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Meshuggah announce London show as part of 25th anniversary tour

By | Published on Thursday 28 August 2014


Swedish extreme metallers Meshuggah have announced a series of European shows as part of their continued 25th anniversary celebrations. The dates include a performance at The Roundhouse in London on 20 Dec.

Earlier this year, drummer Tomas Haake said of the band’s latest milestone: “You try to wrap your head around it but comprehension fails – it’s been 25 years since the first official Meshuggah release! … Who would have thought, huh?! That our small group of young guys would get to not only write and record our own quirky, deviant style of metal, but that we would still be doing it a quarter century later, making our living off of what we love to do!! Now in our 40s we can’t but look back at it jaw-dropped and baffled at the fact!”

Ahead of the tour, the band will release a new live DVD, titled ‘The Ophidian Trek’, and re-issue 2004 EP ‘I’ through Nuclear Blast on 29 Sep.

Watch the video for ‘I Am Colossus’, the opening track from Meshuggah’s 2012 album ‘Koloss’, here: