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Katatonia @ The Union Chapel, London

June 27th, 2014

Katatonia + Messenger

The Union Chapel, London, UK
16th of May, 2014

Review by Anna Dumpe
Photography by Jo Moolenschot

On a rather warm afternoon in London, Metal-Rules.com UK team were privileged to head nowhere else but to The Union Chapel, which happens to be nothing else but a church. Why, you would ask?
Well, the answer is nothing but… As Katatonia roll into town with their “Unplugged & Reworked” tour, they’ve picked one of the most iconic venues with, undeniably, best acoustics in London, and, so what, that it also happens to be a church!? Church or not, but none of us had any idea what we’re about to experience and just how simply magical this experience is going to be, as Katatonia put on a remarkable show that’s going be a tough one to forget. So, read on, folks… Read the rest of this entry »

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Katatonia interview with Anders Nyström (guitar)

May 13th, 2014

Katatonia interview
with Anders Nyström (guitar)

Interview by Anna Dumpe

Just few days before Swedish metallers Katatonia roll into the city of London to play their acoustic show at The Union Chapel as a part of their Unplugged & Reworked tour, Metal-Rules.com UK team had a wonderful opportunity to catch up with Anders Nyström (guitar) and talk through their latest and critically acclaimed release Dethroned and Uncrowned and the acoustic tour itself.

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Katatonia Interview with Daniel Liljekvist and Niklas Sandin

November 20th, 2013

Katatonia Interview

with Daniel Liljekvist and Niklas Sandin

@ Damnation Festival, Leeds UK

2nd November 2013

Interview by Caitlin Smith

Photography by Michelle Murphy

The King may be Dethroned and Uncrowned, but Swedish metal legends KATATONIA still seem to be standing tall among the masses. Fresh of the success of their latest acoustic album, we catch the boys taking a brief break before hitting the stage at Damnation Festival.

Sitting down with bassist Niklas Sandin and drummer Daniel Liljekvist so they can tell us about tales of Eagles, poorly fitting t-shirt and the joys of Emmerdale.

This is certainly no ordinary interview!

Katatonia

Katatonia

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Damnation Festival 2013

November 18th, 2013

Damnation Festival

@ Leeds University, Leeds

2nd November 2013

Review by Caitlin Smith

Photography by Michelle Murphy

Calling all the sinners and heretics, the gathering of the damned with once again take place in the unholy city of, well, Leeds. Perhaps the settings may not be dark, dank pits of hell, but the bands certainly make up for this. Damnation festival has returned bigger and better than ever this year, with an additional forth stage and hallways chock full of denim cutoffs and weathered leather jackets on men and women alike. As some things change though, others stay the same. CARCASS made their Damnation debut in 2008, and judging by the packed halls, this was a more than welcome booking.

Damnation Festival

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Paradise Lost + Lacuna Coil + Katatonia @ The Roundhouse, Camden

November 14th, 2013

Paradise Lost + Lacuna Coil + Katatonia

@ The Roundhouse, Camden

November 3rd 2013

Review by Ellen Norvang

Photography by Nikki Ryan

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost does not need an introduction to fans of gothic metal. It has been 25 years of existence for the Yorkshire boys. It has been 25 years with consistent bands members if you do not count the numerous changes on the drum kit. That is a long time for a band to exist and a long time for a band to maintain their own image, develop their own genre and influence several bands. It deserves a celebration and the setting is the Roundhouse in Camden,  Sunday the 3rd of November 2013. What better season to celebrate and what better city to wrap up a UK tour that has been embracing the band’s quarter of a century journey.

Not only does Paradise Lost have a back catalogue and a fan base big enough to host an evening on their own, but the band have invited the finest support acts to join them on the anniversary tour.

