EDGUY Members Consider Sex Change

German melodic metallers EDGUY have posted the following message on their official web site:

"Against certain rumors and speculations, Tobias Sammet [EDGUY vocalist] has not undergone a sex change operation yet: 'Of course, after the success of NIGHTWISH, WITHIN TEMPTATION and EVANESCENCE, we sat down to discuss what kind of sacrifice we'd have to make to hit big time with this new album. In time of female vocal domination, we came to the conclusion that it's the penis that stands in our way. I mean — literally, of course! That being said, to avoid any rumors: if it's gonna happen I'd become a lesbian woman. In case this trend is gone and we're too late, our drummer Felix considers to join me to the operating room and become a cockatoo. Though we talked him into believing that cockatooed drummered bands are gonna be the next big thing it's not for business reasons. Felix discovered his cockatooish side just when reaching puberty. Ever since he's felt like having been born in the wrong shell. He's more that cockatoo kind of guy, you all know what I mean. Whatever, in case all this won't work, we just recorded the most ambitious EDGUY album so far — just to be on the safe side. It's the most diversified stuff and we'll post the songtitles soon. The first press reactions are superb and I feel not playing it close to the chest was the best thing we could have done. It's still EDGUY at any second, it's funny here and melancholic there, fast and slow and really diversified. You'll hear 'Rocket Ride' on January 20th. And the first part of the tour is booked too. Tickets are gonna be available early next week, watch out for some real big entertaining HM-party. See you all and stay metal. You are the best."

Rocket Ride World Tour 2006:

Feb. 06 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7
Feb. 07 - Milan, ITA @ Rolling Stone
Feb. 09 - Madrid, SPA @ Aqualung
Feb. 10 - Porto, POR @ Hard Club
Feb. 11 - Bergara, SPA @ Sala Jam
Feb. 12 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz 2
Feb. 14 - Lyon, FRA @ Transbordeur
Feb. 15 - Paris, FRA @ Elysee Mont Martre
Feb. 17 - Stuttgart, GER @ Lka
Feb. 18 - Kaufbeuren, GER @ All-Kartbahn
Feb. 20 - Langen, GER @ Stadthalle
Feb. 21 - Köln, GER @ Live Music Hall
Feb. 22 - Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle
Feb. 24 - Lichtenfels, GER @ Stadthalle
Feb. 25 - Osnabrück, GER @ Halle Gartlage
Feb. 26 - Hamburg, GER @ Dock’s
Feb. 28 - Göteborg, SWE @ Trädgarn
Mar. 01 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan
Mar. 02 - Lund, SWE @ Mejeriet
Mar. 04 - Fulda, GER @ Wartenberg-Oval
Mar. 15 - Osaka, JPN @ Quattro
Mar. 16 - Tokyo, JPN @ Ebisu Liquid Room
Mar. 17 - Tokyo, JPN @ Ebisu Liquid Room

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