VESPERIA Announce Album Pre-order, Canadian Tour Dates

Canadian epic metal bands VESPERIA and CRIMSON SHADOWS (Spread the Metal Records) just announced plans to join forces on their first trans-continental tour entitled WESTERN CRUSADE CANADIAN TOUR! This August, VESPERIA & CRIMSON SHADOWS (who both just recently rose to the finals of the 2013 Wacken Battle Canada) will hit the trans-Canada Highway from South Ontario to Victoria British Columbia and back in stoic determination to bring their epic metal assault Canada-wide!

VESPERIA also announced a pre order campaign for the digital release of their new album AN OLDEN TALE that will begin on Monday, June 24. The pre order will be available from their Bigcartel and Bandcamp pages, available at these locations:
http://vesperia.bigcartel.com http://vesperia.bandcamp.com

VESPERIA’s new album AN OLDEN TALE was recorded between October 2012 and March 2013 with Thomas Ireland (Icehouse Studios, Battlesoul) in Goderich, ON. The cover artwork for the album was done by Jan Yrlund, whose art credits include TYR, KORPIKLAANI, MANOWAR & APOCALYPTICA.

Here is the WESTERN CRUSADE CANADIAN tour route:

August 1st – Oshawa, ON – The Atria (with Blackguard)

August 2nd – North Bay, ON – The Granite Club

August 3rd – Timmins, ON – venue TBA

August 5th – Winnipeg, MB – The Royal Albert

August 6th – TBA ***

August 7th – Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub

August 9th – Victoria, BC – venue TBA

August 10th – Vancouver, BC – Venue TBA

August 12th – TBA ***

August 13th – TBA ***

August 14th – Edmonton, AB – DV8 Tavern

Agusut 15th – TBA ***

August 16th – Medicine Hat, AB – Liquid Niteclub

August 17th – Winnipeg, MB
***locations to be announced

The band also filmed a music video for the single Pints Held High from the 2011 release. That video can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M6Y-XVWvaw

More information is available at the following links:

http://vesperiametal.com

http://facebook.com/vesperiametal

http://vesperia.bandcamp.com

http://vesperia.bigcartel.com

http://youtube.com/user/vesperiametal

http://facebook.com/crimsonshadowsband

http://crimsonshadows.bandcamp.com

http://crimsonshadows.bigcartel.com

http://youtube.com/user/crimsonshadowsmetal

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FATALITY New Video, North American Tour Dates

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Canadian thrash party monsters FATALITY unleashed their highly anticipated music video Thoughts Collide directed by Matthew Chrones Scott of Bleedingheart Productions. The video is in support of their upcoming album Psychonaut set for release on June 28, which is available for pre-order here and will be supported by an epic 2 month USA Towards Disastour from June 1 – August 28.

Thoughts Collide – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YLN5I7NUGU

To fund their new album, upcoming tour and music video FATALITY launched a crowd funding platform via Indiegogo.com, which was linked to http://fatality.ca. They’ve successfully received over $5,000 in fan support during the campaign for the album through this new initiative.

Indiegogo Fundraiser Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7cti1up5zY

The band is now streaming the first single Thoughts Collide at the following link: http://snd.sc/11r4AeF

Preview of new track Monstrous – http://youtu.be/emazJRaFJG4

North American Towards Disastour dates:

June 21 – Oshawa, ON @ The Atria

June 28 – Toronto CD release @ Sneaky Dee’s w/ Shotgun Cure, Call of The Wild – Show Details

June 29 – Montreal @ Piranha Bar – Show Details

June 30 – Portland, ME @ Geno’s Rock Club – Show Details

July 2 – Worcester, MA @ Hotel Vernon – Show Details

July 3 – Providence, RI @ Dusk – Show Details

July 4 – Allston, MA @ O’Briens Pub – Show Details

July 5 – Florence, MA @ Silk City Music – Show Details

July 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie – Show Details

July 8 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar – Show Details

July 9 – Baltimore, MD @ Side Bar – Show Details

July 11 – Chesapeake, VA @ Rogers – Show Details

July 12 – Richmond, VA @ Wonderland – Show Details

July 13 – Wilmington, NC @ Reggies – Show Details

July 15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Shantytown Pub

July 16 – TBA

July 17 – Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug

July 18 – Orlando, FL – Uncle Lou’s – Show Details

July 19 – Atlanta, GA @ the Masquerade

July 20 – Pensacola, FL – Handle Bar

July 21 – Houston, TX @ White Swan w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details