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KATATONIA “DETHRONED AND UNCROWNED” OUT TODAY ON KSCOPE

September 11th, 2013

Co-headlining “Uncrowned & Vertikal Tour” to commence this month

 

SWEDEN – Katatonia, Sweden’s master of dark rock, has released its latest opus Dethroned and Uncrowned today on Kscope. The reimagining of the band’s previous effort Dead End Kings, Dethroned and Uncrowned can be purchased on Amazon.com at: http://www.amazon.com/Dethroned-Uncrowned-Katatonia/dp/B00DRP1R9I or on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dethroned-uncrowned/id688853493.

Guitarist and founding member Anders Nyström commented, “The synopsis is simple and album title won’t lie; the drums will be dethroned and the distorted rhythm guitars will be uncrowned! Instead, we’ll place the emphasis on the many layers of ambience, with the melodies staying central and the vocal harmonies representing the heart of the album.

“Think of the album like a person’s face in the hands of a surgeon, whose appearance is gonna change, but it’s still the same person behind that face and we guess an important factor, in this case, would be that the surgeon itself is obviously Katatonia, not a stranger! If there’s one album in our repertoire that’s suited for a thing like this, it’s Dead End Kings.” Read the rest of this entry »

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KATATONIA ANNOUNCES CO-HEADLINING NORTH AMERICAN “UNCROWNED & VERTIKAL TOUR” WITH CULT OF LUNA

August 2nd, 2013

New album “Dethroned and Uncrowned” out this September on Kscope

Katatonia, Sweden’s master of dark rock, has announced a co-headlining North American tour, “Uncrowned & Vertikal Tour,” with Cult of Luna plus special guests Intronaut and TesseracT. The two-week run will commence September 23 in Boston, Mass. VIP packages will be available next week, along with the public on-sales beginning Friday, August 9. Read the rest of this entry »

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KATATONIA ANNOUNCES SOUNDCHECK HOLLYWOOD IN-STORE SIGNING; “North American Heritage Tour 2013” continues this month

May 8th, 2013

SWEDEN – Sweden’s master of melancholy, Katatonia, has announced an in-store signing at Soundcheck Hollywood (8872 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, Calif.) on Monday, May 27 beginning at 6:00 PM. The band will headline the Roxy Theatre later in the evening as the final date of its North American tour. Head over to: www.soundcheckhollywood.com and www.facebook.com/katatonia for additional details.

Katatonia is currently in the midst of a massive North American tour, “North American Heritage Tour 2013,” with fellow countrymen, Opeth. The extensive run will conquer over 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada this spring. A full list of confirmed dates, including several Katatonia headlining performances, can be seen below.

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KATATONIA KICKS OFF “NORTH AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR” TONIGHT WITH OPETH

April 18th, 2013

‘Buildings’ limited 7″ vinyl coming for Record Store Day 2013

 

SWEDEN – Katatonia, Sweden’s master of dark rock, will kick off its North American tour with Opeth, “North American Heritage Tour,” tonight in Buffalo, N.Y. The extensive run will conquer over 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada this spring, including two special stops, the first in Worcester, Mass. on April 20 where the band returns to play the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, then in Clifton Park, N.Y. on April 28 where acclaimed Porcupine Tree front-man Steven Wilson will join for the night. A full list of confirmed dates, including five Katatonia headlining performances, can be seen below.

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KATATONIA LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO FOR “LETHEAN”

February 19th, 2013

Supporting run on “North American Heritage Tour 2013″ to kick off in April

 

SWEDEN – Katatonia, Sweden’s master of dark rock, has completed work on its latest video for the track, “Lethean,” lifted from last year’s acclaimed Dead End Kings opus. The video was shot by Lasse Hoile, notable for his previous work with the Katatonia as well as Opeth and Porcupine Tree. View the “Lethean” video here: http://www.deadendkings.com/.

 

In related news, it has also been announced that Katatonia is shortlisted for a Swedish Grammy award in the ‘Best Metal Album’ category for Dead End Kings.

 

This year also sees the band embark upon an Australian tour with countrymen Opeth in March, as well as an extensive North American tour in April and May.

