Guitarist Markus Isberg has left Stockholm, Sweden-based thrash/death metallers MACHINERY "due to personal reasons," according to a press release. Replacing him in the group's current lineup is Mano Lewys.In other news, MACHINERY has commenced work on the material for its second album, tentatively due in the early fall. "Got some killer stuff and it looks like the approach on this album is gonna be lightning fast and straightforward!" says guitarist/vocalist Michel Isberg. "Got two new titles to present: 'Vengeance' and 'Bad Blood'! Short, fast songs that will leave your jaws yapping!" MACHINERY's debut album, "Degeneration", was released in October through Last Entertainment Productions. The nine-song CD was recorded in August 2006 at Necromorbus studio with Sverker Widgren. For more information, visit www.machinery.se.