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French Loudblast will release their new album, "Frozen Moments Between Life And Death", on April 18 via XIII Bis Records. Album will be distributed by Warner. "Frozen Moments Between Life And Death" was recorded over a five-week period and was mixed by producer Peter Tagtgren at Abyss Studio in Parlby, Sweden.
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The track listing for the CD is as follows:
1. Frozen moments between life and death
2. Neverending blast
3. Emptiness crushes my soul
4. Cold blooded kind
5. Towards oneness
6. Nosce te ipsum
7. The bitter seed
8. Hazardous magic
9. To bury an empire
The band will start touring from the 15th April on, with opening act Destinity on the French April tour.
15.04 AIGLEMONT Festival Rock sur ElMont
16.04 VITRY LE FRANCOIS LOrange Bleue
17.04 LYON CCO
19.04 NANTES Le Ferrailleur
20.04 NIORT Le Camji
21.04 PARIS Le Divan du Monde
22.04 ALBERVILLE Festival D-Viation
23.04 PLOUGONVELIN Festival du Menhir Chevelu
24.04 CAMBRAI Betizfest
30.04 NOTRE DAME DE GRAVENCHON Larcade
14.05 DURBUY (B) Festival Durbuy Rock
20.05 CERGY PONTOISE Lobservatoire
21.05 HENIN BEAUMONT LEscapade
28.05 PONTCEY Le Moulin
09.07 AMNEVILLE Festival Sonisphere
03.09 Osnabruck (D) festival
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