Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. In celebration of the release, the band have announced they will be playing FOUR exclusive U.S. dates before heading to Europe. Attendees of the shows will receive a copy of Meditations and bonus live DVD.
Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for "Guillotine" or stream the song here: http://nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations
6/2/2018 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY*
6/3/2018 Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH*
6/4/2018 Reggies – Chicago, IL*
6/7/2018 Whisky – West Hollywood, CA**
* with JUNGLE ROT
** with EXMORTUS
Tickets for the shows will go on sale today at 9am Pacific. Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca
Meditations - Track Listing:
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
05. Born To Kill And Destined To Die
06. In Limbic Resonance
07. And Then I Saw Blood
08. What Doesn't Break Doesn't Heal
09. Bend The Arc, Cut The Cord
10. Achilles Heel
Produced by the band's own guitarist J-F Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, the record was mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STONE SOUR a.o.). Mastering duties were handled by Paul Logus (PANTERA a.o.).
The artwork was created by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey, who also crafted the artwork for KATAKLYSM's previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.
The live DVD was filmed in Munich, Germany on the "A Moment in Time" tour on October 21, 2017. It features the performance of the bands 2 classic albums, Shadows & Dust and Serenity in Fire in their entirety. The concert was captured by several cameras and recorded live in front of a full house of fans from around the world. Mixed by the band’s guitarist, JF Dagenais, the feature also includes interviews with the band members about that very special tour and the new album Meditations. A gift to the fans as a bonus with the new album.
Maurizio Iacono | Vocals
Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar
Stephane Barbe | Bass
Oli Beaudoin | Drums