The melodic metal outfit, Arch Enemy, just started their tour around North America in Baltimore, Maryland to support their newest release, War Eternal.

In order to commemorate this massive headlining run, Arch Enemy has released a split 7-inch record with Kreator, their direct support for the tour.  Side A features Arch Enemy covering Judas Priest‘s “Breaking the Law” and Side B features Kreator performing “Iron Destiny.”  This record is limited to 1,000 total copies (500 transparent and 500 dark red) and will only be sold at shows during the tour, so make sure to get yours while there’s still a chance!

Guitarist Michael Amott says of the choice to cover Priest: “When we do covers, we have a tendency to pick somewhat obscure songs. However, the iconic ‘Breaking The Law’ anthem by Judas Priest is anything but that of course! This just started with a fun jam in the studio, and during the process, we tried to make it sound as Arch Enemy as possible – it turned out pretty f’n cool, and here it is…Enjoy!”

Arch Enemy North American Tour Dates with Kreator, Huntress, and Starkill:
Oct. 23, 2014 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Oct. 24, 2014 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY *
Oct. 25, 2014 – The Palladium – Worcester, MA
Oct. 26, 2014 – Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY *
Oct. 27, 2014 – Metropolis – Montreal, QC
Oct. 28, 2014 – Imperial Theater – Quebec City, QC
Oct. 29, 2014 – The Opera House – Toronto, ON
Nov. 1, 2014 – The Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB *
Nov. 2, 2014 – Riddell Centre – Regina, SK *
Nov. 3, 2014 – Macewan Hall Ballroom – Calgary, AB *
Nov. 4, 2014 – Union Hall – Edmonton, AB *
Nov. 6, 2014 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC *
Nov. 7, 2014 – Studio Seven – Seattle, WA *
Nov. 8, 2014 – Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR *
Nov. 10, 2014 – Regency Center – San Francisco, CA
Nov. 11, 2014 – House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA
Nov. 12, 2014 – House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
Nov. 14, 2014 – The Marquee – Tempe, AZ
Nov. 15, 2014 – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM *
Nov. 16, 2014 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
Nov. 18, 2014 – Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN *
Nov. 19, 2014 – Mojoes – Joliet, IL
Nov. 20, 2014 – The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
Nov. 21, 2014 – Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
Nov. 22, 2014 – Bogarts – Cincinnati, OH
Nov. 23, 2014 – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
*=without Starkill

Kreator – live in Europe with Arch Enemy:
Nov. 26, 2014 – Le Transbordeur – Lyon, France
Nov. 27, 2014 – L’Usine – Istres, France
Nov. 28, 2014 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona, Spain
Nov. 29, 2014 – La Riviera – Madrid Spain
Dec. 1, 2014 – Le Bikini – Toulouse, France
Dec. 2, 2014 – Le Bataclan – Paris, France
Dec. 4, 2014 – 013 – Tilburg, Netherlands
Dec. 5, 2014 – MHP Arena – Ludwigsburg, Germany
Dec. 6, 2014 – Turbinenhalle – Oberhausen, Germany
Dec. 7, 2014 – Garage – Saarbrücken, Germany
Dec. 8, 2014 – Docks – Hamburg, Germany
Dec. 9, 2014 – Huxleys – Berlin, Germany
Dec. 11, 2014 – Schlachthof – Wiesbaden, Germany
Dec. 12, 2014 – Eventhall – Geiselwind, Germany
Dec. 13, 2014 – Tonhalle – München, Germany
Dec. 14, 2014 – Z7 – Pratteln, Switzerland
Dec. 16, 2014 – Institute – Birmingham, UK
Dec. 17, 2014 – O2 Academy – Bristol, UK
Dec. 18, 2014 – The Forum – London, UK
Dec. 19, 2014 – Academy – Manchester, UK
Dec. 20, 2014 – Academy – Dublin, Ireland
Dec. 21, 2014 – QMU – Glasgow, UK
Dec. 22, 2014 – O2 Academy – Newcastle, UK

Arch Enemy – live 2015:
Jan. 22-26, 2015 – 70,000 Tons Of Metal – Miami, FL
May 2, 2015 – Karmoygeddon Festival – Kopervik, Norway

Arch Enemy:
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Kreator:
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Huntress:
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Starkill:
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This article was originally posted in Backstage VIPs.

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Julie Goldstein is a 25 year old rock fanatic residing in Jacksonville, Florida. The first concert she ever attended was Evanescence back in 2007 where she became mesmerized by Amy Lee's stage presence. While attending college at the University of Florida for a bachelors degree in English, she saw Halestorm live in 2009 where Lzzy Hale awoke something in her that brought on a calling for music journalism. Julie has since gone from that small club show with her little point-and-shoot Sony to sold out, two day rock festivals behind the barricade with her Nikon DSLR and interviewing top acts such as Lacuna Coil, Sick Puppies, and Butcher Babies. She runs her own website at www.backstagevips.com where fans can take a step backstage for artist interviews, cd reviews, and concert photography.

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