cdv USA Sponsoring the "Death by Decibels" Music Tour

September 12, 2008

cdv USA Sponsoring the "Death by
Decibels" Music Tour Four Bands and a "Fallen Angel" to Rock North America this

As part of its ongoing marketing
efforts to support the upcoming Action RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, cdv Software
Entertainment USA, in cooperation with Nuclear Blast Records and Relapse
Records, is pleased to announce sponsorship of the "Death by Decibels" heavy
metal music tour. The tour will showcase renowned Nuclear Blast artists
including KATAKLYSM, ELUVEITIE and KEEP OF KALESSIN, along with Relapse artist

To download free MP3 tracks from
KATAKLYSM and other Nuclear Blast artists at

"As publisher of the upcoming Action
RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, we are delighted to spotlight these great bands that
share a North American record label with BLIND GUARDIAN," stated Mario Kroll,
Marketing and PR Director for cdv Software Entertainment USA. "Having BLIND
GUARDIAN perform a very special song in-game, and having enjoyed the tremendous
support from Nuclear Blast records, this is a great opportunity to give back to
heavy metal fans that we’re certain will enjoy not only the great music from the
four bands on the Death by Decibels Tour 2008, but also Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3."

Maurizio Lacono of KATAKLYSM
commented: “Today is a good day for the KATAKLYSM camp! We just received
confirmation that leading video game publisher cdv USA, has decided to sponsor
KATAKLYSM’s upcoming tour with the promotion of its new game Sacred 2: Fallen
Angel! We’re stoked as hell with this news and our bus will now be a rolling
billboard. We’re proud to have been chosen and this is a great tour with great
bands (Switzerland’s ELUVEITIE and Norway’s KEEP OF KALESSIN) that also happen
to be great friends. Come support an AUTHENTIC metal package for a change – or

Planned venues and performance dates
are as follows:

  • 09/26/08 The Pearl Room – Mokena,

  • 09/27/08 Harpo’s Concert Theatre –
    Detroit, MI

  • 09/28/08 Peabody’s Concert Club –
    Cleveland, OH

  • 09/29/08 Blender Theater at
    Gramercy – New York, NY

  • 09/30/08 Sonar – Baltimore, MD

  • 10/01/08 The Palladium –
    Worcester, MA

  • 10/02/08 Jaxx – W. Springfield, VA

  • 10/03/08 The Masquerade – Atlanta,

  • 10/04/08 Ground Zero –
    Spartanburg, SC

  • 10/05/08 Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC

  • 10/07/08 Meridian – Houston, TX

  • 10/08/08 White Rabbit – San
    Antonio, TX

  • 10/09/08 Ridglea Theater – Dallas,

  • 10/10/08 Club 101 – El Paso, TX

  • 10/11/08 Soma – San Diego, CA

  • 10/12/08 The Key Club – Hollywood,

  • 10/14/08 The Metro – Oakland, CA

  • 10/15/08 Hawthorne Theater –
    Portland, OR

  • 10/16/08 Studio Seven – Seattle,

  • 10/18/08 Black Sheep – Colorado
    Springs, CO (+ Arsis)

  • 10/19/08 Marquis Theatre – Denver,
    CO (+ Arsis)

  • 10/23/08 The Opera House –
    Toronto, ON – CANADA

  • 10/24/08 Le Medley – Montreal, QC
    – CANADA

  • 10/25/08 L’Imperial – Quebec City,

For more information about the
"Death by Decibels" tours and the bands taking part, please visit the official
Nuclear Blast site at
.  For more information about Sacred 2:
Fallen Angel, which is set for release on PC and next-generation consoles this
fall, please visit