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24/09/13

Candlemass

'Tales of Creation' vinyl to be released November 25th

'Tales of Creation', the fourth album from undisputed doom legends, Candlemass, will be released on vinyl on November 25th & can be pre-ordered HERE.
Originally released in 1989, the album featured Messiah Marcolin (handling vocal duties for the final time on a Candlemass album), alongside composer & long-standing member Leif Edling, to create a stunning soundscape of epic atmosphere and melodic passages - a continued progression from these undisputed pioneers of the scene.

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24/09/13

Katatonia

'Viva Emptiness' 10th anniversary edition CD to be released October 28th

The special edition of 'Viva Emptiness', Katatonia's acclaimed 2003 album, now marking 10 years since originally stunning the metal world, is set for release on October 28th & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Fully revamped, remixed, remastered, and featuring a bonus track, * in deluxe digibook format, this special edition contains:

- All keyboard sounds updated, plus brand new keyboard arrangements on many songs.
- Inside The City of Glass with additional vocals (originally intended for inclusion on the album in 2003).
- The b-side Wait Outside.
- Completely new artwork by Travis Smith (based on the original album art themes).

Katatonia will also play a string of shows with Paradise Lost to celebrate the release. For more info visit www.katatonia.com .

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24/09/13

My Dying Bride

'Turn Loose the Swans' special 2 CD edition coming November 11th

One of the defining classics of the doom genre, My Dying Bride's 1993 opus 'Turn Loose the Swans' is set for a special 20th anniversary release on November 11th, including a bonus disc featuring commentary from longstanding members, Aaron Stainthorpe & Andrew Craighan. The album also features updated artwork & packaging & is presented in deluxe mediabook format. 'Turn Loose the Swans' can be pre-ordered HERE.

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16/09/13

Gift of Gods

Nocturno Culto's Gift of Gods - 'Receive' mini-album coming October. Pre-orders available

Gift of Gods is the name given to this new beast from the mind of Nocturno Culto, one half of the legendary Norwegian black metal band, Darkthrone. For Gift of Gods, Nocturno turns his hand to creating pure unbridled heavy metal excellence, taking in a vast array of influences from decades past to concoct a special whirlwind of melodic riffing & headbanging anthems on this 30 minute heavy metal pilgrimage. ’Receive’ also features a rendition of ’Looking For an Answer’ originally by obscure Swedish 80’s band, Universe.

A labour of love over several years since its initial inception, Nocturno performs all instruments himself & has also been responsible for recording this mini-album at his own studio. ’Receive’ was mixed & mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door, after having recently worked with Nocturno on Darkthrone’s ’The Underground Resistance’.
 
’Receive’ will be released October 28th on vinyl & CD on Peaceville Records, & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Nocturno comments on the release:

"Finally, the mini album is done. Gift Of Gods has been a great ride for me. I don't want this to end now, so I will most likely work on new material. Thanks to my partner in crime, K.A.Hubred, we got to rehearse during the last two years. What to expect? I have no idea how to describe this, but it's metal for sure".

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03/09/13

Carpathian Forest

'Strange Old Brew' vinyl coming October

Carpathian Forest's second album of masterfully cold & sadistic Norwegian black metal is set for vinyl release on 7th October. The album is presented on 180gm heavyweight vinyl & can be pre-ordered HERE.

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Live Dates

April 2014

  • 24/04, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 24/04, Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Shining
  • 25/04, The Glass House - Pomona, CA, US
    Shining
  • 25/04, Kingston Downs - Rome, GA, US
    Mayhem
  • 25/04, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 26/04, The River Club Music Hall - Scituate, MA, US
    The Gathering
  • 26/04, The Backstage at Championship Bar - Trenton, NJ, US
    The Provenance
  • 26/04, Skyway Theatre - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 27/04, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 27/04, Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico
    Shining
  • 29/04, Mac Hall - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 30/04, Cycle Club - Florence, Italy
    Taake
  • 30/04, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth

