Angeles guitar tech Scott Ellison died Wednesday. Founding member Dale Lytle made the announcement in a prepared statement.
“R.I.P. Scott Ellison…My best friend and guitar tech, Scott, passed away at 5:30 yesterday morning…Love you so much, brother,” the statement reads.
The veteran rock band made the announcement of its change at the drummer position Monday through a news release. the document states the band named Chris Cato as its new drummer after Danny Basulto announced his retirement. Basulto recorded and performed with Angeles from 2015 until this year.
The band’s changeup at drummer is the band’s most recent. The band parted ways with former vocalist Gwendolyn Casella last year. New vocalist Louis Collins replaced her early this year.
Angeles released its latest album Hell on High Heels in June. In related news, two songs from the album are scheduled for inclusion in the movie Hellweek The 10 year Anniversary Edition. The movie is directed by Eddie Lengyel.
The album’s track listing and recording information is noted below.
‘Hell On High Heels’ tracklisting:
1. Hell On High Heels – Lytle/Collins – 4:43
2. Celebrate – Lytle/Collins – 3:37
3. Heal The Wounds – Lytle/Collins – 3:52
4. Apocalypse – Lytle/Collins – 4:24
5. Start Living – Lytle/Collins – 2:58
6. Rolling Like Thunder – Lytle/Collins – 3:56
7. Run – Lytle/Collins – 3:06
8. Holly Fenton – Merrit/James – 3:22
Music recorded at Clear Lake Recording Studios N. Hollywood CA – Ara Sarkisian.
Vocals recorded at MT Studios Burbank CA – Matt Thorne.
Produced by Dale Lytle and Matt Thorne
Mixed and mastered by Matt Thorne
Front cover by Jeffrey A. Swanson
Back cover by Connie Lytle
Graphic Design by Monarch Digital Design
More information on Angeles’ new album is available online along with all of the band’s latest news at:
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