3 Inches of Blood announce new drummer

Canadian power metallers 3 Inches of Blood have drafted in drummer Ash Pearson (Sound of the Swarm, Just Cause) for their current US tour with The Black Dahlia Murder and Hate Eternal. He replaces Alexei Rodriguez who was sacked from the band for a violent altercation with Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler at the end of 2007.

The band have also been added to Metal Hammer's Defenders Of The Faith tour in April. Dates below.

April 23 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy
April 24 - Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands,
April 25 - Manchester, UK @ Academy,
April 26 - London, UK @ Academy