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Former Cold Members Resurface in The Witch

Former COLD members Scooter Ward (vocals) and Sam McCandless (drums) have set THE WITCH as the name of their new project. No further details are currently available regarding the band's lineup or musical direction.

COLD officially called it quits in February after nearly a decade as a band. Ward wrote a post on the band's web site titled "The Day the Music Died," which read in part, "When you put a song out on the radio, it is what it is. It's a gamble on your life and your career and your hope. People just didn't react the way we had hoped they would. ... But instead of having someone tell us that it's over, we choose to tell them instead. We bled on those tracks and the label just didn't see what they had. The industry today is too jaded and fake." Ward also hinted that a COLD DVD could be forthcoming.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. EyeDontLikeU writes:

Cold broke up? Wow, I didn't know that until today.... I like them a lot.

# Mar 25, 2006 @ 7:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
RememberMetal?'s avatar

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2. RememberMetal? writes:

Wish them all the luck. Ward has one of the only voices that matters in the sh**ty nu-metal set.

# Mar 25, 2006 @ 10:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. deathbringer writes:

Hey RememberMetal?, can you drop me a line via the contact form? I tried emailing you and it bounced :-) Thanks.

# Mar 26, 2006 @ 12:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. psythe writes:

ohh man, Cold are good. getting tired of good bands dismembering. i'll definitely keep my eye out for "The Witch" when they get some music online. every success to the (late) members of Cold.

# Mar 26, 2006 @ 1:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. heavy hepp writes:

why the f*** is this band still trying to make music. If no one liked ur original band than no one will like your side project a$$holes.

# Mar 26, 2006 @ 4:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Simoneleven writes:

Its not a side project when there isnt a main project jackass why do you read about bands you dont like do you watch b.e.t. And b**** about that too?

# Mar 27, 2006 @ 2:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. RememberMetal? writes:

deathbringer

Sent you my email address through the contact form link. Make sure you send to bellsouth.net instead of bellsouth.com just fyi.

# Mar 27, 2006 @ 4:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BLACKDOG writes:

GOOD ONE SIMONELEN....LOL!!!!!

# Mar 27, 2006 @ 7:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. sasy writes:

yea 4 ever cold see ya love you SW

# Mar 28, 2006 @ 11:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. you know me writes:

I can't imagine Sam not making music with Jeremy. I've known the two of you since Confusion, since 1988-89. I just read this today after following you since you became Cold. I have been so proud of the both you and still am. It's awesome to see how far you have come. I knew you would. Whatever the future brings, I hope it brings you back together... for yourselves, as well as the rest of us.

# Mar 28, 2006 @ 12:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. LA_GUY writes:

Cold ran out of steam and the most recent CD was a joke....hard to believe since Year of the Spider is such an amazing collection of songs

# Apr 5, 2006 @ 5:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Mark Andrew Grayum writes:

COLD sucks nut sacks! I am personally glad that they broke up.

# Apr 10, 2006 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. spyderfang2006 writes:

cold is a big influence on everone who actualy takes the time to listen to them

# Apr 12, 2006 @ 2:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. RememberMetal? writes:

Not true metal in any sense in my opinion...metal was a just a part of their sound.....But I thought it worked.

Nu-metal is/was a genre rife with garbage acts: Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach, CrazyTown middle and later era Korn, Disturbed, Kittie, (HED) PE and so many little name acts that didn't get anywhere.....

I found Cold to be among the few on the shortlist (Sevendust, Mudvayne, Soad...uhm..heh..thats it) that were capable of being interesting and dare I say even dynamic....

I'd like to see Scooter Ward take his music and message in to other directions because I think the last album (sucked) proved that Cold was indeed on life support...

So I wish him and drummer Sam McCandless all the luck.

# Apr 12, 2006 @ 4:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. spyderfang2006 writes:

they should do a tour with Staind. that would be a concert to go to.

# Apr 12, 2006 @ 11:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. spyderfang2006 writes:

all of you who do not like the band then shut the f*** up and go somewhere else. just because you dont like them does not mean you have to diss them. they are all briliant at doing what they like to do.

# Apr 12, 2006 @ 11:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. RETCH: The Darkness Within writes:

In spite of the fact that I usually tend towards more "metal" bands, I have to say that Cold was one of my favorite bands. Their music had more meaning and depth in it than most of the bands that ever existed. There was never any doubt that Scooter, Sam, and the others THOUGHT about what it was they were writing, to the effect that people could relate to what came out of it...even have their lives changed by it. By those of us who dare to enjoy both the heavy AND the deep and meaningful, Cold will be missed...and THE WITCH welcomed.

# Apr 17, 2006 @ 9:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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