Former DESPISED ICON Guitarist Rejoins HEAVEN’S CRY

Founding DESPISED ICON guitarist Eric Jarrin has rejoined the Canadian progressive band HEAVEN’S CRY, which is reforming after a seven-year break. The group will perform at the legendary Montreal club Les Foufounes Electriques on September 18 as the support act for the Swedish act KATATONIA.

Hailing from Montreal, HEAVEN’S CRY gained worldwide recognition with its first album, “Food For Thought Substitute”, in 1997, and is currently working on its third release. The band’s second effort, “Primal Power Addiction”, released in 2002, exceeded the success of its predecessor, with the group getting to tour Europe the same year and support many international acts in Canada.

HEAVEN’S CRY‘s reformed lineup includes Pierre St-Jean, Sylvain Auclair, Eric Jarrin and René Lacharité.

“The idea of playing again together is extremely exciting,” Eric Jarrin said. “We all went our separate ways for the past six or seven years, and to come back to work on a new album with everyone’s experiences and successes is really promising! But I wish to warn all DESPISED ICON fans, this has nothing to do with my previous work. This is a completely different genre, a very contrasting musical venture for me.”

HEAVEN’S CRY will enter the studio early next year to record its third album.

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