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Temple of Thieves / Press

“Flo Mounier (CRYPTOPSY) has joined forces with former NILE members Chief Spires and John Ehlers in a brand new project called TEMPLE OF THIEVES. According to Spires, "It's definitely different than anything we've done in the past. We wanted to step outside our boundaries and do something that we enjoy listening to." He added, "I know we'll probably get blasted because it's not death metal. No worries — we can take it — and I'm sure there's people out there that will enjoy it." The first four songs from TEMPLE OF THIEVES — "Poison The Well", "Listen To Reason", "Crutch" and "Sinful Communion" — can be streamed using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab). TEMPLE OF THIEVES is currently seeking a label that will help them with their goal of releasing an entire album. TEMPLE OF THIEVES is: Michael Rock - Vocals Chief Spires - Bass Flo Mounier - Drums John Ehlers - Guitar ”

“Former NILE members Chief Spires (bass) and John Ehlers (guitar) have hooked up with CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier and Atlanta-based singer Michael Rock in the new project called TEMPLE OF THIEVES. According to their bio, "the material is metal, but definitely not death metal. More along the lines of concrete trance-like rock/metal riffs. Chief knew Flo Mounier (Cryptopsy) from a few years on tours such as Death Across America and various tours with SIX FEET UNDER over in Europe. He and Flo became close friends and soon realized they had alot of the same musical interest outside of death metal. They both were huge fans of bands from DEFTONES to RADIOHEAD to A PERFECT CIRCLE." Temple Of Thieves have ten new songs being written. All material to this point has been mixed, produced and mastered by Chief Spires. The band seeking a label that will help them with their goal of releasing an entire album.”

“Legendary Canadian drummer Flo Mounier (Cryptopsy) has formed a new band with former Nile members Chief Spires and John Ehlers. The band, named Temple of Thieves, is reportedly a more experimental outlet for the death metal musicians. Chief Spires commented on Temple of Thieves by saying: "It's definitely different than anything we've done in the past. We wanted to step outside our boundaries and do something that we enjoy listening to. I know we'll probably get blasted because it's not death metal. No worries — we can take it — and I'm sure there's people out there that will enjoy it." ”