Say it ain't so! Cerebral Bore is a band we've been huge supports of here at Metal Injection for…basically ever.
Well, it looks like the band is looking for a new vocalist as frontwoman Simone “Som” Pluijmers abrupbtly left the band right as they were set to kick off their tour with Dying Fetus and Cattle Decapitation. The band released this statement:
“Som walked out on us less than 24 hours before the US tour, and we were forced to either cancel or go ahead with it as an instrumental if need be. We didn’t want to let our US fans down, so we went ahead with our buddy Shawn Whitaker [from Insidious Decrepancy] on vocals for the tour. Show us your support and make Shawn feel at home, he saved us from a disaster.”
For her part, Som briefly posted the following on her personal Facebook page before removing it:
“I decided to leave because [guitarist] Paul McGuire treated me bad… And him saying I walked out on them like Im a bitch is ridicilious. Im not a diva, I had to do this for my own happiness and safety. He woudnt let us have an own opinion or wouldnt let me have friends and screamt at us all the time. Im sorry but I was too unhappy with him and had to leave. There was more going on than this but if hes gonna start bullshit than im more than happy to tell you guys the truth. I had to do this for me and thought about fans etc. it was a difficult decision… But for the best”
Things seemed to be so peachy when Noa interviewed Som and Paul last year in New York City.
If you'd like to catch Cerbral Bore on their Metal Injection sponsored tour with Dying Fetus and Cattle Decap (as well as Malignancy), get tour dates here.