SHAI HULUD Announce Tour Dates with MADBALL, THE OVERSEER

Shai Hulud will return to the road this Fall for dates throughout the East Coast. Fans can catch Hulud throughout October on select dates with Madball, The Overseer, Octaves, and Face All Fears. The full list of dates and the lineup for each show can be found below, as well as on facebook.com/shaihuludofficial.


Reach Beyond the Sun, the fourth entry in Shai Hulud’s storied catalog, will see was released in February of 2013. The album was produced by current New Found Glory guitarist, Chad Gilbert, and notably, vocalist on Hulud’s debut LP Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion. In addition to producing, Gilbert also returned to sing on the album – his first offering of recorded vocals with the band in over a decade. Not unlike Shai Hulud’s previous releases, Reach Beyond the Sun was born of several years of toiling before ever entering a studio. The band’s previous effort, Misanthropy Pure, a polished, metallic and frenzied piece of masterwork, is contrasted by the much more visceral, instinctively compositional songs found on Reach Beyond the Sun, an embracement of the raw Hardcore/Punk elements that sit at the cornerstone of the band’s influences.

Longtime bass player Mad Matt Fletcher asserts, “Anyone who really knows the band will agree this album is our definitive sound, encompassing all of our different influences and styles.”

He conclusively reiterates, “Yep, this sounds like Shai Hulud.”

Listen now at metalblade.com/shaihulud

“Not only have they reaffirmed their place as hardcore royalty, they have released what could arguably be considered the best album of their career and the best album the genre has seen in years” – SputnikMusic.com

“a cathartic, anthemic return to strength and a testament to never forgetting your roots”- Terrorizer

“there’s no questioning Shai Hulud’s intensity” – Metal Hammer

“a renewed sense of frantic, guttural aggression – that makes Reach feel fresh in spite of the scene that’s changed so radically around it.” The Onion AV Club

SHAI HULUD
Tour w/ Octaves
10/18 Amityville, NY Revolution Music Hall w/ Madball
10/19 Allentown, PA Catch 22
10/20 Newark, DE Mojo Main w/ Madball

Tour w/ The Overseer, Octaves
10/21 Charlotte, NC The Milestone
10/22 Columbus, SC New Brookland
10/23 Tampa, FL Epic Problem
10/24 Pembroke Pines, FL Talent Farm
10/25 Jacksonville, FL Atticus Bar
End Tour

10/26 Douglasville, GA The 7 Venue w/ Unearth

Tour w/ Face All Fears
10/27 Nashville, TN Café Coco
10/28 Evansville, IN The Hatch
10/29 Columbus, OH Kobo Live

Stay up to date with SHAI HULUD’s updates from the road via their newest official social network, instagram! Fans can find them simply at instagram.com/shaihuludofficial.

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SHAI HULUD East Coast Tour Dates

SHAI HULUD will be kicking off their live campaign in support of Reach Beyond the Sun this February with four shows throughout the east coast. These shows precede the band’s trip to Australia for the annual Soundwave Festival (Metallica, The Offspring, Slayer), as well as their recently announced European tour with Propagandhi.

The new album, Reach Beyond the Sun, will be released in Europe on February 15, 2013. The title track for the album can be heard on The Welding Room radio program as well as streaming on-line, and is available for purchase on iTunes HERE. To listen, visit metalblade.com/shaihulud. Throughout the next few weeks, the band will also be posting candid studio video blogs, new music, and more, so watch out for updates as they are made available.

