KATAKLYSM – Preparing 4 US Album Release Concerts!

Canadian melodic death metal minions KATAKLYSM have announced they will be playing 4 exclusive album release concerts. Their forthcoming new full-length, Meditations, will be released on June 1st via Nuclear Blast Records. Get more details on these special concerts below.

From The Press Release

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. In celebration of the release, the band have announced they will be playing FOUR exclusive U.S. dates before heading to Europe. Attendees of the shows will receive a copy of Meditations and bonus live DVD.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROTwho will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Maurizio Iacono commentsMeditations is coming – a work of art. To celebrate, we decided to do four select release party shows across the states. We encourage everyone to come party! Every attendee will receive a copy our new album, “Meditations” and bonus live DVD. Support the cause of metal and see ya soon \m/

Tickets for the shows will go on sale today at 9am Pacific. Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

Meditations – Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I’ll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
05. Born To Kill And Destined To Die
06. In Limbic Resonance
07. And Then I Saw Blood
08. What Doesn’t Break Doesn’t Heal
09. Bend The Arc, Cut The Cord
10. Achilles Heel

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for “Guillotine” or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Produced by the band’s own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.).

The artwork was created by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM‘s previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

The live DVD was filmed in Munich, Germany on the “A Moment in Time” tour on October 21, 2017. It features the performance of the bands 2 classic albums, Shadows & Dust and Serenity in Fire in their entirety. The concert was captured by several cameras and recorded live in front of a full house of fans from around the world. Mixed by the band’s guitarist, JF Dagenais, the feature also includes interviews with the band members about that very special tour and the new album Meditations. A gift to the fans as a bonus with the new album.

KATAKLYSM live:
6/2/2018  Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY*
6/3/2018  Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH*
6/4/2018  Reggies – Chicago, IL*
6/7/2018  Whisky – West Hollywood, CA**
* with JUNGLE ROT
** with EXMORTUS

06/01-03/2018  Metalfest Open Air – Pilsen CZ
06/14-16/2018  With Full Force – Ferropolis D
06/21-22/2018  RockFels – St. Goarshausen D-
06/23/2018  Hellfest – Clisson F
07/06-07/2018  Metalhead Meeting – Bucharest RO
07/20-21/2018  Rock unter den Eichen – Bertingen D
08/15-18/2018  Summer Breeze – Dinkelsbühl D

Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montréal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country’s top extreme musical exports to date: KATAKLYSM. With a career spanning 25 years, KATAKLYSM is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

They’ve spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of “Longest Standing Artist” on the Nuclear Blast roster.

KATAKLYSM is:
Maurizio Iacono | Vocals
Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar
Stephane Barbe | Bass
Oli Beaudoin | Drums
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