Katatonia: Special US Tour Edition Of 'Night Is The New Day'
On September 8th Katatonia will kick off their North American tour, "Night Over North America".
Posted on Aug 02, 2010 11:22 am
On September 8thSweden's ultimate progressive metal band, Katatonia, will kick off their North American tour the "Night Over North America" tour - in Baltimore. To coincide with the 26-date US and Canadian tour, Peaceville Records will release a special edition of the acclaimed 2009 studio album,Night Is The New Day, in a hardback mediabook, with 20 page booklet, and bonus track, "Ashen". The special editionNight Is The New Daywill be available on August 24th.
Night is the New Dayis Katatonia's eighth studio album. It was recorded throughout July 2009 and was co-produced, engineered and mixed by David Castillo. A continuation of the heaviness, depth and atmosphere of their previous album,Night Is the New Dayis also a more multi-dimensional effort - waltzing between prog moments, doom, folk and the classic melodic anthems that are the staple of Katatonia's uncompromising sound.
The track list for theNight Is The New Dayspecial edition is:
02. The Longest Year
03. Idle Blood
04. Onward Into Battle
06. The Promise Of Deceit
08. New Night
10. Day and Then The Shade
11. Ashen* (Exclusive Bonus Track)
Katatonia has been relentlessly touring across Europe in support of their 2009 full-length release,Night is the New Day, which sold over 2,000 copies in the US in its first week. The band also released an EP, "The Longest Year", earlier this spring. The latest music video for the EP's title track can be viewed at this location.
Now Katatonia is set tounleash their brand of melancholy metal on North America, headlining the MetalSucks.net sponsored, "Night Over North America" tour, alongside Swallow The Sun and Orphaned Land. A teaser trailer for the forthcoming headlining US tour can be seen here.
The confirmed dates are as follows:
09/08 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar
09/09 - Philadelphia, PA - The Trocadero
09/10 - New York, NY - The Gramercy Theatre
09/11 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
09/12 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Petit Campus
09/13 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Opera House
09/14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
09/15 - Detroit, MI - Blondie?s
09/16 - Milwaukee, WI - Rave
09/17 - Chicago, IL - Reggies Rock Club
09/18 St. Paul, MN - Station 4
09/21 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
09/22 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater
09/23 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
09/24 - San Francisco, CA - The Parkside
09/25 - Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Theatre
09/26 - West Hollywood, CA - The Whisky
09/28 - Mesa, AZ - U.B.?s Bar
09/29 - Tucson, AZ - The Rock
09/30 - Dallas, TX - Trees
10/01 - Austin, TX - Emo's Alternative Lounging
10/02 - Houston, TX - The Warsaw
10/04 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
10/05 - Louisville, KY - Uncle Pleasants
10/06 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
10/07 - West Springfield, VA - Jaxx