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Cloven Hoof Announces Lineup Changes and Begins Work On New Album

UK new wave of british heavy metal band Cloven Hoof has issued the following updates regarding their lineup:

"Russ North has left Cloven hoof to pursue a solo singing career away from heavy metal. The band wish him luck in his new venture. The Barbaars festival in Holland and the Newcastle Cluny shows will have to be cancelled as result of Russ’s departure, but a vocalist will be in place for the Hard Rock Hell festival in December. A new singer will be announced shortly."

The band has also announced that guitarist Mick Powell has been added to their line up for live performances, he will be performing with the band at the Rock of Ages festival in Belgium on 17th October. Mick Powell replaces Christian Horton, who filled in on guitar temporarily.

The band also comments on the current progress of the upcoming album, which is currently in pre-production stages:

"Lee, Jon and Ben are currently in pre production working with producer Tom Galley on the next album. It is scheduled for release in the spring of 2010"

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1. Knife writes:

I´m in shock, to say at the least. I was so looking-forward-to new material from Hoof. Won´t be the same without Russ North. Hope I´m wrong, not easy to fill the space he leaves...

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