Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

Kreator Embarks on US Tour

By Sefany Jones, Contributing Editor
Friday, August 9, 2002 @ 1:43 PM


Kreator To Tour US First Time

- advertisement -
For Immediate Release:

German Metal Pioneers Kreator Embark on North American “Hell Comes To Your Town Tour”

Legendary Outfit Supporting Latest SPV Music Release Violent Revolution

Celebrating 17 years of performing potent yet influential heavy metal music, Germany's Kreator is geared to devastate North American venues to support its most recent endeavor Violent Revolution, released through SPV Music.

Kreator possesses an extensive history, pioneering various sub-sects of the heavy metal genre, including thrash and other extreme forms of music. The band has always been in a constant state of reinvention; be it through experimenting with high-octane aggression, lush melody & technical prowess, or even emotional gothic ingredients. Their music is brutal and direct, their attitude remains totally authentic in 2002 - after all, the band originates from the predominantly working class environment of Germany's coal mine-centric Ruhr Area. At the same time, Kreator isn't a purely German phenomenon, it is a prime Teutonic export article with an impressive track record: over one million albums sold worldwide, tours throughout Europe, South America, Japan, and North America (seven times!).

Although the band has not touched American soil since 1996, band mastermind (vocalist/guitarist) Mille Petrozza feels the time is right to re-ignite the continent, supporting Kreator's most free-spirited & uncompromising release to date, Violent Revolution. Mille is visibly excited to return to the States: "It's going to be killer! The last tour was way back in '96 and so we're really happy to be coming back. We've been playing all over the world on the new album (Korea, Japan, and Europe) so it'll be great to get back to one of our favorite places to play. It took a while for us to get the pieces to fall into place for the US tour, but performing all over has gotten us really warmed up for these dates. I think that fans will see us at our best. We've been away for too long."

As to what the uninitiated North American concert-goers can expect from Kreator's 2002 live set, Mille provides a bit of insight: "Real intensity; hard riffs. We play lots of old songs, as well as some new ones - and we play a long set. It's not easy to do every night, but we give the fans what they want, and that makes it worth it for us. The shows absolutely rip!"

Kreator embarks on the “Hell Comes To Your Town” tour through September & October with fellow Germans Destruction and up-and-coming metal perpetrators Cephalic Carnage and December.

Dates include:

09/12/02 Morgan, NJ Club Krome
09/13/02 Brooklyn, NY L'Amour
09/14/02 Allston, MA Club 125
09/15/02 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
09/16/02 Montreal, QC, Can. Les Foufounes Electriques
09/17/02 Toronto, ON, Can. Reverb
09/18/02 Indianapolis, IN Emerson Theatre
09/19/02 Cleveland, OH Agora Theatre
09/20/02 Detroit, MI Harpo's Concert Theatre
09/21/02 Aurora, IL Rockhouse USA
09/22/02 St Paul, MN The Lab
09/23/02 Omaha, NB Ranch Bowl
09/24/02 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
09/26/02 Vancouver, BC, Can. Studebakers
09/27/02 Seattle, WA Catwalk
09/28/02 Portland, OR Ash Street Saloon
09/29/02 San Francisco, CA The Pound
09/30/02 Santa Ana, CA Galaxy Theatre
10/01/02 Los Angeles, CA Key Club
10/02/02 Orangevale, CA The Boardwalk
10/03/02 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick
10/04/02 Henderson, NV The Castle
10/05/02 Phoenix, AZ Mason Jar
10/06/02 Albuquerque, NM Launch Pad
10/07/02 Dallas, TX Canyon Club
10/08/02 Memphis, TN Hi Tone
10/09/02 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
10/10/02 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
10/11/02 Tampa, FL Brass Mug
10/12/02 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero
10/13/02 West Springfield, VA Jaxx
10/14/02 Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theatre
10/15/02 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero

