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All Shall Perish bassist: "We HAD to fire Eddie"

Friday, October 25, 2013 10:55 AM PT

In a new interview with MetalInjection, All Shall Perish bassist and co-founder Mike Tiner asserts that the band was essentially forced to "fire" Eddie Hermida after he joined Suicide Silence. According to Tiner, Suicide Silence management made demands of All Shall Perish that were not conducive to the band's existence. Here's the pertinent portion of the interview:

I first heard of Eddie potentially joining Suicide Silence in March while we were on tour in Japan. When he first brought it up, he made it seem as if he was only considering recording with them, but then as he further explained everything, it became very clear that he wanted to join Suicide Silence. Everyone in that room had the same reaction: 'How are you going to possibly have time to do both bands?' Eddie reassured us a dozen times over that both bands would be able to coexist and work together with one another, with him as the vocalist of both bands.

As we had always trusted Eddie before, after a lot of long conference calls, we gave him the benefit of the doubt and decided to wait till there was an actual scheduling conflict and cross that bridge then. We already had Metallica's Orion Music and our own MTL: South of the Border Tour on the books, so we went ahead with Eddie for those shows, and they all turned out very well. It seemed like maybe everything would actually work out OK. Then, after Eddie was officially in Suicide Silence (but before it went public), we got an offer from Death Angel to play two or three shows with them, all in California. Eddie in particular wanted to do these shows and pushed hardest for them, so we confirmed them. Then a week or two later he tells our management that he actually can't do the shows...because of Suicide Silence.

That's when Suicide Silence's management informed us of all of the things All Shall Perish would and would not be "allowed" to do. All Shall Perish could not play a show until Eddie was well "established" as the new singer of Suicide Silence. Suicide Silence's management told us that they would have to be well into their new album and touring cycle before All Shall Perish could be seen again with Eddie.

That is easily a year of All Shall Perish not being "allowed" to do anything; possibly more than a year. There were other rules, too, but this one was huge. When we heard this, we immediately all got on the phone with Eddie and asked him how him being in both bands could ever work, especially after this whole Death Angel thing. Eddie still insisted it could work but also maintained that Suicide Silence would be his priority. We asked Eddie if he was quitting and he said, "No, I'm not. If you want me out of All Shall Perish, you'll have to fire me."

Now, I ask all of you reading this, both All Shall Perish fans and Suicide Silence fans: what would happen if you worked at Starbucks and you told your boss that you took a job at Coffee Bean across the street, that Coffee Bean would be your new priority and that you wouldn't be able to pickup a single shift at Starbucks for at least a year or more, followed by: "But I'm NOT quitting!"


10/25/2013 10:59:59 AM
lol last paragraph

10/25/2013 11:03:24 AM
The last paragraph was easy to come up with, because he was using Starbucks wifi to write this while on break at his job... at Starbucks.

10/25/2013 11:08:09 AM
Never underestimate the power of denial.

10/25/2013 11:14:08 AM
MeatyD is the Suicide Silence of Lambgoat...f@ggots who wont leave

10/25/2013 11:19:52 AM
lol at the Starbucks rearogy, but it's actually spot on

10/25/2013 11:32:05 AM
Let be serious here. It's a little egotistical for the All Shall Perish guys to consider themselves the Starbucks and not the The Coffee Bean of this situation. No one in their right mind would leave Starbucks to work for a Coffee Bean. To quote a famous 90's rapper, "Eddie dropped the zero's to get with the hero's."

10/25/2013 11:36:32 AM
lol @ idiot above who thinks the starbucks rearogy is anything but complete stupidity. Corporate coffee house's rules of employment are not a relevant comparison to dynamic musical group politics. Stop talking to fans like they are as dumb as you.

10/25/2013 12:05:23 PM
what a horrible downgrade

10/25/2013 12:20:33 PM
Both bands should be fired from the music industry.

10/25/2013 12:36:56 PM
time to get real jobs gays.

10/25/2013 12:42:49 PM
Wait, why would anyone open a Starbucks and a Coffee Bean so close to each other?

10/25/2013 1:20:22 PM
there is more drama in metal than on TMZ. grow up you puss boys

10/25/2013 1:29:13 PM
All I'm seeing is that All Shall Perish think they're the Starbucks of bands and that Suicide Silence is Coffee Bean.

10/25/2013 1:37:01 PM
Mexicans........ < got a 12 hour ban from fb for saying this very thing on a story about this

10/25/2013 1:39:45 PM
The metal scene < Jersey Shore.

10/25/2013 1:46:59 PM
More room in the scene for Islander now.

