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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

August 2015

  • 29/08, The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/08, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Shibuya, Japan
    Anathema

September 2015

  • 04/09, Fall of Summer Festival - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 04/09, Unknown venue - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 05/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 05/09, La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues - Pantin, France
    Novembre
  • 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, 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
  • 30/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

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