EMPLOYED TO SERVE ANNOUNCE OCT/ NOV UK HEADLINE TOUR
NEW TRACK ‘TAKE BACK CONTROL’ RELEASED TODAY
DELUXE VERSION OF CURRENT ALBUM CONQUERING OUT NOW
Employed To Serve have today released a deluxe version of their current studio album, Conquering
This updated version includes 4 new tracks: a heady mix of the new, the Remix and the live, in addition to a fresh cover image.
The brand-new recording is ‘Take Back Control’, a typically full-on number produced & mixed by Lewis Johns who worked with the band on the Conquering album itself; the Remix, meanwhile, is an inventive re-working of Conquering track ‘Sun Up To Sun Down’ featuring New Zealand metal three-piece, Alien Weaponry; while the two live tracks were recorded last year on the Gojira tour of Europe.
Meanwhile, having recently returned from a ridiculously successful tour with Gojira playing arenas across the UK & Europe, Employed To Serve can now proudly announce their own UK headline run. Starting up in Newcastle and finishing down in Brighton, the two-week stint includes a show at London’s Lafayette.
“After a month of incredible shows supporting Gojira, we are stoked to announce our first full UK headline tour since 2020. Come and see us at some of our biggest headline shows to date.” – Justine Jones
Employed To Serve UK headline tour dates:
25.10.23 – NEWCASTLE @ The Cluny 2
26.10.23 – GLASGOW @ The Cathouse
27.10.23 – LEEDS @ The Key Club
28.10.23 – MANCHESTER @ Gorilla
29.10.23 – MILTON KEYNES @ Craufurd Arms
30.10.23 – NOTTINGHAM @ Bodega
31.10.23 – BIRMINGHAM @ Devil’s Dog
01.11.23 – BRISTOL @ Exchange
02.11.23 – CARDIFF @ Clwb Ifor Bach
03.11.23 – LONDON @ Lafayette
04.11.23 – BRIGHTON @ Green Door Store
Tickets available now, HERE.
Additionally, Employed To Serve have been announced to appear at a number of summer festivals including Copenhell, Waken & mainstage Bloodstock.
Summer 2023 festival appearances: –
Fri, 2. June: ROCK AM Ring, Germany
Sun, 4. June: ROCK IM Park, Germany
Thu, 8. June: MYSTIC Festival, Poland
Sat, 10. June: Sweden Rock Festival
Wed, 14. June: Copenhell, Denmark
Thu, 22. June: Jera On Air, Netherlands
Fri, 23. June: With Full Force, Germany
Sat, 24. June: Vainstream, Germany
Thu, 29. June: Resurrection Festival, Spain
Wed, 2. August: Rockstadt Extreme, Romainia
Fri, 4. August: Waken, Germany
Sat, 12. August: Bloodstock
ETS’s current studio album, Conquering, was released via Spinefarm on September 17th 2021 to mass critical acclaim; landing #4 in Metal Hammer’s albums of the year list and #6 in Kerrang! Conquering is a fully realised metamorphosis into the band they’ve always wanted to be.
Four albums in, and a steady stream of accolades in tow, Employed To Serve’s meteoric rise from genre hopefuls to becoming one of UK metal’s most consistently captivating bastions is indisputable.
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My life is a soundtrack, i track my life through music, photography is my passion, my escape, my expression. Without both i have pieces missing, thankfully i’m blessed and get to combine both.
Born in Manchester, lived in Australia for 22 years where i was heavily involved in the Australian Music Industry, firstly in bands (Singer) and then managing bands (all original), I moved back to the UK, Wales specifically 10 years ago and married my childhood sweetheart and life is good.