 

Katatonia recently announced its North American tour with headliner and fellow Swedish elite, Opeth, “North American Heritage Tour 2013,” which will conquer over 30 cities this spring beginning April 18 in Buffalo, N.Y.

 

Commented guitarist, Anders Nyström, “Back in the U.S.A…That’s right Springsteen! We’re looking at round number two as special guests to our brothers in Opeth on their last North American leg of the Heritage World Tour. This time we’ll mainly cover off-territories, so regardless if you caught or missed us last time, consider this a second chance to attend the dead ends of North America with one of the best bills there’ll ever be!”

 

The tour will make two special stops, the first in Worcester, Mass. on April 20 where the band returns to play the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, then in Clifton Park, N.Y. on April 28 where acclaimed Porcupine Tree front-man Steven Wilson will join for the night. A full list of confirmed dates, including five Katatonia headlining performances, can be seen below.

 

Katatonia last toured North America in September 2012 as part of the co-headlining “Epic Kings & Idols Tour” with The Devin Townsend Project.

 

Dead End Kings, Katatonia’s ninth studio album and the follow-up to 2009′s Night is the New Day, hit stores on August 28, 2012 via Peaceville Records.

 

The record debuted at #4 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, #138 on the Billboard Top 200 and #10 on Hard Rock, topping Night is the New Day first week sales in the U.S. and making it Katatonia’s most successful U.S. debut in its 20-year career.

 

Dead End Kings can be purchased online in a multitude of formats and bundle packages via Omerch at: http://omerch.theomegaorder.com/Artists_Omerch/Katatonia or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings/id552372052 (Standard Edition) and http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings-deluxe-edition/id552508307 (Deluxe Edition).

 

Stay tuned to the Dead End Kings mini-site: http://www.deadendkings.com for more information on Katatonia, Dead End Kings and “North American Heritage Tour 2013.”

 

 

 

Katatonia on tour w/ Opeth…

4/18 – Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom

4/19 – Montclair, NJ @ Wellmont Theatre

4/20 – Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest
4/21 – Quebec City, QC @ Capitole
4/23 – Halifax, NS @ Halifax Forum
4/24 – Moncton, NB @ Casino New Brunswick

4/25 – Montreal, QC @ Petit Campus **Katatonia headline
4/26 – Guelph, ON @ Guelph Concert Theatre
4/27 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
4/28 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall *w/ Steven Wilson
4/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
4/30 – Norfolk, VA @ NorVa Theatre
5/02 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
5/03 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
5/04 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
5/05 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
5/06 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

5/07 – Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox **Katatonia headline
5/08 – Lexington, KY @ Buster’s Billiards & Backroom
5/09 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
5/10 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
5/11 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
5/12 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
5/14 – Fargo, ND @ The Venue
5/15 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
5/16 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
5/17 – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
5/18 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

5/19 – Merriam, KS @ Aftershock **Katatonia headline
5/20 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
5/21 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre

5/22 – Farmington, NM @ Top Deck **Katatonia headline
5/23 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre

5/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
5/25 – Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon Club
5/26 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst

5/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy **Katatonia headline

 

 

Katatonia is…

 

Jonas Renske – vocals

Anders Nyström – guitar, backing vocals

Daniel Liljekvist – drums

Per Eriksson – guitar

Niklas Sandin – bass

 

 

Katatonia online…

 

www.katatonia.com

www.deadendkings.com

www.facebook.com/katatonia

www.myspace.com/katatonia

www.peaceville.com

www.omerch.com

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KATATONIA ANNOUNCES HEADLINING NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS

February 5th, 2013

Supporting run on “North American Heritage Tour 2013″ to kick off in April

SWEDEN – Sweden’s ultimate dark rock/metal band, Katatonia, has announced several headlining North American tour-dates in addition to the group’s supporting run with Opeth this spring. Katatonia headliners are confirmed for Montreal, Canada on April 25, Farmington, N.M. on May 22 and Los Angeles on May 27.

