Conducting From The Grave Re-releases Debut EP and Announces Departure of Frontman


Conducting From The Grave have been quite busy as of late, Recently making the announcement of their vocalist situation, which you can read below, as well as celebrating their 10 year anniversary together. In celebration of their 10 year anniversary, the band will be re-recording and re-releasing their debut EP "Trials of the Forsaken". Having 3 available options $5 for a digital download, $8 for the hard copy limited to only 500, or $20 for the hard copy + T-Shirt. To make your decision go HERE.

The band had made the announcement about the departure of their vocalist Mikey Powell with the following statement;

"After 5 years and 2 albums, Conducting From The Grave have decided to part ways with vocalist Mikey Powell. We wish him the best and love all the work he did vocally on Revenants and our self titled album. Reasons behind this are mainly geographical and financial. He lives near Los Angeles and we are based in Sacramento. We used to tour quite frequently, but over the last two years of minimal band activity (3-5 shows per year) band members' priorities in life have changed. A rift of sorts developed, and he has expressed interest in stepping down as our front man in the past. Since we are now old man weekend warriors it doesn't make sense to have a band member that lives 350 miles away. We are still moving forward with the re-recorded re-release of our debut EP "Trials of the Forsaken", and the 10 year anniversary shows booked for May 1st-3rd. Our ex vocalist Drew Winter will be handling vocal duties. You can hear his most recent work vocally in the band Shadow of the Colossus. Come check out the shows, our friends in Aenimus and Flub are joining us for all 3!"

Taking over will be ex-vocalist Drew Winter whose done work in the band Shadow of the Colossus. If that's not enough the band's original vocalist Shaun Gier will be making a guest appearance on the band's re-recorded and re-release of their debut EP "Trial of the Forsaken" the band had this to say about his re-appearance;

"Our original vocalist Shaun Gier stopped by my home studio today to track guest vocals on our EP re-release, and this happened when my girlfriend and her mom came home lol. He was in the band before Drew Winter and wrote/phrased the last 4 songs of the EP. He's going to hop on stage for a song or two at the Boardwalk in Orangevale May 1st."

Check out the artwork and tracklisting below. The band will also be going on tour performing this EP in full! Check out the list of dates below!

TRACKLISTING:

New Versions:

1. Improper Burial
2. Eternally Gutted
3. The Skies are Blackened... Not by Clouds but Insects
4. A Never Ending Search For Closure
5. In Times of Wars and Worries
6. When Two Blood Types Coalesce
7. Natural Born Killaz (Ice Cube and Dr. Dre Cover song)

Original 2005 Versions:

8. Improper Burial
9. Eternally Gutted
10. The Skies are Blackened... Not by Clouds but Insects
11. A Never Ending Search For Closure
12. In Times of Wars and Worries
13. When Two Blood Types Coalesce
14. Marching Towards Extinction demo (2007)

TOUR DATES:

May 1st: The Boardwalk in Orangevale CA (Sacramento)
May 2nd: Jub Jubs in Reno NV (Spring Meltdown Fest)
May 3rd: The Grizzly Den in Upland CA (Socal)

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