SHAI HULUD
East Coast record release shows
02/13 Amityville, NY Revolution
02/15 Haverhill, MA Anchors Up
02/16 Trenton, NJ Backstage at Champions
02/17 Danbury, CT Heirloom Arts Theater

SHAI HULUD
Soundwave Festival (SOLD OUT)
02/23 Brisbane, Australia
02/24 Sydney, Australia
03/01 Melbourne, Australia
03/02 Adelaide, Australia
03/04 Perth, Australia

Failed States European Tour 2013
PROPAGANDHI
+ COMEBACK KID (UK only)
+ SHAI HULUD
+ WAR ON WOMEN
12/04/13 – DE – Berlin – SO36
13/04/13 – DE – Hamburg – Grünspan
14/04/13 – NL – Amsterdam – Melkweg
15/04/13 – UK – Nottingham – Rock City
17/04/13 – UK – London – The Electric Ballroom
18/04/13 – UK – Glasgow – Garage
19/04/13 – UK – Sheffield – Corporation
20/04/13 – BE – Hasselt – Muziekodroom
21/04/13 – DE – Köln – Essigfabrik
23/04/13 – DE – München – Backstage
24/04/13 – CH – Zürich – Komplex
25/04/13 – AT – Wien – Arena
26/04/13 – IT – Milano – Officina Creative Ansaldo
27/04/13 – DE – Stuttgart – LKA

Comments SHAI HULUD’s Matt Fox:

“The opportunity to tour Europe is not something we will ever take for granted. Before our first trip in 1999, the idea of touring another country was something only “real” bands did. We were kids, fanboys ripping off our favorite bands. All we ever wanted to do was try to make someone else feel something resembling what we felt when listening to the bands who inspired us. We never thought our name or music would get out of South Florida. Somehow it made it to Europe, and we graciously followed.

“Since 1999 we have now been to Europe countless times, having played some our most memorable, emotional, and altogether unbelievable shows there, across many different countries. Where we once had what some refer to as “fans,” we now have friends, some so close they are practically family. We cherish the relationships we have made in Europe: personal, musical, lyrical, and in most cases all of the above.

“In 2013 we are returning to Europe with Propagandhi, one of our all time favorite bands. This will be yet another extremely special tour we are fortunate enough to share with our European family. Young and not as young, faces new and familiar, we’re grateful to make new memories and rage with everyone soon!”

About Reach Beyond the Sun:
Reach Beyond the Sun, the fourth entry in SHAI HULUD’s storied catalog, will see its release in February of 2013. The album was produced by current New Found Glory guitarist, Chad Gilbert, and notably, vocalist on Hulud’s debut LP Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion. In addition to producing, Gilbert also returned to sing on the album – his first offering of recorded vocals with the band in over a decade. Not unlike SHAI HULUD’s previous releases, Reach Beyond the Sun was born of several years of toiling before ever entering a studio. The band’s previous effort, Misanthropy Pure, a polished, metallic and frenzied piece of masterwork, is contrasted by the much more visceral, instinctively compositional songs found on Reach Beyond the Sun, an embracement of the raw Hardcore/Punk elements that sit at the cornerstone of the band’s influences.

Longtime bass player Mad Matt Fletcher asserts,

“Anyone who really knows the band will agree this album is our definitive sound, encompassing all of our different influences and styles.” He conclusively reiterates, “Yep, this sounds like Shai Hulud.”

Reach Beyond the Sun will be released on February 19 in North America, and February 15/18 in Europe.

http://www.metalblade.com/shaihulud
https://www.facebook.com/shaihuludofficial

 

SHAI HULUD Launch Title Track and Pre-Orders

SHAI HULUD launch title track and pre-orders for Reach Beyond the Sun

SHAI HULUD’s new album, Reach Beyond the Sun, will be released in North America on February 19, 2013. The title track for the album is streaming online, and is available for purchase on iTunes HERE. To listen, click the album artwork image above.

Throughout the next few weeks, the band will also be posting candid studio video blogs, new music, and more, so watch out for updates.

About Reach Beyond the Sun:

Reach Beyond the Sun, the fourth entry in Shai Hulud’s storied catalog, will see its release in February of 2013. The album was produced by current New Found Glory guitarist, Chad Gilbert, and notably, vocalist on Hulud’s debut LP Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion.

