Transformations is the first release by the new Particle, or was, until RANA vet Scott Metzger announced his joining the band as a co-lead-guitarist would in fact be only temporary. These things happen, though, and Metzger’s departure doesn’t really lose ground for the transitional Particle, per se. With only eight months under their belt as fulltime members, Metzger and Ben Combe were/are only in the break-in phase of the band.
Initial reports had Charlie Hitchcock walking away from Particle, but apparently that wasn
Photos by Earl Gardner of Particle’s 4-Year Anniversary Bash at the House of Blues, Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 2004. Additional musicians involved were the Tim Peterson Singers and Matt & William from the Dakah Hip Hop Orchestra on sax and trumpet.