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20th April 2012

the skull
The Skull at Sweden Rock

The Skull, the new band formed by two original members of doom Metal legends Trouble — vocalist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff 'Oly' Olson — alongside the band's longtime bassist, Ron Holzner, will be hitting the road throughout the United States and Europe this Summer and Fall playing all of Trouble's classics.

The Skull have recruited guitarists Lothar Keller and Michael Carpenter of the Chicago, Illinois-based progressive power Metallers Sacred Dawn. Glen Drover (Megadeth, King Diamond, Teatament), who was previously announced as a guest touring guitarist on The Skull's upcoming tour, will not be able to join the band on the road due to scheduling conflicts.

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Commented Wagner, Olson, and Holzner in a statement: "We welcome the twin guitar attack of Lothar Keller and Michael Carpenter from Sacred Dawn. Both guitarist have been playing together for many years and that's a big plus. We are excited to begin rehearsing for our upcoming shows!"

The following festival dates have been confirmed so far. More shows including an east coast tour will be announced soon.

June 16 - Days of The Doomed - Cudahy, WI
July 14 – Ale Horn of Power VI (Jeff Olson's 50th Birthday Bash), Chicgao, IL
July 21 - Hells Pleasure - Pößneck, Germany
Sep. 01 - Stoner Hands Of Doom - New London, CT
Nov. 10 - Hammer Of Doom - Würzburg, Germany


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