German thrashers KREATOR have just returned from Morocco, where they performed a 90-minute set in front of an audience of 20,000 people as the first metal band that has ever played the country.
Commented frontman Mille Petrozza: "For the first time since January, we have three weeks off! Time to rest a little bit and mentally and physically prepare for the summer festival season.
"The first leg of the world tour was a huge success ! We made a lot of new friends and saw many of our old ones again, while playing with amazing bands like EKTOMORF, VADER, THE AUTUMN OFFERING, PRO-PAIN, TRISTANIA and DARK TRANQUILLITY. Thanx a lot to all the promoters, the crew and of course to you — the fans! You rule !!! See you at the festivals, where you'll get the whole light show of the tour, plus more!"
Upcoming KREATOR festival appearances:
Jun. 24 – BEL - Graspop
Jun. 25 – FRA - Fury Festival
Jul. 15 - ITA - Summer Day in Hell
Jul. 16 - GER - Stern Festival
Jul. 24 - POR - Festival do tejo
Aug. 06 - GER - Wacken Festival
Aug. 13 – SPA - MetalWay
In other news, Mille is currently working on a DVD version of the last KREATOR output "Enemy of God", based on the lyrical concept of the album. More details will soon to be revealed. In addition, live dates in Japan, Australia, Indonesia and China are also in the works.