Norwegian prog metallers LEPROUS have just returned from their successful first Australian tour and are soon to embark on a next European tour in support of their newest studio album "The Congregation", which was released worldwide via InsideOutMusic last May.
Next to the European tour, LEPROUS have also recently announced a very special show in their hometown of Oslo, Norway in the "Rockefeller" venue for Saturday June 4th, where the band will be recording their first-ever live album and DVD release.
You can actually support this project by joining a crowd-funding campaign set up by LEPROUS here:
Check out a video with an appeal from the band and further details about the campaign:
Tickets for the show can be pre-ordered here:
More details on the show can be found here:
Here is an overview of all upcoming LEPROUS shows announced so far for 2016:
LEPROUS - Live 2016:
23.03.2016 Tel-Aviv (Israel) - Theatron Tmuna *
31.03.2016 Berlin (Germany) - Musik & Frieden / www.musikundfrieden.de + Voyager & Earthside /Tickets *
01.04.2016 's Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) - W2 / www.w2.nl + Voyager & Earthside / Tickets
02.04.2016 Helmond, (The Netherlands) - Cacaofabriek / www.cacaofabriek.nl + Voyager & Earthside /Tickets
03.04.2016: Hoofddorp (The Netherlands) - Podium Duycker / www.duycker.nl + Voyager & Earthside /Tickets
05.04.2016 Hamburg (Germany) - Logo / www.logohamburg.de + Voyager & Earthside / Tickets
06.04.2016: Essen (Germany) - Turock / www.turock.de + Voyager & Earthside / Tickets
07.04.2016 Pratteln (Switzerland) - Z7 / www.z-7.ch + Voyager & Earthside / Tickets
08.04.2016 Strasbourg (France) - La Laiterie / www.artefact.org + Voyager & Earthside / Tickets
09.04.2016 Durbuy (Belgium) - Durbuy Rock Festival / www.durbuyrock.be + Voyager & Earthside /Tickets
28.-30.04.2016 Koparvik/Haugesund (Norway) - Karmoygeddon Metal Festival / www.karmoygeddon.no
23.06.2016 Halden (Norway) - Tons Of Rock / www.tonsofrock.no
08.08.2016 Josefov (Czech republic) - Brutal Assault / www.brutalassault.cz
More tourdates in the works...
Watch a lyric video created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media for the album track "Slave". Check it out here: https://youtu.be/2GWPzBXNY2g
A video clip directed by David Solbjørg and Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud of Twitchy Films for the album's opening track "The Price", can be seen here: https://youtu.be/0G9Qd_84YZs
Also, check out the track "Rewind" here:
"The Congregation" entered the official national sales charts in several European countries upon release, as follows: Germany # 78, The Netherlands # 66, Belgium (Flemish) # 167 and Finland # 39.
"The Congregation" is available as standard Jewelcase CD, Digital Download as well as on limited editions as Mediabook CD and 2LP (On black vinyl or limited golden or silver colours!) featuring a bonus track entitled "Pixel".
LEPROUS have recorded the drums, guitars and bass for the album in Sweden's Fascination Street / Ghostward Studios with David Castillo (Katatonia, Opeth) and the vocals together with Heidi Solberg Tveitan & Vegard Tveitan at Mnemosyne Studios in Norway. Just like the preceding albums "Bilateral" and "Coal", "The Congregation" was mixed by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Symphony X, Kreator). The album's artwork was created by Nihil / www.nihil.fr
A comprehensive making-of studio video for "The Congregation" can be now seen here:
www.leprous.net/mobile (mobile website)
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