Melding the forthright intensity of rock with the skill and inventiveness of progressive metal, Brisbane’s CALIGULA’S HORSE have announced an October 16 release of their 3rd album ‘Bloom’ through InsideOutMusic, as well as extensive Australian and European tour dates.
‘Bloom’ follows 2011’s colourful and dynamic debut ‘Moments From Ephemeral City’, and 2013’s critically acclaimed dark narrative concept album ‘The Tide, the Thief & River’s End’, an album that Metal Obsession hailed as ‘nearly perfect’.
“‘Bloom’ is very special to all of us – it’s an album full of colour and life, vibrance and energy, but one that breathes in and out with a natural ebb and flow,” says lead vocalist Jim Grey. “It’s exactly what we hoped to achieve with Caligula’s Horse. To us, this album has a life of its own.”
Equal parts grandiose and crushing, melodic and energetic, enjoy the first taste of Caligula’s Horse’s third record ‘Bloom’ right this moment.
Having secured deals with The Agency Group for live bookings, and signing an international record deal with lauded prog/metal label InsideOut Music (home to Devin Townsend, Spock’s Beard and Pain of Salvation), the band will tour Australia with UK metal heroes TesseracT this October, before embarking on an extensive month-long tour of Europe and the UK with Norwegian blackjazz innovators Shining.
Caligula’s Horse are known for their energetic live show and fierce stage presence, a quality that has seen them join the likes of Opeth, Mastodon, The Ocean and Protest The Hero on the stage and the road. This kind of intense touring regime will see them right at home.
Tour dates listed below.
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES w/ Shining (NO)
28/10 – Gothenburg, Fangelset
29/10 – Copenhagen, Lille Vega
31/10 – Dresden, Grovestation
01/11 – Krakow, Fabryka
02/11 – Warsaw, Hydrozagadka
03/11 – Wroclaw, Liverpool Club
04/11 – Prague, Podnik
05/11 – Vienna, Viper Room
06/11 – Budapest, A38
07/11 – Ljubljana, Kino Siska
08/11 – Bologna, Locomotiv
09/11 – Milan, Lo Fi
10/11 – Winterthur, Salzhaus
12/11 – Luxembourg, Sonic Visions
13/11 – Frankfurt, Nachtleben
14/11 – Stuttgart, Keller Club
15/11 – Utrecht, Tivoli de Helling
16/11 – Bochum, Matrix
17/11 – Brussels, Rotonde
18/11 – Paris, Divan Du Monde
19/11 – London, Underworld
20/11 – Glasgow, Ivory Blacks
21/11 – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
22/11 – Manchester, Sound Control