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08/08/13

Katatonia

'Sounds of Decay' coming to vinyl October 7th

October 7th sees the release of Katatonia's classic 1997 EP, 'Sounds of Decay' for the very first time on vinyl. Recorded at the infamous Sunlight Studios in Stockholm & once more featuring Mikael Åkerfeldt on vocals, 'Sounds of Decay' was seen as the perfect companion-piece to the sublime 1996 breakthrough album, 'Brave Murder Day'; featuring more hypnotic trips of melodic doom metal melancholy.

This edition of 'Sounds of Decay' is presented on 10" vinyl, & includes the bonus track 'Untrue', plus features new liner notes written by guitarist & co-founder Anders Nyström.
Pre-order HERE.

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02/07/13

Katatonia

Viva Emptiness 10th anniversary edition. UK tour dates announced

Fresh from their appearance at Download Festival, Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark rock/metal, have been revealed as very special guests on Paradise Lost’s ‘Tragic Illusion’ 25th anniversary tour in October alongside Lacuna Coil.

Concurrently also celebrating their own 10th anniversary for their masterful sixth album ‘Viva Emptiness’, the band will be performing the album in its entirety each night to make these shows even more special.

Originally released in 2003 it is regarded by many, including the band themselves, as being among Katatonia's finest albums. ‘Viva Emptiness’ cemented the band's reputation as a major force, combining refined metal with doom and gloom angst-laden rock. A classic of the genre.

To coincide with the shows and the album’s 10-year anniversary ‘Viva Emptiness’ will be entirely re-mixed and re-mastered by David Castillo plus enhanced with new artwork courtesy of Travis Smith for a re-release on 4th November via Peaceville.


Katatonia w/
Paradise Lost & Lacuna Coil
30th October – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
31st October – 02 ABC, Glasgow
1st November – The Ritz – Manchester
3rd November – Camden Roadhouse, London

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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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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