Montreal-based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM will celebrate the release of their new studio album, "Meditations", by playing four exclusive U.S. shows before heading to Europe. Concert attendees will receive a copy of "Meditations" and bonus live DVD.
Following the album's release on June 1, KATAKLYSM will play June 2 at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3 at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4 at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7. Support at the dates will come from JUNGLE ROT ,who will play the first three shows, and EXMORTUS, who join KATAKLYSM at the Whisky A Go Go.
KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono comments: "'Meditations' 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."
June 02 - Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY*
June 03 - Northside Yacht Club - Cincinnati, OH*
June 04 - Reggies - Chicago, IL*
June 07 - Whisky A Go Go - West Hollywood, CA**
* with JUNGLE ROT
** with EXMORTUS
Purchase your tickets at Kataklysm.ca.
"Meditations", the new album from Montréal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. Due on June 1 via Nuclear Blast, the 10-song disc was produced by the band's guitarist Jean-François Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, and was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA).
The "Meditations" cover artwork was created for Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM's previous record, "Of Ghosts And Gods".