Sinister lose band members and cancel festival appearance in Mexico

Sinister line-up from  2010

Oh well, we’ve got bad news for you.

First of all SINISTER have to cancel their appearance at Mexico’s Metal In The Forest Festival, because some members aren’t able to leave their work. The band did everything to make it happen, but in the end it didn’t work out.

Unfortunately this would have been the last show in the current line-up from SINISTER, which means this would have been the last chance to see the band live in this formation.

As you may already have heard guitarist Alex Paul, drummer Edwin van den Eeden and bassist Joost van der Graaf have left the band.

Vocalist Aad Kloosterwaard is now the only remaining band member.

He comments: “But don’t be afraid the band will go on with a new line-up .. and will let the Sinister flame burn for some more years to come.”

Poland’s Metal Mind Productions released an exclusive box containing SINISTER’s full discography on February 14 in Poland, February 21 in Europe and April 5 in the USA. Entitled “Altered Since Birth”, the set contains eight studio albums, a live DVD, a compilation of demo tracks, plus a booklet containing a full biography based on an exclusive interview, the complete discography, lyrics to all songs and a selection of amazing archive photos. The cover artwork was created by the well-known Polish graphic designer Graal.

SINISTER’s latest album, “Legacy of Ashes”, came out on December 17, 2010 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, OBSCENITY).