CANCER Part Ways With Guitarist

Reunited U.K. death metallers CANCER have parted ways with guitarist Rob Engvikson following the completion of their recent European tour dates. "This was a totally amicable decision by both parties," reads a posting on the group's web site.

Commented CANCER drummer Carl Stokes: "There is no malice between the band and Rob, and we wish him well with his ASATRU project, and we'll see him down the pub for a beer."

Stokes and CANCER guitarist/vocalist John Walker will spend the next few months writing material for a new full-length album, tentatively due in 2005 through Copro Records.

CANCER recently issued their comeback EP, "Corporation$", through Copro. Included on the effort was the group's cover version of the CELTIC FROST classic "Dethroned Emperor".


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