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Monday, April 22, 2013
Heaven Shall Burn: launches video for "Hunters Will Be Hunted" online
Heaven Shall Burn:  launches video for "Hunters Will Be Hunted" online
Germany's HEAVEN SHALL BURN will release their new album, VETO, on April 30th in North America via Century Media Records. In anticipation of this release, the band has now launched a new video for the album track "Hunters Will Be Hunted." This video-clip was produced and directed by Film-M and Philipp Hirsch, who previously made the videos for HEAVEN SHALL BURN's "Endzeit" and "Black Tears," as well as the Bildersturm DVD and bonus DVD for Invictus. To watch "Hunters Will Be Hunted," please click the link below:



Maik Weichert (guitars) comments about the video for "Hunters Will Be Hunted":
"The topic of the video is very important to us. No matter if it's hobby hunters in our regions, tourists going hunting in Africa or the ineffable whalers that Sea Shepherd are luckily setting more and more bounds to - Theodor Heuss' (first President of the Federal Republic of Germany) words are universal: 'Hunting is merely a cowardly circumlocution for the especially cowardly murder of fellow creatures who don't have a chance. Hunting is a variant of human mental illness.' The video is a bit unusual for a metal band, but we think it is a little different and standing out against the normal stereotypes of the scene. We are really proud that we could win Denise Rombouts over for the main female role. It was great fun working with such a talented and professional model. She really taught every one of us a lesion when it came down to being tough and keep on working during an ice cold winter day."

For another preview of VETO, be sure to check out the following previously released album tracks:
"Die Sturme Rufen Dich"
"Land Of The Upright Ones"

Read on for a few international reviews of the critically acclaimed VETO:

"'VETO' could well take pride of place as THE archetypal HEAVEN SHALL BURN record, practically overflowing with passion and vigour." -- NO CLEAN SINGING.com

"...one of the best metal releases in 2013 so far." -- ULTIMATE GUITAR.com

"...'VETO' is just a marvel." -- SPUTNIK MUSIC.com

"An unconventional metalcore record through and through, this is one helluva ride that should not be missed." -- NEW NOISE MAGAZINE

"Where the Thuringians turned a blind eye before they are astonishing with arrangements that are perfect down to the last detail. [...] Due to the amount of highlights it is tough to point out a particular song [...]." -- ROCK HARD (DE)

"Rarely was it more entertaining to put in a 'VETO' - or play it." -- METAL HAMMER (DE)

"When heaven is burning on 'VETO' flames are painting two massive words into the skies: freedom and truth. [...] HEAVEN SHALL BURN are varying their monstrous metal, so the draft of the soundtrack is in no way inferior to the depth transported thought." -- VISIONS (DE)

"The Thuringians are playing superb melodic Death Metal with an IN FLAMES angle and even have a terrific cover of BLIND GUARDIAN's 'Valhalla'." -- GUITAR (DE)

"As expected the Thuringians are putting in their musical and lyrical 'VETO'." -- LEGACY (DE)

"A whole list of surprises that are framed perfectly by the unbelievable sound." -- OX (DE)

To pre-order VETO, please visit CM Distro. VETO is available in the following formats in North America:
--2CD Digipack: includes all tracks on standard EU release + 1 bonus track + bonus 500.live disc
--LP: limited colored vinyl (TBA) + Colin Richardson "Blizzard Over England Mix" of VETO (available only on LP in North America)
--standard digital download: includes all tracks on standard EU release + bonus 500.live disc
--Itunes exclusive deluxe digital download: includes all tracks on standard EU release + 3 bonus tracks + bonus 500.live disc

HEAVEN SHALL BURN live
4.20.2013 - Leipzig, Germany - Agra, Impericon Festival - SOLD OUT
4.26.2013 - Vienna, Austria - Gasometer, Impericon Festival
4.27.2013 - Zuerich, Switzerland - Komplex, Loudfestival
5.5-12.2013 - Hamburg, Germany - Full Metal Cruise
6.1.2013 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Goffertpark, Fortarock XL
6.28.2013 - Dessel, Belgium - Graspop Metal Meeting
6.29.2013 - Montabaur, Germany - Mair 1 Festival
8.8-10.2013 - Schlotheim, Germany - PartySan Metal Open-Air
8.31.2013 - Wiesen, Austria - Two Days A Week Festival

HEAVEN SHALL BURN online:
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