For more info visit:

www.kreator.terrorzone.de

www.spvusa.com


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
CLUTCH Announce New 2019 Winter Tour Dates
WARKINGS Unleash "Sparta" Music Video
SWALLOW THE SUN Unveil New Album Details For When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light
New Supergroup SPIRITS OF FIRE, Featuring TIM "RIPPER" OWENS, CHRIS CAFFERY, STEVE DIGIORGIO & MRK ZONDER, Reveal Debut Album
STEEL PANTHER Announce First US Tour Dates Of 2019 With The "Heavy Metal Mardi Gras" Tour
EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING Reveals Band Running Order
THE GLORIOUS SONS Confirm 2019 U.S. Headline Tour
TYGERS OF PAN TANG Set To Release Hellbound Spellbound Live 1981
SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Launch Music Video Shot By Fans For “Mind Your Manners”
HYPOCRISY, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE & AENIMUS Announce North American Tour
NEW YEARS DAY Stream New Song "Skeletons" From Forthcoming Album
JOE PERRY Debuts New Video For "Quake" Featuring GARY CHERONE
HARD ROCK HELL XIII Reveals Inital Bands For 2019
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces "An Evening With" Acoustic Solo Tour
BULLETS AND OCTANE Release "When We Were Young" Single/Music Video
RED DRAGON CARTEL Announces North American Tour
AUGUST BURNS RED Releases Winter Wilderness EP
ARTILLERY Releases Video For Third Single, "Pain"
LACUNA COIL Releases 'Nothing Stands In Our Way' Book
KANE ROBERTS Set To Release The New Normal Solo Album
IRON MAIDEN Announce "Legacy Of The Beast" 2019 Dates
NORDIC NOISE Announces First Bands For 2019
A PERFECT CIRCLE Drop Gleefully Apocalyptic Video For "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish"
TRIPTYKON, ROADBURN Collaborate In The Completion Of CELTIC FROST's Unfinished Requiem
More MEGADETH Inaugural MEGACRUISE Details Revealed
QUIET RIOT Set To Release One Night in Milan Live Album
CRIMSON REIGN Debut '"The Darker Side Of Life" Video
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Announces 2019 North American Headlining Tour
MEMPHIS MAY FIRE Premiere "The Old Me" Video
Ex-DOKKEN Supergroup Changes Band Name From SUPERSTROKE To THE END: machine
VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS Release Lyric Video For "Walk Away"
DEKO MUSIC Launches New Label With Specialty Vinyl Releases
SILVER TALON Rises From SPELLCASTER Ashes
TANTRIC Premieres Official "Letting Go" Music Video
RAVEN Set To Unleash New Live Album Screaming Murder Death From Above: Live in Aalborg
SLEEPKILLERS Drop Video For "Dirty Foot"
BILLYBIO (BIOHAZARD/POWERFLO) Set To Release Debut Solo Album, Feed The Fire
DREAM THEATER Unveil New Album Distance Over Time, 2019 North American Tour
LIKE A STORM Release New Video For "Pure Evil"
HOLLOW CRY Unleash New Track, "Procrastinated"
OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Tour Dates With MEGADETH
BILL HUDSON's NORTHTALE Unveil First Song "Shape Your Reality" From Upcoming Album
CELLAR DARLING Stream New Single, Video For "Insomnia"
METALWINGS Launch "For All Beyond" Video
BEDLEM, Featuring PAUL WANDTKE (ex-TRIVIUM), Releases Debut LP Back To Bedlem
MEKA NISM Premiere Music Video "Black Sky"
BLACK WATER RISING Premieres New Video For "World of Frustration"
HERMAN FRANK Set To Release Fight The Fear Album
AMON AMARTH Launches "Raise Your Horns" Live Video
"Burn In Hell" With DANKO JONES' New Track
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Release Surprise EP, Psalms
BUCKCHERRY Reveal First New Track in Over Three Years, "Head Like A Hole"
THE POWER OF THE RIFF's Final Lineup Announced
New Book, Long Live Queen: Rock Royalty Discuss Freddie, Brian, John & Roger, Out Now
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Debut New Music Video, Kick Off European Tour
GODSMACK Announce 2019 European Tour Dates
SEVENDUST Release Music Video For "Unforgiven"
TENGGER CAVALRY Frontman Curates Nomadic Metal Compilation, Sound of The Raging Steppe
SODOM Go "One Step Over The Line" With New Single, Video
