THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA have been steadily winning over fans all over Europe with their ferocious live performances by touring with Bring Me The Horizon, opening the Download festival main stage in 2011, and headlining their own tour. Now they appear as main support to August Burns Red this October, which coincides witht he release of their first live CD/DVD, entitled ‘DEAD&ALIVE’, due for release on October 15th.
October 2012 UK Tour:
Thu 18 Nottingham – Rock City
Fri 19 Glasgow – Garage
Sat 20 Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall
Sun 21 Manchester – HMV Ritz
Mon 22 Bristol – Academy 1
Tue 23 London – Electric Ballroom
Following a tour of Latin America, the band has spent its summer as one of the direct support acts traveling the US with the all-star Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour, featuring SLIPKNOT, Slayer, Motorhead and Anthrax.
On returning to the UK vocalist Mike Hranica commented, “We have set our sights on the upcoming European tour with August Burns Red and Whitechapel, and the band is excited to be coming back across the Atlantic for more shows. We recently finished the amazing Mayhem Tour with Slipknot and Slayer, and now find ourselves ready to continue pushing ‘DEAD THRONE’ and introduce our new live CD/DVD, ‘DEAD&ALIVE’, to all of our European fans.”
‘DEAD THRONE’ made a spectacular chart debut upon its September 2011 release, entering Billboard’s ‘Top Independent Albums’ ranking at #1 while also hitting the top 10 on the overall Billboard 200. The album – THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA’s fourth full-length release – received universal critical applause, with Kerrang! hailing it’s “dramatic dynamic shifts and a defter blend of melody and muscle, making this by far the best album the Ohio outfit have yet produced.”