 

Katatonia recently announced an extensive North American tour with headliner and fellow Swedish elite, Opeth. The upcoming run, “North American Heritage Tour 2013,” will conquer over 30 cities this spring beginning April 18 in Buffalo, N.Y.

 

Commented guitarist, Anders Nyström, “Back in the U.S.A…That’s right Springsteen! We’re looking at round number two as special guests to our brothers in Opeth on their last North American leg of the Heritage World Tour. This time we’ll mainly cover off-territories, so regardless if you caught or missed us last time, consider this a second chance to attend the dead ends of North America with one of the best bills there’ll ever be!”

 

The tour will make two special stops, the first in Worcester, Mass. on April 20 where the band returns to play the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, then in Clifton Park, N.Y. on April 28 where acclaimed Porcupine Tree front-man Steven Wilson will join for the night. A full list of confirmed dates can be seen below.

 

 

 

Katatonia last toured North America in September 2012 as part of the co-headlining “Epic Kings & Idols Tour” with The Devin Townsend Project.

 

Dead End Kings, Katatonia’s ninth studio album and the follow-up to 2009′s critically acclaimed, Night is the New Day, hit stores on August 28, 2012 via Peaceville Records.

 

The record debuted at #4 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, #138 on the Billboard Top 200 and #10 on Hard Rock, topping Night is the New Day first week sales in the U.S. and making it Katatonia’s most successful U.S. debut in its 20-year career.

 

Dead End Kings can be purchased online in a multitude of formats and bundle packages via Omerch at: http://omerch.theomegaorder.com/Artists_Omerch/Katatonia or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings/id552372052 (Standard Edition) and http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings-deluxe-edition/id552508307 (Deluxe Edition).

 

Stay tuned to the Dead End Kings mini-site: http://www.deadendkings.com for more information on Katatonia, Dead End Kings and “North American Heritage Tour 2013.”

Katatonia on tour w/ Opeth…

4/18 – Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom
4/20 – Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest
4/21 – Quebec City, QC @ Capitole
4/23 – Halifax, NS @ Halifax Forum
4/24 – Moncton, NB @ Casino New Brunswick
4/25 – Montreal, QC @ Petit Campus **Katatonia headline
4/26 – Guelph, ON @ Guelph Concert Theatre
4/27 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
4/28 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall *w/ Steven Wilson
4/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
4/30 – Norfolk, VA @ NorVa Theatre
5/02 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
5/03 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
5/04 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
5/05 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
5/06 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
5/08 – Lexington, KY @ Buster’s Billiards & Backroom
5/09 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
5/10 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
5/11 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
5/12 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
5/14 – Fargo, ND @ The Venue
5/15 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
5/16 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
5/17 – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
5/18 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
5/20 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
5/21 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
5/22 – Farmington, NM @ Top Deck **Katatonia headline
5/23 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
5/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
5/25 – Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon Club
5/26 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
5/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy **Katatonia headline

 

 

Katatonia is…

 

Jonas Renske – vocals

Anders Nyström – guitar, backing vocals

Daniel Liljekvist – drums

Per Eriksson – guitar

Niklas Sandin – bass

 

 

Katatonia online…

 

www.katatonia.com

www.deadendkings.com

www.facebook.com/katatonia

www.myspace.com/katatonia

www.peaceville.com

www.omerch.com

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KATATONIA TO SUPPORT OPETH ON NORTH AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR 2013

January 9th, 2013

Sweden’s elite team up for 30+ city tour beginning in April

SWEDEN – Sweden’s ultimate dark rock/metal band, Katatonia, has announced an extensive North American tour with headliner and fellow Swedish elite, Opeth. The upcoming run, “North American Heritage Tour 2013,” will conquer over 30 cities this spring beginning April 18 in Buffalo, N.Y.

