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17/06/13

Katatonia

‘Dethroned and Uncrowned’ album release details on Kscope

In August 2012 Katatonia released Dead End Kings, their ninth studio album.  The album was the band's most successful to date and cemented the Swede's position as masters of sorrowful metal. In September 2013 the band return with Dethroned and Uncrowned, their first release on Kscope, Peaceville's sister label.

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24/05/13

Katatonia

LA in-store signing session & headline show - 27th May

Katatonia will be headlining at the Roxy Theatre on 27th May (info HERE), which follows a special in-store signing session at Soundcheck Hollywood.

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01/05/13

Katatonia

'Last Fair Day Gone Night' - 3LP vinyl released 24th June. Pre-orders available

Katatonia are set to return with a special triple-LP vinyl release featuring an epic set of classics from the band's catalogue. 'Last Fair Day Gone Night' features the Swedish dark rock/metal masters at their glorious best with this electrifying set from London’s esteemed Koko venue during a series of special celebratory shows to mark the band’s 20thanniversary during 2011's ‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ tour.
Released 24th June on Peaceville Records, 'Last Fair Day Gone Night' is presented on triple heavyweight 180gm vinyl in a deluxe box, with an 8 page 12" book. Pre-order HERE.

Founding members Anders Nyström & Jonas Renkse are joined by long-time drummer Daniel Liljekvist along with recent members - namely guitarist Per Eriksson, plus recently recruited bassist Niklas Sandin - for an exhilarating night fuelled by a rich & extensive set of Katatonia tracks both past & present, including a special performance of the landmark 2001 album 'Last Fair Deal Gone Down’ in it's entirety.

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17/04/13

Katatonia

‘BUILDINGS’ LIMITED 7” VINYL FOR RECORD STORE DAY

To coincide with this year’s Record Store Day, set for Saturday 20th April, Sweden’s masters of misery, Katatonia, will release a special limited 7” featuring the track ‘Buildings’, lifted from last year’s universally lauded album, ‘Dead End Kings’.

The title is presented on transparent 7" vinyl &, additionally, features a re-mix of Hypnone (Frank Default Hypnocadence Mix); a track previously unavailable in the USA.

BUILDINGS 7” TRACKLISTING

Side A – Buildings
Side B – Hypnone (Frank Default Hypnocadence Mix)

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18/02/13

Katatonia

New video 'Lethean' launches

Katatonia, Sweden's dark rock masters, have completed work on their latest video for the track 'Lethean', lifted from last year's acclaimed 'Dead End Kings' opus. The video was shot by Lasse Hoile, notable for his previous work with the Katatonia as well as Opeth & Porcupine Tree.
View the video HERE

In related news, it has also been announced that Katatonia are shortlisted for a Swedish Grammy award in the 'Best Metal Album' category for 'Dead End Kings'.

This year also sees the band embark upon an Australian tour with countrymen Opeth in March, as well as an extensive North American tour in April & May.

Released in August 2012, ‘Dead End Kings’ is a rich, adventurous and endlessly evocative masterwork that exhibits all the Swedish quintet’s established traits while absorbing countless fresh ideas into that monumental sonic brew, this is plainly the strongest and most beguiling album in the Katatonia catalogue to date. It also proves that sadness comes in many shades and that no one is safe from its cold allure.
“Dead End Kings represents progression and taking things to the next level,” says Jonas Renkse. ”The writing was a little more intense and spontaneous for this one. I think that’s the biggest difference. But it was made with the same mindset as the last few albums. It just had a little more fire involved.”

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Live Dates

July 2015

  • 07/07, Café Central - Weinheim, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 07/07, Cafe Atlantik Freiburg Im Breisgau - Freiburg, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 08/07, Unknown venue - Neskaupstaður, Iceland
    Behemoth
  • 08/07, Unknown venue - Neskaupstaður, Iceland
    Enslaved
  • 10/07, Villa Nightclub - Perth, WA, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 11/07, Escape - Vienna, Austria
    Vital Remains
  • 11/07, SO36 - Berlin, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 11/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Katatonia
  • 11/07, Hq - Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 12/07, Evenemententerrein Weert-noord - Weert, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 12/07, Venue: K17 - Berlin, Germany
    Vital Remains
  • 15/07, Campo de Futbol Celeiro - Viveiro, Spain
    Behemoth
  • 15/07, Cassette Number Nine - Auckland, New Zealand
    Mayhem
  • 16/07, Unknown venue - Christchurch, New Zealand
    Mayhem
  • 16/07, Unknown venue - Bolków, Poland
    Paradise Lost
  • 17/07, Boston Music Room - London, UK
    Doom
  • 17/07, Zamek Bolkow - Bolków, Poland
    Paradise Lost
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Albi, France
    Behemoth
  • 17/07, Chinese Laundry - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 17/07, Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
    Vital Remains
  • 17/07, Teatro Caupolicán - Santiago, Chile
    Opeth
  • 18/07, Groove - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Opeth
  • 18/07, Fabrique - Milan, Italy
    Anathema
  • 18/07, The Hi-Fi - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 19/07, Unknown venue - Tolmin, Slovenia
    Behemoth
  • 19/07, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Opeth
  • 20/07, Théâtre Antique - Arles, France
    Anathema
  • 23/07, The Star And Garter - Manchester, UK
    Vital Remains
  • 24/07, Sheffield City Centre (Various Venues) - Sheffield, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/07, Unknown venue - Steenwijk, Netherlands
    Vital Remains
  • 25/07, Unknown venue - Steenwijk, Netherlands
    Taake
  • 25/07, Mote Park - Maidstone, UK
    Anathema
  • 26/07, Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/07, South Side Ballroom at Gilley's - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Opeth
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    My Dying Bride
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Opeth
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Bloodbath

August 2015

  • 02/08, Helsingin Jäähalli - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Napalm Death
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Bloodbath
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    At the Gates
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Candlemass
  • 06/08, Catton Hall - Walton-on-trent, UK
    Opeth
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 06/08, Espaço Barro Preto - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Taake
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Vagos, Portugal
    Bloodbath
  • 07/08, John Bull Pub - Curitiba, Brazil
    Taake
  • 11/08, Vulkan Arena & Pokalen Pub - Oslo, Norway
    Obliteration
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Enslaved
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    At the Gates
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Taake
  • 13/08, Lugnets Skistadion - Falun, Sweden
    Candlemass
  • 14/08, Sonic Blast Moledo - Caminha, Portugal
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Doom
  • 17/08, Forum Bielefeld - Bielefeld, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 23/08, Shea's Tavern - Reno, NV, US
    Gehenna
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 28/08, The Chapel - San Francisco, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/08, The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/08, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Tokyo, Japan
    Anathema

September 2015

  • 04/09, Unknown venue - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 05/09, La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues - Pantin, France
    Novembre
  • 09/09, Center Stage Theater - Atlanta, GA, US
    Anathema
  • 13/09, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    At the Gates
  • 16/09, Unknown venue - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lid
  • 21/09, 3S Artspace - Portsmouth, NH, US
    Lid
  • 22/09, Unknown venue - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Lid
  • 23/09, The Marble Factory - Bristol, UK
    Enslaved
  • 24/09, O2 Academy Islington - London, UK
    Enslaved
  • 24/09, Regent Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Lid
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 26/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Enslaved
  • 28/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 28/09, Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 30/09, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    Paradise Lost

October 2015