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29/05/12

Katatonia

‘Dead End Kings’. New album announced

Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark rock/metal, have announced that their ninth studio album, due August 27th (August 28th North America) on Peaceville Records, will be entitled ‘Dead End Kings’. A continuation of 2009’s inspired & acclaimed ‘Night is the New Day’, as well as a leap forward into the unknown, ‘Dead End Kings’ sees the quintet conjure yet another milestone in audial melancholy & angst.

Amongst their most poignant & ambitious material to date, ‘Dead End Kings’ was recorded at Ghost Ward Studios & The City Of Glass. The album was produced by Anders Nyström & Jonas Renkse themselves, & mixed by David Castillo, known for his prior work with the band, as well as Opeth & Bloodbath.

‘Dead End Kings’ sees the recording debut of guitarist Per Eriksson for Katatonia, as well as recent bassist Niklas Sandin. Additionally, Katatonia is joined once again by Frank Default & his invaluable expertise on sampling & atmospherics, plus a special guest appearance by Norwegian vocalist Silje Wergeland of Dutch legends The Gathering/ex-Octavia Sperati.

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24/05/12

Khold

Mørke Gravers Kammer set for release on July 16th

Khold's 2004 third album of groove-laden Norwegian black metal is set for a July 16th release, now including a previously unreleased track from the band's 2000 Demo. Pre-order HERE.

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18/05/12

Peaceville

Ulver – Childhood’s End, available from May 28th

Early pioneers of Norwegian black metal, Ulver have continually evolved throughout their career and now stand as legends of the dark music industry with their latest release, a selection of reworked psychedelic classics called 'Childhood's End' coming May 28th. 
Pre-order HERE.

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18/05/12

Anathema

Pentecost III coming to vinyl July 2nd

Anathema's classic 1995 doom release, 'Pentecost III', makes its long-awaited arrival on vinyl for the very first time on July 2nd & is presented on 180gm black vinyl. Pre-order here.

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18/05/12

Shining

'IV: The Eerie Cold' on vinyl July 2nd

Shining's fourth album of deep dark metal from Niklas Kvarforth & co, & featuring Hellhammer on drums, is available to pre-order on 180gm vinyl for a July 2nd release. Pre-order here.

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Live Dates

April 2015

  • 18/04, Principal - Thessaloníki, Greece
    Behemoth
  • 18/04, New England Metal and Hardcore Fest - Worcester, MA, US
    Vital Remains
  • 18/04, Pub Rock - Scottsdale, AZ, US
    Gehenna
  • 19/04, Mkc - Skopje, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
    Behemoth
  • 19/04, The Hi-Fi - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Napalm Death
  • 20/04, Mixtape 5 - Sofia, Bulgaria
    Behemoth
  • 21/04, Colectiv - Bucharest, Romania
    Behemoth
  • 22/04, Club Daos - Timisoara, Romania
    Behemoth
  • 23/04, Club 202 - Budapest, Hungary
    Behemoth
  • 25/04, Alte Spinnerei - Glauchau, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 28/04, Morinomiya Piloti Hall - 森ノ宮ピロティホール - Osaka, Japan
    Opeth
  • 30/04, Ex Theater Roppongi - Tokyo, Japan
    Opeth

May 2015

  • 01/05, Unknown venue - Manchester, UK
    Doom
  • 01/05, Analog Cafe & DRD Records Little Theater - Portland, OR, US
    Thorns
  • 01/05, Metallsvenskan/brickebackens Ip - Örebro, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 02/05, Pumpehuset - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 03/05, Baroeg - Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Gehenna
  • 04/05, The Gov - Hindmarsh, SA, Australia
    Opeth
  • 04/05, Goldgrube - Kassel, Germany
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 05/05, Café Central - Weinheim, Germany
    Gehenna
  • 06/05, Eatons Hill Hotel & Function Centre - Albany Creek, QLD, Australia
    Opeth
  • 07/05, Forum Theatre - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Opeth
  • 08/05, Astor Theatre - Perth, WA, Australia
    Opeth
  • 09/05, Electric Ballroom, The Underworld & The Black Heart - London, UK
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 09/05, Electric Ballroom, The Underworld & The Black Heart - London, UK
    Aura Noir
  • 12/05, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 15/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 21/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Aura Noir
  • 21/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Bloodbath
  • 21/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/05, Rail Club - Fort Worth, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/05, Le Secret Place - Montpellier, France
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 23/05, Backstage Halle - Munich, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 23/05, Rail Club - Fort Worth, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/05, Babel - Malmö, Sweden
    Candlemass
  • 25/05, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Pentagram
  • 25/05, Lobusch "no Pasaran" - Hamburg, Germany
    Doom
  • 27/05, UT Connewitz - Leipzig, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 28/05, SO36 - Berlin, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 29/05, Carfax - Johannesburg, South Africa
    At the Gates
  • 29/05, Klubsen - Hamburg, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 30/05, Carfax - Johannesburg, South Africa
    At the Gates

June 2015

  • 03/06, Unknown venue - Sölvesborg, Sweden
    Bloodbath
  • 03/06, Unknown venue - Sölvesborg, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 04/06, Unknown venue - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 06/06, Unknown venue - Bangalore, India
    Napalm Death
  • 06/06, Rockhal - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
    At the Gates
  • 06/06, Unknown venue - Houston, TX, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/06, Cotroceni Stadium - Bucharest, Romania
    Bloodbath
  • 14/06, Brighton Music Hall - Allston, MA, US
    Taake
  • 15/06, Théatre Plaza - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Taake
  • 16/06, Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Taake
  • 16/06, Rock in Roma - Ippodromo Delle Capannelle - Rome, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 17/06, Unknown venue - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pentagram
  • 18/06, The Foundry (hifi) - Lakewood, OH, US
    Taake
  • 18/06, Unknown venue - Halden, Norway
    Opeth
  • 18/06, Refshaleøen - Copenhagen, Denmark
    At the Gates
  • 18/06, Refshaleøen - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bloodbath
  • 19/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 19/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    Mayhem
  • 19/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    My Dying Bride
  • 19/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    At the Gates
  • 19/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    Bloodbath
  • 19/06, Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA, US
    Taake
  • 19/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    At the Gates
  • 20/06, Cobra Lounge - Chicago, IL, US
    Taake
  • 20/06, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pentagram
  • 21/06, The Riot Room - Kansas City, MO, US
    Taake
  • 22/06, Fubar - St Louis, MO, US
    Taake
  • 23/06, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Taake
  • 24/06, Unknown venue - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Pentagram
  • 25/06, Metro Gallery - Baltimore, MD, US
    Taake
  • 26/06, Unknown venue - Helsinki, Finland
    Bloodbath
  • 26/06, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Taake
  • 27/06, Roskilde Festival - Roskilde, Denmark
    Enslaved

July 2015

  • 03/07, Hässleholmsgården - Hässleholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 08/07, Unknown venue - Neskaupstaður, Iceland
    Enslaved
  • 08/07, Unknown venue - Neskaupstaður, Iceland
    Behemoth
  • 11/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Katatonia
  • 12/07, Evenemententerrein Weert-noord - Weert, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 16/07, Unknown venue - Bolków, Poland
    Paradise Lost
  • 16/07, Campo de Futbol Celeiro - Viveiro, Spain
    Behemoth
  • 17/07, Teatro Caupolicán - Santiago, Chile
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
    Vital Remains
  • 18/07, Groove - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Opeth
  • 19/07, Unknown venue - Tolmin, Slovenia
    Behemoth
  • 19/07, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Opeth
  • 25/07, Mote Park - Maidstone, UK
    Anathema
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Opeth
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Bloodbath