Testament lose drummer
2011-12-02 by Voivod STAFF | 25 Comments
Paul Bostaph, Testament's drummer in the critically acclaimed album The Formation of Damnation, has officially parted ways with the band.

Due to a serious injury earlier this year, Bostaph had to leave Testament's drum kit, in between the recording sessions for the new album, entitled The Dark Roots Of Earth. For that reason, Gene Hoglan was recruited to finish the drums and join the upcoming tour.

Nevertheless, Billy confirmed that Bostaph will continue to thrash his drum kit for Testament, upon the completion of Bostaph's recording sessions with his side project. However, the latter chose to leave Testament, for reasons relevant to the formation of his new project BlackGates.



Source:
http://www.metalinsider.net/splits/drummer-paul-bostaph-parts-ways-with-testament
Tagged: Testament

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pedro70512
December 2nd 2011
3108 Comments


Wait for it...

they lost him eh? well, whose turn was it to watch him!?

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MO
December 2nd 2011
18857 Comments


"Gene Hoglan was recruited to finish the drums and join the upcoming tour."

the man is so clutch, fills in for everyone everywhere, mad respect

taylormemer
December 2nd 2011
4917 Comments


Bostaph just can't make any friends.

linchpin313
December 2nd 2011
813 Comments


An outcast among outcasts.

BlackLlama
December 2nd 2011
1688 Comments


Dufraine, search party of three....

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TheNotrap
December 2nd 2011
8108 Comments


It will be difficult to replace Paul.

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FearThyEvil
December 2nd 2011
12618 Comments


Sucks to see him go.

RodTFD
December 2nd 2011
102 Comments


I knew Gene would be mentioned before I clicked on the link...who doesn't want an atomic clock behind the kit?

pedro70512
December 2nd 2011
3108 Comments


*Snare drumming* If you have a problem, and there's no one else who can help, maybe you can hire...Gene Hogan.

jybt
December 2nd 2011
345 Comments


MetallicOpeth: Maybe Gene Hoglan can fill in for Mike Portnoy next time...

ShousoStrip
December 2nd 2011
574 Comments


Hope they're gonna disband.

Tyrannic
December 2nd 2011
3262 Comments


i want gene hoglan to fill in during my next meeting at work.

bigguytoo9
December 2nd 2011
259 Comments


Gene Hoglan fucking destroys Paul on drums, or almost anyone for that matter!!!! Sucks to see Paul go though.

R6Rider
December 2nd 2011
4679 Comments


lose awesome drummer, get other awesome drummer

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KILL
December 2nd 2011
71957 Comments


yup

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MO
December 2nd 2011
18857 Comments


"MetallicOpeth: Maybe Gene Hoglan can fill in for Mike Portnoy next time..."

nah he's not gay

zaruyache
December 2nd 2011
6852 Comments


Man for a second I thought he'd died. I was about to cry ;_;

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Ovrot
December 2nd 2011
10501 Comments


Gene Hoglan should just play drums for every band
no more drummer problems ever

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jayfatha
December 2nd 2011
2882 Comments


Dufraine, search party of three....

What does Mitch Hedberg have to do with this?

Taoboxer9
December 2nd 2011
173 Comments


Hope this doesn't affect his work with Fear Factory.

KjSwantko
December 2nd 2011
9443 Comments


This kinda sucks, but they will carry on fine.

demon of surveillance
December 2nd 2011
834 Comments


Gene is amazing but Paul is too, he's one of the best live drummers I've ever seen.

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DieDead
December 2nd 2011
222 Comments


Fuck yeah! Gene!

lak89
December 3rd 2011
183 Comments


Sucks to hear that, good thing I caught them live last year with Paul, great drummer. Gene will do great.

BaseballJames
December 3rd 2011
376 Comments


2011: the year everyone quit their band



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