Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Gates Of Slumber Press Quotes & Updated Tour Dates.

Check out some impressive press quotes along with an updated tour itinerary for Gates Of Slumber's "Conquest of Poverty" tour.


"Trapped In The Web" video played for four weeks in a row on MTV's Headbanger's Ball to an overwhelming response

Pitchfork Media feature:

"Huge riffs, demonic growls and sword-sharp solos these battle-ready warriors hail from the hellish outlands." - SPIN

"Frevently old-fashioned doom, the Indiana trio know exactly how a heavy album should sound." - 9/10 Decibel

"Easily one of the best doom/heavy metal albums of 2008, "Conqueror" is the sound of a band peaking. It doesn't get much better." - 9/10 BLABBERMOUTH

"The freshest metal record you'll hear this year." - Pittsburgh Daily News

"It doesn't get any truer than this" - Terrorizer

"The Gates Of Slumber are something of a reevelation and are on a mission to kill stone dead any false metaller foolish enough to cross their path." - Kerrang!

"'Conqueror' is a varied and ultimately satisfying doom/stoner metal album" - About.com

THE GATES OF SLUMBER "Conquest Of Poverty" Tour
11/8/09 TBA
11/9/08 Denver, CO @ Funhouse
11/10/08 Boise, ID @ The Gusto Bar (w/ Cast Into Eternity)
11/11/08 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
11/12/08 Seattle WA @ Studio Seven

11/14/08 Oakland, CA @ The Metro (w/ The Faceless, Decrepit Birth)
11/15/08 Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
11/16/08 Los Angeles, CA @ Black Castle
11/17/08 Tempe, AZ @ Big Fish Pub
11/18/08 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
11/19/08 Abilene, TX @ Midnight Rodeo
11/20/08 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit (w/ Anal Cunt)
11/21/08 Austin, TX @ Red 7 (w/ Anal Cunt)
11/22/08 Dallas, TX @ Reno's Chop Shop (w/ Anal Cunt)
11/23/08 TBA w/ Anal Cunt
11/24/08 New Orleans, LA @ Dragon's Den
11/25/08 Tallahassee, FL @ The Engine Room
11/26/08 Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
11/28/08 Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic
11/29/08 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
11/30/08 Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head (w/ Fierce Allegiance, Strong Intention)
12/1/08 New York, NY @ Lit Lounge - Precious Metal Mondays
12/2/08 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
12/3/08 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop (w/ Midnight, Argus)
12/4/08 Columbus, OH @ Ravari Room
12/5/08 Chicago, IL @ The Metal Shaker

12/6/08 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater

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