Commented guitarist, Anders Nyström, “Back in the U.S.A…That’s right Springsteen! We’re looking at round #2 as special guests to our brothers in Opeth on their last North American leg of the Heritage World Tour. This time we’ll mainly cover off-territories, so regardless if you caught or missed us last time, consider this a second chance to attend the dead ends of North America with one of the best bills there’ll ever be!”

The tour will make two special stops, the first in Worcester, Mass. on April 20 where the band returns to play the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, then in Clifton Park, N.Y. on April 28 where acclaimed Porcupine Tree front-man Steven Wilson will join for the night. A full list of confirmed dates can be seen below.

Katatonia last toured North America in September 2012 as part of the co-headlining “Epic Kings & Idols Tour” with The Devin Townsend Project.

Dead End Kings, Katatonia’s ninth studio album and the follow-up to 2009′s critically acclaimed, Night is the New Day, hit stores on August 28, 2012 via Peaceville Records.

The record debuted at #4 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, #138 on the Billboard Top 200 and #10 on Hard Rock, topping Night is the New Day first week sales in the U.S. and making it Katatonia’s most successful U.S. debut in its 20-year career.

Dead End Kings can be purchased online in a multitude of formats and bundle packages via Omerch at: http://omerch.theomegaorder.com/Artists_Omerch/Katatonia or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings/id552372052 (Standard Edition) and http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dead-end-kings-deluxe-edition/id552508307 (Deluxe Edition).

Stay tuned to the Dead End Kings mini-site: http://www.deadendkings.com for more information on Katatonia, Dead End Kings and “North American Heritage Tour 2013.”

 

Katatonia on tour w/ Opeth…

4/18 – Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom

4/20 – Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest
4/21 – Quebec City, QC @ Capitole
4/23 – Halifax, NS @ Halifax Forum
4/24 – Moncton, NB @ Casino New Brunswick
4/26 – Guelph, ON @ Guelph Concert Theatre
4/27 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
4/28 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall *w/ Steven Wilson
4/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
4/30 – Norfolk, VA @ NorVa Theatre
5/02 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
5/03 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
5/04 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
5/05 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
5/06 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
5/08 – Lexington, KY @ Buster’s Billiards & Backroom
5/09 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
5/10 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
5/11 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
5/12 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
5/14 – Fargo, ND @ The Venue
5/15 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
5/16 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
5/17 – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
5/18 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
5/20 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
5/21 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
5/23 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre

5/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
5/25 – Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon Club
5/26 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst

 

 

Katatonia is…

 

Jonas Renske – vocals

Anders Nyström – guitar, backing vocals

Daniel Liljekvist – drums

Per Eriksson – guitar

Niklas Sandin – bass

 

 

Katatonia online…

 

www.katatonia.com

www.deadendkings.com

www.facebook.com/katatonia

www.myspace.com/katatonia

www.peaceville.com

www.omerch.com
www.northernmusic.co.uk

 

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Katatonia – 8part interview

December 19th, 2012

Imhotep has published an 8-feature Katatonia journey, closing everything up with a video interview. Find links below. Video interview is part 8/8, while the regular features begin with part 1, obviously. Parts 4-8 have never been published before!

Katatonia (12) 8/8    http://youtu.be/wNKl7bjLGw8
Katatonia (12) 7/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109359
Katatonia (12) 6/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109351
Katatonia (12) 5/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109343
Katatonia (12) 4/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109332
Katatonia (12) 3/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109324
Katatonia (12) 2/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109316
Katatonia (12) 1/8    http://www.imhotep.no/?did=9109308

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KATATONIA Interview with Drummer Daniel Liljekvist

October 27th, 2012

Katatonia Interview

with Drummer Daniel Liljekvist

www.katatonia.com

Interview by Kirsty Birkett-Stubbs

 

 

