The Birthday Massacre have announced a UK tour to promote their new album, ‘Under Your Spell’. The itinerary is as follows :
24.10.17 LONDON O2 Academy Islington
25.10.17 MANCHESTER Ruby Lounge
27.10.17 EDINBURGH Opium
28.10.17 WHITBY Goth Festival
29.10.17 GLASGOW Ivory Blacks
31.10.17 BRISTOL Fleece
01.11.17 READING Sub 89
02.11.17 SOUTHAMPTON Engine Rooms
03.11.17 WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
Further details will be announced in due course.
‘Under Your Spell' was released on 9th June by Metropolis Records.
‘Under Your Spell’ is the 7th album by the Birthday Massacre, and with it comes eleven songs that reveal a side of the Canadian band that audiences may not be familiar with. Driven with the band’s signature, unique blend of spiralling synth melodies, walls of guitar and evocative vocals, the new songs range from dark, aggressive anthems to danceable, pretty pop and hit all the bases that audiences have come to expect. However, there is also a rawness to the emotion expressed, an openness and vulnerability that feels new.
One thing that is clearer than ever, however, is the tight bond that exists between the band members and their willingness to explore heartbreak and loss together. With these songs, they have entered the darkness of their most fragile emotions and returned with a cohesive and detailed musical portrait that captures both the anger and hope that exist within a moment in time.
The Birthday Massacre continue to make music that is unique to them, once again managing to create an album that somehow feels so familiar, yet challenges the listener to continue alongside them on their ever-changing, ever-growing journey.
Christian Death have announced an extended tour in Europe starting at Le Ferrailleur in the French city of Nantes on September 30th and closing in style at the Bram Stoker International Film Festival in Whitby, UK on the 30th of October. An additional show is planned at the Papiato Bar in Tel Aviv, Israel on November 3rd.
30 Sep 16 Nantes (FR) Le Ferrailleur
01 Oct 16 Ramonville St. Agne (FR) Le Bikini
02 Oct 16 Saint Jean De Védas (FR) Secret PLace Montpellier
04 Oct 16 Luynes (FR) Le Korigan
05 Oct 16 Lyon (FR) Ninkasi Kao
06 Oct 16 Torino (IT) Padiglione 14
07 Oct 16 Milano (IT) Black Hole
08 Oct 16 Carpi MO (IT) Mattoio Culture Club
12 Oct 16 Wien (AT) Viper Room
13 Oct 16 Praha (CZ) Klub Nova Chmelnice
14 Oct 16 Dresden (DE) Bunker Strasse E
15 Oct 16 Hameln (DE) Autumn Moon Festival
16 Oct 16 Köln (DE) MTC Club
17 Oct 16 Frankfurt (DE) Das Bett
19 Oct 16 Berlin (DE) Bi Nuu
20 Oct 16 Hamburg (DE) Klubsen
21 Oct 16 Utrecht (NL) Tivoli de Helling
22 Oct 16 Eernegem (BE) B52
25 Oct 16 Paris (FR) Le Petit Bain
27 Oct 16 London (UK) O2 Islington Academy
30 Oct 16 Whitby (UK) Bram Stoker International Film Festival
03 Nov 16 Tel Aviv (IL) Papiato Bar
Canada's Van Halst confirm slot at Metalocolypstick (festival celebrating women in metal)
Canadian goth rock / metal band Van Halst announce they will be performing on this year's Metalocalypstick Festival in Valemount, BC on August 27th. The two day non for profit festival was formed to support women in metal, punk, hardcore and heavy bands! All bands on the festival line up feature one or more female members that are all Canadian and all power with special out of country guests Brazil's Nervosa headlining. 2% of proceeds from the festival will be donated to Girls Rock Camp and Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Full details and line up can be found at http://www.metalocalypstickfest.rocks.
“We are very excited to be performing at Metalocolypstick Fest. There is such a limited presence of women in rock and metal so we’re really looking forward to meeting all the other bands over the weekend. This is an important festival being that the majority of festivals we perform at are male dominated, usually we’re the only female led band on the bill. We’re looking forward to watching the other bands and encourage people to come out to beautiful BC to take part in the festival.”
:- comments vocalist Kami Van Halst of Van Halst.
Metalocalypstick Festival will be one of Van Halst's stops during their Western Canadian tour presented by PureGrainAudio.com. The tour will kick off at OurFest in Nevis, AB on August 20th and wrap up with a home-town show in Edmonton, AB on September 4th.
Aug 20 - Nevis, AB - Ourfest - info
Aug 27 - Valemount, BC - Metalocolypstick Fest - info
Aug 31 - Kelowna, BC - Fernando’s Pub
Sept 2 - Victoria, BC - Logan’s Pub
Sept 3 - Vancouver, BC - Red Room
Sept 4 - Edmonton, BC - Mercury Room
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