News•December 18, 2008 12:15 AM ET•2,144 views
The Setup news and notes
Belgium's The Setup has issued a lengthy update regarding a new album, line-up changes, and touring. Here you go: "2008 is almost over and for us it has been a demanding year with a lot of changes inside the band and some personal turmoils some of us had to deal with. We postponed all our tourplans from the last couple of months because Kris his mother was terminally ill and we wanted give him the chance to spend as much time with her as he could. We have been lacking to make any updates to the outside world for quite some time now. Well here's a status report on what we're up too. "First off, we decided to make Jef a permanent member from the setup. He has been filling in for Andries who is wrecking stages all over Europe with Born From Pain as we speak. Since it is impossible for Andries to combine those two bands it was only a reasonable decision to choose for Jef as a permanent member. So for the first time in a year we finally have a solid line-up again. We want to wish Andries the best of luck with Born From Pain. The reactions on the live shows are amazing and we can't express our gratitude enough for the endless support we keep receiving: it is much appreciated. "Finally we have an official date for the release of our long anticipated ep 'Crawl & Reign.' It will be available in February on GSR Music! We're planning a release show end of January, so be on the lookout for that. We want total destruction when that happens. Check out our Myspace page for an exclusive MP3 from the EP. "In the beginning of February we're taking off to Denmark to record our third full-length album. Right now we're practically living in our rehearsal room writing new material. We can't wait to record this new stuff. It is going to be a slap in the face, we promise you. We'll be recording with Jacob Olson who worked on the new Born From Pain album. More news on that later. "After recording we're looking forward to wreak havoc once again on every single stage in Europe. We're more eager and furious than ever before."
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