KEN MODE by Brenna Faris
KEN MODE by Brenna Faris

KEN MODE announce European tour for September

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The acclaimed noisy hardcore / metal hybrid KEN mode is gearing up for a European tour, accompanied by the emerging sludge metal powerhouse, Fange! The highly anticipated tour commences on September 24th at Amplifest in Porto, PT, with an exhilarating journey through 16 cities, culminating at Perpetual Flame Ministries in London, UK on October 14th.

On the tour, Jesse Matthewson (guitar/vocals) comments: “It will have been 5 years since we’ve done a proper European tour, and we are excited to bring this new lineup to the mainland. Roadburn was but a warmup for what we’re going to unleash. I wish we had more than 3 weeks to do it in… so we’ll just have to come back more frequently over the next year to cover more terrain! Bookending this trip with Amplifest and Perpetual Flame Ministries Vol 2 is going to be an absolute blast, and it will be a pleasure to get to see FANGE every night for 3 weeks. They are a name you’ll be hearing more from, that I can guarantee.”

With more corrosive emotion than ever, KEN mode recently unveiled a new single via Toronto’s Artoffact Records. The masterfully abrasive ‘I Cannot’ kicks off and closes out akin to a live show with heavy, well-placed feedback – sure to get anyone fortunate enough to make it to one of these tour dates pumped right up. Seamlessly blending together deep metal riffs, noise-rock vocals, and punk rock chaos, the new track is yet another showcase of this band’s astounding ability to blend genres effortlessly. Something you definitely do not want to miss live.

KEN MODE announce European tour for September

09.24.23 Porto, PT @ Amplifest*
09.26.23 Rouen, FR @ Le 106
09.27.23 Lille, FR @ Aeronef
09.28.23 Paris, FR @ Point Ephemere
09.29.23 Angouleme, FR @ La Nef
09.30.23 Clermont-Ferrand @ La Cooperative De Mai
10.01.23 Yverdon, CH @ L’Amalgame*
10.02.23 Karlsruhe, DE @ Jubez
10.03.23 Dresden, DE @ Ostpol
10.04.23 Wroclaw, PL @ Klub Lacznik
10.05.23 Berlin, DE @ Urban Spree
10.07.23 Aalborg, DK @ 1000 Fryd
10.08.23 Aarhus, DK @ Headquarters
10.10.23 Liege, BE @ La Zone
10.11.23 Haarlem, NL @ Patronaat
10.12.23 Bruxelles, BE @ La Botanique
10.13.23 Brighton, UK @ The Hope & Ruin*
10.14.23 London, UK @ Perpetual Flame Ministries w/Lingua Ignota*

*(No Fange)

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