Band Photo: Soilwork (?)
From: Helsingborg, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active
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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Soilwork's upcoming North American tour with Dark Tranquillity, Hypocrisy and Mnemic has had more dates confirmed for it. Here's the updated intinerary:
April 5 Buffalo, NY @ The Buffalo Icon
April 6 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
April 7 Milwaukee, WI @ The Eagles Club
April 8 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
April 9 Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
April 10 Salt Lake City, UT @ Lo-Fi Cafe
April 12 Seattle, WA @ Graceland
April 14 San Francisco, CA @ The Pound
April 15 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
April 16 West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
April 17 Scottsdale, AZ @ Venue of Scottsdale
April 19 Austin, TX @ The Back Room
April 20 Houston, TX @ Engine Room
April 22 Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
April 23 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
April 26 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
April 27 Orlando, FL @ The Social
April 29 West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
April 30 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
May 1 New York City, NY @ B.B. Kings Blues Club
Sweden's Soilwork have confirmed via their official web site that the limited-edition European/U.S. version of their upcoming album, "Stabbing the Drama," will include a bonus track, entitled "Wherever Thorns May Grow." The Japanese edition will feature "Wherever Thorns May Grow" and an additional bonus cut by the name of "Killed by Ignition."
The follow-up to 2003's "Figure Number Five" was recorded at Fascination Street studios in Örebro and Dug-Out Productions in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames, Stuck Mojo). A February 28, 2005 release through Nuclear Blast Records is expected.
Soilwork will be heading out on a North American tour with Dark Tranquillity and Hypocrisy beginning in April 2005. So far, only one date has been confirmed: April 29 at the Jaxx in Springfield, VA.
the limited-edition European/U.S. version of Soilwork's upcoming album, "Stabbing the Drama," will include a bonus track, entitled "Wherever Thorns May Grow." The Japanese edition will feature "Wherever Thorns May Grow" and an additional bonus cut by the name of "Killed by Ignition".
The follow-up to 2003's "Figure Number Five" was recorded at Fascination Street studios in Örebro and Dug-Out Productions in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (Messhugah, In Flames, Stuck Mojo). A February 28, 2005 release through Nuclear Blast Records is expected.
Nuclear Blast has confirmed the new Soilwork album, "Stabbing The Drama," will be released on February 28th, 2005. According to management, the band is looking into doing a headlining tour of North America starting in April.
Tracklist (in no particular order):
Stabbing The Drama
Wherever Thorns May Grow
One With The Flies
Weapon Of Vanity
Blind Eye Halo
Swedish melodic death thrashers Soilwork have entered Dug-Out Productions in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames, Stuck Mojo) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. Next week, the recording sessions will be moving to the Fascination Street studios in Örebro.
With regards to the new material, Soilwork vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid recently said, "In my ears it sounds like a mixture between 'Natural Born Chaos' (2002) and our latest effort, 'Figure Number Five' (2003) with a slight and interesting development."
After a series of very succesful festival shows at Fury Fest, Graspop and Dour fest, Scarve have begun working on the bonus DVD to be added to the "Translucence" debut album re-release due in 2005.
Drummer extraordinaire Dirk Verbeuren has started working on the drum patterns for the upcoming Soilwork album to be recorded in Sept 2004. Scarve are also currently in negotiations for a European tour as well.
The trailer for the forthcoming Get Thrashed documentary has been put online here. The documentary will include interviews by the following artists:
METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, EXODUS, GODSMACK, DISTURBED, SEVENDUST, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, DEATH ANGEL, SHADOWS FALL, MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STONE SOUR, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, LAMB OF GOD, VIO-LENCE, KREATOR, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, VOIVOD, CHIMAIRA, BIOHAZARD, FOZZY/WWE Superstar Chris Jericho, SEPULTURA, KITTIE, THE HAUNTED, D.R.I., SOILWORK, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, HEATHEN, Brian Slagel, Jon & Marsha Zazula, authors Ian Christe (Sound of the Beast) and Steven Blush (American Hardcore), NY metal radio DJ Eddie Trunk, Rampage Radio's Ron Quintana and featuring the music of unsigned bands: EXIT TO ETERNITY, OSMIUM, CONCRETE COFFIN, VISCID, NOCTURNAL FEAR, KAOS, RESPONSE NEGATIVE, ULYSSES SIREN
Chimaira have parted ways with drummer Ricky Evensand and have replaced him with Kevin Talley. There are many reasons for the split most of which have to do with visa issues. Chimaira kick off the Road Rage tour tomorrow night in their home town Cleveland and are excited to have Kevin behind the kit.
4Q Radio have thrown up a brand new show. The station, which will be on tour following Out for Blood later this Summer, is working with Coventry's Devilgrind Promotions in the hunt for a European act to open up for Century Media's Stampin' Ground at the Jailhouse on July 27th.
The show that is available for listening at www.4qradio.com is as follows:
Black Label Society
Out for Blood
Soilwork, Evergrey, Misteltein, The Forsaken, Debase and Totalt Jävla Mörker have been confirmed for Malmöfestivalen in Sweden, a one-week festival from August 13 to 20. All the above-mentioned acts will perform on Monday, August 16. The schedule is as follows:
18:40-19:40 - Evergrey
20:35-21:10 - Misteltein
21:45-22:45 - Soilwork
18:00-18:35 - Debase
19:45-20:30 - The Forsaken
21:15-21:40 - Totalt Jävla Mörker
ANTHRAX manager Tim Dralle has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that bassist Frank Bello is no longer a member of ANTHRAX. The group's official statement on the matter is as follows: "Due to internal reasons, Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) will be temporarily handling bass playing duties for ANTHRAX on their upcoming tours of Japan and Australia." More information will be made available soon.
As previously reported, ANTHRAX will be joined by KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, and SOILWORK on their upcoming headlining tour of Japan and Australia. The dates are as follows: More...
Sweden's SOILWORK have announced that recently departed drummer Richard Evensand (now with Chimaira) has been temporarily replaced him with Dirk Verbeuren from SCARVE, who will be filling in as a session drummer for Soilwork's upcoming headlining tour in Europe.
Here's a quote from their website:
"Richard is an amazing drummer and we are very happy that we have had the privilege to play with him for the period of time that we did. Richard and SOILWORK have decided not to continue playing together and we have parted as good friends. We wish him all the best of luck with his future projects."
According to reports, drummer Andols Herrick has announced that he will be leaving the band and it seems he will be replaced by Soilwork's drummer, Ricky.
Here's a posting made by Mark of CHIMAIRA on their official forum: More...