Animosity Break Up
2009-10-20 by iamthenightmare | 39 Comments
California based death metal act Animosity have decided to call it quits, following a year of inactivity, to pursue other musical projects.

Frontman Leo Miller announced the news, writing: "You have never seen us rest this long. For those of you wondering about Animosity, you are correct to have assumed that we disbanded. It has been nearly a year since all five of us were in a room (or the same state) together. In this time, we have written zero songs and played zero shows. In short, nothing happened which I mean to say plainly and clearly. We are all still alive and friends, but following our last tour we just did nothing band related.

"Many of us grew up in this band, and for me personally, Animosity was somehow prioritized over everything including my very own life. This band formed our communities, relationships, experiences and the lens through which we view the world. Eight years later, I look back to being 14 years old playing Animosity shows in garages and backyards and I can honestly say that our musical and experiential goals have been exceeded in ways that once seemed impossible to me. If you haven't gotten enough of Animosity, please rest assured that we have.

"This is not to say, that everyone is gone from music. In the time since our last show, Navene finished his spectacular debut solo album called Fleshrot – dementia/dyslexia. Navene wrote played and recorded all the music himself and features beastly vocals from Jonny Davy. Check out the project here and stay posted for album release info.

"Also, Navene has teamed up with Tosin Abasi and is drumming in their new band Animals As Leaders. Chase also has a new band called Son of Arelius from which you can expect a full-length album out soon. New music from Evan and Frank can be anticipated in various different forms. As for me, I moved out east to study the environment."

Tagged: Animosity

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iamthenightmare
October 20th 2009
754 Comments


As if i needed more bad news today

bloc
October 20th 2009
34993 Comments


attack of the news clones!

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iamthenightmare
October 20th 2009
754 Comments


that works too

combustion07
October 20th 2009
5420 Comments


Sucks...one of the few deathcore bands I really liked

botb
October 20th 2009
9756 Comments


kinda awesome navene's in AAL now though tbh

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TNY
October 20th 2009
571 Comments


Thank Jacob. I saw them with Between the Buried and Me and they were garbage.

thebbqshrimp
October 20th 2009
1207 Comments


TNY go DIAF.

Band slayed for days. This really sucks.

Thor
October 20th 2009
10202 Comments


If you haven't gotten enough of Animosity, please rest assured that we have.

lol

botb
October 20th 2009
9756 Comments


yeah i lol'd at that too actually

TNY
October 20th 2009
571 Comments


go DIAF? go. . . die in a funnel?

InHumanForm
October 20th 2009
316 Comments


good, another deathcore band that does not exist anymore. KEEP EM COMING

TNY
October 20th 2009
571 Comments


It also helps that deathcore is not an actual genre. So in reality, deathcore has never existed.

DERP

Countorous
October 20th 2009
169 Comments


u guyz hatin on the best genre evr

InHumanForm
October 20th 2009
316 Comments


na dude, it exists lol.

Anthracks
October 20th 2009
3774 Comments


hopefully trendy band starts another trend

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Athom
Staff Reviewer
October 20th 2009
17224 Comments


I saw Animosity last year with Decrepit Birth. It was a cool show, they played all of Animal. Never really dug them on CD though

TNY
October 20th 2009
571 Comments


I have a band and we're starting Fizzgigcore. It's gonna be fucking awesome.

accompliceofmydeath
October 20th 2009
4297 Comments


So...spraying soda at people while playing breakdowns? Is it like a mix of Insane Clown Posse and Emmure?

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TNY
October 20th 2009
571 Comments


I take it you have never seen The Dark Crystal?

botb
October 20th 2009
9756 Comments


good, another deathcore band that does not exist anymore. KEEP EM COMING


OMG UR SO ELITE WITH UR MUSIC TASTES LOL

Carnifex
October 20th 2009
1918 Comments


:sadface:

ianjulian
October 20th 2009
637 Comments


Noooooo

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Essence
October 20th 2009
3587 Comments


mappy is crying on all 3 of her banned accounts

Athom
Staff Reviewer
October 20th 2009
17224 Comments



mappy is crying on all 3 of her banned accounts

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

bloc
October 20th 2009
34993 Comments


lol, nice one

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
October 20th 2009
17939 Comments


animosity ruled this sucks

grahamg0re
October 20th 2009
155 Comments


eh saw them his horse teh band n btbam. was not impressed. might have been the venue though who knows

burnafterbreeding
October 20th 2009
1466 Comments


Shut It Down ruled.

Everything else was whack.

xkeyboardmoshx
October 20th 2009
64 Comments


lol, you have to be kidding

empires > animal > shut it down, it's like science

goddamn animosity ruled, this sucks

Ruminations
October 20th 2009
128 Comments


I was literally wondering about these guys like 2 hours ago. This is pretty shitty.

Carnifex
October 20th 2009
1918 Comments


Animal is my fave, Empires & Shut It Down I can't decide between the two.

xkeyboardmoshx
October 20th 2009
64 Comments


good, another deathcore band that does not exist anymore. KEEP EM COMING

COOL DUDE spotted from a mile away

HighandDriving
October 21st 2009
3288 Comments


The best deathcore band is donezo

And ya Empires is their best cd.



thebbqshrimp
October 21st 2009
1207 Comments


go. . . die in a funnel?

Close. Fire.

Rev
October 21st 2009
9439 Comments




this really sucks

Zip
October 21st 2009
5312 Comments


FUCK! Damn it, I wondered why it had been so long...

ugh

xkeyboardmoshx
October 21st 2009
64 Comments


this is unfair

dead man in reno gets back together, through the eyes of the dead's new singer turns out to be good, i'm starting to think the bands i was into in highschool were coming back

and then animosity kicks it

shablaman54
October 21st 2009
281 Comments


damn...

empires was my favorite as well

Wizard
October 21st 2009
19607 Comments


Probably the only deathcore I still listen to frequently. Sucks!

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