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08 May 2015
The Haunted: Touring in China, Japan and Australia; European festivals; Writing new material!
The Haunted:  Touring in China, Japan and Australia; European festivals; Writing new material!
Swedish Thrash Metallers THE HAUNTED continue to successfully promote their 8th full-length album, "Exit Wounds", which was released worldwide via Century Media Records last August.
THE HAUNTED's next travels starting this weekend take the band to China, Japan as well as to Australia, where they team up with label-mates Insomnium for a string of shows. Furthermore, the band will appear at several European summer festivals including Graspop (Belgium); Hellfest (France), Nord Open Air (Germany), Rock Harz (Germany), Brutal Assault (Czech Republic) and also Metal Hammer Paradise (Germany) later in 2015.Here is the list of upcoming shows that have been announced so far:

THE HAUNTED - Live 2015:
May 9 - Beijing (China) - Yu Gong Yi Shan Livehouse + Belphegor
May 11 - Tokyo (Japan) - Club Quattro
May 12 - Osaka (Japan) - Club Quattro
May 14 - Brisbane (Australia) - Hi Fi + Insomnium
May 15 - Melbourne (Australia) - Hi Fi + Insomnium
May 16 - Sydney (Australia) - Manning Bar + Insomnium
Jun 20 - Dessel (Belgium) - Graspop Metal Meeting
Jun 21 - Clisson (France) - Hellfest Open Air
Jul 11 - Ballenstedt (Germany) - Rock Harz Open Air
Jul 25 - Essen (Germany) - Nord Open Air
Aug 05 - Jaromer (Czech Republic) - Brutal Assault
Nov 13-14 - Weissenhäuser Strand (Germany) - Metal Hammer Paradise
More dates will be announced soon...

Additionally, THE HAUNTED have also already started the songwriting work for their upcoming album. Guitarist Jensen checked in with the following report: "Not known as a band that likes to rest on our laurels, we're pushing ahead with the follow-up to last year's 'Exit Wounds' album! We have most of the stuff written already, looking to record in August/September and to have it released before the end of this year. We're very excited about the new material and can't wait to give you the chance to hear it! Better nail down the roof in good time...and reserve the top spot on your x-mas wish list for this upcoming aural bad boy!"

THE HAUNTED's current album "Exit Wounds" was highly praised as a return to form and managed to enter international sales charts as follows: Germany # 64, Finland # 15, Switzerland # 100 , Sweden # 32, USA # 151 Top Current Albums, USA # 5 Heatseekers.

Video clips for "Exit Wounds":
"Cutting Teeth" video clip: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN7HMG4tVI0
"Cutting Teeth" video clip (within Germany): www.muzu.tv/the-haunted/the-haunted-cutting-teeth-official-video-video/2287679/
"Eye Of the Storm" video clip: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNAwrj1EUo8
"Eye Of the Storm" video clip n(within Germany): www.muzu.tv/the-haunted/eye-of-the-storm-official-video-video/2295767/

Check here for all available physical formats of the release: smarturl.it/thehauntedCMD or in order to purchase it digitally via iTunes, check here: smarturl.it/exitwoundsiTunes

THE HAUNTED line-up 2015:
Marco Aro - Vocals
Jensen - Guitars
Ola Englund - Guitars
Jonas Björler - Bass
Adrian Erlandsson - Drums

More details about THE HAUNTED's upcoming studio album will be revealed soon...