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Tag Archives: Dirk Verbeuren

Tronos (Megadeth, Napalm Death) dropped new video for “Judas Cradle”

Posted by on April 1, 2019

UK supergroup Tronos have dropped a new video for their song “Judas Cradle”. The supergroup features Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury, Megadeth drummer Dirk Verbeuren and producer Russ Russell (At the Gates, Dummu Borgir). This track will be featured off their upcoming record, Celestial Mechanics which comes out April 12th via Century Media. The band delved into the journey […]

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Megadeth plan to hit the studio later this year

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Back in February, shortly after Megadeth’s Grammy win, frontman/guitarist Dave Mustaine mentioned he was thinking about recording a new album to release sometime next year. Then we heard the thrash giants would re-record Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! with both Kiko and Dirk. However, in a brand new interview with Oklahoma City […]

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Soilwork welcomes new drummer Bastian Thusgaard

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The trial is over for drummer Bastian Thusgaard. He spent the last several months touring with Soilwork, filling in until they found an official replacement for Dirk Verbeuren who left the group last year to join Megadeth. The band made the following statement: “We are super stoked to announce Bastian Thusgaard, as our permanent drummer. […]

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Megadeth win Best Metal Performance Grammy

Posted by on February 12, 2017

In a ceremony before the televised portion of the Grammy Awards, Megadeth picked up their first-ever Grammy Award for Dystopia. Dave Mustaine seemed happy, saying that he’d spoken to Kenny G about being nominated so many times without winning, but Kenny had been nominated without winning over 20 times. He also stated “it’s a little weird […]

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The next Megadeth album might have blast beats on it

Posted by on December 13, 2016

It’s been a great year for Megadeth. Not only was Dystopia a nice comeback album that garnered the band another Grammy nomination and will likely end the year as one of the 100 best-selling albums of 2016, but the band picked up a new drummer in Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren. They also got their own beer, and […]

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Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren to drum for Megadeth

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Megadeth struck drumming gold when Dave Mustaine announced that Lamb of God’s Chris Adler was going to play drums on Dystopia. And then when the band decided to tour in support of the album, Adler sat in with them. As solid of a pairing he as , with Lamb of God on the road as well, it […]

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Soilwork preview new song

Posted by on February 3, 2015

Soilwork is in the process of recording a new album, and from the sound of it, they’re making pretty solid progress. Via a posting on Toontrack’s Facebook page, drummer Dirk Verbeuren and vocalist Bjorn “Speed” Strid show off a snippet of a new track using software from Toontrack. They seem pretty psyched about the software, which […]

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Singer Björn “Speed” Strid Discusses Soilwork’s Most Collaborative And Ambitious Effort To Date

Posted by on April 12, 2013

Soilwork had lots to celebrate last month. That’s because the group’s double album The Living Infinite not only cracked the top 60 in its first week, but also marked the Swedish metal group’s best debut ever. Yet singer Björn “Speed” Strid isn’t letting himself rest to enjoy the victory, as Soilwork continue on with an […]

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Soilwork Finds New Guitarist, Clarifies The Cirumstances Of Wichers’ Departure

Posted by on July 2, 2012

It’s official, Soilwork is one third Night Flight Orchestra now. After the news last week about Peter Wichers parting ways with Soilwork yet again, the new guitarist has officially been announced, and it is none other than David Andersson. Other than Björn “Speed” Strid’s collaboration with Andersson in the classic rock project Night Flight Orchestra, […]

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Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren Challenges A Drum Machine

Posted by on March 29, 2012

A few years ago, someone uploaded a video featuring a beat created with Toontrack’s Drumkit From Hell EZX. Recently, Toontrack discovered that the clip has over 8 million views on YouTube. With that in mind, Toontrack wanted to see if longtime endorsee Dirk Verbeuren could play the video’s beat. What resulted was the Soilwork drummer accepting […]

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