‘ENTRENCH’ AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH NEW DAMAGE RECORDS IN CANADA
(July 25, 2013 – Toronto, ON) After spending the first half of the year touring extensively in support of their critically acclaimed album ‘Entrench’, JUNO-Award winning metallic hardcore and noise rock band KEN mode have just announced that they will be heading back on the road for an extensive cross-Canada tour this fall. Presented by Exclaim!, the month-long tour kicks off in London on October 18th at Call The Office and will wrap up in Saskatoon on November 15th. Tickets for the tour will go on-sale Monday July 29. Full Canadian tour dates are below.
Hailing from Winnipeg, MB, KEN mode is made up of Jesse Matthewson (Guitars, Vocals), Shane Matthewson (Drums) and Andrew Lacour (Bass, Vocals). The band whose previous full-length Venerable became the first album in Canadian history to win the ‘Metal/Hard Album Of the Year’ at the 2012 JUNO’s, recently landed themselves a highly coveted spot on the Polaris long list for their latest release ‘Entrench’.
Currently touring across the U.S with Inter Arma and slotted to be joining Rosetta next month, before heading home, KEN mode will be travelling to Europe and the UK to tour alongside Finnish hardcore band Unkind.
CANADIAN FALL TOUR w/Full of Hell
18.OCT.13 London, ON Call The Office
19.OCT.13 Toronto, ON Sneaky Dee’s
20.OCT.13 Hamilton, ON This Ain’t Hollywood
22.OCT.13 Kingston, ON Mansion
23.OCT.13Montreal, QC Katacombes
24.OCT.13 Quebec City, QC L’Agitee
25.OCT.13 Fredericton, NB Capital Complex
27.OCT.13 Moncton, NB Tide and Boar
29.OCT.13 Ottawa, ON Café Dekcuf
31.OCT.13 Thunder Bay, ON Crocks
02.NOV.13 Winnipeg, MB, The Windsor Hotel
05.NOV.13 Regina, SK O’Hanlans Pub
07.NOV.13 Calgary, AB Palomino
08.NOV.13 Kelowna, BC The Level
09.NOV.13 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret
10.NOV.13 Whistler, BC Garfinkels
12.NOV.13 Victoria, BC Lucky Bar
14.NOV.13 Edmonton, AB Pawn Shop
15.NOV.13 Saskatoon, SK Amigo’s
What the press is saying about KEN mode’s ‘Entrench’:
“This record manages to embody a live-off-the-floor aggression and spontaneity while unquestionably possessing the polish and depth of the finest studio material…After producing such a powerful, chimeric record, which will unquestionably stand as their masterpiece, there’s no question that KEN mode are currently at the peak of their collective talents.” – Exclaim!
“Entrench revels substantial compositional growth, with KEN mode crossing borders into new territories without losing its sense of identity…Containing belligerent and inspiring tunes for frustrating days, Entrench has arrived at the perfect time.” – Pop Matters
“A belligerent shot of heavy metal and hardcore, math rock and no wave, Entrench bears the best signs of a debut. It is urgent and relentless, restless and angry… Entrench is the work of veterans who earned the rare second chance to make a first impression. They do not waste the opportunity.” – Pitchfork