012 9:53:58 PM

and "norma jean" owes "botch" a ton of money-boo fcking hoo get over yourself gimp-goes back to making out with your girlfriend in the sandbox during recess... i was thirsty, but the tears that ran down your face quenched it for me!!! thanks tard-bot!!!


anonymous 1/8/2012 10:23:07 PM

Too bad anonymous who has previously been posted is the drugged out one kicked out of the band. Get your shit together man. You blew it!


anonymous 1/8/2012 10:33:17 PM

jonathan blake is sorta stoked...


anonymous 1/9/2012 12:12:31 AM

13 year old chicks are stoked


anonymous 1/9/2012 12:23:09 AM

i cannot get this off my mind.


ineedsalt 1/9/2012 12:58:37 AM

pro tools is stoked


anonymous 1/9/2012 3:49:11 AM

Noelle elizabeth is stoked HAHAHAHA.


anonymous 1/9/2012 4:36:18 AM

Awesome guy makes horrible decision. I'll die another day.


therearetoomanybands 1/9/2012 5:20:45 AM

Conspiracy theorists are stoked.


anonymous 1/9/2012 6:03:37 AM

Shitty music is shitty. Castillo's career went down the drain after he left Piecemeal.


anonymous 1/9/2012 6:29:42 AM

SUCK THIS suck THIS dckKKKK


anonymous 1/9/2012 7:59:31 AM

there's so much hate from all of you, I'v realized through meeting bands no matter how much you dislike the music or how gay you think it is, or how cool you think you are tearing them down, that these bands work hard as fck just so guys can hate on it like gays....most of you have never toured a day in your life or played a show or have any musical knowledge whatsoever so fck off


marching_band_rules 1/9/2012 8:59:01 AM

i do love the drumming on cover your tracks and silent circus


anonymous 1/9/2012 9:52:02 AM

Pretty sure he is still the Crossfade drummer. Also speculating on his departure from BYD, BYD is basically only active in the summers as Mat Bruso is a school teacher. Lastly, it's possible he is just the studio drummer. He's friends with Emmure for the years they spent on the same record label.


anonymous 1/9/2012 12:28:35 PM

upmost hahaha


anonymous 1/9/2012 12:43:26 PM

this kid I know asked for this drummer's autograph one time outside at a CBGBs show and gave him a pen and a napkin.. fail


anonymous 1/9/2012 12:58:24 PM

lol at webby getting pissed


xfordirelifesakex 1/9/2012 1:03:45 PM

Apparently Crossfade didn't pan out.


anonymous 1/9/2012 1:21:36 PM

mollys are upmost stoked


anonymous 1/9/2012 1:23:12 PM

h.a.t.e.r.s. having anger twords everyone reaching success


anonymous 1/9/2012 1:28:03 PM

Guess I'm the only one stoked about this.


Colossus 1/9/2012 1:41:41 PM

Get off of anonymous, you goddamn pussies. It's the internet, you're practically anonymous anyway. And we're not haters, we just appreciate music that requires talent and musicianship. PS: A new drummer won't make any difference to this horseshit breakdown machine.


anonymous 1/9/2012 2:01:06 PM

@Costanzig made the funniest comment on here. Everyone else needs to quit bitching. This dude is a great drummer, but is wasting his talent on a band like Emmure.


anonymous 1/9/2012 2:49:40 PM

Emmure. Crossfade. Bury your dead. All three have one thing in common. Holding on to a damn dream. Just give it up.


anonymous 1/9/2012 3:25:07 PM

Emmure and all their followers should do the world a favor and kill your self


anonymous 1/9/2012 4:49:49 PM

Yay a good drummer to hopefully overpower frankies shitty c-ck sucking vocals- only decent thing in the band is Jesse on the guitar.


anonymous 1/9/2012 6:23:44 PM

M. Bison is definitely not stoked.


anonymous 1/9/2012 8:42:45 PM

anonymous 12 hours ago I'v realized through meeting bands no matter how much you dislike the music or how gay you think it is, or how cool you think you are tearing them down, that these bands work hard as fck just so guys can hate on it like gays.... **Wants to be in a(any)band so bad** ^ boohoo pssy. Go converse with your band "friends", tell them how fckin kew they are.


ZakkCervini 1/9/2012 9:49:23 PM

I heard tracking got shut down by the cops....?


anonymous 1/10/2012 6:40:18 AM

Listen here webmaster...I will fcking kill you. You got that?


anonymous 1/10/2012 2:11:04 PM

"upmost"


amountainofdeadhipsters 1/11/2012 11:39:39 AM

No way this band is even near Marks chops level.


xfordirelifesakex 1/13/2012 10:54:27 AM

This is really fcking sad. He is way too good for that band. I want Bury Your Dead with Mike Terry to get back together. This gay right here.


anonymous 1/22/2012 10:51:48 AM

Castillo is beast on the kit. Emmure is dope as fck. Haters keep hating. Now everyone stfu. Mortal Kombat > Street Fighter.


anonymous 5/1/2013 6:40:51 AM

emmure 10/10


anonymous 5/1/2013 6:41:22 AM

you all don't know decent music fck off and listen to Mika





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