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Rivers Of Nihil - Part Ways With Guitarist

Pennsylvania-based tech death metal ensemble Rivers Of Nihil have announced the departure of guitarist Jonathan Topore, who originally joined the band in 2014. Andy Thomas from Black Crown Initiate will be stepping in for the band's upcoming headlining U.S. tour.

Statement from the group as follows: "After nearly eight years of working together Rivers Of Nihil has decided to part ways with guitarist Jonathan Topore. Like any relationship, sometimes it becomes clear that it is simply time for a change that will be in the best interest of everyone involved. We love Jon and we still consider him to be a great friend to all of us in the band.

"With that being said, we would like to announce that our very old friend Andy Thomas from Black Crown Initiate (and Where Owls Know My Name guest vocal/music video/tambourine fame) will be stepping in for our upcoming headlining tour with Fallujah, Alluvial, and Warforged.

As a fellow Reading, PA area native Andy has been passively and actively involved with Rivers Of Nihil since our inception and there is no other person that we trust more than him to take on this position. We look forward to seeing all of you on tour."

Band profile: Rivers Of Nihil
Posted: 28.04.2022 by Abattoir


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12.05.2022 - 15:43
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I love both these bands and I think Andy is great fit for RoN. I only hope that this move doesn't hurt Black Crown Initiate which is currently my favourite band 🖤🖤🖤

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