After over 15 years in the business, Canada’s finest exports of 100% Heavy Metal are sadly calling it a day.
Harnessing the all-encompassing qualities of Thrash Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal and Black Metal, 3 Inches Of Blood were fundamental in kicking Nu-Metal in the balls and ushering in the return of Traditional Heavy Metal values – and for that we thank them sincerely – and “Advance And Vanquish” and “Fire Up The Blades ” still rock our world.
The band issued the following statement via their Facebook Page:
“It is now that we come to announce that 3 Inches Of Blood has decided to part ways. Naturally, people will have questions as to why we have collectively made this decision. While our reasons are personal, just know we are all still good friends, but it is just time to move on. All of us will continue to pursue musical projects, so refer to our social media pages to keep up with that.”
“We are eternally thankful to our fans, friends and family that have stuck by us through thick and thin and always believed in us. You are the reason this band got anywhere and kept us going. We’d also like to thank our musical peers and former 3 Inches of Blood members for all your love and support over the years.”
“We’d like to put one last stamp on the band’s career and end it in grand style. Our final performance will be in our hometown of Vancouver, BC, Canada on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the fabulous Commodore Ballroom. We’re pleased to say that, Fire Up the Blades-era bassist, Nick Cates will be playing the show with us. As well, we intend to deliver other special surprises that will make this a night to remember.”
Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 5 and you will be able to get them here