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Leprous to release new album ‘Pitfalls’ in October

Posted by on August 27, 2019

Leprous have announced their new album Pitfalls is scheduled to arrive on October 25th via InsideOutMusic. The Norwegian progressive rock outfit have once again teamed up with David Castillo to record the album at Ghostward Studios (Opeth/Katatonia) as it was mixed by Adam Noble (Placebo,Nothing But Thieves). This marks the group’s overall sixth studio effort as vocalist/keyboardist Einar Solberg commented:  

 “We’re incredibly proud to announce “Pitfalls”! It’s the album no-one is expecting from Leprous. When you think you know where it’s headed, you’ll realize that you’re wrong. It’s not only by far the biggest production and musical departure we’ve done, but the also most personal and honest. The album has been written through one of my toughest years, where I struggled with depression and anxiety. No filters, no metaphors, just the truth. They say that writing music is therapeutic. but I would say that it’s an understatement. For me “Pitfalls” is the result of 1,5 years of learning how to get through the dark tunnel. The music has been my torch.”

 

The group have released a new video trailer as they reflect on 2017’s Malina

 

Track List:

 

01) Below

02) I Lose Hope

03) Observe The Train

04) By My Throne

05) Alleviate

06) At The Bottom

07) Distant Bells

08) Foreigner

09) The Sky Is Red

 

The cover artwork is a painting by Indoneisian artist Elicia Edijanto and you can check it out below:

 

 

Leprous will be bringing Pitfalls on the road this November as the group will embark on a European headlining tour with The Ocean and Port Noir.

 

Tour Dates:

11/01 Esch, Luxembourg @ Rockhal

11/02 Zwolle, The Netherlands @ Hedon

11/03 Leiden, The Netherlands @ Gebr. De Nobel

11/04 Berlin, Germany @ Kesselhaus

11/05 Köln, Germany @ Kantine

11/06 Frankfurt, Germany @ Batschkapp

11/07 Antwerp, Belgium @ Zappa

11/08 London, UK @ ULU

11/09 Manchester, UK @ Academy 2

11/11 Zurich, Switzerland @ Plaza

11/12 Paris, France @ Cabaret Sauvage

11/13 Lyon, France @ CCO

11/14 Biarritz, France @ Atabal

11/15 Madrid, Spain @ Shoko

11/16 Barcelona, Spain @  Apolo

11/18 Parma, Italy @ Campus Music Industry

11/19 Munich, Germany @ Freiheiz

11/20 Vienna, Austria @ Szene

11/21 Prague, Czech Republic @ Palac Akropolis

11/22 Dresden, Germany @ Beatpol

11/23 Wroclaw, Poland @ Pralnia

11/24 Hamburg, Germany @ Uebel & Gefahrlich

11/25 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Lille Vega

11/26 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Pustervik

11/27 Stockholm, Sweden @ Fryshuset Klubben

 

Leprous only:

11/28 Oslo Norway @ Vulkan Arena

11/29 Stavanger, Norway @ Folken

11/30 Hamar, Norway @ Festiviteten

 

w/ Amorphis, Soilwork & The Ocean

12/05 Turku, Finland @ Logomo

12/06 Rauha, Finland @ Saimaa Areena

12/07 Helsinki, Finland @ Ice Hall

More Dates TBA

 

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