Progressive metal unit CREATION’S END have just announced their inclusion in the Uniting The Powers Of Metal 2011 East Coast Tour, as well as a special New York City performance with Suspyre.
First, on June 30th, CREATION’S END will scorch their home town fans at a headlining show at the Sullivan Lounge in Manhattan, with support from New Jersey progressive metallers Suspyre and more bands to be announced shortly. This will be the band’s sophomore live appearance, following their NYC debut show back in early December.
Set to take place this August. the quick but solid five-date Uniting The Powers Of Metal 2011 Tour brings together some of the finest contemporary progressive and power metal bands in the country including Artizan, Seven Kingdoms and Widow, in addition to CREATION’S END, and will make stops in some of the premiere heavy metal markets along America’s Southeastern coastline.
Additionally, as previously announced, CREATION’S END are set to perform at the 2011 installment of ProgPower USA in Atlanta, Georgia this September, where they join an outstanding bill including Therion, Sacntuary, Dream Evil, Ihsahn, Mob Rules, While Heaven Wept, Sensory labelmates Haken, and tons more.
CREATION’S END Live:
6/30/2011 Sullivan Hall – New York, NY w/ Suspyre
Uniting The Powers Of Metal 2011 East Coast Tour
Featuring CREATION’S END Artizan, Seven Kingdoms, Widow
8/17/2011 Jaxx – Springfield, VA
8/18/2011 Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
8/19/2011 The Local – Marietta, GA
8/20/2011 The Haven Lounge – Orlando, FL
8/21/2011 The Local 662 – St. Petersburg, FL
9/16/2011 ProgPower XII – Atlanta, GA
CREATION’S END features guitarists Rudy Albert (ex-Zandelle) and Marco Sfogli (James LaBrie Band), drummer Dario Rodriguez, vocalist Mike DiMeo (ex-Masterplan, ex-Riot) and bassist Joe Black (Chris Caffery, ex-Zandelle). The incredibly layered, explosive eight tracks unleashed on the band’s debut album, A New Beginning — released on Sensory Records in November — showcase the band’s versatility, incorporating powerful melodies and dark, groove-laden displays of crushing, progressive metal.
Interviews with CREATION’S END are available to North American writers by phone and email anytime. Contact Earsplit for more info, or for promos of A New Beginning.
“…simply one of the best progressive metal albums of the past year.15/16″ – Progression Magazine
“The quintet blows through these epics with precision and grace, making a case for this band being one of the subgenre’s future stars.” – Outburn
“…complete with dazzling guitar leads and stabbing synths, the results are extraordinary. To top it all off, Neil Kernon handled the engineering on the album, and as you can imagine, it sounds great. 4/5″ – Sea of Tranquility
“With all this talent it is refreshing to hear that they don’t really focus so much on the actual technical wizardry of the musicianship but on the writing of great dark, brooding melodic songs… 8/10″ – Hellbound
“You will find that the album is well worth the time. This is no flowery, wankfest prog metal album that bores the piss out of you like most do to me. 4/5″ – Metallus Maximus
“…a band that features some superbly talented musicians and I anticipate them being one that will quickly rise to the top of the list in the hearts and minds of Progressive and Power Metal fans around the world. 4.25/5″ – Piercing Metal