MUSIC NEWS: Sacred Reich Announce New Album & UK/European Tour

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Thrash metallers Sacred Reich have announced that they’re in the studio recording their first full-length album in 23 years. The record will be called Awakening and is set for release this summer.

The band also welcome the return of their former drummer, Dave McClain, following his departure from Machine Head.

“Recording is in full swing with producer Arthur Rizk at The Platinum Underground in Arizona,” comments frontman Phil Rind“We are so excited to be back in the studio after 23 years and Dave is currently killing it on the drums. It sounds sick! Our new record, Awakening is due this summer. Stay tuned! Tour dates across the planet coming your way!”

Sacred Reich have also announced a UK/European tour set to take place in November.

Dates are as follows:


Fri 8th – COPENHAGEN, DK – Pumpehuset
Sun 10th – BERLIN, DE – SO36
Tue 12th – WARSAW, PL – Proxima
Wed 13th – KRAKOW, PL – Kwadrat
Thu 14th – PRAHA, CZ – Futurum
Fri 15th – BUDAPEST, HU – Dürer Kert
Sat 16th – LJUBLJANA, SI – Orto Bar
Sun 17th – GRAZ, AT – Explosiv
Wed 20th – LYON, FR – Ninkasi Kao
Thu 21st – BARCELONA, ES – Sala Razzmatazz 2
Fri 22nd – MADRID, ES – Sala Mon Live
Sat 23rd – BILBAO, ES – Santana 27
Sun 24th – LIMOGES, FR – CC John Lennon
Tue 26th – SAVIGNY-LE-TEMPLE, FR – L’Empreinte
Wed 27th – LONDON, UK – Underworld
Fri 29th – NEWCASTLE, UK – University
Sat 30th – GLASGOW, UK – Classic Grand


Sun 1st – BELFAST, UK – Limelight 2
Tue 3rd – DUBLIN, IE – Voodoo Lounge
Wed 4th – WOLVERHAMPTON, UK – KK’s Steel Mill
Fri 6th – LEIDEN, NL – Gebr. De Nobel
Sat 7th – HELMOND, NL – Cacaofabriek
Sun 8th – ESSEN, DE – Turock
Tue 10th – ASCHAFFENBURG, DE – Colos Saal
Wed 11th – NURENBERG, DE – Hirsch
Thu 12th – JENA, DE – F-Haus
Fri 13th – KARLSRUHE, DE – Substage
Sat 14th – MUNICH, DE – Backstage Halle

You can also catch Sacred Reich at Barcelona Rock Fest (ES), Rock The Castle Festival (IT), Brutal Assault Festival (CZ), Into The Grave Festival (NL), Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE) and Motocultor Festival (FR) over the summer.

For a list of full live dates head to the band’s Facebook page.

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