Monstrous black/doom/punk chimera MANTAR will kick off their European tour today in Bielefeld, Germany. See tour dates below. On March 31, the band will release their new 10" vinyl EP entitled »The Spell«. »The Spell« will contain 3 previously unreleased songs. The title track features Okoi Jones from Swiss extreme metal duo BÖLZER on guest vocals. Responsible for the haunting cover art is renowned artist Aaron Wiesenfeld ( www.aronwiesenfeld.com ) who was also responsible for MANTAR's debut record's artwork. The official lyric video (created by Wayne Horse who also did the video for 'White Nights') for the title track can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/faXx3ac9XPQ Surf here to get a glimpse of 'Age Of The Vril': https://youtu.be/MDT0NFVJfdM The snippet for 'Pest Crusade'>/b> can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/tn9P89AFGsw MANTAR DESERTED FEAR DEATHRITE Presented by: RTN-Touring, Nuclear Blast, Deaf Forever, VISIONS, Metal Hammer, Metal.de, Metalnews.de 30.03.2017 DE – Bielefeld, Forum* 31.03.2017 DE – Essen, Turock* 01.04.2017 DE – München, Under the Black Moon Festival 05.04.2017 UK - London, Our Black Heart* 06.04.2017 FR – Paris, O’Sullivan’s Backstage* 07.04.2017 NL – Rotterdam, Baroeg* 08.04.2017 DE – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof* 09.04.2017 DE – Jena, Rosenkeller* 20.04.2017 DE – Nürnberg, Z-Bau, Galerie** 21.04.2017 DE – Hannover, Bei Chez Heinz** 22.04.2017 DE – Hamburg, Knust** !!! SOLD OUT !!! 23.04.2017 DE – Berlin, Lido** 28.04.2017 DE – Saarbrücken, Garage** 29.04.2017 DE – Stuttgart, Universum** 30.04.2017 CH – Pratteln, Z7** 01.05.2017 CH – Bern, ISC** *Deathrite **Deserted Fear & Deathrite More shows: 14.04.2017 ZAF - Alberton, Witchfest Open Air Johannesburg 15.04.2017 ZAF - Cape Town, Witchfest Open Air Cape Town 02.-04.06.2017 DE - Gelsenkirchen, Rock Hard Festival 05.-08.07.2017 DE - Ballenstedt, Rock Harz Open Air 08.07.2017 ES - Viveiro, Resurrection Fest 15.07.2017 DE - Weil am Rhein, Baden In Blut 09.-12.08.2017 CZ - Jaromer, Brutal Assault 10.-12.08.2017 DE - Schlotheim, Party.San 25.08.2017 AT - Spital am Semmering, Kaltenbach Open Air »The Spell« will be released on 10" vinyl (black and silver (the latter being sold out already), limited to only 500 copies each) as well as digitally. The limited EP is now available for pre-order via this link: http://nblast.de/MantarTheSpellNB