30 April 2014
Massacre: European tour kicks off this weekend!
Death Metal pioneers MASSACRE have recently returned to the spotlight with their acclaimed first studio album release in almost 20 years, programmatically entitled "Back From Beyond". MASSACRE are now about to kick off their first European tour in a long while to promote the release, so check out the final dates and the support band info here:
MASSACRE - Live in Europa 2014:
May 2 - Tilburg (The Netherlands) - Neurotic Deathfest / www.neuroticdeathfest.com
May 4 - Leeds (UK) - Kin Hell Fest / www.kinhellfest.co.uk
May 5 - London (UK) - Barfly + Untimely Demise
May 6 - Oberhausen (Germany) - Resonanzwerk + Lay Down Rotten & Untimely Demise
May 7 - Aalen (Germany) - Rock It + Lay Down Rotten & Untimely Demise
May 8 - Hamburg (Germany) - Bambi Galore + Lay Down Rotten & Untimely Demise
May 9 - Dresden (Germany) - Scheune + Lay Down Rotten & Untimely Demise
May 10 - Siegen (Germany) - Vortex + Lay Down Rotten & Untimely Demise
May 11 - Brussels (Belgium) - Magasin 4 + Pestilence & Untimely Demise
Don't miss MASSACRE's long overdue return to European stages!!!
Returning to the roots of MASSACRE's early 90's trademark sound, "Back From Beyond" was recorded and mixed by Tim Vazquez of CGM Studios, Florida, and features original MASSACRE members Rick Rozz (Guitars; ex-MANTAS/DEATH) and Terry Butler (Bass; OBITUARY, ex-DEATH/SIX FEET UNDER), as well as Ed Webb (Vocals; ex-DIABOLIC/EULOGY) and Mike Mazzonetto (Drums; ex-PAIN PRINCIPLE). "Back From Beyond" features cover artwork by Toshihiro Egawa (CRYPTOPSY, KRISIUN, DEVOURMENT, etc.) and can be obtained in the following formats:
- Ltd. Edition Digipak CD (With alternate cover artwork, two DEATH covers as bonus tracks + sticker)
- Standard jewelcase CD
- LP, 180gr vinyl
- Digital Download (www.smarturl.it / www.smarturl.it)
Get your physical copies in the currently available formats here: www.smarturl.it
Here are some press reactions towards "Back From Beyond":
"Pure Florida death metal, the way it was meant to be played from the Sunshine State"
(Decibel Magazine, US)
"Back to the glory days, 'Back From Beyond' will blow your mind"
(Metallian Magazine, France)
"A killer comeback album! Old school Death Metal brutality with a modern sound. The fans will love it!"
(Metal Obs Magazine, France)
"Old school death metal for the new term"
(9 out 9 points - Powerplay Magazine, UK)
"Probably the measure of all things Death Metal in 2014"
(14 out of 15 points / Soundcheck Position # 3 - Legacy Magazine, Germany)
The entertaining animated official video clip for the album's title track "Back From Beyond" can be watched here: