Sweden's classic rock heavyweights Spiritual Beggars released their new album, Earth Blues, April 16 in North America! Earth Blues is the band's 8th studio release and marks Spiritual Beggars' 20th anniversary as a band. The band's lineup includes current and past members of metal heavyweights Arch Enemy, Carcass, Opeth, Firewind and Witchery.
The band wrapped up a successful European tour in April, which included an intense show at Holland's prestigious Roadburn festival. They played their first show ever in Mexico on May 25th and the band has also now confirmed 2 shows in Greece for October.
Spiritual Beggars - Live 2013:
23.06.2013 Clisson (France) - Hellfest
11.10.2013 Athens (Greece) - Kyttaro Live
12.10.2013 Thessaloniki (Germany) - Eightball
Spiritual Beggars' April 16th show in Cologne's Underground Club during their recent European tour was filmed and broadcast by German national TV via WDR's Rockpalast series. The full concert as well as interviews with the band can be now viewed online here: www.wdr.de/tv/rockpalast
Next to the standard CD and Digital Download versions, Earth Blues is also available in Europe as limited Mediabook 2CD and as Gatefold 2LP (black, brown, splatter or blue options), both including the 8 live-tracks from the band's Return To Live Mini-Album, which were never previously released outside of Japan, as bonus.
Check out the official video clip for the album's opening track, "Wise As A Serpent", here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDb7r2E5qfw
A static video for the song "Turn The Tide" can also be heard here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVvKjUj1lns
Check out the track "Kingmaker" here: soundcloud.com/officialinsideoutmusic
Spiritual Beggars line-up:
Michael Amott (Guitars, Arch Enemy, ex-Carcass)
Ludwig Witt (Drums, Grand Magus, ex-Firebird)
Per Wiberg (Keys - ex-Opeth)
Sharlee D'Angelo (Bass, Arch Enemy, Witchery)
Apollo Papathanasio (Vocals, ex-Firewind)
[Source: InsideOut Music]