False alarm? — Striker’s Facebook post suggesting that they have disbanded no longer available
Back on October 18, 2021, a strange poster appeared on Canadian heavy metal rockers Striker‘s Facebook page that indicated something to the like of “Striker R.I.P. 2007-2021.” This led to a flurry of comments (over 500) and “shares” (over 250) for Striker‘s Facebook post. Less than two days later, Striker‘s Facebook post appears to have been removed and/or is not available for the general public to see.
There has seemingly been no word from any of the Striker band members consisting of lead vocalist Dan Cleary, guitarists Tim Brown and Chris Segger, bassist Pete Klassen and drummer Jonathan Webster.
Striker describe themselves as follows on their website: “Striker is a JUNO Award winning Edmonton-based recording and performing heavy metal band that has grown immensely through their years in the industry. A classic mix of heavy metal, hard rock, and 80’s hair metal, their music features powerful, clean vocals, catchy choruses, vocal harmonies, and impressive guitar leads. If you came looking for shred, you found it!”
The group has released the following albums to date: Road Warrior EP (2009), Eyes In The Night (2010), Armed To The Teeth (2012), City of Gold (2014), Stand In The Fire (2016), Striker (2017), Play To Win (2018) and Alive In The Studio (2020).
Interestingly, Striker have just released a new single titled “Deathwish” with the following caption on YouTube: “We ain’t dead yet. Shout out to everyone not giving up in 2021.”
Striker‘s “On The Run” video (from Play To Win album):
Striker‘s “Deathwish” single: