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Manatees

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Latest Manatees News

Below is our complete Manatees 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.

Manatees Announces Summer Tour Dates

MANATEES has announced a number of tour dates this summer, including a U.K. run with Taint. Here are the latest Matatees tour dates:

JUNE 8th - tba - Derby , UK
JUNE 9th - The Unicorn - London , UK
JUNE 10th- TAC - Eindhoven , NL
JUNE 11th- Cafe Muukes - Leeuwarden , NL
JUNE 12th- La Taverne du Theatre - La Louviere , B
JUNE 13th- De Pit - Terneuzen , NL
JUNE 14th- Le Select - Lille , F
JUNE 15th- Hectors House - Brighton , UK

UK tour with TAINT:
JULY 27th - Frog and fiddle - CHELTENHAM
JULY 28th - Purple Turtle - LONDON
JULY 29th - tba - NOTTINGHAM
JULY 30th - Brudenell social club - LEEDS
JULY 31st - Penelopes - SHEFFIELD
AUGUST 1st - Bannermans - EDINBURGH
AUGUST 2nd- tba - TBA
AUGUST 3rd - Trillians - NEWCASTLE
AUGUST 4th - tba - MANCHESTER
AUGUST 5th - Fighting Cocks - KINGSTON UPON THAMES
AUGUST 6th - Fleece and Firkin - BRISTOL

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Life Of Agony To Headline Damnation Festival

New York crossover legends Life Of Agony will be heading to the United Kingdom for the first time in four years this October to headling the Jager stage at the Damnation Festival which takes place on October 24th at the Leeds University.

Damnation Festival director Gavin McInally said: "Landing a headliner of Life of Agony’s stature is a major coup and the fact it’s the first time they’ll play the UK in four years, makes it all the more special.

"After playing some off the biggest and most respected rock and metal events across Europe this summer, they’ll fly in from New York for this one-off performance and we’re delighted to host what is sure to be a special show."

The lineup is as follows: More...

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Manatees Confirmed For Damnation Festival

Manatees has been confirmed for UK's Damnation Festival 2009, set to take place Saturday 24th October at Leeds University Union.

Festival director Gavin McInally said: "Manatees will bring to the mix their blend of soul-crushing progressive sludge in what is shaping up to be our most eclectic lineup yet."

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

A STORM OF LIGHT
ANATHEMA
ENTOMBED
EXTREME NOISE TERROR
MANATEES
MINSK
MISTRESS
ROTTING CHRIST
STAND-UP GUY
THERAPY?
THIS WILL DESTROY YOU

For more information, visit damnationfestival.co.uk.

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Manatees Announces UK Tour Dates

UK's Manatees has announced the following UK tour dates:

04/02 – PRESTON, UK - The Mad Ferret
04/03 – CARLISLE, UK - The Brickyard
04/04 - STOKE-ON-TRENT, UK - Harry’s Bar
04/05 - NOTTINGHAM, UK - Chameleon Arts Cafe
04/07 - MANCHESTER, UK - Cafe Saki
04/08 - BRIGHTON, UK - The Engine Room
04/09 - LONDON, UK - 93 Feet East
04/10 - SOUTHAMPTON, UK - The King Alfred
04/11 - LINCOLN, UK - The Horse And Groom
04/30 - GLASGOW, UK - Nice n Sleazy (Hinterland Festival)

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Manatees Reveals New Album Details

Carlise, UK based psychedelic sludge heavyweights Manatees have revealed that their new album will be titled "Icarus, The Sunclimber."

Laced with feedback and noise, "Icarus, The Sunclimber" is far darker and bleaker than their previous release, "We Are Going To Track Down And Kill Vintage Claytahh, The Beard Burning Bastard," a recording that saw them collaborate with Oxbow front man Eugene Robinson. Yet, on "Icarus..." Manatees perfectly displays their ability to mix crushing heaviness with sublime introspective ambience.

Speaking to Rock Sound magazine recently, bassist/vocalist Alex Macarte said:

"Volume is a big thing for us, we love being able to feel the music as well as hear it."

Capturing the raw, stripped down intensity of their live show, this is a record that for which maximum volume is a must.

Here is the tracklisting for "Icarus, The Sunclimber": More...

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