July 23 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova w/ Zombie Holocaust

July 24 – Dallas, TX @ Double Wide w/ Zombie Holocaust

July 25 – TBA

July 26 – Midland, TX @ Blue Max w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details

July 27 – El Paso, TX @ Love Sprout w/ Zombie Holocaust

July 29 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details

July 31 – TBA

August 3 – Fullerton, CA @ Riff Haus w/ Zombie Holocaust

August 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ Five Star Bar w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details

August 9 – Oakland, CA @ Continental Club w/ Zombie Holocaust

August 10 – Medford, OR @ MusicHead w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details

August 11 – Eugene, OR @ Tiny Tavern w/ Zombie Holocaust

August 12 – Portland, OR @ East End w/ Zombie Holocaust

August 14 – Seattle, WA @ Kraken w/ Zombie Holocaust

August 16 – Vancouver, BC @ The Astoria

August 17 – Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge

August 18 – Spokane, WA @ TBA

August 19 – Boise, ID @ TBA

August 20 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall – Show Details

August 22 – Kansas City, MO @ TBA

August 23 – St. Louis, MO @ Cusumano’s

August 24 – Chicago, IL @ TBA

August 25 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Berlin Bar

August 26 – Cleveland, OH @ The Foundry

August 27 – TBA

August 28 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Howler’s Coyote

Smarter, stronger and musically tighter than ever, FATALITY is ready to unleash their sophomore album Psychonauta darker and more mature effort, Fatality bring forth their trademark energy and commitment to drunken mayhem. Tracks like Thoughts Collide and Before The Collapse delve deep into the sodden minds of their creators, bubbling with the strange alchemy of pop culture. Psychonaut is an exploration of the inner landscape of the mind, where addled thoughts and horror-polluted dreams are held up to musical scrutiny. Monstrous, ambitious, and sardonically funny as ever, FATALITY are taking their unique sound and boundless energy to the next level.

Track Listing:

1. Enter Purgatory

2. Thoughts Collide

3. Monstrous

4. Before the Collapse

5. Towards Disaster

6. Psychonaut

7. Satan’s Shepherd

8. Thrashterpiece II

FATALITY:

Eytan Gordon – Lead Guitar

Spencer LeVon – Lead Vocals/Guitar

Adam Zlotnik – Bass Guitar

Mason LeVon – Drums

2011 single T.F.E.S. – http://youtu.be/sNaYiUm6ze4

Indiegogo Campaign – http://fatality.ca

Facebook – http://facebook.com/fatalitythrash

Bandcamp – http://fatality.bandcamp.com/

the FATALITY Blog – http://fatalitythrash.blogspot.ca/

SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/fatalitythrash

Merch Store – http://fatalitymerch.bigcartel.com

New FATALITY podcast – http://fatality.podbean.com/

XUL Offer Free Album Download, Post Tour Dates

amr_logo_smal_570Growing their fan base with a FREE DOWNLOAD offering of their debut album MalignanceVernon, BC blackened death metal band XUL posted their most recent adventures from their first cross Canada tour exclusively on their TheGauntlet.com tour blog here. If you’re a fan of Behemoth, Dissection and Immortal then check out XUL deliver a brutal assault at one of these upcoming dates listed below.

