Former STAIND Drummer To Tour With SOIL

Former STAIND drummer Jon Wysocki will sit behind the kit for SOIL during the Chicago band's upcoming co-headlining U.K. tour with PUDDLE OF MUDD.

SOIL will return to the U.K. in October with a lineup that will include the band's original lead singer and founding member Ryan McCombs (on loan from DROWNING POOL) and fellow founding members Tim King (bass) and Adam Zadel (lead guitar).

Commented Wysocki: "I'm looking forward to joining my friends in SOIL on this tour. I've known these guys for a long time and always loved their music. I'm honored to be playing on this tour with the band for the amazing European fans. Looking forward to seeing you at the shows. Don't miss this one!"

SOIL has confirmed a setlist comprised of select cuts from the "Scars" and "Re.de.fine" albums, along with a surprise song from the debut "Throttle Junkies" release.

The band's breakthrough effort, "Scars" (featuring the hits "Halo" and "Unreal"), was released on September 11, 2001, making 2011 the 10th anniversary of its release.

Tour dates:

Oct. 14 - London, UK @ Electric Ballroom
Oct. 15 - Conventry, UK @ Kasbah
Oct. 16 - Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
Oct. 18 - Glasgow, UK @ The Garage
Oct. 19 - Middlesbrough, UK @ Empire
Oct. 21 - York, UK @ Fibbers
Oct. 22 - Peterborough, UK @ Club Revolution
Oct. 23 - Manchester, UK @ Moho Live
Oct. 25 - Sheffield, UK @ Corporation
Oct. 26 - Cardiff, Wales The Coal Exchange
Oct. 27 - Norwich, UK @ Waterfront
Oct. 28 - Southampton, UK @ Talking Heads

SOIL's current lineup includes Zadel and King alongside the band's latest additions, Jordan Lee (ex-SILVERGUN) and Mike Tignino (drums; CHAINWAX).

The band's's latest album, "Picture Perfect", sold 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 56 on the Hard Music chart. The CD was released in the U.S. on October 20, 2009 via Bieler Bros. Records and three days later in Europe through AFM Records/Soulfood.

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