Architects have shared a live clip of “Royal Beggars”, filmed at their February 8 performance at Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany. Watch the video here:
“Royal Beggars” is taken from band’s critically acclaimed new album Holy Hell, which was released in November last year. Physical and digital links to purchase/stream the album can be found via the band’s website.
The band has announced a string of European/U.K. live dates this Summer. They will be playing at London’s All Points East Festival in May, and embark on the European festival run the week after. Please see below for the full list of dates.
May 31st, 2019 – London, All Points East (UK)
June 7th, 2019 – Nuremberg, Rock Im Park (DE)
June 8th, 2019 – Nuerberg, Rock Am Ring (DE)
June 21st, 2019 – Dessel, Graspop Metal Meeting (BE)
June 22nd, 2019 – Clisson, Hellfest (FR)
June 28th, Madrid, Download Festival Madrid (ES)
June 29th, Münster, Vainstream Rockfest (DE)
June 30th, Madrid, Download Festival (ES)
July 12th, 2019 – Joensuu, Ilosaarirock (FIN)
July 23rd, 2019 – Tolmin, MetalDays (SLO)
July 24th, 2019 – Bratislava, Refinery Gallery (SK)
July 25th, 2019 – Budapest, Budapest Park (HU)
July 26-27, 2019 – Sibiu, ARTmania Fest (RO)
August 2nd, Borgholm, Borgholm Brinner (SWE)
For tickets, please head over to the band’s website.
Critical Praise for Holy Hell:
bracing, anthemic, heartfelt and occasionally even eerily dreamlike” – The Guardian, UK (4/5)
“a modern classic of the genre” – NME (5/5)
“cathartic, emotional stunner” – Kerrang, UK (5/5)
“the year’s most affecting metal record” – Total Guitar, UK (5/5)
“a victory” – Metal Hammer, UK (4/5)
“powerfully honest, and refreshingly unfiltered” – DIY, UK (4/5)
“a masterpiece that couldn’t have been more emotional
and personal” – Slam, (DE/AT)
“homage to grief, inevitable pain, and the need to continue, even if you haven’t figured out how. It’s angry and aggressive, sad and emotional, and above all focused” – Westzeit, DE (5/6)
Watch “Death is Not Defeat” video HERE
Watch ‘Modern Misery’ video HERE
Watch “Royal Beggars” video HERE
Watch “Hereafter” video HERE
Watch the bands documentary film about the making of ‘Holy Hell’ – HERE.
ARCHITECTS is Sam Carter (vocals), Adam Christianson (guitar), Ali Dean (bass), Josh Middleton (guitar) and Dan Searle (drums).