Thursday, February 24, 2011

HAVOK: Denver Thrash Titans Check In From The Road

Vocalist /guitarist David Sanchez of Denver thrash titans HAVOK, who are currently pillaging the lands on tour with Florida death metallers Malevolent Creation, recently checked in with an update from the road. "Tour is getting better and better! Everyone gets along and we're all having fun. I can't wait to get to Denver and the West Coast. It's party time!"
HAVOK United Hate Across America Tour 2011 [remaining dates]:
w/ Malevolent Creation, Blown Chaos, The Absence and Beyond Terror Beyond Grace
2/24/2011  The Annex - Madison, WI 
2/25/2011  Fubar - St. Louis, MO
2/26/2011  Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
2/27/2011  Marquis Theater - Denver, CO
2/28/2011  Club Vegas - Salt Lake City, UT
3/01/2011  Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
3/02/2011  Branx - Portland, OR
3/04/2011  Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA
3/05/2011  Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV
3/06/2011  The Clubhouse - Tempe, AZ
3/07/2011  EBGB’s - Amarillo, TX
3/08/2011  Reno’s Chop Shop - Dallas, TX
3/09/2011  Emo’s - Austin, TX
3/10/2011  Riverside Warehouse - Shreveport, LA
Team HAVOK are readying for the release of their upcoming new full-length entitled Time Is Up, which is slated for a March 29th street date via Candlelight Records. The  follow-up to the ravaging Burn long-player was mastered by James Murphy and features ten tracks of flawlessly executed thrash anthems. Said Rock Hospital in an early review of the record: "Time Is Up is a killer sophomore effort by four dudes who do justice to their musical forefathers. Cliff Burton would smile on this release." Added Thrash Hits, "Playing a style of metal that has been around 30 years always runs the risk of feeling tired and overly derivative, but Time Is Up is so lively and bubbling over with personality that it never so much as flirts with those potential pitfalls." Metal Review agreed: "Havok’s purest intention is to thrash your face into a circle-pitted-pulp, and more often than not they're wildly successful."
Check out a Time Is Up video teaser HERE.
HAVOK formed in 2004. After two self-released albums, the band caught the attention of England’s Candlelight Records and by the Spring of 2009, the band unleashed Burn to the metal masses. The album peaked on CMJ’s Loud Rock chart at 15 and broke MediaGuide’s Top 10.

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