SikTh to support Slipknot on forthcoming UK tour


Photo: Tina Korhonen

British progressive metal forefathers SikTh are to support Slipknot on their imminent UK tour.

The run of shows will see them playing arenas across the UK as well as 2 nights at London’s Alexandra Palace.

Vocalist Mikee Goodman comments: “It’s insane to be supporting someone as huge as Slipknot and playing arenas every night! We’ve never had this kind of opportunity before! I remember when they first came out, they changed the scene. We’re fans, so it’s an honour to be asked to tour with such a band!”

SikTh will play the following dates with Slipknot and Suicidal Tendencies:

08th Feb: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
09th Feb: London Alexandra Palace
10th Feb: London Alexandra Palace
12th Feb: Birmingham Genting Arena
13th Feb: Leeds First Direct Arena

The band released their new mini-album, Opacities, in December last year on Peaceville to critical claim. Recorded at Lincoln’s Chapel Studios and produced by Dan Weller and Justin Hill, Opacities was described by guitarist Dan Weller as a “…more thoughtful, heavier, more refined” record, demonstrated in the video for “Philistine Philosophies”, directed and created by Mikee W Goodman.

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New music releases, 27th October 2014

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 27th October 2014:

Sister Sin - Black Lotus Album Cover
Black Lotus, Sister Sin

Black Veil Brides, Black Veil Brides
Walking On A Flashlight, Lunatic Soul
Inked In Blood, Obituary
Vervain, Liv Kristine
Best, Roger Taylor
The Wreckage Of Stars, Black Crown Initiate
IV (Remastered Edition), Led Zeppelin
Houses of the Holy (Remastered Edition), Led Zeppelin
Tell ‘Em I’m Gone, Yusuf
Honor Is All We Know, Rancid
Unleash The Fire (Ltd Edition), Riot
Z2, Devin Townsend Project
Curse Of Love, The Coral
No Mercy – Widespread Bloodshead, Suicidal Tendencies
Into The Slaughter, Blindeath
Peepshow (Remastered Edition), Siouxsie & The Banshees
Live At The Barbican (Expanded Edition), These New Puritans
Love Gun (Deluxe Edition), Kiss
Super Critical, The Ting Tings
Planet Satan, Mysticum
The Enemy Within, Mindwars
At War With Reality, At The Gates
Earthborn Evolution, Beyond Creation
Obsolescence, Abysmal Dawn
The Science Of Things (Remastered Edition), Bush
The Complete Studio Albums (Box Set), Creedence Clearwater Revival
Blood I Bled, The Staves
KaLIVEascope, Transatlantic
Desideratum, Anaal Nathrakh
Taking On The World (25th Anniversary Edition), Gun
Memoria Vetusta Iii Saturnian Poetry, Blut Aus Nord

All of the above albums – and many more besides! – are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store, powered by Amazon.

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