10/25/2013 2:46:26 PM
All Shall Perish > Suicide Silence. SS may be more popular but their musicianship is pretty terrible. Decent career move on this dude's part though.

10/25/2013 3:32:40 PM
i cant blame him for actually wanting to make a little money

10/25/2013 3:50:19 PM
the butthurt manifesto right here folks, hire a temp singer until her comes back ya vag

10/25/2013 3:58:17 PM
Isn't this the same bands anyways?

10/25/2013 4:18:05 PM
Stop being a baby. ASP is barely active and certainly not good.

10/25/2013 4:45:09 PM
Starbucks is concerned.

10/25/2013 5:07:00 PM
Jerry. fcking. Clubb.

10/25/2013 7:10:33 PM
Mike Tiner beatd and killed a Starbucks in 1990.

10/25/2013 7:38:51 PM
Gonna miss Mitch's smooth, long, white dick. Eddie's smelly little Mexican stub just won't compete.

Rickey Hoover to stretch his hears back out and join ASP

10/25/2013 7:54:07 PM
When Mitch Lucker died I cut his penis off and took it home in a suction tight bag of formaldehyde so it could be with me forever

- morgue employee

10/25/2013 9:03:55 PM
what would happen if you worked at Burger King and you told your boss that you took a job at McDonalds across the street, that McDonalds would be your new priority and that you wouldn't be able to pickup a single shift at Burger King for at least a year or more, followed by: "But I'm NOT quitting!"

10/25/2013 9:05:15 PM
nobody really cares about who does vocals in these bands or who plays any of the instruments really. they all sound the same.

10/25/2013 9:17:53 PM
bassists don't fire people that's the major error in this story. the vocalist should have fired that guy for even questioning him.

10/25/2013 10:42:36 PM
Remember when Eddie would walk on stage and mess up Janick's hair?

10/26/2013 4:26:48 AM
All Fraps Shall Perish

10/26/2013 4:28:30 AM
Suicide Latte

10/26/2013 6:02:47 AM
Jerry Clubb is the biggest piece of egotistical coke snorting shit I have ever met in my life. I caught him blowing a dude in Vegas one time for Sheetrock dust. Super bummed about this turnout.

10/26/2013 10:14:14 AM
They should patch things up and all go skydiving together, except the plane only makes it halfway before crashing. One would think that all shall perish in such a situation, but luckily they were all doing a butt-fck train with bassist in the back with the parachute saving the day. Later that day due to being a big gay he silently suicided.

Moral of the story is, you`re gay.

10/26/2013 1:40:39 PM
All Shall Parachute

10/26/2013 6:11:18 PM
Is ASP even a band anymore , being on tour for one week out of the year makes you a local band, just cause your booking agent demands 10 times what you are worth doesn't make you a touring band get over it maybe he was tired of having to work at Starbucks.

10/27/2013 9:30:28 AM
All Starbucks Perish

10/27/2013 12:58:23 PM

10/27/2013 1:16:05 PM
You boys fancy yourself a coffee shop?

10/27/2013 2:56:28 PM
No, you have never come back from something like this before, you have never lost your singer of four albums and the bulk of your career and "come back". What kind of delusional world is this retard bass player in?

10/27/2013 2:58:49 PM
Almost-perish will be come further irrelevant, Suicide Silence will get one good tour from the hype and then the teeny boppers will leave. That is all.

10/27/2013 6:21:59 PM
Should get the OLD singer back from hate.malice.revenge

back when they were actually good.

10/27/2013 10:28:15 PM
wow what an idiot suicide silence fcking sucks ass compared to all shall perish... riffs vs breakdowns... come on now. gays.

10/28/2013 8:02:09 AM
Wait so Eddie can't do Pearl Jam for a year either?

10/28/2013 9:04:24 AM
lol @ maiden and pearl jam comments

10/28/2013 1:11:10 PM
Both bands are gay. Not surprising their hipster asses used a coffee rearogy

10/28/2013 5:38:51 PM
Eddie sucks Jerry Clubs d*ck anyways... Suicide Silence should have just called it quits and died with Mitch. Only reason SS was big was because of him and now they just have some lame ass mexican screamer with stage presence that is complete shit... Both bands can go fck each other

10/28/2013 5:53:32 PM
I'd work neither Starbucks nor Coffee Beans. rearogically speaking this guy is a huge gay

10/29/2013 8:22:52 AM
Maybe this is his real life story? Maybe instead of the 7.50 an hour he's making at Starbucks, coffee bean is offering him 8.50 an hour. Sounds like a no brainer dude....

11/1/2013 1:52:07 PM
Sounds like I am on the elementary school yard again. Haha