GENERATION WHY?, the debut album from Chicago thrashers DIAMOND PLATE, is out now in North America

August 9th, 2011
by EvilG

Hailing from the hotbed of modern metal talent, DIAMOND PLATE are the hottest new band on the thrash scene. Taking influence from the likes of Exodus, Testament and Nuclear Assault, these young metallers are set to take America by storm with the release of GENERATION WHY?

 

Order ‘Generation Why?’ now:

Earache Webstore – http://bit.ly/owOGVS

iTunes – http://bit.ly/oJSOVh

 

GENERATION WHY? was recorded with producer NEIL KERNON (Judas Priest, Nevermore, Deicide, 3 Inches of Blood)

 

The band documented the entire recording process with studio footage and interviews:

THE MAKING OF GENERATION WHY?

Part 1: http://bit.ly/nQw3ak

Part 2: http://bit.ly/ngNcrH

Part 3: http://bit.ly/rhBgzQ

 

Listen to two full tracks from GENERATION WHY? :

“Generation Why?” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-uxeaO_4u4

“At the Mountains of Madness” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4uPgABCe_c

 

View cover art here: http://bit.ly/piARdG

 

The full track listing for GENERATION WHY? is as follows:

 

01. Entertainment Today

02. Generation Why?

03. Pull the Trigger

04. Tomb With A View

05. Fool’s Paradise

06. Relativity

07. Waste of Life

08. Casualty of War

09. More Than Words

10. At the Mountains of Madness

11. Empire Tomorrow

 

DIAMOND PLATE are holding a record release show and music video shoot on August 19 at Reggie’s Rockclub in their hometown of Chicago.

Fans are encouraged to come down and be part of the music video for the track “At the Mountains of Madness.” Shooting begins at 2:30pm.

View the flyer here: http://earacherecords.com/myspace/DP_5x7.jpg

 

See DIAMOND PLATE live on tour at the following shows:

 

DIAMOND PLATE w/ KITTIE, DIRGE WITHIN

Aug. 12 – Waterloo, IA – Spicoli’s Rock Garden

Aug. 13 – Milwaukee, WI – The Basement @ The Rave

Aug. 14 – Joliet, IL – Mojoe’s

Aug. 16 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s

Aug. 19 – Chicago, IL – Reggies (DIAMOND PLATE only, album release show)

Aug. 20 – Lake Odessa, MI – Carnival Of Chaos

Aug. 24 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

Aug. 25 – Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon

Aug. 26 – Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights

Aug. 27 – Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock

Aug. 28 – Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz

Aug. 30 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom

Aug. 31 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx

Sep. 01 – Fayetteville, NC – Jester’s

Sep. 02 – Jacksonville, NC – Hooligan’s

Sep. 03 – Spartanburg, NC – Ground Zero

Sep. 04 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Sep. 07 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar

Sep. 08 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live

Sep. 09 – Dallas, TX – Trees

Sep. 10 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s

Sep. 12 – Farmington, NM – Top Deck

Sep. 13 – Tempe, AZ – Clubhouse

Sep. 14 – Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go Go

Sep. 15 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction

Sep. 16 – Santa Clara, CA – Avalon

Sep. 17 – Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk

Sep. 20 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater

Sep. 21 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep

 

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/diamondplate_tour2011.jpg

 

DIAMOND PLATE w/ WARBRINGER, LAZARUS A.D., LANDMINE MARATHON

Oct. 03 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club

Oct. 04 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction

Oct. 05 – Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon

Oct. 06 – Tempe, AZ – Club House

Oct. 08 – Oklahoma City, OK – Poor House

Oct. 09 – Austin, TX – Emo’s

Oct. 10 – New Orleans, LA – The Hangar

Oct. 11 – Tampa, FL – Brass Mug

Oct. 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

Oct. 13 – Charlotte, NC – The Casbah

Oct. 14 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar

Oct. 15 – Frederick, MD – Krug’s Place

Oct. 16 – Kingston, NY – The Basement

Oct. 17 – Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar and Grill

Oct. 18 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theater

Oct. 19 – Albany, NY – Bogie’s

Oct. 21 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall

Oct. 22 – Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joe’s

Oct. 23 – Toronto, ON – Wreck Room

Oct. 24 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

Oct. 25 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews

Oct. 26 – St. Paul, MN – Station 4

Oct. 27 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club

Oct. 28 – Detroit, MI – Blondie’s

Oct. 29 – St. Louis, MO – The Firebird

Oct. 31 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater

Nov. 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex

Nov. 04 – Vancouver, BC – Funky Weatherbeans

Nov. 05 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon

Nov. 06 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater

Nov. 07 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside

 

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/dp_wartour11.jpg

 

Get more DIAMOND PLATE news and info at:

Official site – http://www.diamondplateband.com <http://www.diamondplateband.com/>
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/diamondplate1
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/diamondplate1
Twitter – http://twitter.com/diamondplate1

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