Los Angeles prog-metal outfit REDEMPTION – featuring Nick van Dyk, Ray Alder (Fates Warning, Engine), Sean Andrews, and Chris Quirarte (as well as guitarist Bernie Versailles, who is presently on an indefinite medical hiatus) – will release their sixth full-length, ‘The Art of Loss‘, via Metal Blade Records worldwide! The album is available for pre-order now in various formats at metalblade.com/redemption, where fans can also watch the lyric video for the first single, ‘Damaged‘ – featuring guest guitarist Marty Friedman!
Containing over 70 minutes of their unique blend of passion, melody, aggression and complexity, ‘The Art of Loss‘ was produced once again by Tommy Hansen (Helloween, Pagan’s Mind, Pretty Maids, etc.), who worked with the band on 2009’s ‘Snowfall on Judgment Day‘. The cover artwork was also created by long-time REDEMPTION collaborator Travis Smith (Opeth, Amorphis). Musically, ‘The Art of Loss‘ follows its predecessor (2011’s ‘This Mortal Coil‘), but their newest work finds composition, musicianship and production taken up another notch, with an array of songs ranging from hard-hitting melodic metal to the 23-minute epic ‘At Day’s End‘ – plus, special guest appearances from Chris Broderick, John Bush, Marty Friedman, Simone Mularoni and Chris Poland. See below for the official track-listing!
The European CD-edition will be a Euro-exclusive 2-Digipak-CD with an exclusive bonus-CD!
‘The Art of Loss‘ track-listing
1. The Art of Loss (featuring Simone Mularoni and Chris Poland)
2. Slouching Towards Bethlehem (featuring Simone Mularoni and Chris Poland)
3. Damaged (featuring Marty Friedman)
4. Hope Dies Last (featuring Chris Poland)
5. That Golden Light
6. Thirty Silver (featuring Chris Poland, Marty Friedman, and Chris Broderick)
7. The Center of the Fire (featuring Chris Poland)
8. Love Reign o’er Me (The Who cover; featuring John Bush and Chris Poland)
9. At Day’s End (featuring Chris Poland and Simone Mularoni)
CATTLE DECAPITATION releases more dates for “The Tyrants Of Death” European tour with SUFFOCATION and ABIOTIC!
Rome show moved to Luynes, France!
CATTLE DECAPITAITON will join SUFFOCATION on their European run in 2016. ABIOTIC completes the line-up that will destroy Europe under the banner of “The Tyrants Of Death“.
This will be the first European tour of CATTLE DECAPITATION in support of their latest masterpiece “The Anthropocene Extinction“!
The show in Rome on the 9th has now been moved to Luynes in France. There’s new dates been added in Copenhagen (Denmark) and Malmö (Sweden). New dates are being marked in bold letters.
SUFFOCATION + CATTLE DECAPITATION + ABIOTIC
02/03/16 PL – Warsaw – Progresja
03/03/16 CZ – Prague – Futurum
04/03/16 DE – Annaberg-Buchholz – Alte Brauerei
05/03/16 CZ – Ostrava – Barrack
06/03/16 AT – Wien – Viper Room
07/03/16 SI – Ljubljana – Gala Hala
08/03/16 IT – Brescia – Circolo Colony 09/03/16 FR – Luynes/Aix – Le Korigan (new)
10/03/16 IT – Bologna – Alchemica
11/03/16 IT – Erba (CO) – Centrale
12/03/16 DE – Heidelberg – Deathfest
13/03/16 NL – Utrecht – De Helling
14/03/16 DE – Kassel – K19
16/03/16 CH – Aarau – Kiff
17/03/16 CH – Sion – Le Port Franc
18/03/16 DE – Oberhausen – Helvete
19/03/16 DE – Rheine – Hypothalamus
20/03/16 NL – Nijmegen – Doornroosje
21/03/16 DK – Esbjerg – Tobakken 22/03/16 DK – Copenhagen – Pumpehuset (new) 23/03/16 SE – Malmö-Moriska – Paviljongen (new)
24/03/16 NO – Oslo – Inferno Festival (Cattle only)
25/03/16 NO – Oslo – Inferno Festival (Suffocation only)
Comments CATTLE DECAPITATION singer Travis Ryan: “We’re happy to be doing another European tour with our good buddies SUFFOCATION and our new friends ABIOTIC! Its been a while since we’ve been to Europe and we have an arsenal of new songs ready to pummel you with! See you soon Europa!”
SUFFOCATION are just as excited! “Suffocation is gearing up to head to Europe in February 2016 and bring forth the devastation one more time and this time we’re bringing the unstoppable wrecking ball, CATTLE DECAPITATION with us! This will be a MASSIVE tour of speed, heaviness and straight chaos combined with devastation of a NUCLEAR BLAST! This tour will be one for the die hard metal fanatics bar none. Hope to see you there and witness the pure carnage unfold!”
Comments ABIOTIC: “We are both honored and humbled to announce our first European tour in support of Cattle Decapitation and Suffocation. The excitement that we have to play in a part of the world that we’ve never been to is beyond words. We can’t wait to finally meet all of our European fans and make some new ones!”
Order your copies of CATTLE DECAPITATION‘s “The Anthropocene Extinction” now atmetalblade.com/cattledecapitation. Go online and check out music and videos at the same location!