the following update was taken verbatim from The new side-project featuring Johnny Kelly and Kenny Hickey from TYPE O NEGATIVE along with Rob Traynor from DUST TO DUST has dropped the name SKYND and will be going under the moniker BLACK WATER RISING. Song samples will soon be made available at (currently under construction). As previously reported, DUST TO DUST drummer Steve Tobin has been working with TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele in a separate side-project, the details of which have yet to be revealed. Hickey has contributed guitar solos to several songs on DUST TO DUST's recently released sophomore effort, "Sick", which is available through Traynor's own Psyclone Records. TYPE O NEGATIVE will be teaming up with AMORPHIS for a U.S. tour in the fall. No dates have been officially confirmed, but at least two venues — Toad's Place in New Haven, CT and The Rave in Milwaukee, WI — are currently advertising TYPE O NEGATIVE/AMORPHIS shows on Thursday, October 7 and Saturday, October 30, respectively. An official confirmation is expected soon.