STORMWITCH frontman/founding member Andy Mück has set "Tears of Rage" as the title of the group's tenth studio album, tentatively due in late 2005/early 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Mück is in the process of rehearsing with several new musicians after the rest of the group's most recent lineup — guitar players Fabian Schwarz (ex-TYRAN PACE) and Martin Winkler (ex-NIGHTWOLF), bass player Dominik Schwarz, keyboardist Alexander Schmidt (ex-TYRAN PACE) and drummer Marc Oppold (ex-TYRANT) — decided to leave the band due to irreconcilable professional differences.

According to Nuclear Blast, Andy has decided not to feature keyboards on any future STORMWITCH recordings, but will continue to utilize a two-guitar format.

STORMWITCH, who count HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak as one of their biggest fans (HAMMERFALL used to play a cover version of the STORMWITCH track "Ravenlord"), released their ninth album, "Witchcraft", last November through Nuclear Blast Records.


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