In addition to producing, Gilbert also returned to sing on the album – his first offering of recorded vocals with the band in over a decade. Not unlike Shai Hulud’s previous releases, Reach Beyond the Sun was born of several years of toiling before ever entering a studio. The band’s previous effort, Misanthropy Pure, a polished, metallic and frenzied piece of masterwork, is contrasted by the much more visceral, instinctively compositional songs found on Reach Beyond the Sun, an embracement of the raw Hardcore/Punk elements that sit at the cornerstone of the band’s influences.

Longtime bass player Mad Matt Fletcher asserts,

“Anyone who really knows the band will agree this album is our definitive sound, encompassing all of our different influences and styles.” He conclusively reiterates, “Yep, this sounds like Shai Hulud.”

Lyrically, Shai Hulud continues to evoke deeper thought, and a range of true human emotions practically unique to the band as the modern underground often shies away from depth for fear of the vulnerability of inner exposure.

Shai Hulud affirms “True strength is inviolate” in the song Monumental Graves, and introspectively queries “Is ours, indeed, a sunless path to waiting graves we prepare for ourselves?” and “Will we bring our hearts back to life?” in the songs I, Saturnine and A Human Failing, respectively, boldly turning their insides out.

Regarding A Human Failing, a song about a generation willing to turn numb in lieu of a life of pain and feeling, guitar player Matt Fox comments “It’s become ‘cool’ to be cold. No pun intended.”

In the interest of challenging misinterpreted notions of pessimism, the song Think The Adder Benign professes “No, I do not believe roses only bloom just to conceal the thorns. I merely accept the thorn pricked finger bleeds” while To Suffer Fools maintains the band’s active frustration and misanthropy, a trait by which Shai Hulud are notorious: “Pour the salts of acumen straight into the eyes to recondition the mind.”

In recording Reach Beyond the Sun, Shai Hulud welcomed the vocal talents of accomplished friends from throughout the hardcore community. Fans will note guest vocals from: Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme, Blacklisted) on A Human Failing, John Vigil (The Ghost Inside) on If A Mountain be My Obstacle, Louis Hernandez (Alpha & Omega) on Man Into Demon, all officially recorded former Hulud vocalists Matt Mazalli, Damien Moyal, and Geert van der Velde on Medicine to the Dead, as well as additional vocals throughout the album from the likes of Justin Krauss (With Life In Mind), Martin Stewart (Donnybrook, Terror), David Wood (Down To Nothing, Terror), among others.

Since the release of Misanthropy Pure in 2008, Shai Hulud has toured Europe, Southeast Asia, Canada, the US, and Mexico. Most recently, the band appeared at the Revelation Records 25th Anniversary shows, both in LA and New York. Plans are already beginning to unfold for 2013, beginning with Shai Hulud’s trek to Australia for the first time as part of Soundwave 2013, which also features Metallica, Blink 182, The Offspring, Slayer, and many more.

More plans are beginning to unfold in support of Reach Beyond the Sun, which will invariably see Hulud performing in front of more fans, new and old, than ever before.

Within Reach Beyond The Sun is found the glimmer of hope emerging as a keen perception of reality on a gridlocked battleground of grim pessimism versus unthinking optimism – a conflicting array of swirling thoughts and depth of emotion, honestly illustrating and defining the beauty and tragedy of the human experience. To the backdrop of progressive, metallic Hardcore/Punk, Shai Hulud is thinking and expressing in perpetual forward motion.

Onward and upward. Always. Forever.

Reach Beyond the Sun will be released on February 19th in North America, and February 15/18 in Europe.

http://www.metalblade.com/shaihulud

https://www.facebook.com/shaihuludofficial

New SHAI HULUD album in 2013

SHAI HULUD will be releasing their new album, Reach Beyond the Sun, on February 19, 2013. New music and pre-orders will be available on December 10, but for now, fans can sample a portion of a new track in a teaser video on the band’s official youtube channel – youtube.com/shaihuludtv.

