SOILWORK: Video Interview Posted Online

HardTimes.ca has uploaded an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK conducted when the band played Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on February 16, 2009. Watch the 17-minute chat below.

SOILWORK guitarist Peter Wichers sat out the band's recent festival shows in Europe because he and his wife were expecting a little baby boy. His temporary replacement for last month's concerts at the Sweden Rock and Sauna Open Air festivals was David Andersson.

In a recent interview with SuicideGirls.com, Wichers spoke about what direction the band might take musically with its next album. "We talked about maybe taking a little bit of a different approach for the next record," he said. "Having me and Sylvain [Coudret, guitar] back in the band, I think that we're probably going to try to do stuff that might be a little more technical. We want to keep the element of the catchy chorus but at the same time maybe have bit more guitar solos than on "Sworn to a Great Divide" and also let Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] get more space on the record for drumming. That was one of the things I think that "Sworn to a Great Divide" was lacking a little bit. It's a good record but I think that with such talented musicians the next album definitely needs to have more performance."

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