Haken release third single from 'Fauna', share music video
Official press release:Progressive rockers Haken recently announced their seventh studio album Fauna, the group's most genre-busting and conceptually fascinating album to date, will be released on March 3rd, 2023.
Today, the band are pleased to release "Taurus" the 3rd single from the album. You can watch the video, produced by Crystal Spotlight, below. Preorder Fauna here.
Vocalist Ross Jennings says the following about the track:
With such a diverse and eclectic array of material on 'Fauna', it was important for us to include a piece of music that represented the metallic edge of our sound which was exploited predominantly on 'Vector' & 'Virus', with our focus being on hard hitting riffs in odd time signatures.
The song's lyrics were written roughly at the same time we all started hearing about the devastation and crisis happening in Ukraine. I was already writing the piece based on the annual migration of the wildebeests with strong references to people travelling in herds and strength in numbers. Suddenly I realised I had an anchor for what the song could be about and knowing this gives it all the more emotional weight; We're all on some sort of journey towards salvation or enlightenment. Sometimes out of choice or not, we need to leave the past behind us and make new beginnings. We only have each other, and belief and hope are our strongest allies.
Now, the band are thrilled to announce tour dates for their North American Fauna Expedition for 2023. The tour will begin on May 3rd in Nashville, TN and conclude on June 3rd in Chicago, IL. Arch Echo will be joining the run as support.The band has this message for fans:
We had such a great time in North America earlier this year, and can't wait to return for a headline tour with our new album - Fauna!
05/03 Nashville, TN @ TBA
05/04 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
05/05 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
05/06 Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater
05/07 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Bell
05/09 Boston, MA @ Paradise
05/10 Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
05/11 New York City, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
05/12 Washington DC @ The Black Cat
05/13 Charlotte, NC @ Underground
05/15 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
05/16 Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
05/17 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
05/19 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
05/20 Austin, TX @ Come and Take it Live
05/21 El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
05/22 Phoenix, AZ @ The Nile
05/23 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
05/24 Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theater
05/25 San Francisco, CA @ August Hall
05/26 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
05/27 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theater
05/28 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
05/30 Salt Lake City, UT @ Commonwealth Room
05/31 Denver, CO @ Gothic Theater
06/01 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
06/02 Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
06/03 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
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