Havok Announces New Bassist

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Havok has announced a new album, and they’ve also revealed a lineup change. The band’s latest tour featured a mysterious bassist clad in a black outfit. Now we know that bassist was Brandon Bruce, who has joined their ranks and will be on the new album, V.

“I am really excited about this record and to be playing bass with Havok,” he writes. “We really focused on structure and songwriting while maintaining the heavy riffs and brutal music the band is known for. I’m proud of how it turned out and can’t wait for everyone to hear it.”

Bruce takes the reins from Nick Schendzielos, who has been holding down the band’s low end since 2015. Havok made the announcement in a comedic video, which includes Schendzielos bidding the band farewell as he plans to travel to Mars.

Havok’s V will be released on May 1st via Century Media Records. Guitarist/vocalist David Sanchez says, “A lot of experimentation went into the writing and recording of ‘V.’ The album offers the same intensity that we’re known for, but with a few twists that may surprise people. The music is dense with lots of different intertwining parts and we’re beyond excited to release our best-sounding record to date.”

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