Diamond Plate Generation Why? out now in North America

Generation Why?, the debut album from Chicago thrashers Diamond Plate, is out now in North America.

Hailing from the hotbed of modern metal talent, Diamond Plate are the hottest new band on the thrash scene. Taking influence from the likes of Exodus, Testament and Nuclear Assault, these young metallers are set to take America by storm with the release of Generation Why?

Order ‘Generation Why?’ now:
Earache Webstore – http://bit.ly/owOGVS
iTunes – http://bit.ly/oJSOVh

Generation Why? was recorded with producer Neil Kernon (Judas Priest, Nevermore, Deicide, 3 Inches of Blood)

The band documented the entire recording process with studio footage and interviews:
The making of Generation Why?
Part 1: http://bit.ly/nQw3ak
Part 2: http://bit.ly/ngNcrH
Part 3: http://bit.ly/rhBgzQ

Listen to two full tracks from Generation Why? :
“Generation Why?” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-uxeaO_4u4
“At the Mountains of Madness” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4uPgABCe_c

View cover art here:  http://bit.ly/piARdG

The full track listing for Generation Why? is as follows:

01. Entertainment Today
02. Generation Why?
03. Pull the Trigger
04. Tomb With A View
05. Fool’s Paradise
06. Relativity
07. Waste of Life
08. Casualty of War
09. More Than Words
10. At the Mountains of Madness
11. Empire Tomorrow

Diamond Plate are holding a record release show and music video shoot on August 19 at Reggie’s Rockclub in their hometown of Chicago.
Fans are encouraged to come down and be part of the music video for the track “At the Mountains of Madness.” Shooting begins at 2:30pm.
View the flyer here: http://earacherecords.com/myspace/DP_5x7.jpg

See Diamond Plate live on tour at the following shows:

Diamond Plate w/ Kittie, Dirge Within
Aug. 12 – Waterloo, IA – Spicoli’s Rock Garden
Aug. 13 – Milwaukee, WI – The Basement @ The Rave
Aug. 14 – Joliet, IL – Mojoe’s
Aug. 16 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s
Aug. 19 – Chicago, IL – Reggies (Diamond Plate only, album release show)
Aug. 20 – Lake Odessa, MI – Carnival Of Chaos
Aug. 24 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
Aug. 25 – Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
Aug. 26 – Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights
Aug. 27 – Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
Aug. 28 – Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
Aug. 30 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
Aug. 31 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx
Sep. 01 – Fayetteville, NC – Jester’s
Sep. 02 – Jacksonville, NC – Hooligan’s
Sep. 03 – Spartanburg, NC – Ground Zero
Sep. 04 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
Sep. 07 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar
Sep. 08 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
Sep. 09 – Dallas, TX – Trees
Sep. 10 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
Sep. 12 – Farmington, NM – Top Deck
Sep. 13 – Tempe, AZ – Clubhouse
Sep. 14 – Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go Go
Sep. 15 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Sep. 16 – Santa Clara, CA – Avalon
Sep. 17 – Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk
Sep. 20 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Sep. 21 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/diamondplate_tour2011.jpg

Diamond Plate w/ Warbringer, Lazarus A.D., Landmine Marathon
Oct. 03 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club
Oct. 04 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Oct. 05 – Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
Oct. 06 – Tempe, AZ – Club House
Oct. 08 – Oklahoma City, OK – Poor House
Oct. 09 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Oct. 10 – New Orleans, LA – The Hangar
Oct. 11 – Tampa, FL – Brass Mug
Oct. 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Oct. 13 – Charlotte, NC – The Casbah
Oct. 14 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar
Oct. 15 – Frederick, MD – Krug’s Place
Oct. 16 – Kingston, NY – The Basement
Oct. 17 – Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar and Grill
Oct. 18 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theater
Oct. 19 – Albany, NY – Bogie’s
Oct. 21 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
Oct. 22 – Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joe’s
Oct. 23 – Toronto, ON – Wreck Room
Oct. 24 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
Oct. 25 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
Oct. 26 – St. Paul, MN – Station 4
Oct. 27 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club
Oct. 28 – Detroit, MI – Blondie’s
Oct. 29 – St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
Oct. 31 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Nov. 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Nov. 04 – Vancouver, BC – Funky Weatherbeans
Nov. 05 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Nov. 06 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
Nov. 07 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/dp_wartour11.jpg

Get more Diamond Plate news and info at:

Official site – http://www.diamondplateband.com
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/diamondplate1
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/diamondplate1
Twitter – http://twitter.com/diamondplate1

     

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