HOUWITSER Parts Ways With Singer, Drummer

Reactivated Dutch death metal veterans HOUWITSER have parted ways with vocalist Stan Blonk and drummer Marco De Groot. Blonk left the band for personal reasons and will be replaced for HOUWITSER's final two shows of 2011 by Mike Van Mastrigt (SINISTER, HOUWITSER). The group will then begin the search for a new frontman. Marco's replacement is Marten Van Kruijssen (DICTATED), who was also the fill-in drummer for the last two HOUWITSER shows.

Drum-cam footage of Kruijssen playing the HOUWITSER song "Shredded To Pieces" live at the Way Of Darkness festival on October 8 at Stadthalle in Lichtenfels, Germany can be seen below.

HOUWITSER's fifth album, "Bestial Atrocity", was released last year via Sevared Records.

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