Kreator welcome Frédéric Leclercq as new bass player

Will be performing live on the State Of Unrest European co-headlining tour with label mates Lamb Of God, in Spring 2020
German thrash metal giants Kreator are excited to welcome Frédéric Leclercq as their new bass player.

Before joining KreatorLeclercq rose to fame with UK based extreme power metallers Dragonforce, for whom he handled bass duties from 2005 until recently.

Commented Leclercq:

“Joining KREATOR is an honour as well as a huge step up in my musical journey. I’ve been friends with Mille for over 15 years and a lifelong KREATOR fan; I have to pinch myself every day to believe that I’m now a part of one of the best and most influential bands in the genre. I look forward to the many adventures ahead and getting well acquainted with the legendary KREATOR Hordes!”

Added Mille PetrozzaKreator‘s singer and guitarist:

“Firstly, we would like to say thank you to Speesy for his time in Kreator over the last 25 years – we have accomplished so much, and I sincerely wish him the best in his future! A new chapter for KREATOR beckons; Bienvenue Frederic Leclercq! Fred represents a new focus and hunger within Kreator and we’re extremely excited to have him a part of the KREATOR family – not only is he an exceptional musician but a great human being which made the decision to have him join the band very easy! We begin in Chile and continue on to some explosive years ahead!”

The band recently announced the “State Of Unrest” European co-headlining tour with label mates Lamb Of God, which will mark Leclercq‘s first tour as the band’s new bass player.

See tour dates below.

27.03.2020             SE – Stockholm, Fryshuset Arenan
28.03.2020             DK – Copenhagen, Forum Black Box
30.03.2020             FI – Oulu, Teatria
31.03.2020             FI – Helsinki, Ice Hall Black Box
02.04.2020             PL – Kraków, Tauron Arena
03.04.2020             DE – Berlin, Columbiahalle
04.04.2020             DE – Oberhausen, Turbinenhalle
05.05.2020             DE – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
07.04.2020             CH – Zurich, Samsung Hall
08.04.2020             DE – Munich, Zenith
09.04.2020             DE – Ludwigsburg, MHP Arena
11.04.2020             DE – Hamburg, Sporthalle
14.04.2020             ES – Barcelona, Razzmatazz
15.04.2020             ES – Madrid, La Riviera
17.04.2020             FR – Paris, L’Olympia
18.04.2020             DE – Saarbrücken, Saarlandhalle
19.04.2020             BE – Brussels, Ancienne Belgique
21.04.2020             UK – Bristol, O2 Academy Bristol
22.04.2020             UK – Manchester, Manchester Academy
23.04.2020             UK – Glasgow, O2 Academy Glasgow
24.04.2020             UK – Birmingham, O2 Academy Birmingham
25.04.2020             UK – London, O2 Academy Brixton

Kreator released their latest album, Gods Of Violence, in early 2017, marking the band’s highest charting effort worldwide. You can purchase it here

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