Sweden's DEATHSTARS have announced the addition of session guitarist Cat for all the upcoming festival gigs and tours this summer and fall. His first gig with the band was at the Close-Up Festival in Stockholm, Sweden on April 15.
Upcoming DEATHSTARS shows:
May 01 - Vienna, AUT @ Prater Festival
May 26 - Kristianstad, SWE @ Majfestivalen
Jun. 01 - Salzburg, AUT @ Rockhouse
Jun. 02 - Leipzig, GER @ Wave Gotik Treffen
Jun. 24 - Stockholm, SWE @ Hovet (w/ DISSECTION)
Jun. 30 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tuska Festival
Jul. 08 - Borlange, SWE @ Peace and Love
Jul. 21 - Tolmin, SLO @ Metalcamp
Jul. 22 - Kreuth, GER @ Earthshaker Fest
Aug. 04 - Hultsfred, SWE @ Gates Of Metal
Aug. 12 - Hildesheim, GER @ M'era Luna
Aug. 18 - Ostalbkreis, GER @ Summer Breeze
DEATHSTARS's sophomore album, "Termination Bliss", entered the German Media Control chart in February at position No. 87. The group's video for the track "Cyanide" has been posted online at this location (Windows Media).
DEATHSTARS' debut album, "Synthetic Generation" — originally issued in Sweden in March 2002 via the Universal affiliate LED Recordings — was released through Nuclear Blast in November 2003.
The Swedish band, in existence since January 2000, were previously known as SWORDMASTER and feature in their ranks former DISSECTION drummer Ole Öhman and guitarist Emil Nödtveidt (brother of DISSECTION leader Jon).