KATAKLYSM Announce Meditations Over North America 2019 Tour!

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  will kick off their  Meditations Over North America  2019 tour on September 4th in Joliet, IL. The 21-date trek will make stops Portland, Dallas and Baltimore before concluding in Worcester on September 26th. Joining the band as social guests Thrash legends and label-mates  EXHORDER,  Death Metal kings  KRISIUN  and San Francisco Bay Area thrashers  HATCHET.     KATAKLYSM  frontman  Maurizio Iacono  comments, “ It took a while for us to get a full North American tour put together for    Meditations    due to an extensive schedule and also the arrival of my little boy earlier this year. But, we are finally here and with a hell of a package this time. We are very excited to share the stage with the legendary    EXHORDER   ; S   laughter of the Vatican    is one of my all time favorite records. And to round off the package having our brothers in    KRISIUN    with us and the thrash outfit    HATCHET    is gonna make this a memorable tour. We will play a varied set of the bands discography and of course. our latest album    Meditations,    all wrapped up in a devastating live show as only    KATAKLYSM    can deliver. It's gonna be sick. See you all very soon."     KATAKLYSM  is touring in support of their highly acclaimed thirteenth studio album  Meditations.    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.).  Watch the music video for  "…And Then I Saw Blood " created by acclaimed Romanian visionary artist  Costin Chioreanu  here:  https://youtu.be/7-a5D7YIrdU   Ticket for the tour will go on sale on Wednesday, June 12 at 10AM local time.  Confirmed dates for the  Meditations Over North America  2019 tour with  EXHORDER ,  KRISIUN  & HATCHET  are: Sep. 04  Joliet, IL - The Forge Sep. 05  Cave-in-Rock, IL - FULL TERROR ASSAULT Sep. 06  Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room Sep. 07  Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep Sep. 08  Denver, CO - Oriental Theater Sep. 10  Seattle, WA - El Corazon Sep. 11  Portland, OR - Bossanova Ballroom Sep. 12  Oakland, CA - Metro Opera House Sep. 13  Los Angeles, CA - Union Sep. 14  San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick Sep. 15  Mesa, AZ - Club Red Sep. 16  El Paso, TX - Rockhouse Bar & Grill Sep. 17  Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live! Sep. 18  Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live! Sep. 20  Cincinnati, OH - Riverfront Live Sep. 21  Atlanta, GA - TBC Sep. 22  Baltimore, MD - Soundstage Sep. 23.  Brooklyn, NY - Market Hotel Sep. 26  Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance Sep. 25  Reading, PA  - Reverb Sep. 26  Worcester, MA - The Palladium

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM will kick off their Meditations Over North America 2019 tour on September 4th in Joliet, IL. The 21-date trek will make stops Portland, Dallas and Baltimore before concluding in Worcester on September 26th. Joining the band as social guests Thrash legends and label-mates EXHORDER, Death Metal kings KRISIUN and San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HATCHET. 

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono comments, “It took a while for us to get a full North American tour put together for Meditations due to an extensive schedule and also the arrival of my little boy earlier this year. But, we are finally here and with a hell of a package this time. We are very excited to share the stage with the legendary EXHORDER; Slaughter of the Vatican is one of my all time favorite records. And to round off the package having our brothers in KRISIUN with us and the thrash outfit HATCHET is gonna make this a memorable tour. We will play a varied set of the bands discography and of course. our latest album Meditations, all wrapped up in a devastating live show as only KATAKLYSM can deliver. It's gonna be sick. See you all very soon." 

KATAKLYSM is touring in support of their highly acclaimed thirteenth studio albumMeditations. 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 byPaul Logus (PANTERA a.o.). Watch the music video for "…And Then I Saw Blood" created by acclaimed Romanian visionary artist Costin Chioreanu here: https://youtu.be/7-a5D7YIrdU

Ticket for the tour will go on sale on Wednesday, June 12 at 10AM local time.

