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Meshuggah To Tour European In May/June

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Swedish experimental extreme metallers Meshuggah have lined up the following European tour dates during May/June:

May 20 - Stockholm, SWE @ Mondo
May 21 - Bengtsfors, SWE @ 2000 Decibel
May 22 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Vega
May 24 - Mulhouse, FRA @ Le Noumatrouff
May 25 - Paris, FRA @ Le Trabendo
May 27 - Winterthur, SWI @ Gaswerk
May 28 - Fribourg, SWI @ Fri-Son
May 29 - Milan, ITA @ Transilvania
May 31 - Budapest, HUN @ A38
Jun. 01 - Vienna, AUT @ Planet Music
Jun. 02 - Wörgl, AUT @ Komma
Jun. 03 - Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park
Jun. 04 - Burgum, NETH @ Waldrock
Jun. 05 - Nürburg, GER @ Rock Am Ring
Jun. 06 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Melkweg Max
Jun. 08 - Hamburg, GER @ Knust
Jun. 09 - Bochum, GER @ Riff
Jun. 10 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob
Jun. 11 - Donington, UK @ Download

As previously reported, Meshuggah's new studio album, "Catch 33," is scheduled for release on May 16 in Europe and May 31 in the U.S.. The follow-up to 2002's "Nothing" is being described as one continuous 47-minute song divided into 13 parts and is said to be "musically the opposite" of the group's 2004 EP, "I."

The artwork, which was designed by Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake, is "a visual compliment of sorts to the album title, i.e the paradoxes/negations/contradictions of life and death (as we see it in our finest moments of unrestrained metaphoric interpretation) that the lyrics deal with!" according to Haake.

Source: Nuclear Blast

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