Swedish progressive metallers AMARAN have announced the addition of drummer Pär Hjulström to the group's ranks. Hjulström joins AMARAN as a temporary replacement for Robin Bergh, who left the band in March for personal reasons.Pär will play with the band at the 2000 Decibel festival which takes place May 21-22 in Bengtsfors, Sweden. If everything turns out right he may end up becoming the band's new permanent drummer. AMARAN's sophomore effort, "Pristine In Bondage", was released in January through Listenable Records. The follow-up to "A World Depraved" was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and is the group's first since the departure of bassist Mikael Andersson (he has since been replaced by JULIE LAUGHS NO MORE drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl).
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