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Below is our complete Klone news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Klone Streaming "Nebulous" Track

French progressive rock group Klone is proud to announce that the crowd funding campaign launched for the recordings and release of fifth full-length album “Here Comes The Sun” was an absolute success.

Initially planned for release on March 9th via Klonosphere Records, “Here Comes the Sun” is now postponed for April 6th and will be co-released by Verycords/Warner.

Meanwhile, the Poitiers five-piece has revealed the second single extracted from the new album. Listen to this new track entitled “Nebulous” below. Further details will be announced soon, including a new European tour, so stay tuned for details. The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Immersion (streaming here)
2. Fog
3. Gone Up In Flames
4. The Drifter
5. Nebulous
6. Gleaming
7. Grim Dance
8. Come Undone
9. The Last Experience
10. Summertime More...

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Klone Streaming New Track

Today French outfit Klone reveals the very first track from upcoming fifth full-length album “Here Comes The Sun,” due out on March 9th via Klonosphere Records.

“Immersion” is one of the ten tracks to appear on Klone’s forthcoming new album and is now playing below.

The Poitiers quintet recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to help fund the recordings and release of this new effort. Contribute at this location. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Immersion
2. Fog
3. Gone Up In Flames
4. The Drifter
5. Nebulous
6. Gleaming
7. Grim Dance
8. Come Undone
9. The Last Experience
10. Summertime More...

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Klone Crowd Funding New Album

French progressive metal group Klone has officially launched a crowdfunding campaign to help fund the recordings and release of fifth studio album “Here Comes The Sun.”

The Poitiers quintet is currently completing the recordings for the follow-up to 2012’s fourth full-length album “The Dreamer’s Hideaway” and is looking to raise a total of 6,000€ from online supporters to fund the recordings, mastering, and pressing of the album. The campaign will run until February 10th, with full details over at this location. More...

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Klone Releases New Music Video

Poitiers, France-based metal act Klone has launched an official music video for "Rocket Smoke," taken from the band's 2012 release "The Dreamer’s Hideaway."

The video was directed by Ami Bornstein and features live footage from the band’s recent European tour supporting Orphaned Land. Check it out below.

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Klone Performance Footage Posted Online

L'Enôrme TV has posted footage online of French act Klone performing the track "Give Up The Rest." Check out the performance in the YouTube clip below.

"Give Up The Rest" comes off the band's 2010 album "Black Days." For more info on Klone, head over to Facebook here.

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Klonosphere Productions Offering Free Sampler

France’s Klonosphere Productions is offering fans a free 18-track sampler featuring previously unreleased material from Loudblast, Otargos and Mopa, as well as tracks from recent signings 7 Weeks, Scarred, Demented, Checkmate and Noein.

This compilation is now available as free download by clicking here. The track listing is:

01. Hacride – Overcome (from the album “Back To Where You’ve Never Been”)
02. Loudblast – The Abstract God (exclusive demo version of new song)
03. Otargos – Apex Terror (exclusive demo version of new song)
04. Mopa – Speak To Me (previously unreleased)
05. Klone – Into The Void (from the album “The Dreamer’s Hideaway”)
06. 7 Weeks – Ghosts On The Seaside Road (from the album “Carnivora”)
07. Scarred – Cinder (from the album “Gaia-Medea”)
08. Demented – Listen To The Silence (from the album “Across The Nature Stillness”)
09. Magoa – Let’s Die (on Saturday night) (from the EP “Animal”)
10. Hyperdump – Fake (from the EP “Syncretism”)
11. Checkmate – Invictus (from the album “Immanence”)
12. Last Barons – Going To Varzi (from the album “Cheval de Troie”)
13. Lizzard – The Orbiter (from the album “Out Of Reach”)
14. Lopsided – Madmartigan (from the album “Holda’s-Grace”)
15. Lodz – Song For Chaos (from the EP “And Then Emptiness”)
16. Lokurah – Rewriters Of Truth (from the album “The Time To Do Better”)
17. Enlightened – Under The Flame (from the album “Discover The Path”)
18. The Lumberjack Feedback – A Whisper To The Thunder (from the album “Hand of Glory) More...

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Hacride Announces The "Klonosphere" Tour

Hacride will enter the studio later this month to record a new album, and afterwards the band is set to embark on the Klonosphere Tour this coming October in France. The tour also feature Klone and Trepalium, and the currently announced tour dates are as follows:

10.10.12 Poitiers, Le Confort Moderne
11.10.12 Tarnos, Salle Thorez
12.10.12 Montauban, Le Rio Grande
13.10.12 Montlucon, MJC
14.10.12 Paris, Le Divan du Monde
17.10.12 Nancy, L’Autre Canal
18.10.12 Rouen, Le 106
19.10.12 Chelles, Les Cuizines
20.10.12 Dunkerque, Les 4 Ecluses
21.10.12 Rennes, L’ubu
23.10.12 Bordeaux, [TBC]
24.10.12 Lyon, CCO
25.10.12 Reims, La Cartonnerie
26.10.12 Manosque, Le Café Provisoire
27.10.12 Besancon, La Rodia
28.10.12 Niort, Le Camji More...