About Reach Beyond the Sun:
Reach Beyond the Sun, the fourth entry in Shai Hulud’s storied catalog, will see its release in February of 2013. The album was produced by current New Found Glory guitarist, Chad Gilbert, and notably, vocalist on Hulud’s debut LP Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion. In addition to producing, Gilbert also returned to sing on the album – his first offering of recorded vocals with the band in over a decade. Not unlike Shai Hulud’s previous releases, Reach Beyond the Sun was born of several years of toiling before ever entering a studio. The band’s previous effort, Misanthropy Pure, a polished, metallic and frenzied piece of masterwork, is contrasted by the much more visceral, instinctively compositional songs found on Reach Beyond the Sun, an embracement of the raw Hardcore/Punk elements that sit at the cornerstone of the band’s influences. Longtime bass player Mad Matt Fletcher asserts,

“Anyone who really knows the band will agree this album is our definitive sound, encompassing all of our different influences and styles.” He conclusively reiterates, “Yep, this sounds like Shai Hulud.”

“Shai Hulud comes from the isolated corner of hardcore where a screaming voice has meaning and purpose. (Their) lyrics empower and inspire. A gift of perspective, if not of true insight.” – NickPierce/Shai Hulud fan.

Lyrically, Shai Hulud continues to evoke deeper thought, and a range of true human emotions practically unique to the band as the modern underground often shies away from depth for fear of the vulnerability of inner exposure. Shai Hulud affirms “True strength is inviolate” in the song “Monumental Graves,” and introspectively queries “Is ours, indeed, a sunless path to waiting graves we prepare for ourselves?” and “Will we bring our hearts back to life?” in the songs “I, Saturnine” and “A Human Failing,” respectively, boldly turning their insides out. Regarding “A Human Failing,” a song about a generation willing to turn numb in lieu of a life of pain and feeling, guitar player Matt Fox comments “It’s become ‘cool’ to be cold. No pun intended.” In the interest of challenging misinterpreted notions of pessimism, the song “Think The Adder Benign” professes “No, I do not believe roses only bloom just to conceal the thorns. I merely accept the thorn pricked finger bleeds” while “To Suffer Fools” maintains the band’s active frustration and misanthropy, a trait by which Shai Hulud are notorious: “Pour the salts of acumen straight into the eyes to recondition the mind.”

In recording Reach Beyond the SunShai Hulud welcomed the vocal talents of accomplished friends from throughout the hardcore community. Fans will note guest vocals from: Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme, Blacklisted) on “A Human Failing, John Vigil (The Ghost Inside) on “If A Mountain be My Obstacle,” Louis Hernandez (Alpha & Omega) on “Man Into Demon,” all officially recorded former Hulud vocalists Matt Mazalli, Damien Moyal, and Geert van der Velde on “Medicine to the Dead,” as well as additional vocals throughout the album from the likes of Justin Krauss (With Life In Mind), Martin Stewart (Donnybrook, Terror), David Wood (Down To Nothing, Terror), among others.

Since the release of Misanthropy Pure in 2008, Shai Hulud has toured Europe, Southeast Asia, Canada, the US, and Mexico. Most recently, the band appeared at the Revelation Records 25th Anniversary shows, both in LA and New York. Plans are already beginning to unfold for 2013, beginning with Shai Hulud’s trek to Australia for the first time as part of Soundwave 2013, which also features Metallica, Blink 182, The Offspring, Slayer, and many more. More plans are beginning to unfold in support of Reach Beyond the Sun, which will invariably see Hulud performing in front of more fans, new and old, than ever before.

Within Reach Beyond The Sun is found the glimmer of hope emerging as a keen perception of reality on a gridlocked battleground of grim pessimism versus unthinking optimism – a conflicting array of swirling thoughts and depth of emotion, honestly illustrating and defining the beauty and tragedy of the human experience. To the backdrop of progressive, metallic Hardcore/Punk, Shai Hulud is thinking and expressing in perpetual forward motion.

Onward and upward. Always. Forever.

Reach Beyond the Sun will be released on February 19 in North America, and February 15/18 in Europe.