HUNTRESS Ends 2013 Victoriously – Ready to Start 2014 With a Fury
HUNTRESS has locked down another year of victories as a newcomer metal band. Forming only three years ago, the powerful pentad continues to deliver stellar live performances. 2013 was a landmark year for HUNTRESS, having released their sophomore album Starbound Beast, touring non-stop in support of their critically-acclaimed album, while continuing their quest to bring true heavy metal to the masses. Their video for the song “Zenith” (directed by Phil Mucci) was ranked #3 on “Noisecreep’s Top 10 Videos of 2013“, #4 on “Loudwire’s Top 10 Videos of 2013″ and won “Video of the Year on Unsung Melody. Starbound Beast was also voted #5 in LA Weekly’s Best L.A. Metal Albums of 2013 List.
Vocalist Jill Janus spoke about HUNTRESS‘s amazing year:
“This has been an incredible year for the band, 2013 began with Huntress writing and recording our 2nd album Starbound Beast, which was produced by Zeuss. We’ve been touring virtually non-stop — Sweden Rock Festival, Download Festival, The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, Heavy MTL, Danzig’s 25th Anniversary Tour with Doyle, and ending a wild year as the opening act for Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage and Testament in North America. No rest for the wicked! Our video for ‘Zenith’ (directed by Phil Mucci) was filmed during our hectic tour schedule. It surpassed our expectations and truly captured the vision of our album. It’s part of our legacy, and part of our path to rise above the glorification of mediocrity. Huntress is here for the long haul; our determination, vision and love of music will continue to be our driving force. Hail Heavy Metal!”
2014 will begin right where 2013 left off – seeing HUNTRESS join forces again with Lamb of God, this time for a European/UK tour with Decapitated. The band will also play a string of headline shows; four of which have been announced so far with more to be added soon. See below for a complete list of all dates.
Starbound Beast, is out now on Napalm Records. The album is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, and in Best Buy stores in the US.
HUNTRESS was spawned from the preternatural union of Jill Janus with underground metal bands Professor and Dark Black. They thrive on thundering drums, heavy riffs, spectral solos and catchy choruses that come from the band’s musical concoction of occult science and bong rips. HUNTRESS remains true to the roots of melodic heavy metal with a penchant for thrash, death and black metal.
HUNTRESS on tour with Lamb of God and Decapitated in Europe/UK:
1/6/14: Vienna, Austria @ Venue
1/7/14: Milan, Italy @ Alcatraz
1/8/14: Zurich, Switzerland, @ Komplex
1/10/14: Tillburg. Netherlands @ 013
1/11/14: Brussels, Belgium @ AB Hall
1/12/14: Southampton, England @ Southampton Guildhall
1/13/14: Leeds, England @ Leeds O2 Academy
1/14/14: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England @ Newcastle O2 Academy
1/16/14: Glasgow, Scotland @ Glasgow O2 Academy
1/17/14: Birmingham. England @ Birmingham O2 Academy
1/18/14: London, England @ Brixton O2 Academy
1/19/14: Manchester, England @ Manchester Academy
1/20/14: Bristol, England @ Bristol O2 Academy
Huntress headlining dates:
23/1/14: Haarlam, Netherlands / Patronaat
24/1/14: Enschede, Netherlands / Poppodium Atak
25/1/14: Hamburg, Germany / Rock Café
26/1/14: Köln, Germany / Underground
27/1/14: Berlin, Germany / White Trash
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