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AVATAR Unleash Video For "Chimp Mosh Pit"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Sunday, April 30, 2023 @ 5:56 AM


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The heavy metal 'n' roll, dark, madcap visionaries collectively known as AVATAR — vocalist Johannes Eckerstrφm, guitarists Jonas Jarlsby and Tim Φhrstrφm, bassist Henrik Sandelin, and drummer John Alfredsson — released their magnum opus and ninth album, Dance Devil Dance, this past winter via Black Waltz Records, distributed by Thirty Tigers.

Today, they have shared the animated hybrid video for "Chimp Mosh Pit". Watch it on KNAC.COM HERE.

"Choosing what songs to make videos out of from Dance Devil Dance was harder than ever, with some very strong candidates," says Eckerstrφm. "Having battle tested "Chimp Mosh Pit" on stage over and over makes me feel we made a very good choice. It's a fun ride. I like how it leans into the good rock 'n' roll times we like to mix with the destructive energy of the metal stuff. It feels like we are the only band who could've made this video."

AVATAR will also return to the road this week on a headline tour that kicks off April 28 in Omaha and runs through May 28 in Pittsburgh. VEIL OF MAYA and ORBIT CULTURE will support. The rest of AVATAR's summer and fall is filling up! With UK and European festivals and their first-ever Australian headline shows this summer, and back to the U.S. in the fall, AVATAR are making the world theirs.

All dates are below, including key spring festival appearances.

AVATAR ON TOUR:
WITH VEIL OF MAYA + ORBIT CULTURE:

  • 4/28 — Omaha, NE — The Admiral
  • 4/29 — Denver, CO — Ogden
  • 4/30 — Salt Lake City, UT — The Depot
  • 5/1 — Boise, ID — Revolution
  • 5/3 — San Diego. CA — Observatory
  • 5/4 — Los Angeles, CA — Belasco
  • 5/5 — San Francisco, CA — The Fillmore
  • 5/6 — Las Vegas, NV — House of Blues
  • 5/7 — Phoenix, AZ — Van Buren
  • 5/9 — Austin, TX — Emo's
  • 5/10 — Dallas, TX — The Echo Lounge & Music Hall
  • 5/12 — Minneapolis, MN — Skyway Theater
  • 5/13 — Green Bay, WI — Epic Events Center
  • 5/14 — Moline, IL — The Rust Belt
  • 5/15 — Chicago, IL — House of Blues
  • 5/16 — Detroit, MI — Royal Oak Theatre
  • 5/18 — Daytona Beach, FL — Welcome to Rockville+
  • 5/19 — St. Petersburg, FL — Jannus Live
  • 5/20 — Atlanta, GA — Buckhead Theater
  • 5/21 — Lexington, KY — Manchester Music Hall
  • 5/23 — New York, NY — Webster Hall
  • 5/24 — Boston, MA — Paradise
  • 5/25 — Silver Springs, MD — The Fillmore
  • 5/26 — Philadelphia, PA — TLA
  • 5/27 — Columbus, OH — Sonic Temple+
  • 5/28 — Pittsburgh, PA — Roxian Theater
+ Festival date


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