Jul 20

SAINT VITUS announce new live album, stream classic track


Heavy metal legends SAINT VITUS have announced the release of a new live album. The album, titled “Live Vol. 2” will be released by Season of Mist on Sept. 23 worldwide. Pre-orders for the album are available as a CD and  LP at the Season of Mist E-Shop.

‘Live Vol. 2’ captures a dominating, Wino-fronted 2013 Euro festival headline set from the ‘Lillie: F-65’ line-up (Dave Chandler: guitar, Scott “Wino” Weinrich: vocals, Mark Adams: bass, Henry Vasquez: drums). The band roars through a set of classics such as “Born To Late”, “Dying Inside” and more.

In addition to the version that will be in wide distribution, a deluxe edition of the album will be available exclusively from Season of Mist mail-order. This deluxe version is available as a double CD and triple-LP with the rare live album “Marbles in the Mosphit” as the second CD and third LP respectively. “Marbles in the Moshpit” features a killer performance recorded live on December 20, 1984 in Ontario while the band was supporting BLACK FLAG. The album features the classic SAINT VITUS lineup (Dave Chandler: guitar, Scott Reagers: vocals, Mark Adams: bass, Armando J. Acosta: Drums) performing VITUS classics such as “Hallow’s Victim”, “White Magic/Black Magic”, “White Stallion”, and more.

SAINT VITUS are streaming the first track from the recording, a powerful rendition of their classic “War is our Destiny” at The Obelisk.

The artwork and track list for “Live Vol. 2” can be found below:

Track list
1. War Is Our Destiny
2. Look Behind You
3. Let Them Fall
4. The Bleeding Ground
5. Patra (Petra)
6. The Troll
7. The Waste Of Time
8. White Stallions
9. Thirsty And Miserable
10. Dying Inside
11. Born Too Late

“Marbles in the Moshpit” track list (available in deluxe versions only)
1. Saint Vitus
2. White Magic/Black Magic
3. Zombie Hunger
4. Hallow’s Victim
5. War Is Our Destiny
6. Prayer For The (M)asses
7. White Stallions
8. Darkness

SAINT VITUS recently announced a headlining US tour with their classic front-man, Scott Reagers. The tour, which begins on September 27 in Austin, sees the band trek across the US before concluding on October 23. Support on this tour comes from THE SKULL and WITCH MOUNTAIN. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

The band’s touring lineup is: Dave Chandler, Scott Reagers, Mark Adams, and Henry Vasquez.

SAINT VITUS recently reissued two of their older records, ‘Die Healing’ and ‘C.O.D.’ The re-issues are available on CD, limited-edition double Lp, and colored vinyl gate-fold Lps here.

Updated SAINT VITUS news and tour information will be made available at the Season of Mist website and the SAINT VITUS websiteFacebook, and Twitter pages.

SAINT VITUS tour dates

Sept. 27 Austin, TX @ Midway Field House
Sept. 28 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
Sept. 29 San Antonio, TX @ The Mix
Sept. 30 Shreveport, LA @ Riverside Warehouse
Oct. 1 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s
Oct. 2 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Oct. 3 Raleigh, NC @ King’s
Oct. 5 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
Oct. 6 Boston, MA @ Middle East
Oct. 7 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar
Oct. 8 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Oct. 9 Indianapolis, IN @ 5th Quarter
Oct. 10 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
Oct. 11 Madison, WI @ High Noon
Oct. 12 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Oct. 14 Missoula, MT @ Erosion Fest
Oct. 15 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Oct. 16 Portland, OR @ Star Theater
Oct. 18 Sacramento, CA @ Starlite
Oct. 19 Oakland, CA @ Metro
Oct. 20 Costa Mesa, CA @ Wayfarer
Oct. 21 Los Angeles, CA @ Viper Room
Oct. 22 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
Oct. 23 Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest

…the boys are on fire here, flush with renewed energy and basking in the glow of their new-found power.” – Pitchfork

This sick behemoth of a sound – and patented strangled-cat guitar solos – could only come from one band, and that’s a window into why Lillie: F-65 succeeds as a whole: the Saint Vitus Character remains intact, never fucked-up with modern contrivances. Doubtful that Sabbath’s own 2012 comeback will be even a faction this good.” – Decibel

…it’s clear that their chops have only increased in the intervening years, and they certainly haven’t lost their ability to bring dynamics to a slothful sub-genre.” – Outburn

…Vitus shows the enduring significance of their approach, and that what proved true about them in their initial run is no less true now: By not being of their era, they were and remain timeless. …Saint Vitus are more relevant now than they’ve ever been, and Lillie: F-65 shows a good deal of why. No doubt one of 2012’s landmark albums. Highly recommended.” – The Obeslisk

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