Anathema Announce North American Tour Dates

Anathema Announce North American Tour Dates

Anathema, who recently revealed new song “Springfield” from their forthcoming album, The Optimist (June 9, Kscope), have now announced their first North American dates since 2014. The nine dates, which kick off on Aug. 16 in Baltimore, include stops in New York, Chicago and a trio of Canadian dates. 

"Touring the U.S. and Canada is always a fantastic privilege,” said guitar player Daniel Cavanagh. “These countries have been the birthplace of some of the most revered recording artists of all time. We are delighted to visit the east coast and we promise to visit the west coast, following up soon. Our new album, The Optimist, is set in America. It will be a blast! "

Tickets are available this Friday, April 21st. Tour dates are listed below. For more details please visit facebook.com/anathemamusic.

Tour dates:

August 16Baltimore, MDSoundstage

August 17New York, NYGramercy Theater

August 18Boston, MABrighton Music Hall

August 19Quebec, QCSaile Multi

August 20Montreal, QCAstral

August 21Toronto, ONOpera House

August 23Chicago, ILBottom Lounge

August 24Cleveland, OHHouse of Blues

August 25Philadelphia, PATheatre of Living Arts

Pre-orders for The Optimist are available now via http://found.ee/The_Optimist in the following formats:

Deluxe 12" hardbook featuring:

* 40-page artwork book, with artwork from Travis Smith

* CD The Optimist with 11 original album tracks

* CD featuring 6 bonus tracks - 3 demo versions and 3 live demo recordings from the band's November 2016 dates

* DVD-V The Optimist with 11 original album tracks, 24/96 LPCM Stereo & 24/96 DTS 5.1 surround mix

* Blu-Ray disc The Optimist 11 original album tracks, 24/96 LPCM Stereo, 24/96 LPCM 5.1 lossless surround mix & 24/96 DTS-HD Master Audio lossless 5.1 surround mix
 

2-Disc CD & DVD Mediabook:

* 24 page booklet

* CD The Optimist with 11 original album tracks

* DVD-V The Optimist with 11 original album tracks, 24/96 LPCM Stereo & 24/96 DTS 5.1 surround mix
 

Blu-Ray featuring:

The Optimist 11 original album tracks, 24/96 LPCM Stereo, 24/96 LPCM 5.1 lossless surround mix & 24/96 DTS-HD Master Audio lossless 5.1 surround mix
 

CD featuring:

The Optimist with 11 original album tracks
 

Double gatefold 180g heavyweight LP featuring:

The Optimist 11 original album tracks (with MP3 download code)

* Limited edition red vinyl LP version (with MPD download code) available exclusively through the band's webstore
 

Digital download featuring:

The Optimist 11 original album tracks with pre-orders receiving an instant download of "Springfield"

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