NWOBHM legends SATAN will kick off a short run of US live dates this week. The trek – which rolls from October 5th through October 14th – includes an appearance at the Frost And Fire IV festival in Ventura, California. See all confirmed dates below.
10/05/2018 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
10/06/2018 Frost And Fire IV – Ventura, CA
10/07/2018 Whiskey – Los Angeles, CA
10/08/2018 Elbo Room – San Francisco, CA
10/09/2018 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
10/10/2018 Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH
10/11/2018 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
10/12/2018 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
10/13/2018 Great Scott – Boston, MA
10/14/2018 Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia, PA
SATAN will be touring in support of their Cruel Magic full-length, recently issued via Metal Blade Records. Bearers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, movement and responsible for 1983’s seminal Court In the Act and 1987’s Suspended Sentence, SATAN makes it abundantly clear with Cruel Magic that in 2018, they are not interested in simply capitalizing on past glories. Comprised of ten tracks of searing metal, it is blatantly and profoundly the work of the Newcastle upon Tyne natives at their very best, infusing their signature sound with a more raw, wild, and spontaneous vibe than they showcased on 2015’s mighty Atom By Atom – and in the process, displaying more passion and energy than slews of bands half their age.
To listen to or order Cruel Magic, click HERE.
“SATAN, some forty years on from their inception, has made an album that contains all your favorite elements in the traditional heavy metal style and offers them up in a way that will feel completely familiar to you, and yet take you down paths within this framework that you have not yet tread. And that, my friends, is its own (un)cruel magic.” — Metal Injection
“The grandiosity and unabashed campiness is far from unique to this style, but Cruel Magic is still able to sell the admittedly outrageous vibes with a sense of refreshing ernest, without coming off ill-advised or unaware… It’s not an homage, it’s not a throwback, it’s not a piece of relived glory – it’s the God damned real thing.” — Sputnik Music
“SATAN are a masterclass in how to do a reunion properly. Original lineup from their classic album, impressive releases that more than stand up to that classic, no retro gimmick, just good balls-to-the-wall heavy metal.” — Distorted Sound
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