Break Up

Winds Of Plague split with drummer Art Cruz, working on new album and heading out on tour

Posted by Fireball13 on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:03 AM (PST)

California death metallers Winds Of Plague have announced that they have officially parted ways with their drummer, Art Cruz, due to creative differences. The band wishes Cruz the very best in his future endeavors.

“After many years of having Art Cruz with us we have decided its best for both parties involved to go our separate ways,” states vocalist Johnny Plague. “Art is a great drummer and I’m sure he will be back behind the drums one way or another soon.” Art Cruz adds, “I’m very thankful for the experience. I love those dudes. I will continue to play drums and on the business side, I am currently pursuing artist management. To keep up with what I’m doing, follow me on twitter at”

The band is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to Against The World. They commented, “We just finished recording our new album in which we recruited long time friend Brandon Gallindo to record as well as fill in for The All Stars Tour starting this week! See you soon!!!”

Winds Of Plague will be kicking off The All Stars Tour on August 3rd in Phoenix, Arizona. Click here to see a full list of tour dates, cities and venues.

The All Stars Tour Dates:

8/03-Phoenix, AZ @ Nile Theatre

8/04-San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

8/05-Fresno, CA @ Blackbeards Park

8/06-Sacremento, CA @ Ace Of Spades

8/07-Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues

8/08-Anaheim, CA @ The Grove

8/09-Reno, NV @ The Knitting Factory

8/10-Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue

8/11-Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

8/13-Chicago, IL @ Congress Theatre

8/14-Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian

8/15-Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

8/16-New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

8/17-Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

8/18-Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

8/19-Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock

8/20-Richmond, VA @ The National

8/21-Virginia Beach (Norfolk), VA @ The Norva

8/22-Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

8/24-Houston, TX @ House of Blues

8/25-San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live

8/26-Dallas, TX @ The Palladium

8/27-Mission, TX @ Pharr Events Center

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