Il Tempio delle Clessidre announces Änglagård's drummer Mattias Olsson has joined them as their new drummer. He will replace Paolo Tixi at the kit, and steps in almost exactly a year since the band announced the opening.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-01-20
From the band's website:
Il Tempio delle Clessidre is pleased to announce that Mattias Olsson (Necromonkey, Änglagård) will join the band as a drummer.
Welcome aboard Mattias!
We start the new year full of enthusiasm and hope for the future, determined to overcome any difficulty and with a strong desire to play live! We are currently preparing a new album, this time almost remotely given the logistical and working conditions that didn't help us last year, but with a proper planning and organization we'll overcome this too!
Happy 2016 to all and see you soon!
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