HardTimes.ca recently conducted an interview with SOILWORK drummer Dirk Verbeuren. Dirk discussed touring with SOILWORK; his side projects PHAZE 1, MANU LIVERTOUT BAND, ONE WAY MIRROR; as well as his contribution to the debut solo album from NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane.Watch the nine-minute clip below. In other news, a number of quality photos have been posted online from SOILWORK's April 2, 2008 concert with THROWDOWN at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Check them out: Stephanie Cabral: Soilwork, Throwdown
DirtJunior.com: Soilwork, Throwdown SOILWORK recently parted ways with guitarist Ola Frenning due to Ola's "resistance to the demands of the road." David Andersson filled in on the band's tour with THROWDOWN. The group will then tour Australia, Japan and Southeast Asia before returning to Europe for festivals and a headlining U.S. tour in the fall. SOILWORK sold 5,000 copies of its new album, "Sworn to a Great Divide", in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 148 on The Billboard 200 chart.