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SepulturaBrazil’s illustrious metal band SEPULTURA will be headlining a North American tour which launches this fall in support of their forthcoming album, The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart.  Joining SEPULTURA on the “Tsunami Of Metal” Tour will be Boston’s UNEARTH, Canada’s KATAKLYSM, Joey Jordison’s SCAR THE MARTYR (select dates), British Columbia’s ANCIIENTS (select dates), and openers DARK SERMON from Florida.

“It’s going to be an amazing experience to start the celebration of a 30-year career with the strongest album we’ve ever made in our history,” states SEPULTURA guitarist/songwriter Andreas Kisser about the upcoming 19-show trek.  “Can’t wait to perform the songs from the new album on stage!  We are coming back to America and Canada with full force and with a hunger to destroy everything!  It will be a tsunami of metal!!!  See you all on the road!”

The sonic tidal wave will strike Hollywood, California on November 1st and travel across the U.S. and Canada before touching down in Austin, Texas on November 24th.

Confirmed “Tsunami Of Metal” North American Tour 2013 dates are:

11/01/13    House Of Blues – Hollywood, CA**
11/02/13    Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, CA**
11/03/13    Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA**
11/04/13    Neumos – Seattle, WA**
11/07/13    Skyway Theater – Minneapolis, MN**
11/08/13    Pops Nightclub – Sauget, IL#
11/09/13    Harpo’s – Detroit, MI#
11/10/13    Wolstein Center – Cleveland, OH#
11/11/13    House Of Blues – Chicago, IL#
11/13/13    Empire – Springfield, VA#
11/14/13    Palladium – Worcester, MA#
11/15/13    Phoenix Theater – Toronto, ON – CANADA#
11/16/13    Metropolis – Montreal, QC – CANADA#
11/17/13    Reverb – Reading, PA#
11/18/13    Gramercy Theater – New York, NY#
11/20/13    Beacham Theater – Orlando, FL#
11/21/13    Grand Central – Miami, FL#
11/23/13    Queen City Music Hall – Ft. Worth, TX#
11/24/13    Emo’s East – Austin, TX#

** with Scar The Martyr & Dark Sermon

# with Anciients & Dark Sermon

Inspired by Austrian filmmaker Fritz Lang’s classic 1927 movie “Metropolis,” SEPULTURA’s The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart will be released in North America on October 29th as a jewel-case and as a digi-pak with a bonus DVD.  The  track listing for the album is:

01. Trauma Of War
02. The Vatican
03. Impending Doom
04. Manipulation of Tragedy
05. Tsunami
06. The Bliss Of Ignorants
07. Grief
08. The Age Of The Atheist
09. Obsessed
10. Da Lama Ao Caos (Chico Science & Nação Zumbi cover)

Featuring charcoal art by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner, The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart was recorded with renowned producer Ross Robinson (KORN, MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY), who worked with SEPULTURA on their landmark 1996 release Roots, and co-produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, INCANTATION), who previously worked on SEPULTURA’s Roorback (2003), the Revolusongs EP (2002), and Nation (2001).

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