In celebration of the new full-length album TO LIVE IS TO DIE, TO DIE IS TO LIVE, the hardcore/punk/metal band PALM will tour Europe and the United Kingdom. With this tour, the grind/power violence act Friendship will join PALM. The tour will start in a couple of days, with Eindhoven as starting point. PALM and Friendship will perform at Bloodshed Fest.
During the shows in the United Kingdom, the British band Kurokuma will be a special guest.
PALM got formed in 2000, in the underground music scene of Osaka. The band’s unique style has seen them share the stage with bands of all genres in their hometown Osaka and around Japan, as well as appearances at festivals. PALM has also toured extensively overseas, having accomplished 3 Australian tours, as well as tours in Europe, the US and Southeast Asia. The band consists of vocalist Toshihiko Takanashi, guitarist Akira Inada and drummer Kenta Nakanishi.
Friendship (also known as the Friendship Collective) is a grind/power violence act from Chiba. Friendship has emerged from Japan’s extreme underground and does not believe in friendship, they are the antagonist of your mind. The latest release of the band is Orange, an EP consisting of two songs.