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Man Must Die Announce UK Tour Dates
September 18, 2009
Scotland’s Man Must Die has announced the dates for their first UK tour in support of their brand new album 'No Tolerance For Imperfection'. Man Must Die will team up with Viatrophy and Traces for this week-long run through the United Kingdom. A listing of confirmed dates and cities can be found below.

Man Must Die saw the international release of 'No Tolerance For Imperfection' in early August. The follow-up to their Relapse debut, 'The Human Condition', is currently streaming in its entirety at

Man Must Die recently added a second guitar player to ranks; Rene Hauffe from German grinders Japanische Kampfhorpsiele. The two bands have recently completed a European tour together, along with Macabre, where Hauffe began learning the new material.

Man Must Die Tour Dates w/ Viatrophy, Traces:
10/31 - Lancaster, UK - The Bobbin
11/01 - Glasgow, UK - Ivory Blacks
11/02 - Sunderland, UK - Independent
11/03 - Leeds, UK - Rios
11/04 - London, UK - Old Blue Last
11/05 - Reading, UK - Face Bar
11/06 - Bristol, UK - TBA
11/15 - Braga, Portugal - Bracara Extreme Fest 2009

Updated Man Must Die news and album information will be made available at and the Man Must Die Official MySpace page at
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HOME TOWN: Reading, South UK
Adam Mayes - Vocals
John Jones - Guitar
Gurneet Ahluwalia - Guitar
Gavin Thane - Bass
Craig Reynolds - Drums

Formed in 2005 by guitarist Gurneet Ahluwalia and vocalist Adam Mayes, Viatrophy are a metal band with a point to prove. In a scene saturated with over-produced and uninspired bands, the current line up, completed Gavin Thane (bass), John Jones (guitar) and Craig Reynolds (drums), cut a thrilling presence as anyone whose witnesses them live will testify. Chaos, detritus, broken ceilings, torn carpets, spilt pints, broken limbs, and of course, epic fucking metal; these are the things you can expect from a Viatrophy live show, and that’s why their self-titled debut album is awaited with bated breath.

Recorded at Fortress Studios, London, by Justin Hill and Dan Weller, whose midas-like production talents have helped Enter Shikari and Johnny Truant gain worldwide attention, it’s not so much an album, but a document that traces the band’s brutal, bloody-minded path. Written over the last three years since the release of their 4 K! rated ‘Chronicles ‘ EP, its creation has seen numerous band members come and go, and a variety of all t-shirt-and-no-tunes bands do much the same. One thing has remained the same, however, and that’s Viatrophy’s dedication to crafting the hardest, most progressive metal music this side of hell. A quick listen will tell you as much.

From the blasts of fortified guitars and guttural howls, through to the ethereal euphoria of the group’s delicately composed melodic sections, Viatrophy’s brutal virgin odyssey is an album that will quite literally create shockwaves of seismic proportions with one gentle of tap of a ‘play’ button. And with a typically relentless touring schedule planned throughout the UK and Europe in support of its release this summer, the only question you need to ask, is where you’re going to be when it finally hits – behind a computer screen looking for new talent, or down the front watching the real thing.