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TesseracT debut “Survival” music video

Thomas Bellflower September 3, 2015

VIDEO FOR NEW TRACK

 “Survival”

POLARIS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

NEW YORK – Ahead of the release of the brand new studio album Polaris from the U.K.’s premier progressive act TesseracT, the band are giving fans worldwide a chance to see their first video for new track ‘Survival’.

Vocalist Dan Tompkins comments on the video: “As musicians we’ve never had ‘overnight’ success; we’ve all worked tirelessly for well over a decade and committed to many personal sacrifices to exist as a band. Survival is a hard hitting song about the struggles we’ve encountered along the way but specifically and especially about the strain and burden of being apart from our loved ones to whom we are forever beholden for their steadfast and loving support. The idea behind our video represents that struggle for Survival and the burning desire to be reunited with our families after long periods of absence.”

 

With the stunning Derbyshire landscape as a backdrop ‘Survival’ was filmed & directed by Pele Newell he said “Working with TesseracT has been great, it’s nice to work with people that are so passionate about what they do.” On the video concept he comments, ”The video is set in the near future where Imani (The actors) has been framed. Central are hunting him down as they have already captured his family. He’s on a constant battle to find them without being captured himself.”

 
TesseracT will return to North America for a healthy batch of tour dates slated for later this year. The band has tapped THE CONTORTIONIST as main support along with ERRA, and SKYHARBOR. Dates will kick off on November 2nd at the Theater for Living Arts in Philadelphia and run coast to coast making a few stops in Canada before wrapping things up at Irving Plaza in New York City on December 7th.

 

Tour:

11/2/15 – Philadelphia, PA – TLA
11/3/15 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
11/4/15 – Montreal, QC – Café Campus
11/6/15 – Toronto, ON – The Phoenix Theater
11/7/15 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
11/8/15 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
11/9/15 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
11/11/15 – Winnipeg, MB – WECC
11/12/15 – Saskatoon, SK – O’Briens
11/13/15 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
11/14/15 – Calgary, AB – Dickens
11/16/15 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
11/17/15 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne
11/18/15 – Seattle, WA – Chop Suey
11/20/15 – San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge
11/21/15 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
11/23/15 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
11/24/15 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
11/25/15 – Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
11/27/15 – Salt Lake City, UT – Complex Live
11/28/15 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
11/29/15 – Albq, NM – Sunshine Theatre
12/1/15 – Austin, TX – Empire Control Room
12/2/15 – Dallas, TX – Trees
12/4/15 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
12/5/15 – Winston-Salem, NC – Ziggy’s
12/6/15 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
12/7/15 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza

 
TesseracT will release an all new LP titled POLARIS, on September 18, 2015 via their UK label home Kscope and distributed / marketed by eOne Music in North America. The new LP will followup to the highly regarded Altered State LP that was released in 2013. The new album will be the band’s third studio album and first for Kscope and eOne.

 

Tickets are on sale now. Fans can visit the band’s official website for more info. VIP upgrades including band meet and greet options are available for all shows. For more info on that, click here.

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