Confirmed dates for the Meditations Over North America 2019 tour with EXHORDERKRISIUN &HATCHET are:
Sep. 04  Joliet, IL - The Forge
Sep. 05  Cave-in-Rock, IL - FULL TERROR ASSAULT
Sep. 06  Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room
Sep. 07  Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
Sep. 08  Denver, CO - Oriental Theater
Sep. 10  Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Sep. 11  Portland, OR - Bossanova Ballroom
Sep. 12  Oakland, CA - Metro Opera House
Sep. 13  Los Angeles, CA - Union
Sep. 14  San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick
Sep. 15  Mesa, AZ - Club Red
Sep. 16  El Paso, TX - Rockhouse Bar & Grill
Sep. 17  Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live!
Sep. 18  Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live!
Sep. 20  Cincinnati, OH - Riverfront Live
Sep. 21  Atlanta, GA - TBC
Sep. 22  Baltimore, MD - Soundstage
Sep. 23.  Brooklyn, NY - Market Hotel
Sep. 26  Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
Sep. 25  Reading, PA  - Reverb
Sep. 26  Worcester, MA - The Palladium

Born in 1992 from the cold winds of  Montréal, Québec, Canada  comes one of the country's top extreme musical exports to date:  KATAKLYSM . With a career spanning 25 years,  KATAKLYSM  is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.  They've spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a  Juno Award  to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of  "Longest Standing Artist"  on the  Nuclear Blast  roster.  Are you an outsider? Post your own clip of what makes you an outsider to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag  #iamanoutsider  and get reposted, retweeted or shared on the  KATAKLYSM social pages!     KATAKLYSM  is: Maurizio Iacono | Vocals Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar Stephane Barbe | Bass Oli Beaudoin | Drums     WATCH:   "OUTSIDER" music video

Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montréal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country's top extreme musical exports to date: KATAKLYSM. With a career spanning 25 years, KATAKLYSM is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

They've spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of "Longest Standing Artist" on the Nuclear Blast roster.

Are you an outsider? Post your own clip of what makes you an outsider to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #iamanoutsider and get reposted, retweeted or shared on the KATAKLYSMsocial pages!
 

KATAKLYSM is:
Maurizio Iacono | Vocals
Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar
Stephane Barbe | Bass
Oli Beaudoin | Drums

WATCH: "OUTSIDER" music video


KATAKLYSM Maurizio Discusses His Vocal Evolution Over The Past 2 Decades

Pre-Order Meditations Here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montreal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.   Today, the front man  Maurizio Iacono  discusses his vocal evolution. Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/4QJsddKzqJo    Maurizio Iacono   comments, "  In 20 years, I would say that the last 10 years I've been comfortable with it. The last 5 years I've mastered it to the point where I know what I'm doing exactly. I think the last 3 records I've done have been really on point. That all came by working hard on the way I portray my breathing techniques and the way I push out the screams and everything, I;m much more comfortable and much more calm than before, I don't feel like I have to prove something to people. I am who I am now, you either like it or you don't"        Recently, 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.  Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than  JUNGLE ROT  who will play the first 3 shows, and  EXMORTUS  who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.  Purchase your tickets here:  Kataklysm.ca   Check out the lyric video of the first single  "Guillotine"  here:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I   Singer  Maurizio Iacono  states:  "Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive  "Narcissist" and "Guillotine"  instantly or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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

Montreal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the front man Maurizio Iacono discusses his vocal evolution. Watch the trailer here:https://youtu.be/4QJsddKzqJo

Maurizio Iacono comments, "In 20 years, I would say that the last 10 years I've been comfortable with it. The last 5 years I've mastered it to the point where I know what I'm doing exactly. I think the last 3 records I've done have been really on point. That all came by working hard on the way I portray my breathing techniques and the way I push out the screams and everything, I;m much more comfortable and much more calm than before, I don't feel like I have to prove something to people. I am who I am now, you either like it or you don't"
 

 

Recently, 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.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

Check out the lyric video of the first single "Guillotine" here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I

Singer Maurizio Iacono states:
"Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive "Narcissist" and "Guillotine" instantly or stream the song here:
nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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

KATAKLYSM Release Music Video For Second Single, "Narcissist"!

