Amaranthe announce 5 date UK tour for 2015

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Swedish metal band Amaranthe have announced a 5 date UK tour for March 2015.

The band are out on the road supporting the release of their third studio album, Massive Addictive.

The new album and live shows will be the band’s first with new co-vocalist Henrik ‘Scarpoint’ Englund.

Amaranthe will play:

Mar 17th: London O2 Academy
Mar 19th: Glasgow ABC2
Mar 20th: Manchester Club Academy
Mar 21th: Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Mar 22th: Bristol Marble Factory

You can watch the band’s official video for new track “Drop Dead Cynical” below:

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New music releases, 20th October 2014

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 20th October 2014:

Slipknot 5 The Gray Chapter
5: The Gray Chapter, Slipknot

A Forest Of Fey , Gandalf’s Fist
Start Together (Box Set), Sleater-Kinney
Melody Road, Neil Diamond
Aquostic, Status Quo
Phantom Radio, Mark Lanegan
Irish Tour ’74 (Box Set), Rory Gallagher
Kings & Queens of the Underground, Billy Idol
Soused, Scott Walker and Sunn O)))
Primus & The Chocolate Factory, Primus (with the Fungi Ensemble)
Ypres, Tindersticks
Massive Addictive, Amaranthe
Painkiller, Little Big Town
Hold It In, Melvins
The Best Day, Thurston Moore
Starless (Box Set), King Crimson
Lugal Ki En, Ring of Saturn
Earth Suck, Oozing Wound
Heavy Lies The Crown, Army Of The Pharaohs
Cabinet Of Curiosities, The Pop Group
IX, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Sounds of a Playground Fading (w. extra tracks), In Flames

You can buy all of the above – and many more! – from the Skin Back Alley Music Store, powered by Amazon.

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Watch! Amaranthe release video for Drop Dead Cynical

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Following their streaming of the track a couple of weeks ago, Amaranthe have released a video for their song “Drop Dead Cynical.”

Taken from their new album, Massive Addictive, you can watch the video below. The album is the band’s third and will be released via Spinefarm Records on the 21st of October.

Guitarist Olof Morck said of the video: “We can now finally unleash the Drop Dead Cynical video. It is energetic, bombastic and explosive – just like you have come to expect from Amaranthe’s videos.”

“You are in for a visual treat – more than 15 MMA fighters, cheerleaders and enough flames to light the heavens on fire. Get ready to be entertained.”

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Listen! Amaranthe stream new song “Drop Dead Cynical”

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Amaranthe are streaming a new track from their forthcoming third album.

“Drop Dead Cynical” is lifted from Massive Addictive, which is released on October 21st via Spinefarm Records.

Guitarist and keyboardist Olof Morck says: “We have lived and breathed this album every hour and every day for the last year. To know the music is about to reach very one’s ears is beyond exciting.”

“Massive Addictive is in every way the huge leap forward we wanted to achieve and the album definitely contains our strongest songwriting to date.”

You can listen to “Drop Dead Cynical” below:

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Amaranthe to release new album “Massive Addictive” this October

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Sweden’s Amaranthe have announced that they are to release a new album this Autumn.

Titled Massive Addictive, the record will be released via Spinefarm Records on the 21st of October.

“We have lived and breathed this album every hour and every day the last year, and to know that this music is about to reach everyone’s ears is beyond exciting,” guitarist Olaf Mörck enthuses about the forthcoming release. “Following the first leg of The Nexus World Tour, we sat down and agreed that we wanted the next album to be really fresh, new and even to raise a few eyebrows, all while retaining our signature sound.”

Massive Addictive is in every way that huge leap forward we wanted to achieve and the album definitely contains our strongest song writing to date. The press often asks us to ‘describe the album with three words’; this time, the answer is simple – it’s MASSIVE, it’s ADDICTIVE, and most importantly, it’s AMARANTHE!”

The album was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with the producer/engineer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Epica) at the helm.

The tracklisting for Massive Addictive is as follows:

Amaranthe Massive Addictive1. “Dynamite”
2. “Drop Dead Cynical”
3. “Trinity”
4. “Massive Addictive”
5. “Digital World”
6. “True”
7. “Unreal”
8. “Over and Done”
9. “Danger Zone”
10. “Skyline”
11. “An Ordinary Abnormality”
12. “Exhale”

Amaranthe will be embarking on a series of North American tour dates in support of the release. They will play:

September
25 – The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA *
26 – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA *
28 – Gothic Theater – Denver, CO *
30 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN *

October
1 – Vic Theater – Chicago, IL
2 – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI *
3 – The Sound Academy – Toronto, ON *
5 – Metropolis – Montreal, QC *
7 – Ram’s Head Live – Baltimore, MD *
9 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA *
10 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY *
26 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
27 – Parish at House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
29 – Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
30 – State Theater – St. Petersburg, FL
31 – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA

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