Jan 26

LEPROUS – European tour with Devin Townsend Project starts this weekend; Next song off “Live At Rockefeller Music Hall” release launched!


Norwegian prog metallers LEPROUS are about to kick off a massive run of dates this weekend supporting Devin Townsend Project and Between The Buried And Me across Europe as well as Devin Townsend Project and Tesseract in the UK.

Therefore, the band is now launching a next song off their current and first-ever live DVD/CD/LP release, “Live At Rockefeller Music Hall”, which was released in November via InsideOut Music.

Check out one of the most extreme and experimental LEPROUS tracks, “Contaminate Me”, which features special guest appearances by Emperor frontman Ihsahn, former LEPROUS drummer Tobias Ørnes Andersen and violinist Håkon Aase, here:


LEPROUS commented on the track as follows:

“It was an honour for us having such a fantastic guest appearance from our good friend Ihsahn on this very special evening! And together with the great Håkon Aase on violin and the extra support of Tobias Ørnes Andersen himself on drums, this was a worthy final!” 

Recorded live at a hometown show in Oslo on June 4th, 2016, “Live At Rockefeller Music Hall” was directed by Costin Chioreanu and its audio was recorded/mixed by David Castillo as well as mastered by Tony Lindgren of Fascination Street Studios. The live release is available as limited DVD+2CD Digipak, standalone DVD, 2CD Jewelcase, Gatefold 3LP on black vinyl + 2CD or as Digital Download audio.

Check out two previously launched tracks from “Live At Rockefeller Music Hall” here:
 “Third Law”: https://youtu.be/I16lLTIk3Oc
“Slave”: https://youtu.be/1QKx_2yg4cU 

Purchase “Live At Rockefeller Music Hall” in its various physical formats from the Inside Out webshop:

Here is a list of all upcoming shows for LEPROUS:

LEPROUS – European tour with Devin Townsend Project and Between The Buried And Me:

01.28.017 Antwerpen (Belgium) – Trix * No BTBAM

01.30.2017 Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) – Rockhal

01.31.2017 Paris (France) – Bataclan

02.01.2017 Bordeaux (France) – Rockschool Barbey

02.03.2017 Madrid (Spain) – La Reviera

02.04.2017 Barcelona (Spain) – Razzmatazz 2

02.05.2017 Marseille (France) – Le Moulin

02.07.2017 Milan (Italy) – Live Club

02.08.2017 Pratteln (Switzerland) – Z7

02.09.2017 Stuttgart (Germany) – LKA Longhorn

02.10.2017 Munich (Germany) – Backstage

02.12.2017 Zagreb (Croatia) – Tvornica Club

02.13.2017 Budapest (Hungary) – A38

02.14.2017 Vienna (Austria) – Arena

02.16.2017 Prague (Czech Republic) – The Roxy

02.17.2017 Leipzig (Germany) – Täubchenthal

02.18.2017 Kraków (Poland) – Kwadrat

02.19.2017 Warsaw (Poland) – Stodola

02.21.2017 Hamburg (Germany) – Grünspan

02.22.2017 Aarhus (Denmark) – Voxhall

02.23.2017 Göteborg (Sweden) – Pustervik

02.25.2017 Bergen (Norway) – Blastfest

02.26.2017 Oslo (Norway) – Sentrum Scene

02.28.2017 Helsinki (Finland) – The Circus

03.01.2017 Seinajoki (Finland) – Rytmikorjaamo

03.03.2017 Stockholm (Sweden) – Berns

03.04.2017 Malmö (Sweden) – KB

03.05.2017 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Amager Bio

03.07.2017 Berlin (Germany) – Columbia Theater

03.08.2017 Dortmund (Germany) – FZW

03.09.2017 Tilburg (The Netherlands) – 013

03.10.2017 Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – De Melkweg

LEPROUS – UK tour with Devin Townsend Project & Tesseract:

12.03.2017 Bristol (UK) – Colston Hall
13.03.2017 Manchester (UK) – Academy
14.03.2017 Glasgow (UK) – Barrowlands
16.03.2017 Birmingham (UK) – Institute
17.03.2017 London (UK) – Hammersmith Eventim Apollo
17.03.2017 Nottingham (UK) – Rock City

LEPROUS – Festivals 2017:

20.-22.07.2017 Ostry Grun (Slovakia) – Gothoom Open Air Festival
10.-13.08.2017 Rasnov (Romania) – Rockstadt Extreme Fest
In other news, the long overdue vinyl re-release of the groundbreaking  LEPROUS album “Bilateral” from 2011 will also be out tomorrow, January 27th, 2017 via InsideOutMusic, The Gatefold 2LP is available on black vinyl, but also as very limited coloured runs on white (200x copies) or yellow (100x copies) vinyl. All versions come with the entire album on CD as bonus and can be ordered from the IOM webshop here:


LEPROUS discography:

Aeolia – 2006
Tall Poppy Syndrome – 2009
Bilateral – 2011
Coal – 2013
The Congregation – 2015
Live At Rockefeller Music Hall – 2016

LEPROUS online:

www.leprous.net/mobile (mobile website)
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