Los Angeles, CA – After successful runs on Paganfest and with Dragonforce in the US earlier this year and currently destroying stages across Europe, the demand for the live onslaught of HUNTRESS is at an alltime high. Beginning November 30, 2012, the fearless metal pentad fronted by Jill Janus, whom LA Weekly named “It Girl in metal,” will be direct support on 3 Inches of Blood’s 13-city West Coast tour. Please see below for a list of tour dates.
Says Jill Janus of this current live offensive, “Huntress is ready to slay the West Coast USA with 3 Inches of Blood! We’re currently on tour with Dragonforce in Europe, but there’s no rest for the wicked. We’ll have one day between Amsterdam and Tacoma, WA to haul ass and join forces with 3 Inches of Blood as direct support on December 1st. Shred ’til yer dead!”
Los Angeles-based metal band Huntress released their buzzworthy debut album Spell Eater on May 8, 2012 via Napalm Records. The album, which Metal Hammer calls “a magical debut from the hottest new act of 2012,” was recorded last fall in Los Angeles and was produced by Chris Rakestraw (Danzig, Children of Bodom and Skeletonwitch). The music video for the album’s title track sums up the band at its core: true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal. To view the video, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Huntress was spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus and the Southern California metal band Professor. Janus began her ascension into the realm of heavy metal in the Catskill Mountains of New York. She was born to scream – an operatic banshee with a four-octave range. The Catskills were not enough to contain her, and in her teens she toured Europe as a young opera prodigy.
Upon her return to New York, Janus took Manhattan by storm where she became a part of the nihilistic club scene and hosted Felliniesque parties to support her quest for Huntress. A few years later she would make the journey to Los Angeles, where she would ultimately find her band. Huntress is a blend of thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and archaic sorcery. Let the witches in!
11/30/12 – Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo
12/01/12 – Tacoma, WA @ The Loch’s
12/02/12 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
12/03/12 – S. Lake Tahoe, CA @ Whisky Dick’s
12/04/12 – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
12/05/12 – San Diego, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
12/06/12 – Tempe, AZ @ 910 Live
12/07/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
12/09/12 – Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar
12/11/12 – West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
12/12/12 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
12/13/12 – Reno, NV @ The Alley
12/15/12 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
For more information on Huntress, please visit http://huntresskills.com/.
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