FullForce, the epic Swedish power metal outfit has announced that guitarist CJ Grimmark has decided to leave the band “due to some changes in his life situation which he had to put priority to.” His replacement has been announced as ex-Dawn of Oblivion guitarist Stefan Rosqvist.
FullForce had this to say about Stefan:
“Stefan Rosqvist is a very talented, versatile guitarist and musician and the band is really excited to have him onboard.”
The band has released a video introducing Rosqvist and featuring a solo he has recorded for heir new album. You can see the video along with the official statement from the band here.
The official statement from FullForce:
“A few months ago guitarplayer CJ Grimmark decided to leave FullForce due to some changes in his life situation which he had to put priority to. The band wishes CJ all their best for his future and they are still very good friends and it wasn’t an easy decision for Grimmark to leave the band. During the last few months FullForce have been focusing on writing the songs for their second album and also searching for the best possible replacement for CJ both musically and personally. Finally the search is over and FullForce is happy and proud to introduce guitar ace Stefan Rosqvist (ex Dawn Of Oblivion, Lale Larsson) to you. Stefan Rosqvist is a very talented, versatile guitarist and musician and the band is really excited to have him on board. FullForce have almost finished the songwriting for their yet untitled second album and is planning to enter the recording studio during this upcoming summer.”