SAINT VITUS Completes Recording New Album, Announces European Tour

November 29, 2018

The godfathers of American doom SAINT VITUS have finished recording their new album. The follow-up to 2012's "Lillie: F-65" will be released in 2019 via Season Of Mist.

To promote the new disc, SAINT VITUS will embark on a European tour in April. Support on the trek will come from DOPELORD.

Formed in 1979, SAINT VITUS were largely influenced by BLACK SABBATH, whose song "Saint Vitus Dance" obviously inspired the moniker. Since their debut album, "Saint Vitus", came out in 1984, the Americans have released seven more full-lengths and two EPs that are summarily considered to be classics of their genre.

SAINT VITUS released a live album, "Live Vol. 2", in September 2016 via Season Of Mist. The set was recorded during the tour for "Lillie: F-65" on March 19, 2013 at the Kulturfabrik in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

Last month, it was revealed that original SAINT VITUS bassist Mark Adams is suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Adams has been absent from some of SAINT VITUS's recent tours. Playing bass for the group has been former CROWBAR and current DOWN bassist Pat Bruders.

SAINT VITUS tour dates:

Apr. 03 - Gothenburg (SE) Sticky Fingers
Apr. 04 - Stockholm (SE) Debaser Strand
Apr. 06 - Jyväskylä (FI) Lutakko
Apr. 07 - Helsinki (FI) On The Rocks
Apr. 09 - Oslo (NO) Bla
Apr. 10 - Copenhagen (DK) Pumpehuset
Apr. 11 - Berlin (DE) So36
Apr. 12 - Hamburg (DE) Headcrash
Apr. 13 - Bomal-Sur-Ourthe (BE) Durbuy Rock Festival
Apr. 14 - Dortmund (DE) Junkyard
Apr. 15 - Cologne (DE) Luxor
Apr. 17 - Birmingham (UK) Mama Roux
Apr. 18 - Leeds (UK) Brudenell
Apr. 19 - Glasgow (UK) Audio
Apr. 20 - London (UK) The Underworld
Apr. 21 - Paris (FR) Petit Bain
Apr. 23 - Nantes (FR) Le Ferrailleur
Apr. 24 - Toulouse (FR) Le Rex
Apr. 25 - Barcelona (ES) Boveda
Apr. 26 - Madrid (ES) Copernico
Apr. 27 - Barroselas (PT) Swr Metalfest
Apr. 28 - Bilbao (ES) Kafé Antzokia
Apr. 30 - Fribourg (CH) Fri-Son*
May 01 - Milan (IT) Circolo Magnolia
May 02 - Zürich (CH) Dynamo*
May 03 - Karlsruhe (DE) Dudefest
May 04 - Leipzig (DE) Utc Connewitz


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