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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

July 2014

  • 26/07, Unknown venue - Harjavalta, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 31/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth

August 2014

  • 01/08, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 01/08, Refshaleøen - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paradise Lost
  • 05/08, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Pentagram
  • 06/08, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Mayhem
  • 06/08, Unknown venue - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Katatonia
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Gävle, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 07/08, Bi Nuu - Berlin, Germany
    Shining
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Alicante, Spain
    Behemoth
  • 08/08, Unknown venue - Vagos, Portugal
    Opeth
  • 09/08, Flugplatz Hildesheim - Hildesheim, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 10/08, Universum - Stuttgart, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 11/08, RockPlanet - Pinarella, Italy
    Shining
  • 13/08, Les Docks - Lausanne, Switzerland
    Shining
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Braşov, Romania
    Katatonia
  • 14/08, Summer Breeze Open Air - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 14/08, Summer Breeze Open Air - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 14/08, Gaswerk Kulturzentrum - Winterthur, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 15/08, Boughton Estate - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 15/08, Boughton Estate - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 16/08, Amager Bio - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Napalm Death
  • 16/08, Kasbah - Coventry, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 16/08, Boughton House - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 17/08, Unknown venue - Herford, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 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

  • 04/09, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 04/09, Le Secret Place - Montpellier, France
    Napalm Death
  • 05/09, Unknown venue - Raismes, France
    Anathema
  • 05/09, Kulturzentrum Kammgarn - Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Pentagram
  • 07/09, The Garage - London, UK
    Pentagram
  • 07/09, Magasin 4 - Brussels, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 18/09, Limelight 2 - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 18/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Katatonia
  • 19/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 21/09, O2 ABC - 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, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 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, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 05/10, Vive Cuervo Salón - Mexico City, Mexico
    Napalm Death
  • 05/10, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Anathema
  • 05/10, Klub Eter (pod Kinem Helios) - Wrocław, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 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, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 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, The Temple at The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Hsd Gewerkschaftshaus - Erfurt, Germany
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 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, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 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