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Locomotive Music have announced that Tierra Santa's new album, entitled "Apocalipsis", will be released on March 15.
Ever since the release of Medieval in 1998, Tierra Santa have toured constantly throughout Europe and just completed a recently successful trip to the U.S. last October. On the road in support of their second DVD, "Las Mil y Una Noches", Tierra Santa continued to establish themselves as one of the foremost groups in the international metal scene. Influenced by the heavy metal superstars of the 80's and 90's, the band combine majestic hymns with crushing choruses. Angel (guitar and vocals), Arturo (guitar), Roberto (bass) and Inaki (drums) once again use mythology and legend to accompany their high-speed metal offerings on "Apocalipsis".
Tierra Santa formed in November of 1997 and have developed their sound over four albums and hundreds of live shows.
Tierra Santa released their first album, Medieval, in 1998 and toured extensively throughout Spain and France, gaining new fans from every show they performed. In 1999 they signed with Locomotive Music and released Legendario, an album loaded with some of the best metal Spain was to hear.
Their most recent U.S. album Indomable is a summary of their musical accomplishments. In it, Tierra Santa have created an album brimming with majestic hymns and crushing choruses.
Tierra Santa finally reaches the U.S. in support of their DVD "Cuando La Tierra Toca El Cielo" (July 2004 Locomotive) and creating anticipation for the release of Apocalipsis in the U.S. next year.
Tierra Santa Tour Dates:
Oct 13 Los Angeles, CA Salon Victoria
Oct 14 South Gate, CA Allen Theater
Oct 15 San Jose, CA Gas Linner
Oct 17 Chicago, IL Apollos 2000
Oct 20 Las Vegas, NV Premier Night Club
Oct 21 San Bernardino, CA La Cueva
Oct 22 Fresno, CA Rainbow Ballroom
Spanish heavy metallers Tierra Santa have set the September 27 2004 as the release date of their new album "Apocalipsis."
The album will include 11 tracks and also a DVD with 6 live songs and an interview. Immediately after the release of the album the band will start a tour through Latin America and they will be performing in Spain during January 2005.