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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

August 2014

  • 21/08, The Hi-Fi - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Anathema
  • 22/08, Metro Theatre - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Anathema
  • 23/08, Corner Hotel - Richmond, VIC, Australia
    Anathema
  • 30/08, Stage Volume - Athens, Greece
    Anathema
  • 31/08, Block 33 - Thessaloníki, Greece
    Anathema

September 2014

  • 03/09, Amalgame Club - Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 04/09, Le Secret Place - Montpellier, France
    Napalm Death
  • 04/09, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 05/09, Kulturzentrum Kammgarn - Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Pentagram
  • 05/09, Unknown venue - Raismes, France
    Anathema
  • 07/09, The Garage - London, UK
    Pentagram
  • 07/09, Magasin 4 - Brussels, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 18/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 18/09, Limelight 2 - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Claw DIY Collective - Appleton, WI, US
    Morta Skuld
  • 19/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Katatonia
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 21/09, O2 ABC 2 - Glasgow, UK
    Anathema
  • 22/09, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    Anathema
  • 23/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 26/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 27/09, Scene 37 - Horten, Norway
    Shining
  • 27/09, Thekla - Bristol, UK
    Anathema
  • 28/09, Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 30/09, Kulturfabrik - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
    Anathema
  • 30/09, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Napalm Death

October 2014

  • 01/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Union Scene - Drammen, Norway
    Shining
  • 02/10, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Blaest - Trondheim, Norway
    Shining
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 04/10, Musiktheater Piano - Dortmund, Germany
    The Gathering
  • 05/10, Klub Eter (pod Kinem Helios) - Wrocław, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 05/10, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Anathema
  • 05/10, Vive Cuervo Salón - Mexico City, Mexico
    Napalm Death
  • 06/10, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 08/10, Sala Apolo - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 09/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Trashpop Venue - Kristiansand, Norway
    Shining
  • 09/10, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Det Akademiske Kvarter - Bergen, Norway
    Shining
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 13/10, Metronum - Toulouse, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Opeth
  • 14/10, Ninkasi Kao - Lyon, France
    Anathema
  • 15/10, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Opeth
  • 15/10, La Laiterie - Strasbourg, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, Parkbiografen - Skien, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, The Temple at The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Musikkflekken - Sandvika, Norway
    Shining
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Hsd Gewerkschaftshaus - Erfurt, Germany
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 18/10, Martins Pub - Lillestrøm, Norway
    Shining
  • 19/10, Posthalle - Würzburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 21/10, Szene Wien - Vienna, Austria
    Anathema
  • 23/10, A38 - Budapest, Hungary
    Anathema
  • 24/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 24/10, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 27/10, Hala Orbita - Wrocław, Poland
    Anathema
  • 29/10, Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth

November 2014

  • 01/11, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 01/11, Komplex 457 - Zürich, Switzerland
    Opeth
  • 03/11, Garage - Bergen, Norway
    Anathema
  • 03/11, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Opeth
  • 04/11, Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Klubben, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 06/11, Ancienne Belgique (AB) - Brussels, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 07/11, Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 09/11, Store Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 10/11, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
    Opeth
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 13/11, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 15/11, Münchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates