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Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood of Colour

Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood of Colour

Enter Shikari may be one of the best and most popular bands that you have never heard of.  These Brits really know how to melt several genres into one amazing style.  

Not a new band, but not necessarily and old band, Enter Shikari has been together making music since 2003.  They blend together metalcore with electronica, and a little dubstep with an alt-rock chaser.

Their new album, A Flash Flood of Colour is 11 tracks of music that gets you moving and keeps is going.  This being Enter Shikari’s third studio release, the band has kept up with their original sound, while cleaning it up to a more mature sound.  I do caution you though, listening to A Flash Flood of Colour may cause seizures if you do suffer from epilepsy.  You have been warned.

Recently finishing up a tour with The Devil Wears Prada, they are embarking on their Headlining tour.  Yes, I included dates at the bottom but I’m not finished talking about this album.  Their dubstep serenade, “Gandhi Mate, Gandhi” was their first single released.  Its a thrilling jolt of heart pumping beats, with a political undertone.  A great song to jam out to if you are just having one of those days.  Yeah, you know the ones…

The song I’m currently rocking though is “Arguing With Thermometers.”  Its heavy, its metal and it has more emotion flowing through it than at Whitney Houston’s funeral.  Getting ready to embark on their headlining tour, they are bringing along fellow rockers letlive and At The Skylines for what I can only assume will be one of the greatest, most energetic tours of 2012.

Apr 1 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA

Apr 3 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA

Apr 4 The Loft Poughkeepsie, NY

Apr 5 Theater of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA

Apr 6 Irving Plaza New York, NY

Apr 7 La Tulipe Montreal, QC

Apr 8 Annex Wreckroom Toronto, ON

Apr 10 Infinity Hall Buffalo, NY

Apr 11 iLounge Pontiac, MI

Apr 12 The Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL

Apr 13 Station 4 St. Paul, MN

Apr 15 WECC Winnepeg, MB

Apr 17 The Den Calgary, AB

Apr 18 The Starlite Room Edmonton, AB

Apr 21 El Corazon Seattle, WA

Apr 22 Branx Portland, OR

Apr 24 Catalyst Atrium Santa Cruz, CA

Apr 25 The Roxy Los Angeles, CA

Apr 27 Soma Sidestage San Diego,CA

Apr 28 The Glass House Pomona, CA

Apr 29 Nile Theatre Mesa, AZ

May 1 The Aruba Las Vegas, NV

May 2 Club Sound Salt Lake City, UT

May 3 The Marquis Theatre Denver, CO

May 5 The Door Dallas, TX

May 6 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX

May 7 The Studio @ Warehouse Live Houston, TX

May 9 State Theatre St. Petersburg, FL

May 10 Rocketown Pompano Beach, FL

May 11 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL

May 12 The Social Orlando, FL

I will be attending their show at the Irving Plaza in NYC.  If you’d like to come please shoot me a line at LilNubi@RoyalFlushMagazine.Com.

The album “A Flash Flood of Colour” by Enter Shikari is OUT NOW!  Get your ass over to iTunes, or Best Buy or wherever you crazy kids are getting your music these days and get it!