Saint Vitus frontman Wino has finally spoken out after he was detained in Norway, allegedly for possession of methamphetamine, and deported to the United States. He explains what happened in Norway and acknowledges he has developed a dependency and is seeking treatment for it. The band, however, had to finish their European tour without him.
American doomsters Saint Vitus are in a hairy situation. The band just informed that their frontman Scott "Wino" Weinrich was arrested in Norway by the immigration police for possession of illegal substances. They are in the middle of a European tour and Wino is being deported to the U.S. Despite that, the band vows to continue their 35th anniversary European tour which has three more German shows. Guitarist David Chandler and drummer Henry Vasquez, and possibly other guests, will take over vocal duties.
After announcing a US tour for May, doom metallers Saint Vitus will also embark on an extensive European tour in celebration of their 35th band anniversary this autumn. To honour this occasion, the band will perform all songs from the fan-favourite Born Too Late album (1986) as part of their show peppered with a host of classic hits. Saint Vitus will be joined by British stoners Orange Goblin and kick off their road trip in France on October 9th and continue to rock Europe until a final stop at the Hammer Of Doom Festival in Würzburg, Germany on November 15th.
Saint Vitus just announced a very special run of live rituals to celebrate their thirty-fifth anniversary. The legendary doom metal icons begin the tour on May 8th in Albuquerque and wind its way through fifteen cities, coming to a close on May 25th in Dallas. The band will be performing their 1986 Born Too Late album - the first Saint Vitus outing to feature the imperious voice of Scott "Wino" Weinrich - in its entirety alongside other renowned hymns.
American masters of doom Saint Vitus announced headlining tour dates in the USA to take place in October. You can see the tour dates below and the opening bands are pretty sweet as well with alternating support from Pallbearer, Zoroaster and Hookers.
Doom legends Saint Vitus have announced a European tour that includes UK dates around their Hammerfest appearance in March. Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday January 11th and support comes from self-professed Seventies Rock preservationists Mos Generator. The band will be presenting their latest release Lillie: F-65.
Doom masters Saint Vitus have announced that they will be bringing doom to the masses and embarking on a US headlining tour in support of their latest opus Lillie: F-65 with special guests Weedeater and Sourvein in the bandwagon as well. The trek is set for September/October.
Lillie: F-65, the new album from US doom metal veterans Saint Vitus, which will be released in North America on May 22nd via Season Of Mist, is now streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album was released in Europe on April 27th and was their first full-length album since 1995's Die Healing. More album details were previously reported here.
US doom metallers Saint Vitus have premiered their new video "Let Them Fall" exclusively at this location. You can also watch the same clip below. The video was produced and directed by Michael Panduro of Siegfred Productions (Cephalic Carnage, Rotten Sound, No And The Maybes) for Scion A/V. "Let Them Fall" comes off the highly anticipated album Lillie: F-65, which will be released by Season Of Mist on April 27th in Europe (May 22nd in the US). More album details here.
"Let Them Fall", a brand new track from US doom legends Saint Vitus is currently streaming online at Season Of Mist's Soundcloud page. The long-awaited new album from Saint Vitus, entitled Lillie: F-65, will hit stores on April 27th in Europe via Season Of Mist. The North American release date in May will be announced soon. More album details were previously reported here.
US classic doom metallers Saint Vitus are about to release new material. The band is coming up with their first full-length album since 1995's Die Healing. The new album Lillie: F-65 will be released by Season Of Mist on April 27th, (North American date in May), in a limited edition CD and DVD digipack, jewel case, LP plus download card and various merchandising items.
Season of Mist is proud to welcome doom legends Saint Vitus to the roster! The band just completed their eighth studio album, their first since 1995. Saint Vitus is now made of guitarist Dave Chandler, drummer Henry Vasquez, bassist Mark Adams and seminal vocalist Scott "Wino" Weinrich, who recorded his first album with the band in over 20 years!