Rumors Of New Chimaira Lineup Swirl, Former Band Members Plan New Project (Updated)
A number of Chmaira rumors have been swirling lately thanks to the teasers featured in their recent free remix EP. The Allinaline remixes included on the EP had the following text embedded within their lyrics tags:
“Remixed by Jeremy Creamer. Jeremy will be handling bass guitar duites for Chimaira in 2012.
Yes, we just got Daathier”
Meanwhile, the MFD.mov file included within the zip file for the EP is expected to refer to former Dirge Within guitarist, Matt Szlachta. Szlachta has been widely rumored to have joined the band in recent weeks.
With Creamer set to handle the bass duties, it looks as though current band bassist Emil Werstler (also of Dååth) will be taking over the groups other recently vacated guitar slot. Meaning Creamer will be the bands new bassist while Werstler and Szlachta will be handling the guitar duties in
In related news, it would appear that soon to be former Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold will be starting a new project with former Chimaira drummer Andols Herrick. Two recent tweets from Herrick read as follows:
“Would it be safe to assume that if soon, me and my friend Rob Arnold were to write some music together, my friends would be interested?”
“I knew a potential Rob Arnold/Andols Herrick project would get people excited. First things first, I need my new drum set! Will be u posted!”
Update – December 27th 7:09pm:
Emil Werstler has now been officially confirmed as one of the bands new guitarists.