Iconic death metal unit MORBID ANGEL will kick off their US headlining tour next week. Slated to commence on April 16th and run through May 17th, the month-long trek includes a headlining set at the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest. Direct support will be provided by Misery Index from April 16th to April 25th and Origin from April 26th through the tour’s conclusion. Additional support will be provided by Dreaming Dead and Hate Storm Annihilation. See all confirmed dates below.
MORBID ANGEL will be touring in support of their critically-lauded studio album, Kingdoms Disdained, released in December via Silver Lining Music. Kingdoms Disdained reunites founding guitarist Trey Azagthoth with bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker. Captured at Mana Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida and produced by MORBID ANGEL with Erik Rutan, the record delivers eleven pieces of devastatingly dynamic death metal. Rolling Stone hailed a, “cyclone of blastbeat-driven fury punctuated with Azagthoth’s signature heaving, lunging grooves and Eddie Van Halen-on-a-bad-trip solos,” while Metal Injection crowned the record, “one of the band’s most essential efforts,” adding, “the record contains almost wall to wall instant classics, and is not only Steve Tucker’s best album as MORBID ANGEL frontman, but by extension the group’s most genre-defining effort since 1995’s iconic Domination.”
Orders for Kingdoms Disdained are currently available at THIS LOCATION.
In conjunction with the tour, Silver Lining Music has released a special two-disc digi pack edition of Kingdoms Disdained featuring seven instrumental demo tracks previously only available as part of the deluxe box set.
To order the double-disc, go to THIS LOCATION.
Silver Lining Music will also release a limited edition 12″ picture disc edition of Kingdoms Disdained in honor of Record Store Day on April 21st. The disc – featuring the original cover art created by mixed-media artist Ken Coleman – will be housed in a clear PVC sleeve with product sticker and be available in all countries worldwide which participate in Record Store Day. A full list can be found HERE.
MORBID ANGEL w/ Misery Index (4/16 – 4/25), Origin (4/26 – 5/17), Dreaming Dead, Hate Storm Annihilation:
4/16/2018 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
4/17/2018 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
4/18/2018 Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
4/19/2018 Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
4/20/2018 New England Metal & Hardcore Fest @ The Palladium – Worcester, MA
4/21/2018 Revolution Bar & Music Hall – Amityville, NY
4/23/2018 Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA
4/24/2018 Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
4/25/2018 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
4/26/2018 The Rave II – Milwaukee, WI
4/27/2018 The Forge – Joliet, IL
4/28/2018 Music Hall – Minneapolis, MN
4/30/2018 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
5/01/2018 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
5/03/2018 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
5/04/2018 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
5/07/2018 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
5/08/2018 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA
5/09/2018 Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
5/10/2018 The Glass House – Pomona, CA
5/11/2018 The Rebel Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
5/12/2018 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
5/13/2018 Historic El Rey Theater – Albuquerque, NM
5/15/2018 Come And Take It Live – Austin, TX
5/16/2018 Trees – Dallas, TX
5/17/2018 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
Kingdoms Disdained 2xCD Track Listing:
1. Piles Of Little Arms
3. Garden Of Disdain
4. The Righteous Voice
5. Architect And Iconoclast
6. Paradigms Warped
7. The Pillars Crumbling
8. For No Master
9. Declaring New Law (Secret Hell)
10. From The Hand Of Kings
11. The Fall Of Idols
1. Piles Of Little Arms (Instrumental Version)
2. Battlebots (Instrumental Version)
3. Sludge Creeper (Instrumental Version)
4. Acid Crusher (Instrumental Version)
5. 7 String Swing (Instrumental Version)
6. Warped (Instrumental Version)
7. Secret Hell (Instrumental Version)
“Featuring Trey Azagthoth’s molten solos, the band rediscover what they did well across their career and double down on it.” – Pitchfork
“…very refreshing and gives the entire genre that shot in the arm it needs. There are no throw-away tracks, there’s no awkwardness and there’s no experimentation. It’s straight ahead aggressive metal… a dark record for the dark times we live in.” – Metal Insider
“MORBID ANGEL‘s ability to manipulate sounds such that it seems it’s about to collapse and combust without ever doing so is nothing short of brilliant. For the devoted, it seems like magic…. Just incredible.” – Blabbermouth
“…the sound of a band doing their absolute best to recapture former glories without once sounding like a legacy act…” – Ghost Cult
“…the MORBID ANGEL rebirth fans have been waiting for.” – Exclaim!
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