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Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist Joins KILL DEVIL HILL

KILL DEVIL HILL made their premiere back in 2013 with the release of their debut album "Revolution Rise".

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Matt Snell recently discussed his joining KILL DEVIL HILL in a new interview with Bass Musician Magazine.

“We did a record during 2020. And it’s done,” he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). “There’s a couple of little tweaks left, so we’re working on the release plan for that. [Producer] Chris Collier actually did that record. He got a little bit busy doing the [new] KORN record, so we got put back for a couple of weeks, but he’s finishing it up right now. So the record is amazing; it sounds actually fantastic. I’m super excited about it.”

Speaking on how he came about getting the gig in KILL DEVIL HILL, Matt said: “[KILL DEVIL HILL guitarist] Mark [Zavon] had reached out to me to play bass for him. And I’ve known [KILL DEVIL HILL singer] Dewey [Bragg] for 20-something years. We used to jam together in public storage back in the day, which is the same place… IN THIS MOMENT practiced there. We practiced there. DEADSETT, which became IN THIS MOMENT, and then FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, we were all this little village we had going on. So it was a no-brainer for me to join that band. It’s fun, and playing with Johnny Kelly is a blessing. He’s just a fantastic drummer. It’s that slower kind of sludgier rock for me, so [there are] huge, fat bass grooves that I get lay down instead of having to play fifty thousand notes a second. It’s a really fun vibe for me.”

Snell added: “I remember I was listening to an old DOWN record [while I] was driving to work, and I’m, like, ‘Man, I’d really like to be in a band like this.’ I guess that was something I put off to God, ’cause he gave it to me.”

KILL DEVIL HILL made their premiere back in 2013 with the release of their debut album “Revolution Rise”. When the band first launched, they featured former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown and iconic drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH).