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RIVERS OF NIHIL Parts Ways With Guitarist

Andy Thomas from Black Crown Initiate has joined for the upcoming tour.


Rivers Of Nihil has parted ways with guitarist Jonathan Topore. The band said they still love Topore and "consider him to be a great friend to all of us in the band." Joining Rivers Of Nihil for their upcoming tour is Andy Thomas from Black Crown Initiate, who also provided guest vocals on the band's 2018 record Where Owls Know My Name.

"After nearly eight years of working together Rivers Of Nihil has decided to part ways with guitarist Jonathan Topore. Like any relationship, sometimes it becomes clear that it is simply time for a change that will be in the best interest of everyone involved. We love Jon and we still consider him to be a great friend to all of us in the band.

"With that being said, we would like to announce that our very old friend Andy Thomas from Black Crown Initiate (and Where Owls Know My Name guest vocal/music video/tambourine fame) will be stepping in for our upcoming headlining tour with Fallujah, Alluvial, and Warforged.

"As a fellow Reading, PA area native Andy has been passively and actively involved with Rivers Of Nihil since our inception and there is no other person that we trust more than him to take on this position.
We look forward to seeing all of you on tour."

Catch Rivers Of Nihil on tour with Fallujah, Alluvial, and Warforged.

5/6 Brooklyn, NY – Market Hotel [Tickets]
5/7 Manchester, NH – Jewel [Tickets]
5/8 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts [Tickets]
5/10 Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery [Tickets]
5/11 Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger [Tickets]
5/12 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade [Tickets]
5/13 Nashville, TN – The End [Tickets]
5/14 Orlando, FL – The Haven [Tickets]
5/15 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum [Tickets]
5/17 New Orleans, LA – Southport Hall [Tickets]
5/18 Houston, TX – Scout Bar [Tickets]
5/19 Dallas, TX – Amplified [Tickets]
5/20 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live (w/ Hypocrisy, Carach Angren, The Agonist & Hideous Divinity [Tickets]
5/21 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar [Tickets]
5/22 Phoenix, AZ – Nile Theater [Tickets]
5/24 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (w/ The Zenith Passage) [Tickets]
5/25 Los Angeles, CA – 1720 (w/ The Zenith Passage) [Tickets]
5/26 Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery (w/ The Zenith Passage) [Tickets]
5/27 Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone (w/ The Zenith Passage) [Tickets]
5/28 Portland, OR – Star Theater [Tickets]
5/29 Seattle, WA – El Corazon [Tickets]
5/31 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall [Tickets]
6/1 Denver, CO – Bluebird (w/ Burial In The Sky) [Tickets]
6/2 Kansas City, MO – BLVD (w/ Burial In The Sky) [Tickets]
6/3 Chicago, IL – Reggies (w/ Burial In The Sky) [Tickets]
6/4 Detroit, MI – Sanctuary (w/ Burial In The Sky) [Tickets]
6/5 Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse (w/ Burial In The Sky) [Tickets]

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