Drummer Håkan Jonsson has left Swedish old-school death/thrash metallers DIE HARD in order to focus on his work with WATAIN and family life. His temporary replacement for upcoming live appearances is E. Forcas, who first performed with DIE HARD in Italy in Febraury.
In other news, DIE HARD has signed a new deal with Agonia Records for two EPs and a full-length album. The band will enter BlueFlame studio in Uppsala, Sweden on May 7 for three days to record a new EP, to be released October 31 in celebration of the group's five-year anniversary. Sitting behind the kit for the upcoming studio session will be Simpan.