Vardis Announce New Member

. (Classic Rock) Vardis have named Joe Clancy as their new drummer after the departure of Gary Pearson. And the veteran NWOBHM outfit say they're dedicated to ensuring they don't become a nostalgia act following their reunion in 2013 after splitting in 1986.

Guitarist Steve Zodiac and bassist Terry Horbury say: "Gary has indicated he can no longer continue as a member of Vardis, and we wish him luck in his future endeavours.

"It won't be the same, but nor should it be - rock 'n' roll has always embraced change, and so do we. We didn't reform this band for a nostalgia trip, like some West End jukebox musical or an overdue testimonial, but because we love the music and still have unfinished business with it." Read more here.

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