> KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz had to leave the Vans Warped tour due to back problems. The guitarist had back surgery in early 2007, and now his doctors have advised leaving the tour and continuing with daily physical therapy.
The band will continue to play, but as a 4-piece, with Josh Mihlek, their guitar tech, filling in for specific songs.
> 100 DEMONS vocalist Bruce LePage has left the band. Lepage has stated that the reason for leaving is “none of your business”.
> PRO-PAIN have announced that guitarist Eric Klinger has been replaced by Marshall Stephens.
> SOCIETY'S FINEST have announced that ex-ZAO drummer Jesse Smith has joined their ranks, and will contribute to their upcoming album.