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Nightstalker... New Video, New Tour.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Words from The Obelisk..

The only thing I don’t get about the new video for the title-track of Dead Rock Commandos — the 2012 Small Stone debut from long-running Greek rockers Nightstalker — is the kidnapping. Okay, so Nightstalker are getting chased through the woods by mysterious gasmasked paramilitary forces. I got that. But then they get kidnapped, the hoods over their heads and the whole bit, and marched single-file to an also-mysterious white room with instruments… and they start rocking out.

So the part I don’t get is, weren’t Nightstalker going to rock out anyway? Why would these commandos need to bring them into this room? And what is the room? Could it be that the volume from their heavy riffing output is being harvested to power some kind of sinister death ray? Or worse, that Nightstalker are being set up as some kind of exhibit in a terrible post-apocalyptic rock and roll zoo? Truly, there are many questions still to be answered.

What’s way clearer in watching “Dead Rock Commandos” is that Nightstalker have the stoner thing on lockdown. The video premiered today, and Nightstalker will bring the rock directly to the people starting May 31 with Ape Machine supporting. Dates follow the clip below:

Including an appearance at the 2013 Freak Valley Festival, Nightstalker will be heading out on a European tour in support of 2012′s Dead Rock Commandos. The ultra-catchy riff-fest was released by Small Stone last year and found the long-running Athens outfit right at home in classic heavy fuzz ‘n’ roll.

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Nightstalker Tour Dates
 

Date Location Venue With
May 31, 2013 Munster, DE Rare Guitar  
Jun 1, 2013 Netphen, DE Freak Valley Festival  
Jun 2, 2013 Antwerpen, BE Antwerpen Music City  
Jun 4, 2013 Paris, FR Les Combustibles  
Jun 5, 2013 Leuven, BE Rockbar  
Jun 6, 2013 Wild Rover Aachen, DE  
Jun 7, 2013 Hasselt, BE Carpe Diem  
Jun 8, 2013 Wurzburg, DE Immerhin  
Jun 9, 2013 Salzburg, AT Rockhouse  
Jun 11, 2013 St. Gallen, CH Rumpeltum  
Jun 12, 2013 Feldkirch, AT Graf Hugo  
Jun 13, 2013 Erfurt, DE Stadtgarten  
Jun 14, 2013 Berlin, DE Dazzle  

 

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