Almah confirms its first show in 2012: the band will play at Metal Open Air taking place in São Luís, Maranhão (Brazil) on 20-22 of April. The cast of the festival will include more than 40 bands from Brazil and abroad such as Megadeth, Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Fear Factory, Grave Digger, Venom, U.D.O., Obituary, Exodus, Destruction, Symphony X, Andre Matos, Shaman Korzus among others.
According to Edu Falaschi: “This event will be a milestone for Brazil and I’m very happy that all our great bands will take part in such an important event sharing stage with many cool international bands and having the same opportunities and conditions! It will be a unique moment for all of us and we’ll show once again that our public is the best audience in the world!”
Almah released its third studio full-length Motion via AFM Records (October 14th 2011 / Europe, January 17th 2012 / North America). The album was recorded in São Paulo, Brazil at Norcal Studios in May-June 2011 and mixed and mastered at Split Second Sound Studios (Amsterdam, Netherlands) by Jochem Jacobs (Textures) in July. In October-November 2011 the band concluded the first leg of Motion tour. The band played in various Brazilian cities, including three shows together with an icon of Brazilian metal, Sepultura. “Motion” got many positive reviews around the globe in such media as Burrn! magazine (Japan), Roadie Crew (Brazil), Whiplash! (Brazil), Metal Rules, PowerMetal.de, PowerMetal.it and many others.