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Pentagram is looking for a new guitarist

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:25 AM (PST)

Virginia doom metal band Pentagram are looking for a new guitarist and you can read the official press release here:

“Legendary heavy metal pioneers and doom metal innovators Pentagram are auditioning new guitar players. As previously announced, the revered guitarist Victor Griffin is performing his farewell shows during the Oct/Nov European Relentless Tour. He’ll be focusing on his solo career from this point on and the band and fans wish him all the best. Victor will forever be an important part of the “Ram Family.”

Pentagram is now searching for the perfect player who can easily play the blazing, early blues-based, hard rock, proto-metal of the late Vincent McAllister as well as the doom metal mastery of the one and only Victor Griffin. Tone, chops, appearance, tour experience and availability (US and abroad so a passport is required), song writing skills, and sobriety are all important factors. The band will be writing/recording their follow up to the acclaimed Metal Blade release, Last Rites this coming December and January.

Someone who is close to the Washington, DC area is preferred but exceptions will be made for the perfect player.

Please submit a short bio, a photo, and audio or video of you playing. Pentagram song covers are preferred and the following songs are suggested:

“Wolf’s Blood”

“All Your Sins”

“Treat Me Right”

“When the Screams Come”

“Forever My Queen”

“20 Buck Spin”

Please send submissions to:”

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