“A Pleasant Shade of Gray” Deluxe Expanded Edition Available Now via Metal Blade Records
Last week, progressive Metal legends FATES WARNING released a 3 CD/DVD expanded edition of their critically acclaimed 1997 release “A Pleasant Shade of Gray” on Metal Blade Records. “A Pleasant Shade of Gray” is a single song that is divided into twelve tracks. The album is notable for its darker mood and mixture of progressive rock and metal with hints of industrial, classical, and psychedelia. Watch the video for “A Pleasant Shade of Gray – Part III” pulled from the DVD and order your copy now at metablade.com/fateswarning.
FATES WARNING will kick off their US Tour tonight in Hartford, CT and runs through November 2nd in Ramona, CA. Fans can expect to hear selections from “A Pleasant Shade of Gray” theirFATES WARNING favorites and more. Support on the first part of the tour (10/9 – 10/21) comes from Imminent Sonic Destruction and on the second part of the tour from Vangough (10/23-11/2). A complete list of dates can be found below.
Exclusive VIP Packages are still available for select shows and can be purchased HERE. There are two different VIP Packages, the first includes a chance to watch the band’s sound check, meet the band, take photos with the band and a VIP laminate. The second package includes everything from the first package and in addition a SIGNED copy of the deluxe reissue of “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“.
FATES WARNING Live:
10/13 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus Bar
10/14 Amityville, NY Revolution Bar & Music Hall
10/16 Detroit, MI The Token Lounge
10/17 Chicago, IL Reggies Rock Club
10/18 Cleveland, OH Agora Theater
10/20 Altoona, PA McGarvey’s Bar
10/21 Dayton, OH Oddbody’s
10/23 Dallas, TX Trees
10/24 Houston, TX Scout Bar
10/25 San Antonio, TX Alamo City Music Hall
10/27 Denver, CO The Roxy
10/29 Mesa, AZ Club Red
10/30 Huntington Beach, CA Fuzion
10/31 San Jose, CA Rockbar Theater
11/01 West Hollywood, CA Whisky A Go Go
11/02 Ramona, CA Ramona Mainstage
Imminent Sonic Destruction 10/09-10/21
More on “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“:
This all encompassing and expansive collection features the original album on the first CD. The second CD features a live version of the album recorded during the band’s 1998 European tour as well as a sound check recording of “We Only Say Goodbye” and a studio cover version of the Scorpions “In Trance“. The third CD in the package consists of demos from the pre-production and writing sessions for “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“. Finally, the DVD portion of the set consists of two complete live performances of “A Pleasant Shade Of Gray“. The first is a restored and re-edited version of the band’s 1997 VHS release and the second was filmed at The Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA in 1998.