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The Moshville Times

Ex-Annihilator vocalist Dave Padden joins Third Ion

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Prog metal outfit Third Ion featuring former members of The Devin Townsend Band and Into Eternity, has announced that the band’s new vocalist is none other than Dave Padden (ex-Annihilator)! Padden replaces departed vocalist Tyler Gilbert. The band issued the following statement about the lineup change:

Sadly, after our last gigs, our singer Tyler informed us he was leaving the band. We loved having him, but his heart and passion lie with his own music. We wish him all the best, and good luck with his future! Right away we wasted no time and got right on the search for a new singer. Dave’s demo blew us away, and not to mention he has an incredible amount of experience! We have been sitting on this news since the summer, and after getting back from Vancouver this week, with a finished album worth of vocal tracks I am absolutely psyched to announce Dave Padden as the singer for Third Ion!

Third Ion are currently recording the follow-up to 2015 Glasstone Records debut album 13/8bit. The sophomore effort will also be released on Glasstone. An audio clip of the band recording with Padden can be heard below.

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Yeah it looks like everybody is as excited a me! Quit playing around Dave. I’m serious and get your ass back too annihilator now. This isn’t funny anymore. Yeah I mean your tool meets dev on townsend band and choice of metal if that what you wanna call it. “Progressive you say” yeah progressively killing your rep and legendary status in the metal community where many other great bands could of used your talents. Enough hippy trippy metal and get your as back on track. Believe it or not… a friend who cares.