Soilwork Announce New Album For Autumn
The Swedish Melodeath veterans of SOILWORK in the Studio and working hard on the successor to their 2015 Release “The Ride of Majestic”. The announced the Band along with a Video Teaser today on their Facebook page . Accordingly, the members of the band are currently in the Nordic Sound Lab Studios, Skara, Sweden, where they produce her, in the meantime, the eleventh, as yet untitled Studio album, together with Thomas “Plec” Johansson.
The upcoming Album will be the first to hear the new SOILWORK Drummer Bastian Thusgaard (THE ARCANE ORDER, DAWN OF DEMISE). He replaced his predecessor, Dirk Verbeuren 2016, which had to leave the Band to devote himself henceforth a certainly lucrative involvement with MEGADETH. SOILWORK-spread to the following Statement Thusgaards:
“I‘m so proud of my achievements on this album. I was given a great amount of freedom both in the writing and recording drum parts for it. Obviously, I wanted to honor the “drum vibe” that has developed in the band through time. At the same time, I‘m very aware of the fact that I'm a different drummer than my predecessors. Something I really wanted to showcase by adding my own vibe to the band's sound.”
Vocalist Björn “Speed” Strid (THE night flight ORCHESTRA) commented on the Sound of the new album as follows:
“On this new album we have gone back to classic heavy metal basics but with a twist of our own legacy of sound, with soaring melancholic melodies at a sometimes furious pace and great diversity. People will recognize the vibe that we've had on the latest 2 albums, but we feel that we've taken our sound even further, with more energy, the darker element, but yet uplifting structure.”