As masters of melancholy, Katatonia have been a little bit like a perpetual raincloud on the musical weather map, since they appeared on the scene in 1991. Within these darker thunderclouds though, is a fascinating portrayal of humanity and the sadness that touches us all at times. With each album Katatonia develop and deepen their sound, and latest offering Dead End Kings is no different. Stilling the rain for a moment, drummer Daniel Liljekvist gives us a fleeting insight into Katatonia’s world…

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KATATONIA LAUNCHES “EPIC KINGS & IDOLS” PROMO FEATURING NEW TRACK “BUILDINGS”; Co-headlining North American tour to kick off next month

August 13th, 2012

Swedish dark rock/metal heavyweight, Katatonia, has launched a promotional video for its upcoming “Epic Kings & Idols” North American tour. The clip features the brand new song, “Buildings,” in its entirety, taken from the band’s impending ninth studio album, Dead End Kings, out August 28th via Peaceville Records. Check it out on DeadEndKings.com or on Youtube: http://youtu.be/wrxQQaLiqKM.

 

“Epic Kings & Idols” will kick off early next month in Seattle, Wash. with co-headliners, The Devin Townsend Project. Paradise Lost and Stolen Babies will round out the line-up for the 18-city, September trek.

 

VIP ticket packages for all “Epic Kings & Idols” and “Dead Ends of Europe” dates can be purchased online at: http://www.crowdsurge.com/katatonia/.

Amongst Katatonia’s most poignant and ambitious material to date, Dead End Kings sees the quintet conjure yet another milestone in audial angst and melancholy with this long-awaited follow-up to 2009’s inspired and acclaimed, Night is the New Day.

 

North American pre-orders for Dead End Kings are available in a multitude of formats and bundle packages via Omerch at: http://omerch.theomegaorder.com/Artists_Omerch/Katatonia.

 

Download the new track, “Dead Letters,” for free by signing up for the Katatonia mailing list at: http://emailunlock.com/peaceville-burning-shed/katatonia_dead-letters. “Dead Letters” can also be streamed on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u79MohYXcl4&feature=plcp.

 

The Dead End Kings track list is…

1. The Parting
2. The One You Are Looking for is Not Here (with Silje Wergeland)
3. Hypnone
4. The Racing Heart
5. Buildings
6. Leech
7. Ambitions
8. Undo You
9. Lethean
10. First Prayer
11. Dead Letters

 

Dead End Kings was recorded at Ghost Ward Studios and The City Of Glass, and was produced by Katatonia’s own, Anders Nyström and Jonas Renkse, and mixed by David Castillo, known for his prior work with Katatonia, as well as Opeth and 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 and his invaluable expertise on sampling and atmospherics, plus a special guest appearance by Norwegian vocalist, Silje Wergeland, of Dutch legends, The Gathering/ex-Octavia Sperati.

 

Long-time visual collaborator, Travis Smith, provided artwork for the upcoming release.

 

Stay tuned to the Dead End Kings mini-site: http://www.deadendkings.com for more information on Katatonia, Dead End Kings and “Epic Kings & Idols” North American tour.

 

 

Katatonia on tour…

 

Aug. 18 – Dinkelsbühl, Germany @ Summer Breeze Open Air

 

“Epic Kings & Idols” dates…

Sept. 4 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven *

Sept. 5 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore

Sept. 7 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall *

Sept. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater

Sept. 9 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater *

Sept. 11 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio

Sept. 12 – Dallas, TX @ Trees *

Sept. 13 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada *

Sept. 14 – Denver, CO @ Summit

Sept. 16 – Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4 *

Sept. 17 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

Sept. 18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls *

Sept. 19 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House

Sept. 20 – Montreal, QC @ Cafe Campus

Sept. 21 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Sept. 22 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA *

Sept. 23 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza *

Sept. 24 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live

 

* Katatonia headline

 

 

Katatonia online…

 

www.katatonia.com

www.deadendkings.com

www.facebook.com/katatonia

www.myspace.com/katatonia

www.peaceville.com

www.omerch.com

www.northernmusic.co.uk

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