Pre-Order Meditations Here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montreal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.   Today, the band released their music video for their second single off   Meditations  . Watch the video for " Narcissist " here:  https://youtu.be/wALbFfJ8s_Q     KATAKLYSM  frontman comments, " Hits don't need comments".   Recently, 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.  Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than  JUNGLE ROT  who will play the first 3 shows, and  EXMORTUS  who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.  Purchase your tickets here:  Kataklysm.ca   Check out the lyric video of the first single  "Guillotine"  here:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I   Singer  Maurizio Iacono  states:  "Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive  "Narcissist" and "Guillotine"  instantly or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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 .

Montreal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band released their music video for their second single off Meditations. Watch the video for "Narcissist" here: https://youtu.be/wALbFfJ8s_Q

KATAKLYSM frontman comments, "Hits don't need comments".

Recently, 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.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

Check out the lyric video of the first single "Guillotine" here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I

Singer Maurizio Iacono states:
"Guillotine is a powerful track that holds some of Kataklysm‘s most important traits : fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive "Narcissist" and "Guillotine" instantly or stream the song here:
nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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 forKATAKLYSM's previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

KATAKLYSM Discusses The Songwriting And Musical Direction Of Meditations!

Pre-Order Meditations Here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.   Today, the band released a new album trailer where mastermind  Maurizio Iacono  discusses the songwriting and musical direction of the new album   Meditations  ! Watch the trailer here:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOVbneMWbyQ&feature=youtu.be   Recently, 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.  Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than  JUNGLE ROT  who will play the first 3 shows, and  EXMORTUS  who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.  Purchase your tickets here:  Kataklysm.ca    

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band released a new album trailer where mastermind Maurizio Iacono discusses the songwriting and musical direction of the new album Meditations!
Watch the trailer here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOVbneMWbyQ&feature=youtu.be

Recently, 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.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rdat Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

 

KATAKLYSM New "Meditations" Album Trailer Released!

Pre-Order Meditations Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.   Today, the band released a new album trailer where mastermind  Maurizio Iacono  discusses the recording and production of the new album  Meditations ! Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/kRP9Vsh3Loc   Recently, 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.  Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT  who will play the first 3 shows, and  EXMORTUS  who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.   Purchase your tickets here:  Kataklysm.ca   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive  "Guillotine"  instantly or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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.    KATAKLYSM live:   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   06/01-03/2018  Metalfest Open Air - Pilsen CZ 06/14-16/2018  With Full Force - Ferropolis D 06/21-22/2018  RockFels - St. Goarshausen D- 06/23/2018  Hellfest - Clisson F 07/06-07/2018  Metalhead Meeting - Bucharest RO 07/20-21/2018  Rock unter den Eichen - Bertingen D 08/15-18/2018  Summer Breeze - Dinkelsbühl D    

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band released a new album trailer where mastermind Maurizio Iacono discusses the recording and production of the new album Meditations! Watch the trailer here:https://youtu.be/kRP9Vsh3Loc

Recently, 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.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other thanJUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

 Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive "Guillotine" instantly or stream the song here:
nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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 forKATAKLYSM'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.

KATAKLYSM live:
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

06/01-03/2018  Metalfest Open Air - Pilsen CZ
06/14-16/2018  With Full Force - Ferropolis D
06/21-22/2018  RockFels - St. Goarshausen D-
06/23/2018  Hellfest - Clisson F
07/06-07/2018  Metalhead Meeting - Bucharest RO
07/20-21/2018  Rock unter den Eichen - Bertingen D
08/15-18/2018  Summer Breeze - Dinkelsbühl D

 

KATAKLYSM Announces 4 Exclusive US Release Shows!

Pre-Order Meditations Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

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.  Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other than JUNGLE ROT  who will play the first 3 shows, and  EXMORTUS  who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.   Maurizio Iacono  comments ,  “  Meditations  is coming - a work of art. To celebrate, we decided to do four select release party shows across the states. We encourage everyone to come party! Every attendee will receive a copy our new album, “Meditations” and bonus live DVD. Support the cause of metal and see ya soon \m/ “  Tickets for the shows will go on sale today at 9am Pacific. Purchase your tickets here:  Kataklysm.ca     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive an instant download for  "Guillotine"  or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

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.

