Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will release their new album, "In the Arms of Devastation", as a limited-edition double-disc featuring a bonus live DVD, entitled "The End of Serenity: Live in Strasbourg". "The DVD was professionaly filmed in France during the 'Serenity in Fire' touring campaign," the band write in a newsletter. "Theres some pretty sick footage of fans ripping the place and the stage apart...crazy stuff."As previously reported, a rough-mix version of a brand-new KATAKLYSM track, entitled "Like Angels Weeping (The Dark)", has been posted online at this location. The song comes off the "In the Arms of Devastation", due on February 20, 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed in Denmark by acclaimed producer Tue Madsen. KATAKLYSM have tapped director Maurice Swinkels from LowlifeMedia (EXODUS, ABORTED, GOREFEST) to film the band's video for the track "Crippled & Broken", from the upcoming album. The conceptual clip will be shot in Amsterdam, Netherlands in early March, shortly prior to the band's European co-headlining tour as part of the No Mercy festival. KATAKLYSM have been confirmed for the "Metal Crusaders" North American tour, set to take place in May/June next year. Also appearing on the bill will be VADER and NUCLEAR ASSAULT. "Seeing the legendary NUCLEAR ASSAULT, one of my personal fave thrash bands ripping 'Game Over', 'Survive' and 'Handle with Care' classics will be a personal high for me!" stated KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono. The first confirmed date is May 26, 2006 at le Medley in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. All Canadian dates will be headlined by KATAKLYSM.
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