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Latest news: Wed, Mar 19 2014, VULTURE INDUSTRIES

Latest release: "The Tower"

Release date: Fri, Sep 27 2013, US Tue, Oct 01 2013

Norwegian avant-garde metal pioneers VULTURE INDUSTRIES have announced a string of Eastern European dates. They will be joined by Romania's pagan spirits DORDEDUH and Swiss urban mystics BLUTMOND. This darkly progressive tour will kick off on May 21st in Praha, Czech Republic at Modra Vopice and continue on long winding roads until a final show in Slowenia's beautiful city of Maribor at MC Pekarna. All dates can be seen below:

21 May 14 Praha (CZ) Modra Vopice
22 May 14 Brno (CZ) Melodka
23 May 14 Banská Bystrica (SK) Tirish Pub
24 May 14 Budapest (HU) Blue Hell
25 May 14 Timisoara (RO) Daos Club
26 May 14 Cluj (RO) TBA
27 May 14 Bucharest (RO) Fabrica Club
28 May 14 Sofia (BG) 8Ball Club
29 May 14 Thessaloniki (GR) 8Ball Club
30 May 14 Beograd (RS) TBA
31 May 14 Maribor (SI) MC Pekarna

Additional festival shows have also been published:
19 Jul 14 Neukirchen-Vluyn (DE) Dong Open Air
05 Oct 14 Baarlo (NL) JC Sjiwa (ProgPower Europe)

VULTURE INDUSTRIES tour in support of their latest critically acclaimed full-length ‘The Tower’, which was released in September 2013 and is still available to order from the Season of Mist e-shop.

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Biography

The Norwegian coastal city of Bergen is famous for its vibrant Rock and Metal scene. Surrounded by fjords and mountains, this beautiful but rain ridden place would be associated with Black Metal by most people, yet VULTURE INDUSTRIES are of a very different breed. "The Tower" explores dark musical vistas with a unique mixture of progressive, experimental, industrial, doom, extreme and even symphonic elements. This amalgamate of styles may conveniently be dubbed Avant-Garde Metal, which can be further explained by drawing possible comparisons with FAITH NO MORE, MR. BUNGLE, ARCTURUS, DEVIN TOWNSEND, VED BUENS ENDE and THE CULT. Starting out as DEAD ROSE GARDEN in 1993, they changed members and consequently the band’s name to VULTURE INDUSTRIES in 2003. Now the band consists of current and former members of SULPHUR, BLACK HOLE GENERATOR, MALICE IN WONDERLAND and SYRACH. After two demos "The Sleeper" (2003) and "The Enemy Within" (2004), which captured attention in progressive circles, the EP "The Benevolent Pawn" (2005) was the first official release. It was followed by two full-length albums, namely "The Dystopia Journals" (2007) and "The Malefactor's Bloody Register" (2010). Both releases gained high critical acclaim and praise from the fans alike. With ARCTURUS in hibernation, VULTURE INDUSTRIES easily claimed the throne of Norwegian dark progressive Metal. Now the band from Bergen takes another step in their steadily climbing career. "The Tower" was recorded at the Conclave & Earshot Studios in Bergen (ENSLAVED, AUDREY HORNE, HELHEIM, TAAKE) and produced by frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen. The mixing was excellently handled by ENSLAVED keyboarder Herbrand Larsen and the album was mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, KATATONIA, DEVIN TOWNSEND, IHSAHN). "The Tower" is yours to climb...

Line-up

Name Instrument
Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen Vocals, keys and improvised percussion
Øvyind Madsen Guitars & backing vocals
Eivind Huse Guitars & backing vocals
Kyrre Teigen Bass & backing vocals
Tor Helge Gjengedal Drums & backing vocals

Releases Season of Mist

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The Tower

General information
: Fri, Sep 27 2013
: Tue, Oct 01 2013
: Avant-garde Metal
: SOM314
: available

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Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Sat, May 03 2014 NL Amstelveen P60 Headway Festival
Wed, May 21 2014 CZ Praha Modra Vopice +Dordeduh
Thu, May 22 2014 CZ Brno Melodka +Dordeduh
Fri, May 23 2014 SK Banská Bystrica Tirish Pub +Dordeduh
Sat, May 24 2014 HU Budapest Blue Hell +Dordeduh
Sun, May 25 2014 RO Timisoara Daos Club +Dordeduh
Mon, May 26 2014 RO Cluj tbc +Dordeduh
Tue, May 27 2014 RO Bucharest Fabrica Club +Dordeduh
Wed, May 28 2014 BG Sofia 8 Ball Club +Dordeduh
Thu, May 29 2014 GR Thessaloniki 8 Ball Club +Dordeduh
Fri, May 30 2014 RS Beograd tbc +Dordeduh
Sat, May 31 2014 SI Maribor MC Pekarna +Dordeduh
Sat, Jul 19 2014 DE Neukirchen-Vluyn Dong Open Air
Sat, Oct 04 2014 DE Schweinfurt Norwegian Hellcamp
Sun, Oct 05 2014 NL Baarlo JC Sjiwa ProgPower Europe
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