Diamond Plate new album Generation Why? Out now in Europe

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

Generation Why? was recorded with producer Neil Kernon (Judas Priest, Nevermore, Deicide, 3 Inches Of Blood) at RaxTrax Studios in the band’s hometown, and features 11 ripping tracks of pure thrash metal.

The complete Generation Why? track listing 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

Get Generation Why? now on CD in Europe at http://bit.ly/mVHtIi or in North America at http://bit.ly/owOGVS

Generation Why? is also available worldwide on iTunes at http://bit.ly/nRbT14

Diamond Plate documented the entire recording process for the album, including studio footage and interviews with both the band and producer.  View the videos at:

Part 1 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la8vjn-_e2Q
Part 2 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAt8A1wm_zc
Part 3 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkc4GhHvSmA

Two complete tracks from Generation Why? are available to listen to now:

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

Diamond Plate are currently on tour in the US with Kittie and Dirge Within.  See the band live at the following shows:

Diamond Plate w/ Kittie, Dirge Within
Aug. 30 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
Aug. 31 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx
Sep. 01 – Fayetteville, NC – The Rock Shop
Sep. 02 – Jacksonville, NC – Hooligan’s
Sep. 03 – Spartanburg, NC – Ground Zero
Sep. 04 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
Sep. 06 – New Orleans, LA – The Hangar
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. 19 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Sep. 20 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
Sep. 21 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Sep. 23 – Fargo, ND – The Nestor Tavern
Sep. 24 – St. Cloud, MN – The Red Carpet
Sep. 26 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club

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

Diamond Plate w/ Warbringer, Lazarus A.D., Landmine Marathon
Oct. 01 – Escondido, CA – Metaphor Cafe
Oct. 02 – Simi Valley, CA – 118 West Studios
Oct. 03 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club
Oct. 04 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Oct. 05 – Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
Oct. 06 – Tempe, AZ – Clubhouse
Oct. 07 – Gallup, NM – The Juggernaut
Oct. 08 – Oklahoma City, OK – Pour House
Oct. 09 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Oct. 10 – New Orleans, LA – The Hangar
Oct. 11 – Tampa, FL – Brass Mug
Oct. 12 – Atlanta, GA – 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 Theatre
Oct. 19 – Albany, NY – Bogie’s
Oct. 20 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater
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. 29 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Oct. 30 – Kansas City, MO – The Beaumont Club
Oct. 31 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Nov. 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Nov. 02 – Sparks, NV – The Alley
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
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/diamondplate1
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/diamondplate1
Twitter – http://twitter.com/diamondplate1

     

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