Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ARTILLERY return to studio this summer to record new album

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Touring the US and China meanwhile!

Danish thrash battalion ARTILLERY will return to the US this Friday to kick off the United Legions Tour 2015. Set to initiate in Los Angeles, California, the trek will trample sixteen stages including an appearance at RK NYDM Spring Bash in Cudahy, Wisconsin before wrapping up on April 27th in Salt Lake City, Utah. ARTILLERY will be joined by Striker, VX36, Potential Threat and Dahlmers Realm.

From there, ARTILLERY will embark upon their first ever tour of China commencing in Beijing on April 30th and concluding in Tangshan on May 10th. Visit https://www.facebook.com/ARTILLERY.DK for a full listing of dates.

Guitarist Michael Stützer comments: "ARTILLERY are proud to return for our first headlining tour in the USA and can't wait to go to China for the first time! We are looking forward to playing songs from our latest album, 'Legions', together with old classic songs like 'Terror Squad' and 'Khomaniac!' Join The Legions!"

ARTILLERY w/ Striker, VX36:
4/10/2015 Five Star Bar - Los Angeles, CA
4/11/2015 The Drunken Lass - Prescott, AZ
4/12/2015 Blue Max - Midland, TX
4/13/2015 The Three Links - Deep Ellum, TX
4/14/2015 The Dirty Dog - Bar Austin, TX
4/15/2015 Walter's - Houston, TX
4/16/2015 Siberia- New Orleans, LA
4/17/2015 West End Live - Orlando, FL
4/19/2015 The Brass Mug - Tampa, FL
4/21/2015 The Pour House Music Hall - Raleigh, NC
4/22/2015 The Syndicate Venue - Birmingham, AL
4/23/2015 Good Time Charlie's - Tupelo, MS
4/24/2015 The Metal Grille RK NYDM Spring Bash '15- Cudahy, WI
4/25/2015 Vaudeville Mews Des - Moines, IA
4/26/2015 Bushwacker's Saloon - Denver, CO
4/27/2015 The Metro Bar - Salt Lake City, UT

ARTILLERY was forged in the Copenhagen suburb of Taastrup, Denmark in 1982 by Michael and Morten Stützer. Successfully fusing abrasive brutality, precision and strong melodies, with the bracing guitar leads of the Stützer-brothers serving as highlights, ARTILLERY stands among Europe's oldest and most important exponents of thrash metal.

On August 2nd, ARTILLERY will return to Medley Studios with producer Søren Andersen to begin recording the follow-up to 2013's critically-lauded "Legions". Some working song titles include "Cosmic Brain", "Deity Machine" and "Sin Of Innocence". The as-yet-untitled long player will see release via Metal Blade Records in late 2015. Further info to be announced soon. In the meantime, check out music and videos from "Legions" now at metalblade.com/artillery.

"ARTILLERY are doing what they were surely born to do, namely hurling impressively intricate, ridiculously tight thrash anthems from every direction, they are still unstoppable." -- Terrorizer

"…one of the best thrash metal albums this year…" -- Iron Fist

"The songwriting talent on display is formidable, and all the instruments turn potentially routine passages into extra appendages that work always in the band's favor." -- MetalSucks.net

"…this new album proves that they're still fighting on, with no end to the war for thrash metal in sight." -- NewNoiseMagazine.com

http://www.artillery.dk
http://www.facebook.com/ARTILLERY.DK

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