Katatonia To Go On “Short-Term Hiatus”

Katatonia have announced that they will be going on a “short-term hiatus.” This decision comes as a result of “recent issues and injury”

The band said the following:

“Following our re-scheduled dates for the Baltics and Russia in Feb/March, due to recent issues and injury, it will mark the end of the touring cycle for ”The Fall of Hearts” and after much deliberation we have decided that we will put Katatonia on a short-term hiatus.

We need to take some time out to re-evaluate what the future holds for the band. Unfortunately this will affect the live dates in Norway, Germany, Spain and Poland, and we are deeply sorry for any inconvenience caused.”

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Katatonia Announce 2017 UK/Ireland Tour

Katatonia have announced a UK/Ireland tour. Check out the dates:

05/07 Leeds, UK – The Brudenell
05/08 Bristol, UK – The Marble Factory
05/09 Wolverhampton, UK – Slade Rooms
05/10 Southampton, UK – Engine Rooms
05/11 Manchester, UK – Sound Control
05/12 Glasgow, UK – Garage
05/13 Belfast, IRE – Limelight 2
05/14 Dublin, IRE – Academy

Katatonia Announce 2017 North American Tour With Caspian & Uncured

Katatonia have announced a headlining North American tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Caspian and Uncured.

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Tour Dates:

03/16 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
03/17 Cleveland, OH – Agora
03/18 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
03/19 Charlotte, NC – The Underground
03/21 St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
03/23 New Orleans, LA – Republic
03/24 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
03/25 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
03/26 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
03/28 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
03/29 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
03/31 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
04/01 San Francisco CA – Slim’s
04/03 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
04/04 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
04/05 Vancouver, BC – Venue
04/07 Calgary, AB – The Gateway
04/08 Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
04/10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
04/11 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
04/12 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
04/14 Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line
04/15 Chicago, IL – Metro
04/16 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theater
04/17 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
04/19 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
04/20 Philadelphia, PA – The TLA
04/21 New York, NY – Irving Plaza

Katatonia To Release 10th Anniversary Edition Of “The Great Cold Distance”

Katatonia will be releasing a 10th anniversary four-disc deluxe edition of their album “The Great Cold Distance” on January 20, via Peaceville. They will also be releasing a vinyl version with bonus tracks/b-sides on December 9. The box set will come with all the following: three bonus discs with b-sides/bonus tracks, a new 5.1 remix of the album, which was done by Bruce Soord, a live albumfeaturing the band performing “The Great Cold Distance” in its entirety with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra in Bulgaria back in September 2016. Preorders are available at Omerch.com and Burningshed.com.

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Disc 1:

01. “Leaders”
02. “Deliberation”
03. “Soil’s Song”
04. “My Twin”
05. “Consternation”
06. “Follower”
07. “Rusted”
08. “Increase”
09. “July”
10. “In The White”
11. “The Itch”
12. “Journey Through Pressure”

Disc 2:

01. “My Twin” (Opium Dub Version)
02. “Displaced”
03. “Dissolving Bonds”
04. “In The White” (Urban Dub)
05. “Code Against The Code”
06. “Soil’s Song” (Krister Linder 2012 Remix)
07. “Unfurl”

Disc 3:

“The Great Cold Distance – Live at Plovdiv“

Disc 4 (5.1 mixes):

01. “Leaders”
02. “Deliberation”
03. “Soil’s Song”
04. “My Twin”
05. “Consternation”
06. “Follower”
07. “Rusted”
08. “Increase”
09. “July”
10. “In The White”
11. “The Itch”
12. “Journey Through Pressure”

Katatonia Premiere “Shifts” Music Video

Katatonia have premiered a new video for their song “Shifts.” This song is from the band’s latest album, “The Fall Of Hearts,” which is available now.

Anders Nyström said following:

“As the music for this song unfolded it took off in a different direction from usually what we do. Driven by its gentle, lush and shimmering rendition of melancholy it would take you for a waltz daydreaming of the past, longing for the happiest times of your life, only to find that when the dance is over, emptiness has filled another chamber of your heart. Both Jonas and Lasse enhanced these ideas into beautifully told lyrics and a simple, but very touching video.”