Progressive sludge unit LORD DYING has confirmed a North American headlining tour. Scheduled to commence May 8th in Seattle, Washington, the journey will wind its way through more than two dozen cities and come to a close on June 8th in the band's home city of Portland, Oregon. Support will be provided by psychedelic doom duo Year Of The Cobra. See all confirmed dates below.
LORD DYING will be touring in support of their impending new full-length, Mysterium Tremendum, set for worldwide release on April 26th via Entertainment One (eOne). Captured at Los Angeles' West Valley Recording Studios in August of 2018 with producer Mike Plotnikoff (Fear Factory, In Flames), mastered by Howie Weinberg (Slayer, Nirvana, Pantera, Red Hot Chili Peppers), and swathed in the striking planetary landscape-inspired cover art of Steve R. Dodd, the band's first full-length in four years is a monolithic, riff-heavy concept album delivering eleven heaving tracks that explore the many facets of dying and what may or may not exist in the afterlife. Emotionally nourishing both musically and lyrically, Mysterium Tremendum's exploration of death goes far beyond the mere longing for it in order to see what lies beyond ("Lacerated Psyche" is about the death of guitarist Chris Evans' sister). There are endless layers to it; you might even find parallels between the record's concept and life itself. It's a journey. And in their quest to pursue death, LORD DYING has themselves found new life.
LORD DYING's Mysterium Tremendum will be released on CD, double LP, and digital formats. For preorder options and to stream latest single, " Freed From The Pressures Of Time," visit smarturl.it/LordDyingMT.
LORD DYING w/ Year Of The Cobra:
5/08/2019 Substation - Seattle, WA
5/09/2019 The Pin - Spokane, WA
5/10/2019 Old School Records - Kalispell, MT
5/13/2019 Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT
5/14/2019 Den Of Sin - Sacramento, CA
5/15/2019 Lexington - Los Angeles, CA
5/16/2019 Club Red - Mesa, AZ
5/17/2019 Backstage Bar - Las Vegas, NV
5/18/2019 Taos Mesa Brewery - El Prado, NM
5/19/2019 Streets - Denver, CO
5/21/2019 Gas Monkey Bar - Dallas, TX
5/22/2019 The Lost Well - Austin, TX
5/23/2019 Rudyards - Houston, TX
5/24/2019 Freetown Boom Boom - Lafayette, LA
5/26/2019 Southport Hall - New Orleans, LA
5/27/2019 529 - Atlanta, GA
5/28/2019 Cafe 611 - Frederick, MD
5/29/2019 Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY
5/30/2019 The Pinch - Washington, DC
5/31/2019 Hobart Art Theatre - Hobart, IN
6/01/2019 Bigs Live - Sioux Falls, SD
6/02/2019 Park Theatre - Winnipeg, MB
6/03/2019 The Exchange - Regina, SK
6/04/2019 Temple - Edmonton, AB
6/05/2019 Dickens - Calgary, AB
6/07/2019 SBC - Vancouver, BC
6/08/2019 High Water Mark - Portland, OR
"...its slow build into soaring melodies and heavier sludge is extremely gratifying, feeling like a journey was accomplished over the song's runtime." - Decibel on "Freed From The Pressures Of Time"
"...full of emotional intensity and some of the bands most nuanced performances to date... This record is triumphant and powerful, the next step forward for a metal band looking to find their way after years of silence." -- Two Guys Metal Reviews
"...its use of swelling melancholia during the two-minute introduction sounds like the prelude to demise, complete with hints of violin that seamlessly metamorphise into a new brand of LORD DYING sludge. Guitarist/vocalist Erik Olson's vocal range has expanded this time around, offering clear and refined death growls that complement the progressive and euphonious riffs." -- MetalSucks on "Freed From The Pressures Of Time"
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