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24/09/13

Gehenna

'WW' vinyl release coming November 11th.

'WW', Gehenna's ferocious Norwegian black metal assault will be released on 180gm black vinyl on November 11th, & can now be pre-ordered HERE.
"WW" was Gehenna's sixth album, originally released in 2005, and was notable for the appearance of Frost from Satyricon on drums. The album saw a stripped-down approach to writing compared to some of their previous works, with these primitive black metal tracks exuding a dark, cold, yet brutal atmosphere, written by co-founding member Sanrabb, with the lyrics based around themes of war.

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24/09/13

Candlemass

'Tales of Creation' vinyl to be released November 25th

'Tales of Creation', the fourth album from undisputed doom legends, Candlemass, will be released on vinyl on November 25th & can be pre-ordered HERE.
Originally released in 1989, the album featured Messiah Marcolin (handling vocal duties for the final time on a Candlemass album), alongside composer & long-standing member Leif Edling, to create a stunning soundscape of epic atmosphere and melodic passages - a continued progression from these undisputed pioneers of the scene.

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24/09/13

Katatonia

'Viva Emptiness' 10th anniversary edition CD to be released October 28th

The special edition of 'Viva Emptiness', Katatonia's acclaimed 2003 album, now marking 10 years since originally stunning the metal world, is set for release on October 28th & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Fully revamped, remixed, remastered, and featuring a bonus track, * in deluxe digibook format, this special edition contains:

- All keyboard sounds updated, plus brand new keyboard arrangements on many songs.
- Inside The City of Glass with additional vocals (originally intended for inclusion on the album in 2003).
- The b-side Wait Outside.
- Completely new artwork by Travis Smith (based on the original album art themes).

Katatonia will also play a string of shows with Paradise Lost to celebrate the release. For more info visit www.katatonia.com .

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24/09/13

My Dying Bride

'Turn Loose the Swans' special 2 CD edition coming November 11th

One of the defining classics of the doom genre, My Dying Bride's 1993 opus 'Turn Loose the Swans' is set for a special 20th anniversary release on November 11th, including a bonus disc featuring commentary from longstanding members, Aaron Stainthorpe & Andrew Craighan. The album also features updated artwork & packaging & is presented in deluxe mediabook format. 'Turn Loose the Swans' can be pre-ordered HERE.

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16/09/13

Gift of Gods

Nocturno Culto's Gift of Gods - 'Receive' mini-album coming October. Pre-orders available

Gift of Gods is the name given to this new beast from the mind of Nocturno Culto, one half of the legendary Norwegian black metal band, Darkthrone. For Gift of Gods, Nocturno turns his hand to creating pure unbridled heavy metal excellence, taking in a vast array of influences from decades past to concoct a special whirlwind of melodic riffing & headbanging anthems on this 30 minute heavy metal pilgrimage. ’Receive’ also features a rendition of ’Looking For an Answer’ originally by obscure Swedish 80’s band, Universe.

A labour of love over several years since its initial inception, Nocturno performs all instruments himself & has also been responsible for recording this mini-album at his own studio. ’Receive’ was mixed & mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door, after having recently worked with Nocturno on Darkthrone’s ’The Underground Resistance’.
 
’Receive’ will be released October 28th on vinyl & CD on Peaceville Records, & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Nocturno comments on the release:

"Finally, the mini album is done. Gift Of Gods has been a great ride for me. I don't want this to end now, so I will most likely work on new material. Thanks to my partner in crime, K.A.Hubred, we got to rehearse during the last two years. What to expect? I have no idea how to describe this, but it's metal for sure".

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Live Dates

September 2014

  • 21/09, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Anathema
  • 22/09, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    Anathema
  • 23/09, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 26/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Thekla - Bristol, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 27/09, Scene 37 - Horten, Norway
    Shining
  • 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, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Union Scene - Drammen, Norway
    Shining
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Blaest - Trondheim, Norway
    Shining
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 04/10, Musiktheater Piano - Dortmund, Germany
    The Gathering
  • 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, Sala Apolo - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Trashpop Venue - Kristiansand, Norway
    Shining
  • 09/10, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 11/10, Det Akademiske Kvarter - Bergen, Norway
    Shining
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 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, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, Parkbiografen - Skien, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, Musikkflekken - Sandvika, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Martins Pub - Lillestrøm, Norway
    Shining
  • 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, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Pentagram
  • 23/10, F,Haus - Jena, Germany
    Taake
  • 23/10, A38 - Budapest, Hungary
    Anathema
  • 24/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 24/10, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Pentagram
  • 24/10, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Exposition Park - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Shining
  • 25/10, Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 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
  • 27/10, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Pentagram
  • 28/10, Mr. Small's Theatre - Millvale, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/10, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/10, Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 31/10, Arts Riot Studio - Burlington, VT, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth

November 2014

  • 01/11, Komplex 457 - Zürich, Switzerland
    Opeth
  • 01/11, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Pentagram
  • 01/11, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 02/11, The Met - Pawtucket, RI, US
    Pentagram
  • 03/11, Garage - Bergen, Norway
    Anathema
  • 03/11, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Opeth
  • 04/11, Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Klubben, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 06/11, Ancienne Belgique (AB) - Brussels, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 06/11, Teatro Feevale - Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 07/11, Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 07/11, John Bull Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Südbahnhof - Chemnitz, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/11, Store Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 09/11, Capitol - Hannover, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 10/11, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Post Tenebras Rock - Lusine - Geneva, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
    Opeth
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 12/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Opeth
  • 13/11, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 15/11, Münchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester - Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, US
    Old
  • 22/11, Klokgebouw - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Napalm Death
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Electric Lady Land (エレクトリックレディランド) - Nagoya, Japan
    Napalm Death
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates

December 2014

  • 03/12, Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL, US
    Opeth
  • 04/12, The Forum - London, UK
    At the Gates
  • 04/12, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Opeth
  • 05/12, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    At the Gates
  • 05/12, Sokol Auditorium - Omaha, NE, US
    Opeth
  • 06/12, The Garage - Glasgow, UK
    At the Gates
  • 06/12, Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO, US
    Opeth
  • 07/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    At the Gates
  • 07/12, The Oobleck - Birmingham, UK
    At the Gates
  • 08/12, The Warfield - San Francisco, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 08/12, The Globe - Cardiff, UK
    At the Gates
  • 09/12, Hollywood Palladium - Hollywood, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 09/12, The Forum - London, UK
    Behemoth
  • 10/12, Turock - Essen, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 10/12, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Behemoth
  • 10/12, Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ, US
    Opeth
  • 11/12, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Behemoth
  • 11/12, Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, Eindhoven Metal Meeting - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 12/12, The Ballroom at Warehouse Live - Houston, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 13/12, Conne Island - Leipzig, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 14/12, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    At the Gates
  • 15/12, The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA, US
    Opeth
  • 16/12, KiFF - Aarau, Switzerland
    At the Gates
  • 17/12, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Shining
  • 17/12, The Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Opeth
  • 17/12, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 18/12, Terminal 5 - New York, NY, US
    Opeth
  • 18/12, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Shining
  • 19/12, Essigfabrik - Cologne, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Opeth
  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth