17 April 2014
Fates Warning: Returning to Europe this weekend; Isolated bass-track posted!
Fates Warning:  Returning to Europe this weekend; Isolated bass-track posted!
U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have announced their return to Europe for a string of live-shows starting this upcoming Easter weekend in order to continue to support "Darkness In A Different Light", their newest album and first studio effort in almost a decade, released worldwide via InsideOutMusic last September.
Here are again all the confirmed dates:

FATES WARNING - Live in Europe 2014:
19.04.2013 Weert (The Netherlands) - De Bosuil *
20.04.2014 Mons/Bergen (Belgium) - PPM Festival / www.ppmfest.com
21.04.2014 Bochum (Germany) - Matrix *
23.04.2014 Copenhagen (Denmark) - Amager Bio *
24.04.2014 Berlin (Germany) - K17 *
25.04.2014 Hamburg (Germany) - Rock Café St. Pauli *
* Support Act: Kingcrow

FATES WARNING's vocalist Ray Alder checked in to comment about the upcoming mini-.tour as follows:
"We are very excited to announce that FATES will once again be touring Europe! Although it will be a short run, we will be playing some cities that we haven't been to in a long time...We look forward to seeing all of you! Cheers!"

Also, FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera has recently posted an isolated bass-track recording of the "Darkness In A Different Light" album track "Into The Black". Check it out here: www.youtube.com

FATES WARNING's "Darkness In A Different Light" has not only received great response from media and band supporters alike, but also managed to enter the official sales charts in Germany on #41, in The Netherlands on #90 and in the USA on #162 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, as well #50 on the Current Rock Chart, #14 on the Current Hard Music Chart, #142 on the Top Current Albums Chart and #5 on the Top New Artist Albums Chart.

The promotional video clip for the album's first single "Firefly", directed by David Solbjørg and Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud of Twitchyfilms, can be seen here:

A video clip for the track "I Am" based on live-footage during their latest European tour and produced by Oliver Barth / Visions In Fear can be seen here:

A sampler containing pre-listening clips of all the tracks of the album can be checked out here:

"Darkness In A Different Light" was produced by FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos and mixed by long time FATES WARNING engineer Phil Magnotti, while mastering duties were handled by Maor Appelbaum at Maor Appelbaum Mastering, California. The artwork was designed by Conte di San Pietro.

Next to the standard CD jewel case and the Digital Download format, "Darkness In A Different Light" will also be available in Europe as 2CD Mediabook edition and as Gatefold 2LP version (180gr. vinyl in black as well as strictly limited red or white vinyl versions) with four bonus tracks.

All different formats of the album can be purchased in Europe from the InsideOutMusic online shop here: