German thrash kings KREATOR have announced that the first shows of the band's upcoming mutual tour with ARCH ENEMY are sold out. Affected dates are: Hamburg on December 8 as well as Munich on December 13. Tickets for the show in Oberhausen on December 6 are running low as well, so you better be quick!
Commented singer/guitarist/mainman Mille Petrozza: "Hamburg and Munich already sold out? That's just awesome! We're so looking forward to you guys!"
The tour is about to kick off on November 26 in Lyon, France.
The tour is being accompanied by an extremely limited edition split 7" which available as of today! Five different colors (Red, Black, Silver, Orange, Gold) are available via the Nuclear Blast Mailorder. Silver and Orange are only available through the NB Mailorder, Gold is available for bronze status customers only. Be quick or be dead - once they’re gone, they’re gone.
The track listing is:
· Side A (ARCH ENEMY) :: Breaking The Law (JUDAS PRIEST cover)
· Side B (KREATOR) :: Iron Destiny
"Finally, after all these years ARCH ENEMY and KREATOR not only tour together but will also release a split single!" shares KREATOR guitarist & frontman Mille Petrozza. “I have always been a fan of this stuff since these are special little collectors items. We chose the song 'Iron Destiny' for this. Lyrically, this is a tribute to the early days of the band... the days when we were young metalheads, discovering the music that we still love to this day. KREATOR is looking forward to this run and we hope to see all of you!"
ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott comments:
“Super excited about the upcoming tours in Europe and USA with KREATOR, and it's really cool to have this split vinyl 7" coming out to celebrate the extreme metal party of the year! Covering the JUDAS PRIEST classic 'Breaking The Law' is obviously not the most original idea, but this is a pretty heavily rearranged version that sounds very ARCH ENEMY and anyhow there's no denying that the mighty PRIEST is a great influence on the band. Enjoy this unique and limited KREATOR / ARCH ENEMY release and see you on the road!"
26.11. FR Lyon - Le Transbordeur
27.11. FR Istres - L´Usine
28.11. ES Barcelona - Razzmatazz
29.11. ES Madrid - La Riviera
01.12. FR Toulouse - Le Bikini
02.12. FR Paris - Le Bataclan
04.12. NL Tilburg - 013
05.12. DE Ludwigsburg - MHP Arena
06.12. DE Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle
07.12. DE Saarbrücken - Garage
08.12. DE Hamburg - Docks
09.12. DE Berlin - Huxleys
10.12. AT Wien - Gasometer
11.12. DE Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
12.12. DE Geiselwind - Eventhall
13.12. DE München - Tonhalle
14.12. CH Pratteln - Z7
16.12. UK Birmingham - Institute
17.12. UK Bristol - Academy
18.12. UK London - The Forum
19.12. UK Manchester - Academy
20.12. IR Dublin - Academy
21.12. UK Glasgow - QMU
22.12. UK Newcastle - Academy
Tickets for the German dates can be purchased here.
»Phantom Antichrist«, KREATOR’s thirteenth studio album, debuted at #5 of the Germany Media Control Charts in its first week of sale.
KREATOR videos on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel:
· 'Phantom Antichrist' - www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojpQ3LCeQTY
· 'Civilization Collapse' - www.youtube.com/watch?v=EApMitnsXgg
· 'Death To The World' - www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRs1WwLqSdA
»Phantom Antichrist« & 2013’s »Dying Alive« DVD/2-CD can be purchased in various versions from the Nuclear Blast Mailorder.