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Klone Offering New Song As Free Download

French metallers Klone recently recorded a brand new song entitled "The Eye of Needle," and the atmospheric 17-minute track is currently available for free on the band's website. Head over here to download the MP3. A two-part video for the song is also available for viewing in the clips below.


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Klone Updates Tour Schedule

Klone has announced a series of upcoming tour dates in support of the band's "Black Days' album. The next leg of the tour sees the band heading across Europe opening for King's X. The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

08 Apr 11 Newcastle (UK) Academy 2
09 Apr 11 Manchester (UK) Academy 3
10 Apr 11 Wolverhampton (UK) Wulfrun Hall
12 Apr 11 London (UK) Electric Ballroom
13 Apr 11 Savigny le Temple (FR) L'Empreinte
15 Apr 11 Aschaffenburg (DE) Colos Saal
16 Apr 11 Bochum (DE) Zeche
17 Apr 11 Hamburg (DE) Knust
19 Apr 11 München (DE) 59:1
20 Apr 11 Ludwigsburg (DE) Rockfabrik
22 Apr 11 Aarau (CH) Kiff
23 Apr 11 Lyon (FR) Ninkasi Kao
26 Apr 11 Nancy (FR) MAI
27 Apr 11 Esch-sur-Alzette (LX) Kultufabrik
29 Apr 11 Wilhelmshaven (DE) Pumpwerk
30 Apr 11 Zoetermeer (NL) Boerderij
01 May 11 Eindhoven (NL) Effenaar

Beside the tour with King's X, Klone will also play the following gigs:

26 Mar 11 Massy (FR) Espace Paul Baillart
07 Apr 11 Roubaix (FR) Hotel de la Musique
24 Apr 11 Chaulnes (FR) Chaulnes Metal Fest
17 Jun 11 Clisson (FR) Hellfest

Klone's music video for the song "Give Up The Rest" is also available for viewing at this location.

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Klone Posts "Give Up The Rest" Video

Klone has posted a music video online for the song "Give up the Rest," which is off the "Black Days" album released earlier this year. You can check out the video clip below.

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Klone Posts New Song, "Give up the Rest," Online

The French release of KLONE's third album "Black Days" is now one month away. The band has just redesigned their MySpace page and posted the new song "Give up the Rest."

Guitarist Guillaume Bernard comments, "We're proud to share with you the brand new song 'Give up the Rest,' from our new album 'Black Days!' We have been working on this album like madmen for a year, involving our very souls in it! Thanks a lot to all who support and trust in KLONE, as well as all who make this achievement possible! We can't wait to play the new songs for you!"

"Black Days" will be released in the rest of Europe and in Australia on May 17th.

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Klone Announces New Album Details

French metallers Klone have announced their new album will be titled "Black Days" and will be released on April 19th in France, May 17th in the rest of Europe and Australia. "Black Days" will also include a bonus DVD with extra material. The cover artwork can be viewed here.

The track listing for "Black Days" is as follows:

1. Rite Of Passage
2. Spiral Down
3. Give Up The Rest
4. Hollow Way
5. Immaculate Desire
6. Closed Season (Interlude)
7. The Spell Is Cast
8. Danse Macabre
9. Rain Bird
10. Behold The Silence
11. Army Of Me [Björk cover]

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Download Mindslaved's Latest EP For Free

The French progressive metalcore band Mindslaved’s last EP, "T(h)ree," is available in free download at this location. The EP was recorded and mixed by Franck Hueso (Hacride, Mistaken Element, Klone) and features Adrien Grousset from Hacride.

The tracklisting for "T(h)ree" is as follows:

01. Seek For Yourself [7:14]
02. Ischiopagus [7:29]
03. Blinded [7:05]
04. T(h)ree [8:51]

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Klone Streaming Bjork Cover Online

French modern metal act Klone are currently streaming online a cover of the Bjork song "Army of Me." The track can be heard at the band's MySpace page.

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Klone Signs with Season Of Mist

French modern metal act Klone recently joined the Season of Mist fold. Klone have a great following in France and are considered as an artier and more subtle form of the New Wave of French heavy metal initiated by Gojira, whose singer Joe appears as special guest on the album.

The band comments: "We are happy and really motivated about working with Season of Mist because we feel it's the best label to develop Klone in France and abroad. We saw how they worked with bands like Mayhem, Dagoba, The Old Dead Tree and we can't wait for the album to be released! We're quite impatient, as we waited for this moment for a long time now. We've been devoting ourselves to music for a while, and this is only the beginning... We aim to tour as much as possible, and Season of Mist can give us that opportunity. No doubt the release of the album will spread the word about us everywhere, which is really important because we've been working very hard to achieve that. The audience will soon be aware of it! You'll never stop hearing about Klone!"

The group's new album, "All Seeing Eye," is slated for a February 26, 2008 release (Feb. 18th in Europe). In the meantime, you can check them out here.

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