Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE has issued the following update:
"We are glad to tell you that our problem with drummer has been solved. Hans Karlin is back!!! He left his job to free the time that is needed for the band! So he's BACK.
''The songs for the upcoming album [are] talking form and we're hoping that we can enter the studio in January to start the recording of the new album.
"A big thank you to all of you guys around the world that has been interested in trying out for the drummer position! You are great!"
"Standing Tall", the latest video from CRYONIC TEMPLE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's most recent album, "Immortal", which was released on November 21, 2008 via Metal Heaven Records.
CRYONIC TEMPLE was founded in 1996 and has over the years performed at such festivals as Sweden Rock, Headbanger's Open Air, Peace And Love, Gothenburg Metal, Motala Metal and 2000 Decibel. They have also supported URIAH HEEP, SAXON, LION'S SHARE and PAUL DI'ANNO.
After CRYONIC TEMPLE's successful and highly acclaimed third album, "In Thy Power", in 2005, the band went through some lineup changes and took time off to write new material before hitting the studio.
The group's new lineup features guitarists Esa Ahonen and Leif Collin alongside new singer Magnus Thurin (ex-MINDSCAPE),whose vocal style is said to be influenced by Michael Kiske, Geoff Tate and Tony Martin.
CRYONIC TEMPLE is:
Magnus Thurin - Vocals
Leif Collin - Guitar
Esa Ahonen - Guitar
Hans Karlin - Drums
Bjorn Svensson - Bass
For more information, visit www.myspace.com/cryonictemple.