Augury Loses Bassist
2010-02-24 by Travis Marmon | 36 Comments

Canadian progressive death metallers Augury have parted ways with bassist Dominic "Forest" Lapointe, according to the band's MySpace.

American Defloration Tour with the Black Dahlia Murder, Obscura and Hatesphere, which starts February 24 in Atlanta. The rhythm section will be rounded out by jazz bassist Christian Picaud and former Neuraxis drummer Tommy McKinnon.

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ttufan09
February 24th 2010

27 Comments


What? What? That guy was a fuckin beast! Fuck! Now I won't get to see him live....

ZeroTolerance
February 24th 2010

434 Comments


I was mildly saddened when I heard this on facebook.

supertouchox2
February 24th 2010

1062 Comments


shiiit, he was amazing.

hope they find someone capable enough to fill his space.

Athom
Staff Reviewer
February 24th 2010

17195 Comments


Title should be renamed "Augury lose the only thing that makes them interesting"

Burn2Burn
February 24th 2010

2378 Comments


^^ that. Pretty much the only reason I love Fragmentary Evidence so much.


fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

TheNewWhack
February 24th 2010

1472 Comments


This is almost as bad as Textures loosing their vocalist. I'm not sure if either band will bounce back.

bloozclooz
February 24th 2010

1770 Comments


shit shit shit. this is not a good thing

HenchmanOfSanta
February 24th 2010

1852 Comments


It sounds to me like this was known ahead of time considering the tour starts TOMORROW. I was considering going to see this tour just for Augury but now I'm not so sure.

bloc
February 24th 2010

34663 Comments


Awww man, hopefully they find a good replacement for their records.

Digging: Anberlin - Lowborn

combustion07
February 24th 2010

5329 Comments


lol my news posts always get deleted. I'm going to see them March 13th, hopefully the replacement is good.

willfellmarsy
February 24th 2010

3849 Comments


o no!!! best part...

HenchmanOfSanta
February 24th 2010

1852 Comments


lol my news posts always get deleted. I'm going to see them March 13th, hopefully the replacement is good.
I posted that Pete Wentz was leaving Fall Out Boy before anybody, then it randomly got deleted in favor of one with redundant information and an opinion on the end. So I guess it's just that I got this post.

combustion07
February 24th 2010

5329 Comments


It's cool. I just hope the replacement for the tour lives up to my expectations

Kronzo
February 24th 2010

990 Comments


maybe Pete Wentz will be the new Augury bassist.

combustion07
February 24th 2010

5329 Comments


METVL

asdemonsburn
February 25th 2010

793 Comments


he was great, but the band is still awesome, vocalist/guitarist is a jolly guy

GibTG
February 25th 2010

279 Comments


Lead vocalist/guitarist has a pretty cool side-project but I don't know how well the band will be able to bounce back from this.

DeafMetal
February 25th 2010

8584 Comments


Met Forest at one of the shows I went to. Great guy. This will suck, but there are a lot of capable bassists out there.

TheyTookOurJobs
February 25th 2010

1318 Comments


that made my day worse hearing this......

TRMshadow
February 25th 2010

4982 Comments


Well, he's alive, I'm happy about that. From the way it was worded, it sounded like he died or something.

Zip
February 25th 2010

5312 Comments


Title should be renamed "Augury lose the only thing that makes them interesting

This. Band is worth just about nothing now.

devouredbymetal
February 25th 2010

516 Comments


^ so not true...

but yeah the news is so damn bad

Fuff24
February 25th 2010

1118 Comments


Wow! a bassist thats interesting in Prog Death metal? sounds impossible!

bloozclooz
February 25th 2010

1770 Comments


what's the name of the side project?

GibTG
February 26th 2010

279 Comments



Wow! a bassist thats interesting in Prog Death metal? sounds impossible!


Never listened to Opeth or Dan Swano?

The name of the side-project is Humanoid. It is very far from Death Metal, but it is very interesting nonetheless. Very progressive, little acoustic and ambient sections as well.

devouredbymetal
February 26th 2010

516 Comments



'Wow! a bassist thats interesting in Prog Death metal? sounds impossible!'


opeth, atheist, cynic, gwynbleidd, augury, kalisia......



GibTG
February 26th 2010

279 Comments


Nothing real progressive about Atheist, but I would throw in the early works of Sean Malone in there as well.

Yazz_Flute
February 26th 2010

18764 Comments


sucks

But he wasn't the main songwriter, they'll still be awesome even if the bass isn't as mindfuckingly good.

Digging: Cormorant - Dwellings

landonius
February 26th 2010

70 Comments


god fuck! i just bought my tickets yesterday! i was excited to see him... well at least i get to see obscura's bassist

HenchmanOfSanta
February 26th 2010

1852 Comments


I'm pretty sure that dude was being sarcastic, guys.

combustion07
February 26th 2010

5329 Comments


Yeah

GibTG
February 27th 2010

279 Comments


Pretty strange thing to be sarcastic of...

So we are supposed to assume that all progressive death metal acts are required to have stand-out bassists?

devouredbymetal
February 27th 2010

516 Comments


^ they are not required to...they do stand out

devouredbymetal
February 27th 2010

516 Comments


"Nothing real progressive about Atheist"

????...you havent heard them ..have you ?

HenchmanOfSanta
February 27th 2010

1852 Comments


Neither have you, apparently.

devouredbymetal
February 28th 2010

516 Comments


if i havent i wouldnt have commented...



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