Amaranthe release music video for “Boomerang”; Jake E. confirms exit from band

Posted: February 8, 2017 by Jeffrey Maki in News, Tour Dates, Videos
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Amaranthe

Amaranthe will kick off their North American headline tour in support of their latest album Maximalism (read review) on February 10 in Houston. The opening acts are Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash Into Pieces. The trek winds through the U.S. and Canada, wrapping on March 11 in Reading, Pennsylvania. To herald the fact that they will be crashing the U.S. shores once again, the band has released the new video for “Boomerang.” Watch it and check ou tour dates inside!

“It is finally time to release our brand new video for ‘Boomerang,’ an Amaranthe take on the classic heist movie,” said guitarist Olof Mörck. “Directed by the legendary Patric Ulleaus, it is everything you have come to expect of an Amaranthe video and much more! It is perhaps the most ambitious video from the band so far, since it is packed to the brim with action, glitter, and glamour. You can try to bring us down, but we’ll come around, like a ‘Boomerang!'”

In other Amaranthe news, singer Jake E. has confirmed his exit from the band. Below is his statement on the matter:

“After eight years and four albums, I have decided to leave Amaranthe. I am extremely proud of the band and what we’ve accomplished together. Amaranthe have the most AMAZING fans and they have given me so much during the years, which I am extremely grateful for. I want to thank them all for always supporting me during the highs and the lows. Thank you for these years and I hope to meet you again soon.”


AMARANTHE ON TOUR

With  Failure Anthem, Cypher 16 and Smash Into Pieces:

2/10: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
2/11: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
2/12: San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
2/14: Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
2/15: Salt Lake City, UT @ In the Venue
2/16: Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
2/18: Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl
2/19: San Francisco, CA @ Social Hall SF
2/20: Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco Theater
2/22: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
2/23: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
2/24: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
2/26: Calgary, AB @ Marquee Beer Market & Stage
2/27: Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
3/1: Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
3/2: Arlington Heights, IL @ Home Bar
3/3: Ft. Wayne, IN @ The Hub
3/4: Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
3/5: Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
3/7: Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater
3/8: New York, NY @ Webster Hall – Marlin Room
3/9: Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
3/10: Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents
3/11: Reading, PA @ Reverb

Jeff enjoys satanic death metal and may still be banned from Canada.

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