PRIMAL FEAR Lay Down Cover Tracks, Announce Upcoming Live Dates

April 8, 2002

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR was in the recording studio over the weekend and recorded two new songs for forthcoming tribute samplers to LED ZEPPELIN (Locomotive Records) and a brand new JUDAS PRIEST tribute album to be released through the Nuclear Blast label.

In other news, PRIMAL FEAR will play only one exclusive Open Air festival this summer on June 29th in Moscow at the Luzhniky Open Air. Other acts set to appear at the two-day event (June 29-30) include SAXON, CANDLEMASS, GRAVE DIGGER, SODOM, PRETTY MAIDS and several Russian acts, among them KRUIZ.

Also on the touring front, PRIMAL FEAR will embark on the Black Sun European tour in the fall with RAGE and possibly another, as-yet-undetermined act. The confirmed dates are as follows:

Sep. 14 – Nürnberg, GER @ Löwensaal
Sep. 15 – Wien, AUS @ Planet Music
Sep. 16 – Budapest, HUN @ Petöfti Hall
Sep. 18 – Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle
Sep. 19 – Bochum, GER @ Zeche
Sep. 20 – Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob
Sep. 22 – London, UK @ Scala
Sep. 23 – Paris, FRA @ Elysèe Montmatre
Sep. 24 – Bordeaux, FRA @ Koslow
Sep. 26 – Granada, SPA @ Industrial
Sep. 27 – Valencia, SPA @ Repulicca
Sep. 28 – Barcelona, SPA @ Razmatazz II
Sep. 29 – Bergara, SPA @ Sala Jam
Oct. 01 – Lyon, FRA @ Transporteur
Oct. 02 – Pratteln, SWI @ Z7
Oct. 03 – Mailand, ITA @ Rainbow
Oct. 04 – Neu-Isenburg, GER @ Hugenottenhalle
Oct. 05 – Kaufbeuren, GER @ Zeppelinhalle
Oct. 06 – Stuttgart, GER @ LKA

In November, PRIMAL FEAR will play another bunch of shows in South America. Negotiations to combine these dates with shows in the US and Canada are currently underway.

The dates for the South American portion of PRIMAL FEAR's Black Sun tour are as follows:

Nov. 08 - Buenos Aires, ARG @ TBA
Nov. 09 - Sao Paulo, BRA @ TBA
Nov. 10 - Curibata, BRA @ TBA
Nov. 12 - Bogota, COL @ TBA
Nov. 14 - Guadalajara, MEX @ TBA
Nov. 15 - Mexico City, MEX @ TBA

PRIMAL FEAR's brand new album, entitled Black Sun, is coming out in Japan on April 24th (via JVC Records),in Europe on April 29th (via Nuclear Blast and NTS Records) and in the US, Canada and South America on May 14th (via Nuclear Blast).

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