New Drummer Josh Saldanha

Friends, welcoming someone new to a band always means the departure of a band member, so it is a very ambiguous feeling today. Sadly we have to announce that our long-time drummer from the very first hours of the “new” Disillusion back in 1999 – Jens Maluschka – has left the band. This was and is a very smooth process that happened over the past months and we are all still friends, Jens just cannot make it anymore. We came back together after some years after GLORIA to create and release ALEA and to prepare for a new album, the third Disillusion record. Things then went really quick again and we always try to give our best. Sometimes, we just cannot give 100% everywhere … In his own words:

The last 3 years have been intense, creative and exciting. We released “ALEA” and had cool concerts. But now is the time for me to go new ways. I would like to thank the guys for the cooperation and of course the fans that you have always believed in and supported us. I wish Disillusion all the best for the future and of course a terrific 3rd album!Jens

Of course we will miss Jens a lot – his style and personality have been a very strong part of the band for many years. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING JENS!

But today is also a day of joy: let us introduce the man who fills the empty seat: JOSH SALDANHA!! Welcome to the family, Josh! So, the leaving of Jens went very smooth and Josh and we got together very smoothly also over the past months. Josh moved to Germany from Dubai almost a year ago and has already become part of the band in every aspect. And we are very happy about that and him 🙂 Again, welcome Josh! Of course Josh will play the drums on the soon to come new album and we all are very much looking forward to that. He brings an energy that moves ahead this band in 2018 so much. So glad you are here!