Following the release on June 1st, the band will play June 2nd at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, June 3rd at Northside Yacht Club in Cincinnati, June 4th at Reggies in Chicago and the final show will be at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on June 7th. Support for the release shows will be none other thanJUNGLE ROT who will play the first 3 shows, and EXMORTUS who will play the show at the Whisky A Go Go.

Maurizio Iacono commentsMeditations is coming - a work of art. To celebrate, we decided to do four select release party shows across the states. We encourage everyone to come party! Every attendee will receive a copy our new album, “Meditations” and bonus live DVD. Support the cause of metal and see ya soon \m/

Tickets for the shows will go on sale today at 9am Pacific. Purchase your tickets here: Kataklysm.ca

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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


Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for "Guillotine" or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

KATAKLYSM Discuss Title Of New Album

Pre-Order Meditations Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.    Today, the band released an album trailer where mastermind  Maurizio Iacono  discusses the title of the new album   Meditations  ! Watch the trailer here:  https://youtu.be/jr-jgKEwCxU   Check out the lyric video of the first single  "Guillotine"  here:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I   Singer  Maurizio Iacono  states:  "' Guillotine ' is a powerful track that holds some of    KATAKLYSM   ‘s most important traits: fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive an instant download for  "Guillotine"  or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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.  

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. 

Today, the band released an album trailer where mastermind Maurizio Iacono discusses the title of the new album Meditations! Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/jr-jgKEwCxU

Check out the lyric video of the first single "Guillotine" here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I

Singer Maurizio Iacono states:
"'Guillotine' is a powerful track that holds some of KATAKLYSM‘s most important traits: fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and  groove landed power punches to the gut, we are focused and determined, dedicated to you worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for "Guillotine" or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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 forKATAKLYSM'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.
 

KATAKLYSM Premiere Guitar Playthrough For "Guillotine" On Gear Gods!

Pre-Sale Available Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.    Today, the band partnered with  Gear Gods  to premiere the guitar playthrough for the first single, "Guillotine". Check out the playthrough here:   http://wp.me/p6yhZj-7Mo   Recently, the band released a new trailer where  Stephane Barbe  discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new album   Meditations  ! Watch the trailer here:  https://youtu.be/rbPbkM7bfvU   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.  Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive an instant download for   "Guillotine"  or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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 .   Meditations  marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as  Shadows & Dust ,  Serenity In Fire  and  In The Arms Of Devastation  come to life.   KATAKLYSM live:    01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air   14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force   21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels   23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest   06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting   20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen   15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze        WATCH:    "Guillotine" music video

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. 

Today, the band partnered with Gear Gods to premiere the guitar playthrough for the first single, "Guillotine". Check out the playthrough here:  http://wp.me/p6yhZj-7Mo

Recently, the band released a new trailer where Stephane Barbe discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new album Meditations! Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/rbPbkM7bfvU

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.

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for  "Guillotine" or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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 forKATAKLYSM's previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

Meditations marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as Shadows & DustSerenity In Fire and In The Arms Of Devastation come to life.

KATAKLYSM live:

01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air
14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force
21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels
23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest
06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting
20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen
15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze

 

WATCH: "Guillotine" music video

KATAKLYSM Discuss Their Live Bonus DVD

Pre-Sale Available Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.    Today, the band released a new trailer where  Stephane Barbe  discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new album   Meditations  ! Watch the trailer here:  https://youtu.be/rbPbkM7bfvU   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.  Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive an instant download for   "Guillotine"  or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations  - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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 .   Meditations  marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as  Shadows & Dust ,  Serenity In Fire  and  In The Arms Of Devastation  come to life.   KATAKLYSM live:    01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air   14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force   21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels   23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest   06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting   20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen   15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze     

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. 

