Unearth Shanghai Gig 2012

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UNEARTH is a famous metal core band from US


General Information

Date: '2012-10-12 8:30pm

Venue: Shanghai Qianshuiwan Art & Creativity Center 上海浅水湾艺术创意中心

Addr.: Shanghai Putuo District, No. 179 Yichang Road (near Jiangning Road)

Tickets: 180RMB pre-sale / 260RMB at doors

Hotlines: 021-62263190(91)(9am-9pm)

Website: Announcement on Painkillermag.com


12 years of heaviness,
Painkiller Anniversary Party
will shake the ground of Shanghai
with US leading metal force UNEARTH

After 12 years of hard rocking efforts, Painkiller Magazine, the first Chinese metal and heavy music magazine from Beijing will reach out to Shanghai for it's famous anniversary party for the first time. Some still remember the gigantic show of LAMB OF GOD at the beginning of this year that showed enthusiastic and hungry the Shanghaian metal crowd can be for good rocking acts and due to Painkillers 12th Anniversary, UNEARTH, one of the leading bands of NWoAHM has been invited to performe in Shanghai!

Hailing from Massachusetts, UNEARTH was formed in 1998 as a typical hard core & metal crossover. It took a few years until their 2nd album "The Oncoming Storm" in 2004 helped them to gain widely respect and attention within the international metal community, also tours on Sounds of the Underground or Ozzyfest sharing the stage with KSE, LAMB OF GOD, SHADOWS FALL, SLIPKNOT etc. brought them masses of followership. The real deal breaker was the album "In The Eyes of Fire" of 2006 with the classic line up of today they forged a sound that is representive for NWoAHM and the following album "The March" in 2008 alone sold over 100 thousand units in the US! Their songs has been chosen to be theme songs of movies, games and online activities. Now with a new drummer they sets off to conquer new territories.

Both guitarplayers Ken Susi and Buz McGrath are playing 7 string guitars and they are world wide endorsers of the famous brand ESP. Buz McGrath has been visiting China this June for ESP guitar workshop. October 2012, UNEARTH will go on their first east Asian tour, this time they not only performe on the 12th Anniversary Shanghai gig of Painkiller, they will also pay a visit in Guangzhou and Hongkong to spread the sound of metal upon China. This year in August in Germany on Wacken Open Air, they already met the festival mates from Beijing, now The Falling will open the UNEARTH show in Shanghai together will local melodic death metal band Fearless and metal core band Hidden Agenda.

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