German heavy rockers PUMP have announced the addition of vocalist Oliver Weers (OLIVER WEERS BAND, RIPE, D.I.M) to the group’s their ranks. “Tear Down The Walls“, a brand new song snippet with the new vocalist Oliver Weers can be viewed below:
Commented PUMP bassit Michael Vetter: “We had many candidates for the vacant position, among them a number of really good musicians, and having to reject them really wasn’t easy. We want to thank all the applicants, thank you for your understanding and we wish you all lots of success in the future!”
Guitarist Aki Reissmann has to say: “We are extremely excited to announce and welcome Oliver Weers into the band as vocalist. Oliver has really been a breath of fresh air for us, and in the first week of jamming with him we were able to finish the recoding of the new album ‘Waiting For The Rapture‘ soon. Oliver’s voice add new dimensions to our sound. Thanks for always supporting PUMP, and keep your ears open for hot news in 2013”
A photo of the new PUMP lineup can be seen below.
Pictured below (left to right): Marcel “Selly” Bernhardt – Guitars, Andreas Minich – Drums, Oliver Weers – Vocals, Axel “Aki” Reissmann – Guitars, Michael Vetter – Bass
Oliver Weer’s Biography can be downloaded here.