Lorna Shore Appear To Have Recruited Vocalist Will Ramos (Monument Of A Memory)

Lorna Shore kicked off their European tour with Decapitated, Beyond Creation, Ingested, and Viscera in Berlin, Germany earlier today (March 6) and it appears that Will Ramos (Monument Of A Memory, ex-A Wake In Providence) has been recruited to handle vocals for the trek. This news comes after the group fired frontman CJ McCreery due to sexual abuse allegations. It is unclear if Ramos is just filling in or if his addition to the band will be permanent.

[via Lambgoat]

Lorna Shore Premiere “King Ov Deception” Video

Lorna Shore have premiered a new video for their song “King Ov Deception.” This track is from the band’s new album “Immortal,” which was released today (January 31). The group’s decision to release the record as planned has been met with some controversy due to it containing vocals from former frontman CJ McCreery, who was fired after a number of women accused him of sexual abuse and more. Drummer Austin Archey commented:

“To celebrate the release day of ‘Immortal,’ we have for you the official music video for ‘King Ov Deception.’ The video was shot in late 2019 by our long time collaborator Joey Durango. He worked hard to make us a beautiful visual for this song, and we hope you enjoy it.”

Lorna Shore Guitarist Adam De Micco On New Album “Immortal”: “This Record Is So Much Bigger Than The Noise That Is Surrounding It”

Lorna Shore will be releasing their new album “Immortal” on Friday (January 31), but the record has been met with some controversy due to it containing vocals from former frontman CJ McCreery, who was fired after a number of women accused him of sexual abuse and more. Guitarist Adam De Micco has since commented on the band’s decision to release it, saying the effort “is so much bigger than the noise that is surrounding it.”

De Micco said the following:

“’Immortal’ comes out on Friday and I have a ton to say regarding the release of this record.

I’ve been doing my best to be as positive and calm in the midst of all of the noise around this album. The more I attempt to be quiet the harder it gets.

Lorna Shore has been something I have been fighting for for the past 10 years. It wasn’t an established band I joined, it wasn’t some well off band on the way up. I came in at the bottom. The bottom as in VFW shows that 20 people were at.

Since that point in time I have fought for it day in and day out. From when members come and go, when a record needs to be written, from when anything goes south, I’m always there to pick up the pieces.

Point I’m getting at is I fight tirelessly for this. I put everything on the table and there isn’t a soul who has been involved with me can deny this.

@austinarchey_ and I worked to the bone to make this record happen. It was him and I working on these songs by ourselves. It was only him and I in the studio making this record happen. We came up with the title “Immortal” before any note was written because it’s how we felt about the band. Both came to each other with that out of no where. Wasn’t anything to do with the song. The song came from the image we created.

The symbol you get tattooed, the artwork you see before you, the fact that this is coming out on a label (or even coming out at all). All of which was done by him and I.

This has always been our album. This has always been our band. This is us putting out something for the world to hear. Nothing more than putting our stamp on the metal world. We’ve never done this for nothing other than our artistic expression.

What we ask is listen to this from a neutral standpoint. Not from the drama around the vocalist, or how it wasn’t put on when you wanted it, or re-recorded vocals, to instrumentally.

Listen to it as is. Listen to it from a place of art and a place of this is music. Period. This record is so much bigger than the noise that is surrounding it in our eyes. It would be a shame that the work we put into goes to waste. I love you all. Thanks for reading.”

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“Immortal” comes out on Friday and I have a ton to say regarding the release of this record. . . I’ve been doing my best to be as positive and calm in the midst of all of the noise around this album. The more I attempt to be quiet the harder it gets. . . Lorna Shore has been something I have been fighting for for the past 10 years. It wasn’t an established band I joined, it wasn’t some well off band on the way up. I came in at the bottom. The bottom as in VFW shows that 20 people were at. . . Since that point in time I have fought for it day in and day out. From when members come and go, when a record needs to be written, from when anything goes south, I’m always there to pick up the pieces. . . Point I’m getting at is I fight tirelessly for this. I put everything on the table and there isn’t a soul who has been involved with me can deny this. . . @austinarchey_ and I worked to the bone to make this record happen. It was him and I working on these songs by ourselves. It was only him and I in the studio making this record happen. We came up with the title “Immortal” before any note was written because it’s how we felt about the band. Both came to each other with that out of no where. Wasn’t anything to do with the song. The song came from the image we created. . . The symbol you get tattooed, the artwork you see before you, the fact that this is coming out on a label (or even coming out at all). All of which was done by him and I. . . This has always been our album. This has always been our band. This is us putting out something for the world to hear. Nothing more than putting our stamp on the metal world. We’ve never done this for nothing other than our artistic expression. . . What we ask is listen to this from a neutral standpoint. Not from the drama around the vocalist, or how it wasn’t put on when you wanted it, or re-recorded vocals, to instrumentally. Listen to it as is. Listen to it from a place of art and a place of this is music. Period. This record is so much bigger than the noise that is surrounding it in our eyes. It would be a shame that the work we put into goes to waste. I love you all. Thanks for reading.

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Lorna Shore Premiere New Song “King Ov Deception”

Lorna Shore have premiered a new song titled “King Ov Deception.” This track is from the band’s new album “Immortal,” which will be released on January 31. The group’s decision to release the record as planned has been met with some controversy due to it containing vocals from former frontman CJ McCreery, who was fired after a number of women accused him of sexual abuse and more.

Lorna Shore To Release New Album “Immortal” With Former Frontman CJ McCreery’s Vocals

As previously reported, Lorna Shore recently fired CJ McCreery after several women accused the vocalist of sexual abuse and more. Despite this, the band have now confirmed that they are still planning to release their new album, “Immortal,” on January 31.

The group commented:

“Lorna Shore wants to take a moment to thank all our fans and the metal community for all of your support while we have been dealing with the aftermath of our recent decision to move forward without CJ McCreery on vocals.

Today, we are announcing that we, in conjunction with the understanding and incredibly supportive people at Century Media Records, have made the decision to release our new album, ‘Immortal‘ on January 31, 2020 as planned. The decision was something we did not take lightly. We have already begun the search for a new vocalist, and we have EVERY INTENTION to continue Lorna Shore stronger than ever.

Our fans and the metal community have been extremely patient through multiple delays surrounding this album. You’ve waited long enough. It makes no sense to scrap or revise the record with new vocals, which was a feeling shared by both the band and label.

So to be clear – Lorna Shore is all systems go. We will have further announcements regarding a new vocalist as soon as possible. Europe/UK tour with Decapitated is happening. Don’t believe anything you hear unless you hear it from us. We won’t let you down.

–Adam DeMicco, Austin Archey and Andrew O’Connor“

Lorna Shore Cancel Immediate Shows

Lorna Shore have cancelled their January dates in Asia. This news comes after vocalist CJ McCreery was recently fired following allegations of sexual abuse and more.

The group commented:

“ASIA :

We are deeply saddened to announce that we will NOT be playing the shows we had scheduled there this month. Ourselves, and the booking agent tried everything we could to make this happen, but unfortunately it just couldn’t work.

We promise to be back soon. We love you all and are very sorry we couldn’t make this happen.

Edit: everyone asking about the album/future. you will know when we know. at this moment, there are discussions but nothing we can comment on.

all we ask is please be patient.
this will all be addressed soon.”