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Samothrace Drops Off Tour With Pallbearer And Royal Thunder

Seattle doom quartet Samothrace has just issued the following statement about the band's unfortunate but necessary withdrawal from the pending East Coast tour with Pallbearer and Royal Thunder, which is set to embark in just one week:

"Samothrace is very sorry to announce that we will have to cancel our part on the upcoming tour with Pallbearer and Royal Thunder due to an immediate illness in the family of a band member.

"The most important thing right now is family. We are stoked to have had the opportunity to do the tour and will be planning to make our way out east in the near future. We appreciate the understanding."

Samothrace just wrapped up a five-city West Coast tour last week in support of sophomore LP "Reverence To Stone," released via 20 Buck Spin at the end of July. The album was recorded at Soundhouse Studios in Seattle with producer Brandon Fitzsimmons (ex-Wormwood) and mastered at Earhammer by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Graves At Sea). "Reverence To Stone" is still streaming in its entirety via Pitchfork.com here.

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