Road Crew Magazine conducted an interview with guitarist Matt Bachand of Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL and Michael Berger, artist relations representative and product manager for Engl, at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the chat below.SHADOWS FALL will embark on its first-ever headlining tour of Canada. The trek will kick off on Wednesday, February 24 in Calgary, Alberta. Support on the tour will come from BISON B.C. and BAPTIZED IN BLOOD. Special guest GOATWHORE will be on the first six West Coast dates only. Before they cross the border to the Great White North, SHADOWS FALL will play a headlining show at The Knitting Factory in Spokane, Washington with support from BISON B.C., BAPTIZED IN BLOOD and GOATWHORE. Commented SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair: "All of us in SHADOWS FALL are very excited to finally be heading to Canada for a full headlining tour!! We look forward to rocking with all the metalheads in the Great White North and sharing a few extra strong beers with you all!!" SHADOWS FALL's new album "Retribution", sold around 13,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on September 15, 2009 via Everblack Industries, the label SHADOWS FALL created in conjunction with Warner Music Group's ILG, Ferret Music and ChannelZERO Entertainment. "Retribution" was produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), with vocal production by Elvis Baskette (INCUBUS, ALTER BRIDGE). The cover artwork was created by Sons of Nero (UNEARTH, EVERY TIME I DIE, BRING ME THE HORIZON).
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