XUL (pictured from left to right): Bill Ferguson (Vocals/Guitar), Wallace Huffman (Guitar), Marlow Deiter (Bass), Lowell Winters (Drums), Levi Meyers (Vocals)

2013 Canadian Dates

June 9, 2013 – Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks – w/ Striker, Icosian, The Vilification, On The Top – Show Details

June 13, 2013 – Montreal, QC – Katakombes

June 14, 2013 – Oshawa, ON – The Diezel Room – w/ Pagan Ritual, Livid & The Blood Thirsty, Primalfrost

June 21, 2013 – Winnipeg, MB – The Windsor Hotel – w/ Noire, Wilt

June 22, 2013 – Saskatoon, SK – The Fez

June 23, 2013 – Edmonton, AB – DV8 w/ Körperlose Stimme, Runeblade – Show Details

June 24, 2013 – Prince George, BC – The Artspace

July 19-20, 2013 – Armstrong, BC – Armstrong Metal Fest – Show Details

For more info on XUL, please visit these links:

www.xulofficial.ca

http://www.facebook.com/Xulband

http://www.twitter.com/xulofficial

http://xulmetal.bandcamp.com/

FATALITY Crank Out New Single, Album and Tour

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Canadian thrash monsters FATALITY revealed the track listing for their upcoming album Psychonaut, which is set for release on June 28 along with an epic tour of North America.
The first single Thoughts Collide is now streaming at the following link.
To fund their new album, upcoming tour and music video, FATALITY is reaching out to fans to raise $10,000 by June 4 through a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo.com linked to http://fatality.ca.
Successfully raising over $3,500 in just a few weeks, fans continue to support the campaign and album through this new initiative.
FATALITY is also planning on releasing a music video in support of the new single in June, which will be directed by Matthew Chrones Scott of BLEEDINGHEART Productions (bleedingheartproductions.ca).
June 21 – Oshawa, ON CD release @ The Atria
June 22 – TBA
June 23 – Belleville, ON @ Bell Pub
June 28 – Toronto CD release @ Sneaky Dee’s – CD Launch Show w/ Shotgun Cure, Call of The Wild – Events Details
June 29 – Montreal CD Release @ Frites Alors
June 30 – Portland, ME @ Geno’s Rock Club
July 2 – Worcester, MA @ Hotel Vernon
July 3 – Providence, RI @ Dusk
July 4 – Allston, MA @ O’briens Pub
July 5 – Florence, MA @ Silk City Music
July 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
July 8 – New York City, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar
July 9 – Baltimore, MD @ Side Bar
July 11 – Chesapeake, VA @ Rogers
July 12 – Richmond, VA @ TBA
July 13 – Wilmington, NC @ Reggies
July 15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Shantytown Pub
July 16 – Miami, FL @ TBA
July 17 – Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
July 19 – Atlanta, GA @ TBA
July 22 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald
July 23 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage
July 24 – Dallas, TX @ Double Wide
July 25 – Oklahoma City @ TBA
July 26 – Midland, TX @ TBA
July 29 – Albuquerque, NM  @ Launchpad
July 31 – San Diego, CA @ Winston’s
August 3 – Fullerton, CA @ Riff Haus
August 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ Five Star Bar
August 8 – San Jose, CA @ The Pocket
August 9 – Oakland, CA @ TBA
August 10 – Medford, OR @ MusicHead
August 11 – Eugene, OR @ TBA
August 12 – Portland, OR @ East End
August 14 – Seattle, WA @ TBA
August 16 – Vancouver, BC @ TBA
August 17 – Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge
August 18 – Boise, ID @ TBA
August 19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Liquid Joes
August 20 – Denver, CO @ TBA
August 21 – Wichita, KS @ TBA
August 22 – Kansas City, MO @ TBA
August 23 – St. Louis, MO @ TBA
August 24 – Fort Wayne, IN @ TBA
August 25 – Detroit, MI @ TBA
August 26 – Cleveland, OH @ TBA
August 27 – Pittsburgh, PA @ TBA
August 28 – Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
Links:
Indiegogo Campaign – http://fatality.ca
the FATALITY Blog – http://fatalitythrash.blogspot.ca/
FATALITY:
Eytan Gordon – Lead Guitar
Spencer LeVon – Lead Vocals/Guitar
Adam Zlotnik – Bass Guitar
Mason LeVon – Drums