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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 2015

  • 31/08, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Shibuya, Japan
    Anathema

September 2015

  • 04/09, Unknown venue - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 04/09, Fall of Summer Festival - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 05/09, La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues - Pantin, France
    Novembre
  • 05/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 06/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 09/09, Center Stage Theater - Atlanta, GA, US
    Anathema
  • 13/09, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    At the Gates
  • 18/09, Stora Scenen - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 23/09, The Marble Factory - Bristol, UK
    Enslaved
  • 23/09, Motion & the Marble Factory - Bristol, UK
    Enslaved
  • 24/09, O2 Academy Islington - London, UK
    Enslaved
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 26/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Paradise Lost
  • 28/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 28/09, Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 30/09, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 30/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram

October 2015

  • 01/10, Scandic Lerkendal - Trondheim, Norway
    Aura Noir
  • 01/10, The Met - Pawtucket, RI, US
    Pentagram
  • 01/10, Scandic Lerkendal - Trondheim, Norway
    Khold
  • 01/10, Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 01/10, The Garage - Glasgow, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 01/10, Scandic Lerkendal - Trondheim, Norway
    Dødheimsgard
  • 02/10, Revolution Bar & Music Hall - Amityville, NY, US
    Pentagram
  • 03/10, USF Verftet - Bergen, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 03/10, Rock & Roll Hotel - Washington, DC, US
    Pentagram
  • 03/10, Wulfrun Hall - Wolverhampton, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 04/10, Konserthuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 04/10, KOKO - London, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 05/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 05/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Pentagram
  • 05/10, Razzmatazz 3 - Barcelona, Spain
    Taake
  • 06/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Paradise Lost
  • 06/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Pentagram
  • 06/10, Sala Caracol - Madrid, Spain
    Taake
  • 07/10, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Paradise Lost
  • 07/10, Mr. Small's Theatre - Millvale, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 07/10, Ubu - Rennes, France
    Taake
  • 08/10, Volta - Moscow, Russian Federation
    Napalm Death
  • 08/10, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 08/10, Glaz'art - Paris, France
    Taake
  • 08/10, Marble Bar - Detroit, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 09/10, Hidden Agenda - Hong Kong, China
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, The Underworld - Camden, UK
    Taake
  • 09/10, Huxleys Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 09/10, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    Dødheimsgard
  • 09/10, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Autopsy
  • 09/10, USF Verftet - Bergen, Norway
    Opeth
  • 09/10, The Abbey - Chicago, IL, US
    Pentagram
  • 10/10, Saitama Super Arena (さいたまスーパーアリーナ) - Saitama, Japan
    Napalm Death
  • 10/10, KB - Malmö, Sweden
    Paradise Lost
  • 10/10, Energimølla - Kongsberg, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 10/10, Stavanger Konserthus - Stavanger, Norway
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/10, Grog Shop - Cleveland Heights, OH, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/10, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Paradise Lost
  • 11/10, Luxor Live - Arnhem, Netherlands
    Taake
  • 12/10, Admiralspalast - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 13/10, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Paradise Lost
  • 13/10, Club Quattro (クラブクアトロ) - Shibuya, Japan
    Behemoth
  • 13/10, Stadthalle Wuppertal - Wuppertal, Germany
    Opeth
  • 14/10, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 14/10, Club Quattro - Umeda - Umeda, Japan
    Behemoth
  • 15/10, Debaser Strand - Stockholm, Sweden
    Paradise Lost
  • 15/10, Oseana Os Kunst Og Kultursenter - Os, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 15/10, Ancienne Belgique (AB) - Brussels, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 16/10, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Paradise Lost
  • 16/10, Astra Kulturhaus - Berlin, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 16/10, Capitol Offenbach - Offenbach, Germany
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 17/10, Le Trianon - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 17/10, Østsia Kulturhus,kristiansand - Kristiansand, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 17/10, Boston Music Room - London, UK
    Mortuary Drape
  • 17/10, Pumpehuset - Stor Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paradise Lost
  • 18/10, London Palladium - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 18/10, Gruenspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 18/10, Waterfront - Norwich, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 20/10, MeetFactory - Prague, Czech Republic
    Paradise Lost
  • 20/10, Wulfrun Hall - Wolverhampton, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 21/10, The Garage - Glasgow, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 21/10, Alibi - Wrocław, Poland
    Paradise Lost
  • 22/10, Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 22/10, Klub B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Paradise Lost
  • 22/10, Beacon Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Opeth
  • 22/10, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 23/10, KOKO - London, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 23/10, Dux Live - Christchurch, New Zealand
    Anathema
  • 23/10, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Autopsy
  • 23/10, San Manuel Amphitheater - San Bernardino, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 23/10, Gregers Bar - Hamar, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 24/10, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Autopsy
  • 24/10, Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 24/10, Barrak Music Club - Ostrava, Czech Republic
    Paradise Lost
  • 24/10, Essigfabrik/sensor Club - Cologne, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 24/10, Kings Arms - Auckland, New Zealand
    Anathema
  • 24/10, Trans-Pecos - Queens, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 25/10, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 25/10, Randal Music Club - Bratislava, Slovakia
    Paradise Lost
  • 25/10, Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Barba Negra Music Club, Budapest - Budapest, Hungary
    Paradise Lost
  • 26/10, Werk, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 26/10, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 27/10, Vintage Industrial Bar - Zagreb, Croatia
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/10, La Laiterie - Grande Salle - Strasbourg, France
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 27/10, The Gov - Hindmarsh, SA, Australia
    Anathema
  • 27/10, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 28/10, Cabaret Sauvage - Paris, France
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 28/10, Amplifier Bar - Perth, WA, Australia
    At the Gates
  • 29/10, Che Cafe, UC San Diego - La Jolla, CA, US
    Gehenna
  • 29/10, The Triffid - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Anathema
  • 29/10, The Forum - London, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 29/10, Uni Bar, Adelaide University - Adelaide, SA, Australia
    At the Gates
  • 29/10, Mostovna - Nova Gorica, Slovenia
    Paradise Lost
  • 30/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 30/10, Corner Hotel - Richmond, VIC, Australia
    At the Gates
  • 30/10, Pb&j's - Reno, NV, US
    Vital Remains
  • 30/10, Capitol - Hannover, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 31/10, Vienna Arena (Arena Wien) - Vienna, Austria
    Paradise Lost
  • 31/10, Manning Bar - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    At the Gates
  • 31/10, Corner Hotel - Richmond, VIC, Australia
    Anathema
  • 31/10, Hirsch - Nuremberg, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 31/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Napalm Death

November 2015

December 2015

  • 01/12, Livewire - Scottsdale, AZ, US
    Enslaved