Swedish metallers SOILWORK will enter the studio next year to begin work on the follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" album.
The band's tenth full-length disc, "The Ride Majestic" was the last SOILWORK album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who left the band in July 2016 to join MEGADETH.
Speaking to Louder at this month's Bloodstock Open Air festival in the U.K., SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid stated about the band's recording plans (see video below): "We're slowly approaching songwriting mode, so I think we'll be hitting the studio maybe sometime in the spring next year. But, yeah, I'm excited to start working on something new."
SOILWORK last year released a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" via Nuclear Blast.
Verbeuren joined MEGADETH at the recommendation of LAMB OF GOD's Chris Adler who played on MEGADETH's "Dystopia" album.
Verbeuren was replaced in SOILWORK by Bastian Thusgaard of THE ARCANE ORDER.
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