British cult doom rockers CATHEDRAL have been confirmed as main support on the forthcoming H.I.M. U.K. tour.
Commented CATHEDRAL frontman Lee Dorrian: "Touring with H.I.M. is really a great thing for us, we are really excited!"
Confirmed dates are as follows:
Oct. 11 - Dublin, IRE @ Olympia
Oct. 12 - Belfast, IRE @ Mandela Hall
Oct. 14 - Exeter, UK @ University
Oct. 15 - Cardiff, UK @ University
Oct. 16 - Portsmouth, UK @ Guildhall
Oct. 17 - Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange
Oct. 19 - Norwich, UK @ Uea
Oct. 20 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall
Oct. 21 - Liverpool, UK @ Academy
Oct. 23 - Edinburgh, UK @ Corn Exchange
Oct. 24 - Aberdeen, UK @ Music Hall
Oct. 25 - Newcastle, UK @ Northumbria Uni
Oct. 26 - Leeds, UK @ University
Oct. 27 - Manchester, UK @ Apollo
Oct. 30 - London, UK @ Hammersmith Apollo
Oct. 31 - London, UK @ Hammersmith Apollo
As previously reported, CATHEDRAL have set "Seeds of Decay" as the working title of their eighth studio album, tentatively due in February/March 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2002's "The VIIth Coming" include "Oro the Manslayer", "Corpsecycle", "Sabbadaius Sabbattum", "Eripmav Moon", "This Body Thy Tomb", "Everything Is Dying" and "Upon Azraels Wings". The album will once more feature the epic cover art of longtime CATHEDRAL artist Dave Patchett. The band were previously signed to Dream Catcher Records in Europe and Spitfire Records in the U.S.