We’re sad to inform you that Evil Invaders will be going on without Sam. A week ago Sam told us that he’s not enjoying the life on the road anymore and that he needs more time for himself and his family. We can’t express how sad we were when hearing this and even though we knew that Sam had some stuff to re-organise in his life, we never thought he would ever leave this band..
Here’s Sam’s personal message to all of you:
Dear friends.. fans.. family.. because of some personal stuff that's been going on for a while now I have decided that the time has come for me to leave Evil Invaders. As you all will understand with all the great stuff happening with Evil Invaders, it's not an easy choice to make and I really love to be on stage with the boys. However, at the time this feels like the right thing to do so I can get my life back on a straight line and fix some stuff that needs to be fixed.. After all these great moments with the guys our friendship is still there of course, but I just figured that I'm really having a hard time with being away from home when it comes to touring and travelling all the time. That's also why I will not join the guys on their upcoming tour through Europe. I need time to sort my shit out, but of course I'll still be doing the show next week in Hasselt!
Sorry for the people I'm letting down, but it has come to a point where I have to think about myself. But we still have some shows left so I can see everybody again and we can still have a great party!!! I want everybody to come over to Hasselt on April 16th and we'll have one hell of a good time! RIGHT? Cheers to all, and thank you to everybody that made my life awesome! I will never forget you guys!!! //// Sam
Sam was and still is like family to us, so we’re happy that he's still doing the shows in Belgium. Next week in Hasselt will probably be our last Belgian show together in a big venue and the fact that we were already planning to have this show filmed will make this night even more special. Sam was a terrific guitar player and an awesome dude to have around. After playing over 200 shows together this will be a very special night and we hope to be seeing all of you to give Sam the good bye he deserves. So mark APRIL 16th @ Muziekodroom, Hasselt!!!
About the near future: NO SHOWS WILL BE CANCELLED.
Our previous bassist Nico will be helping us out on a temporary basis during the Skull Fist tour next month. All other shows until September will be with Sam. From then on our man Max will be taking over the lead guitars.
This means WE ARE OPENLY SEARCHING FOR A NEW BASS PLAYER FOR EVIL INVADERS. As you might have noticed Evil Invaders is a guitar oriented band, so we’re looking for a real guitarist or a crazy-ass bassist to play the bass. Someone with a lot of balls and who isn’t afraid to shred the bass like a madman, just the way Max was doing it! If you’re interested in joining us for a very long time then here’s some crucial stuff you should take into account:
- Evil Invaders is top priority in our lives, so we’re expecting the same from you. Combining a full time job or a family while paying a monthly rent + having a wife and kids just isn’t gonna work.
- You can party hard, but work even harder. Playing in a band, writing music and touring across the globe is by far the most awesome thing we can imagine, but playing in a band is also hard work and requires TOTAL DEDICATION.
- Best case would be if you know how to shred both the guitar and the bass!
- Metal/Rock music is your life
- You’re completely OK with travelling long distances and you don’t fear travelling in a van or sleeping in a nightliner bus. (flights, boat trips included)
- You’re able to express yourself perfectly in English.
If you think you’re the man/girl for the job then feel free to show us what you’ve got in your own YOUTUBE VIDEO and show us both your guitar and bass skills. It doesn’t really matter if you do Evil Invaders songs or other songs, but it’s always a plus if you can show some creativity. Please submit your video through a PRIVATE link together with your personal introduction to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NO messages on Facebook, please.
Thanks for understanding..