KATAKLYSM Post Mexico City Update and Russian Tour Dates
KATAKLYSM have just returned home from Mexico after a sold out show at the Hard Rock Live in Mexico City. The performance marked the groups first appearance in the country since 1995. Commented vocalist Maurizio Iacono : " Mexico blew our minds and was better than we ever expected! I'm so glad we took this chance and went there. The crowd was hungry and I think it was the loudest I've heard people chant our lyrics! We played songs off everything from 'Sorcery' to the latest record 'Prevail' and it went great. We want to give a big thank you to Eyescream Productions and all the fans. We shall return!"
In other news, KATAKLYSM have confirmed three headlining shows. The first being the metal and hardcore festival in Colfontaine, Belgium and the latter being the bands first ever Russian dates! Confirmed dates are as follows:
07.March.2009- Colfontaine, Belgium w/ Behemoth , Heave shall burn
06.June.2009 - ST.Petersburgh @ Club Orlandina ,Russia
07.June.2009 - Moscow @ Club Tochka , Russia
KATAKLYSM recently completed a successful headlining run as part of the second annual "Death By Decibels" tour with DYING FETUS, ELUVEITIE and KEEP OF KALESSIN.
"Prevail", the most recent CD by KATAKLYSM, was honored in the "Album Of The Year" in the "Metal/Hardcore" category at the Quebec Indie Music Awards (GAMIQ), an awards show that recognizes achievements by Quebec independent artists. The event was held on on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at the Corona Theatre in Montreal and was produced by the Quebec Independent Music Association which is also behind the Montreal International Music Initiative (MIMI).