18 Sep CRYSTAL LAKE – European Tour: 23-30 October
“Dishing out apoplectic mosh-starters… worthy of global recognition” – Rock Sound
“I saw them at KnotFest. Hoo boy, they were good.” – Daniel P. Carter, BBC Radio 1 Rock Show
Japan’s metal heroes CRYSTAL LAKE (listen on Spotify) have revealed their exciting anniversary plans for this October, including a string of shows across the UK and Europe. The band will celebrate their 15th year by throwing their own festival in Tokyo, dropping new single APOLLO, and conducting their first UK headline tour before finishing the month off with a festival in Germany and shows in Switzerland and Austria.
For a decade and half, CRYSTAL LAKE have been cranking out some of Japan’s most explosive heavy rock. Blending elements of metalcore, hardcore and hard rock, the band has created their most ambitious and dynamic album to date with TRUE NORTH. The release is out now in the UK and Europe courtesy of JPU Records, and in America via Artery Recordings, and is also the name of the European Tour.
CRYSTAL LAKE on tour with Aviana and All Faces Down in October 2017:
23 Oct: 🇬🇧 London, 229 The Venue – [tickets]
24 Oct: 🇬🇧 Manchester, Satan’s Hollow – [tickets]
25 Oct: 🇬🇧 Birmingham, The Flapper – [tickets]
26 Oct: 🇬🇧 Plymouth, Underground – [tickets]
27 Oct: 🇬🇧 Southampton, Talking Heads – [tickets] (CRYSTAL LAKE w/ Our Hollow, Our Home)
28 Oct: 🇩🇪 Cologne, MoreCore Festival
29 Oct: 🇨🇭 Zürich, Dynamo Werk21 – [tickets]
30 Oct: 🇦🇹 Vienna, Szene
More dates to follow.
Back home in Tokyo the band will mark their 15th anniversary by throwing a festival under their name and inviting 15 of their favourite bands to perform, including Japan’s coldrain, America’s Fit For A King and Taiwan’s Emerging from the Cocoon, as well as a number of names from Japan’s punk, hardcore and metal scenes, such as SHADOWS, SAND and NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST.
CRYSTAL LAKE will release latest single APOLLO in Japan from 11 October, including two new songs and a remix of Dreamscape by dubstep producer PhaseOne, as well as a DVD featuring footage from their sold out tour finale earlier this year.