Andorran symphonic death metal band PERSEFONE will support Florida death metallers OBITUARY on their upcoming European "The Darkest Day Tour 2010". The dates are as follows:

March 04 - Helling - Utrecht, NETH
March 05 - Watt - Rotterdam, NETH
March 06 - Maximum HXC & Metal Fest - Espace Magnum Colfontaine, BEL
March 07 - O2 Academy - Birmingham, UK
March 08 - O2 Academy - New Castle, UK
March 09 - O2 ABC2 - Glasgow, UK
March 11 - O2 Academy - London, UK
March 12 - O2 Academy - Sheffield, UK
March 13 - Tomahawk Festival - Alfred Fischer Halle - Hamm, GER
March 14 - Trabendo - Paris, FRA
March 16 - Turock - Essen, GER
March 17 - Event Stage - Zizers/Chur, SWI
March 18 - New Age Club - Roncarde (Treviso), ITA
March 19 - Di Cervia Rockplanet Club - Pinarella, ITA
March 20 - Blackout Club - Rome, ITA

PERSEFONE recently inked a deal with Italy's Kolony Records. The group's third album, "Shin-Ken", will be released in early February 2010.

According to a press release, "Shin-Ken" "is based upon ancient Japanese war stories, and it's a tour de force [in] the melodic and symphonic death metal style that defines today's PERSEFONE."

The CD was mixed and mastered in April 2009 at Jailhouse studios in Horsens, Denmark by Tommy Hansen.

"Shin-Ken" track listing:

01. The Ground Book (Intro)
02. Fall To Rise
03. Death Before Dishonour
04. The Water Book
05. The Endless Path
06. The Wind Book
07. Purity
08. Rage Stained Blade
09. The Fire Book
10. Kusanagi
11. Shin-Ken Part I
12. Shin-Ken Part II
13. The Void Book
14. Japanese Poem


Marc Pia: Vocals
Jordi Mateu: Guitar
Carlos Lozano Quintanilla: Guitar
Miguel Ortiz: Keyboards
Tony Coy: Bass
Marc Marti: Drums

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