EVERGREY To Play 'Intimate Warm-Up Show' In Georgia

Swedish metallers EVERGREY will perform "an intimate warm-up show" in Marietta, Georgia on March 12 en route to Mexico City for a festival appearance. According to a posting on the group's web site, "This will be a true 'Night With Evergrey' as the band will remain at the club after the show to party with the fans the rest of the night. Tickets will be limited and will go on sale next week."

EVERYGREY will play the EyeScream Metal Fest at Circo Volador in Mexico City, Mexico on March 14. Also scheduled to appear are 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, SHINING and DARK LUNACY.

The uncensored video for the song "Broken Wings" from EVERGREY can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Sweden's Revolver Film Company who has previously worked with such acts as IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ARCH ENEMY and LACUNA COIL.

"Torn", the new album from EVERGREY, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 4. The CD was released in North America on September 23. The limited edition comes in a high-class digipack with one bonus track ("Caught In A Lie").

"Torn" was previously described by frontman Tom S. Englund as a "modern mix of 'In Search Of Truth' and 'Recreation Day'." "The tracks are all guitar-oriented and very atmospheric," he said. "They have exactly the sound that our fans expect from us." According to Englund, the slightly more experimental direction of EVERGREY's previous release, "Monday Morning Apocalypse", has given way again to old strengths and virtues. "Two years ago we needed an album with a slightly different approach and an expensive producer, just to find out how that sort of thing works," he explained. "It was the right album at the time, but now we have returned to our typical trademarks." This is one of the reasons why the tracks on "Torn" were self-produced by Englund together with drummer Jonas Ekdahl. In addition, the band has a new bassist, Fredrik Larsson having been replaced by former STRATOVARIUS musician Jari Kainulainen.

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