Tuesday, July 2, 2013


"I've developed a deep love for the United States over the years and simply cannot wait to visit this incredible land, drink in the atmosphere of the cities, and meet the awesome American audience." - Daniel Cavanagh
Atmospheric rock band Anathema have annouced their HIGHLY anticipated debut US tour with Alcest and Mamiffer in support of their best selling album in the US 'Weather Systems'. The tour will cross the United States from 9/12- 10/5, jumping into canada 9/16 and 9/17.

Anathema have been at the forefront of the UK rock/metal movement for many years. They began their journey as pioneers of melodic heavy music, influencing a myriad of bands to follow them, before outgrowing all genres and limitations as they fearlessly explored new territory and new ways to express feeling through sound.

9/12 - Philadelphia, PA - The Underground Arts
9/13 - Springfield, VA - Empire
9/14 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
9/15 - Cambridge, MA - The Middle East Downstairs
9/16 - Montreal, QC - Foufounes Electriques
9/18 - Toronto, ON - The Opera House
9/19 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shop
9/20 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
9/21 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
9/22 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights
9/24 - Denver, CO - Summit City Music Hall
9/25 - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
9/26 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
9/27 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
9/28 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
9/29 - Portland, OR - Howthorne Theatre
10/03 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theatre
10/04 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah

"I can't wait. Such a cool line up. Three bands who move in different spheres while sharing the intent to create music that is honest, forward thinking and uninhibited. I first met Stephane from Alcest last year, discussing 90's shoegaze bands in a forest in Lithuania! He is someone for whom I have great respect. Their music is melodic & soulful, full of dream-like imagery. Mamiffer are true artists. The dynamic mix of stark piano, crushing melancholic textures and choral reverie is something to behold. Exactly the kind of thing I'm into, so I'm really looking forward to it." - Vincent Cavanagh

Listed as a 'Best of 2012' album on multiple sites, 'Weather Systems' is Anathema's 9th studio album available now via The End Records.

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