WHITECHAPEL Set To Release New Album The Valley
AUGUST BURNS RED Confirm Winter 2019 Tour Dates
DUST BOLT Are Trapped In Chaos With New Album
More OZZFEST New Year's Eve Los Angeles Details Revealed
MAGNUM Announce New Live Album Live At The Symphony Hall
KAMELOT Announce 2019 North American Tour
ARCHITECTS Release "Modern Misery" Video
BEAST IN BLACK Unveil From Hell With Love"
THE MARYLAND DOOM FEST Confirms Its 2019 Full 5th Anniversary Lineup
FIGHT THE FURY Drop New Video "My Demons"
LAST UNION Featuring MIKE LEPOND, ULI KUSCH And JAMES LABRIE Reveal Twelve Album Details
AMBERIAN DAWN Premiere Video For "Cherish My Memory"
ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE Feat. DAVID ELLEFSON (MEGADETH), FRANK BELLO (ANTHRAX) Ready New Album Get It Out
QUEENSYRCHE Unveil New Album The Verdict, Spring Tour
BRITISH LION Stream New Track “Spit Fire” Ahead Of November Tour
HAMMERFALL To Release Legacy Of Kings - 20 Year Anniversary Edition Boxset
STELLAR CIRCUITS Drops "Skylights" Video
GRANNY 4 BARREL Kick Off Tour With CKY
SOILWORK Release "Full Moon Shoals" Single, Video
NIGHTWISH Confirm Re-Issue End Of An Era Live Album
ASHES OF ARES Unleash "Let All Despair" Video
MARTY FRIEDMAN Reveals 2019 U.S Tour Dates
ACCEPT Reveal Live Video For "Symphony No. 40"
VOLBEAT To Release Live Album, Concert Film Let's Boogie! Live From Telia Parken
KISS Announces First "End Of The Road" Tour Dates
GIN ANNIE Set To Release Debut Album 100% Proof
SURF CITY BLITZ Reveals Band Performance Times, Motorcycle Event Times, Onsite Activities & More
JETBOY Are "Beating The Odds" With New Track Streaming
LORD OF THE LOST Reveal Confession (Live at Christuskirche) CD/DVD
WARKINGS Release Second Glorious Single "Hephaistos"
OPETH Announce LA Garden Of The Titans Film Screening
METAL ALLEGIANCE Confirm Their Annual Los Angeles January Metal Assault
Music Industry Veterans Look To Reward Fans, Sites, And Musicians With Revolutionary CNOTE
Canadian Rockers ONE Go All Or Nothing With New Album
STEVE VAI Unveils "Dark Matter" Video
CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Streams Documentary Of WARREL DANE Recording Shadow Work
TED POLEY's Modern Art Album Gets Splatter Vinyl Issue
POWERWOLF Premiere Video For Title Track "The Sacrament Of Sin"
REPENTANCE Stream New Single, "Enter The Gallows"
ICE NINE KILLS Drop "Stabbing In The Dark" Video
STATIC-X Returns with Original Band Lineup, Announces New Album, World Tour For 20th Anniversary Of Debut Album, Wisconsin Death Trip
SIRENIA Launch Official Video For "Into The Night"
Artist VINCENT CASTIGLIA Documentary Bloodlines: The Art And Life Of Vincent Castiglia Out In November
STRIKER Go "Head First" With New Video
2019 ROCKSTOK Festival Announced
JINJER Releases New Single And Video For "Ape"
OZZFEST To Celebrate New Year's Eve In Los Angeles
LIKE A STORM Announce December Headline Tour
MAC SABBATH Debuts Meaty Marionette Music Video For "Sweet Beef"
JORN To Release 50 Years On Earth - The Anniversary Box Set
MYLES KENNEDY Releases The Great Beyond Video
STARBREAKER, Featuring TONY HARNELL And MAGNUS KARLSSON, Readies New Album Dysphoria
AFTERSHOK Unleash "Forever In Metal" Video
FATE DESTROYED Caution "We Fall" In New Music Video
INGLORIOUS Announce New Album Ride To Nowhere
DIRE PERIL Unleash "Blood In The Ice" Video
ARTILLERY Releases New Single, "Crossroads To Conspiracy"
BEAST IN BLACK Reveal New Album "From Hell With Love"
FRACTAL CYPHER's New Music Video Reaches "From The Above And To The Stars"
TENGGER CAVALRY Announce North American Tour
GHOST Reaches Into The Past For "Dance Macabre" Video
REVERENCE Announce Vengeance Is...Live Live Album
KATAKLYSM Release New Animated Video For “...And Then I Saw Blood”
ALL THAT REMAINS Guitarist OLI HERBERT Passes Away At 44
WAR OF THRONES Unleash "Say What" Video
JIZZY PEARL'S LOVE/HATE Returns To The UK For Four Special Shows





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2018 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News