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BornBroken Rock The Cause For The Montreal Children’s Hospital December 7th


Live Line-Up = (L-R) Simon Savard (Guitar), Matt Bailie (Vocals), Joe Ménard (Drums), Mike Decker (Guitar), Tommy Vaillancourt (Bass) – Photo Credit: James Arsenian

Groove metal band BornBroken is proud announce they will be supporting this year’s third annual benefit show Rock The Cause on December 7th at Le Pionnier with proceeds donated to The Montreal Children’s Hospital. The band will be joined by Melting Point, One Night Stand, Monkey Bones and Your What’s Itchy.

BornBroken guitarist Mike Decker comments:

BornBroken is always happy and very humbled to play and be able to give back not only to people in need, but to help out sick children who do not or may not have the same opportunities that we were blessed with. We’ve all had hard lives (probably mostly self inflicted), but never ever as hard as these kids have or will have, so when we were given the chance to play the “ROCK THE CAUSE III” show benefitting “The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation”, we jumped on the chance to dawn on wings instead of horns for a night.

Steve Hart and his family, friends have been amazing in taking time out of their lives to put on benefit shows for different charities. There will also be a non perishable donation box for the local food bank On Rock Community Services that Percy Hart “Your What’s Itchy” is also doing. So please look in your cupboard and grab a can of something you would usually eat and bring it on down for someone who may not get the luxury.

We will also donate a part of all merch sold that night to the cause plus we will be having a reunion with our former vocalist Jesus Anzola Salazar. SEE YA’ll there! This will be the last show for 2013…

Full event details can be found at the following link here.

This will be drummer Jonathan Menard’s last show with BornBroken as they are currently searching for his replacement to take on upcoming live and recording duties in 2014.

The band is accepting video submission auditions, which can be submitted on their Facebook page here. Finalists will be contacted for further auditioning.

BornBroken Announce Drummer Search To Add To Live Line Up And Upcoming Recording

Live Line-Up = (L-R) Simon Savard (Guitar), Matt Bailie (Vocals), Joe Ménard (Drums), Mike Decker (Guitar), Tommy Vaillancourt (Bass) – Photo Credit: James Arsenian

Groove metal band BornBroken have parted ways with drummer Jonathan Menard and are now in search of a hard hitting, blast beating slayer to take on live and upcoming recording duties for the bands follow up to their debut album ‘The Healing Powers of Hate’ released this past summer.

In a statement released by the band:

“It is with a heavy heart today that we announce that BornBroken and long time drummer for the band Jonathan Menard have decided to part ways.

Jonathan has been part of BornBroken for the past 3 years and was a substantial member of the growth of the band. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors and we will remain best of friends with him for years to come.

With that being said, we are currently holding video submission auditions for BornBroken. If you think you have what it takes then we want to see it! Please send all video submissions or inquiries to BornBroken facebook page here. Finalists will be contacted for further auditioning.

BornBroken is not going anywhere; we are not disbanding in anyway. We are currently in the writing process for our next album which will be recorded and released sometime in 2014. Stay tuned cause what we have coming up in the near future for The Broken is going to blow your mind…the best is yet to come..see you in the pit.” – BornBroken

In addition, Jonathan Ménard comments:

‘‘It’s really hard to write these lines, but my association with BornBroken is unfortunately over as we have decided to go our separate ways. However, we are on good terms in ending this adventure together and I would like to thank the band that has given me the chance to be part of a family, life experiences and cherished memories. Thank you to everyone who believed in me and I will never forget BornBroken.’’

BornBroken‘s debut album ‘The Healing Powers of Hate’ was released earlier this June. The album was fan voted as Album of The Week (June 10th) on Revolver Magazine, along with debuting #8 on Canadian College Loud Charts, plus being named one of the best unsigned Heavy Metal Bands for June by Drago’s Dungeon on About.com – Heavy Metal.