Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST have announced via their official Facebook page that guitaristAnton Kabanen has left the band. You can read the official statement below:

“After long and heavy consideration, Battle Beast has decided to go seperate ways with guitarist Anton Kabanen. This is due to musical disagreements and various other unsolvable issues within the band. Kabanen has stated he will be continuing making music with other projects. The band will not giving interviews concerning the topic.

On the upcoming tour dates the lead guitar duties will be handled by a temporary replacement. Any details considering permanent replacement for mr. Kabanen will be decided in the future. During the upcoming spring Battle Beast will tour as a headliner in Finland, Russia, Japan, Sweden and Germany. The band is already preparing new material for the upcoming fourth album.

A sad day for everybody involved, Battle Beast wishes Anton all the best in his future projects.”

Anton Kabanen


Battle Beast