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KATATONIA KICK OFF U.S. TOUR! STREAM “IDLE BLOOD!” WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED MAYONES GUITAR! AHHHHHH!!!

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Katatonia’s MetalSucks-sponsored “New Night Over North America 2010” tour kicks off today! Featuring support from the always-excellent Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land, the Swedish metal legends’ latest trek is guaranteed to be a killer time. And to celebrate, MetalSucks is teaming up with Peaceville Records and Omerch to give away a Mayones guitar played and signed by played and autographed by Katatonia during the tour! How awesome is that?

Here’s how it’s gonna work:

  • In the comments section below, answer the following question: “If you had one day with Katatonia vocalist Jonas Renkse, how would you spend it?”
  • One grand-prize winner will receive the autographed guitar (pictured above… it obviously hasn’t been autographed yet), the tour edition of Katatonia’s Night is the New Day (out now on Peaceville), a Mayones Guitar t-shirt, plus his or her choice of a t-shirt from Katatonia’s merch store, powered by Omerch.
  • One runner-up will receive the tour edition of Night is the New Day and a Kataonia t-shirt of his or her choice.
  • Make sure you register for the comments with an actual e-mail address, as all winners will be contacted by e-mail. If you’re connecting through Facebook, you need to leave your e-mail address as part of your comment — we can’t contact you via a social network, sorry.
  • This contest is open to U.S. residents only. Shipping a guitar ain’t cheap, y’know.

And that’s it! Best of luck to all our entrants.

Now, for your listening pleasure, here’s “Idle Blood,” from Night is the New Day…

KATATONIA – “IDLE BLOOD”

KATATONIA – “IDLE BLOOD”

…and here are tour dates for the “New Night Over North America 2010” tour with Katatonia, Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land:

Sept. 8 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
Sept. 9 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
Sept. 10 – New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
Sept .11 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
Sept. 12 – Montreal, Quebec, Canada @ Petit Campus
Sept. 13 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Opera House
Sept. 14 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
Sept. 15 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie´s
Sept. 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Rave
Sept. 17 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies Rock Club
Sept. 18 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
Sept. 21 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Sept. 22 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
Sept. 23 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Sept. 24 – San Francisco, CA @ The Parkside
Sept. 25 – Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre
Sept. 26 – West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Sept. 28 – Mesa, AZ @ U.B.´s Bar
Sept. 29 – Tucson, AZ @ Club DV8
Sept. 30 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
Oct. 1 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s Alternative Lounging
Oct. 2 – Houston, TX @ Meridian
Oct. 4 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Oct. 5 – Louisville, KY @ Uncle Pleasants
Oct. 6 – Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
Oct. 7 – West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx

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