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Vektor Sign With Century Media Records, Prepare New Album


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Technical thrash metal outfit Vektor have signed a new worldwide deal with Century Media Records. Work is underway on the band’s first new album since 2016’s “Terminal Redux“. David DiSanto, who fronts and plays guitar for the group, commented:

“We are extremely pleased to announce that Vektor has signed with Century Media Records! They have long been on our radar, and we couldn’t be happier for this new partnership. Recording of our fourth studio album has commenced and we have set the bar very high for ourselves once again. We are eager to begin the next phase of our global takeover with such a legendary record label. On the heels of this amazing news, we cannot wait to begin our European tour this fall after a nearly six-year hiatus. See you out there, Vektonauts!”

The band’s career stalled back in 2016 after several members exited at once. While DiSanto went on to rebuild the band, 2019 found him hit with allegations of sexual assault and physical abuse by his wife at the time. He would later deny those allegations.

The backlash to Century Media‘s announcement of signing the band has been immediate, as a cursory glance at the comments on the label’s official Facebook post regarding the matter can be found below:

Vektor Signing Comments

Joining DiSanto in the current incarnation of the band is guitarist Erik Nelson, bassist Stephen Coon and drummer Mike Ohlson. First up for them are the below dates, which include a European/UK tour with Cryptosis, Comaniac and Algebra.

09/24 Monterrey, MEX – Mexico Metal Fest

With Cryptosis, Comaniac and Algebra:

10/05 Hannover, GER – Bei Chez Heinz
10/06 Dresden, GER – Chemiefabrik
10/07 Vienna, AUT – Vienna Metal Meeting
10/08 Munchen, GER – Backstage
10/09 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
10/10 Paris, FRA – Backstage
10/11 Lyon, FRA – Rock ‘n Eat Live
10/12 Barcelona, SPA – Boveda
10/13 Murcia, SPA – Garaje
10/14 Madrid, SPA – Nazca
10/15 Lisbon, POR – RCA Club
10/16 Bilbao, SPA – Stage Live
10/17 Toulouse, FRA – Le Rex
10/18 Milano, ITA – Legend
10/19 Luzern, SWI – Schuur
10/20 Aalst, BEL – Cinema
10/21 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo
10/22 Arnhem, NET – Willemeen
10/23 Roskilde, DEN – Gimle
10/24 Aalborg, DEN – 1000Fryd
10/25 Hamburg, GER – Bambi Galore
10/26 Dortmund, GER – Junkyard
10/27 Mannheim, GER – 7-er Club
10/28 Esch-sude-Alzette, LUX – Kulturfabrik
10/29 Regensburg, GER – Eventhall Airport
10/30 Kassel, GER – Goldgrube

With Cryptosis:

11/02 Nuneaton, UK – Queens Hall
11/03 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
11/04 Glasgow, UK – Audio
11/05 Dublin, IRE – The Grand Social
11/06 Bristol, UK – Thekla
11/07 London, UK – Boston Music Room
11/12 Athens, GRE – Kyttaro Live Club
11/12 Thessaloniki, GRE – Eightball Club
11/13 Istanbul, TUR – Kadikoy Sahne (no Cryptosis)

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