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KATATONIA's Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström Featured In New Video Interview

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Posted on Sunday, May 05, 2013 at 01:46:46 EST

SkullsNBones.com recently caught up with Katatonia guitarist Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström. Check out the video interview below:



Katatonia is currently in the midst of a massive North American tour, North American Heritage Tour 2013, with fellow countrymen, OPETH. The extensive run will conquer over 30 cities in the US and Canada this spring. A full list of confirmed dates, including several Katatonia headlining performances, can be seen below.

Said guitarist Anders Nyström, "Dear Katatoniaks of North America! You have been blessed to get another round of this truly classic bill together, because today Opeth and Katatonia, two bands who share a longtime friendship and many musical collaborations, are back on the road to cloak you with some true Swedish atmosphere across North America.

"Check out our Facebook for daily updates on stage times (as a general rule we're always on early after doors) and there you'll also find the ticket links. More and more shows are already added to the sold out list, so we look forward to many fine evenings to come. Let the sunset choir sing again and see ya soon!"

Tour dates:

May
5 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
6 - Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
8 - Lexington, KY - Buster's Billiards & Backroom
9 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue
10 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shop
11 - Joliet, IL - Mojoe's
12 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
14 - Fargo, ND - The Venue
15 - Des Moines, IA - Wooly's
16 - Sauget, IL - Pop's
17 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre
18 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
19 - Merriam, KS - Aftershock **Katatonia headline
20 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
21 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
22 - Farmington, NM - Top Deck **Katatonia headline
23 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
24 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy
25 - Agoura Hills, CA - The Canyon Club
26 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst
27 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy **Katatonia headline



Katatonia will return with a special triple-LP vinyl release featuring an epic set of classics from the band's catalogue. Last Fair Day Gone Night features the band at its glorious best with this electrifying set from London's esteemed Koko venue during a series of special celebratory shows to mark the band's 20th anniversary during 2011's Last Fair Day Gone Night tour.

Set for a June 17th release on Peaceville Records, Last Fair Day Gone Night is presented on triple heavyweight 180gm vinyl in a deluxe box, with a 12 page 12" book.

Founding members Anders Nyström and Jonas Renkse are joined by long-time drummer Daniel Liljekvist along with recent members - namely guitarist Per Eriksson, plus recently recruited bassist Niklas Sandin - for an exhilarating night fuelled by a rich and extensive set of Katatonia tracks both past and present, including a special performance of the landmark 2001 album Last Fair Deal Gone Down in its entirety.



Katatonia is:

Jonas Renkse - vocals
Anders Nyström - guitar, backing vocals
Daniel Liljekvist - drums
Per Eriksson - guitar
Niklas Sandin - bass

More on Katatonia at this location.



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