Today, the band released a new trailer where Stephane Barbe discusses the bonus DVD that is included with the new album Meditations! Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/rbPbkM7bfvU

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.

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for  "Guillotine" or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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 forKATAKLYSM's previous record, Of Ghosts And Gods.

Meditations marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as Shadows & DustSerenity In Fire and In The Arms Of Devastation come to life.

KATAKLYSM live:

01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air
14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force
21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels
23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest
06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting
20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen
15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze

 

KATAKLYSM First Digital Single & Lyric Video Released

Pre-Sale Available Here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

 

Montréal based melodic death metallers  KATAKLYSM  are set to unleash their new studio album,  Meditations   on June 1st, 2018 through  Nuclear Blast Records.    Today sees the release of the first single from the new album, " Guillotine ," just in time for the launch of the album pre-orders!  Watch the video for " Guillotine " here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I   Singer  Maurizio Iacono  states: , "' Guillotine ' is a powerful track that holds some of   KATAKLYSM  ‘s most important traits: fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and groove laden power punches to the gut. We are focused and determined; dedicated to your worst enemy”   Pre-order   Meditations   digitally and receive an instant download for   "Guillotine"  or stream the song here:  nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations     Meditations   - Track Listing: 01. Guillotine 02. Outsider 03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours 04. Narcissist 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  .    Meditations   marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as   Shadows & Dust  ,   Serenity In Fire   and   In The Arms Of Devastation   come to life.   KATAKLYSM live:    01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air   14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force   21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels   23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest   06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting   20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen   15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze   Born in 1992 from the cold winds of  Montréal, Québec, Canada  comes one of the country's top extreme musical exports to date:  KATAKLYSM . With a career spanning 25 years,  KATAKLYSM  is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.  They've spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a  Juno Award  to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of  "Longest Standing Artist"  on the  Nuclear Blast  roster.     KATAKLYSM  is: Maurizio Iacono | Vocals Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar Stephane Barbe | Bass Oli Beaudoin | Drums   

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album,Meditations on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. 

Today sees the release of the first single from the new album, "Guillotine," just in time for the launch of the album pre-orders!

Watch the video for "Guillotine" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I

Singer Maurizio Iacono states:, "'Guillotine' is a powerful track that holds some of KATAKLYSM‘s most important traits: fierce and fast riffing, melodic accents and groove laden power punches to the gut. We are focused and determined; dedicated to your worst enemy”

Pre-order Meditations digitally and receive an instant download for  "Guillotine" or stream the song here: nblast.de/KataklysmMeditations

Meditations - Track Listing:
01. Guillotine
02. Outsider
03. The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours
04. Narcissist
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.

Meditations marks the return to old work ethics. All four band members wrote and composed together under the same roof for the first time in over a decade and returned to the old days of songwriting efforts which saw the band's classics such as Shadows & DustSerenity In Fire and In The Arms Of Devastation come to life.

KATAKLYSM live:

01. - 03.06. CZ Pilsen - Metalfest Open Air
14. - 16.06. D Ferropolis - With Full Force
21./22.06. D St. Goarshausen - RockFels
23.06. F Clisson - Hellfest
06./07.07. RO Bucharest - Metalhead Meeting
20./21.07. D Bertingen - Rock unter den Eichen
15. - 18.08. D Dinkelsbühl - Summer Breeze

Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montréal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country's top extreme musical exports to date: KATAKLYSM. With a career spanning 25 years, KATAKLYSM is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

They've spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of "Longest Standing Artist" on the Nuclear Blast roster.
 

KATAKLYSM is:
Maurizio Iacono | Vocals
Jean-Francois Dagenais | Guitar
Stephane Barbe | Bass
Oli Beaudoin | Drums

 

Order your copy of   Of Ghosts And Gods   here:   nblast.de/KATAKLYSMGhostsNB  Or digital here:   nblast.de/KataklysmDownloads    

Order your copy of Of Ghosts And Gods here: 
nblast.de/KATAKLYSMGhostsNB
Or digital here: 
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