May 2014

  • 01/05, ByScenen - Haugesund, Norway
    Katatonia
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Gehenna
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 02/05, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 02/05, Avalon - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 02/05, Vox Warehouse - Leeds, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 03/05, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/05, Unknown venue - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 05/05, El Plaza Condesa - Mexico City, Mexico
    Behemoth
  • 08/05, Biebob - Vosselaar, Belgium
    Katatonia
  • 08/05, Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
    Taake
  • 09/05, Le Tetris - Le Havre, France
    Napalm Death
  • 09/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Taake
  • 09/05, P60 - Amstelveen, Netherlands
    Katatonia
  • 10/05, Clubzal - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 10/05, Unknown venue - Kuurne, Belgium
    Aura Noir
  • 10/05, The Garage - London, UK
    Taake
  • 10/05, Christuskirche - Bochum, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 11/05, Sound Control - Manchester, UK
    Taake
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/05, Freiheiz - Munich, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/05, Les 4 Ecluses - Dunkirk, France
    Napalm Death
  • 11/05, Dance Hall Magnit - Murmansk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 12/05, Passionskirche Kreuzberg - Berlin, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, Underground - Vladivostok, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 13/05, Schüür - Luzern, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Taake
  • 14/05, Les Docks - Lausanne, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 14/05, Velinaco - Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 15/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Helvete Metal Club - Oberhausen, Germany
    Taake
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 16/05, Megapolis - Irkutsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 17/05, Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK
    Katatonia
  • 17/05, Havana - Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 18/05, Effenaar Grote Zaal - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Mayhem
  • 18/05, Fakel - Tomsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 19/05, Otdych - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 21/05, Electric Ballroom - London, UK
    Mayhem
  • 22/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Taake
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 23/05, Zvezda - Samara, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 24/05, Chinese Laundry - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 24/05, Küçükçiftlik Park - Istanbul, Turkey
    Pentagram
  • 25/05, Glavclub - Moscow, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 26/05, Strike Arena - Krasnodar, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 28/05, Yunost - Kiev, Ukraine
    Behemoth
  • 29/05, T.T. the Bear's Place - Cambridge, MA, US
    Unholy
  • 31/05, Goffert Park - Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Behemoth
  • 31/05, Out&loud Festival - Geiselwind, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/05, Islington Assembly Hall - London, UK
    Anathema

June 2014

  • 06/06, Zeppelinfeld - Nuremberg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 06/06, Café Central - Weinheim, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/06, PPC - Graz, Austria
    Napalm Death
  • 11/06, Unknown venue - Copenhagen, Denmark
    My Dying Bride
  • 12/06, The Assembly - Leamington Spa, UK
    Anathema
  • 13/06, Race Course - Donnington, UK
    Anathema
  • 14/06, Avenue of the Saints - Indianola, IA, US
    Mayhem
  • 15/06, Gloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UK
    Anathema
  • 20/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Paradise Lost
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Shining
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Enslaved
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Gehenna
  • 21/06, Unknown venue - Montebello, QC, Canada
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 22/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 23/06, Plateia Nerou - Athens, Greece
    Behemoth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Candlemass
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/06, Festivalpark Stenehei - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved

July 2014

  • 01/07, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 04/07, With Full Force Festival - Roitzschjora, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 10/07, Ungdommens Hus - Fredericia, Denmark
    Aura Noir
  • 10/07, Unknown venue - Vizovice, Czech Republic
    Behemoth
  • 11/07, Unknown venue - Erfurt, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 12/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 12/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Opeth
  • 15/07, VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pentagram
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Slottsfjell - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Nordfjordeid, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Pentagram
  • 18/07, Unknown venue - Jarocin, Poland
    Anathema
  • 19/07, Loreley Amphitheater - Sankt Goarshausen, Germany
    Anathema
  • 20/07, De Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 20/07, Unknown venue - Tolmin, Slovenia
    Opeth
  • 31/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth