Testament's Bassist Calls it Quits (Replacement Announced)


After reporting that Greg Christian, the bassist from Testament, had to head home from their last tour for family matters.  It has came to the point that the nine year member of the iconic band has split from the band.

As Greg leaves, Steve DiGiorgio will be filling in his role as of now.  Steve well known and has played bass in bands like Death, Iced Earth, Charred Walls Of The Damned and many others.

Here is the full statement from the Testament band:

It is with much respect that we announce our mutual parting with bassist Greg Christian. Metal fretless bass pioneer Steve Di Giorgio will be returning to TESTAMENT. Steve previously was a member of TESTAMENT on The Gathering (1999) as well as First Strike Still Deadly (2001). He will be joining TESTAMENT on their upcoming shows in Australia on the Soundwave Festival, Japan and Mexico City. Steve will also be taking part in the new TESTAMENT album. We are looking forward to continuing the momentum you, the fans, have made possible.

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