New Album Available October 27th on Relapse Records
|Los Angeles based extreme metal masters, ABYSMAL DAWN, return with a massive display of refined brutality on their fourth full-length Obsolescence. Obsolescence will be released October 27th in North America (UK/World October 27th and Germany/Benelux/Finland on October 24th) via Relapse Records. Obsolescence is available for pre-order from Relapse Records HERE and digitally via Bandcamp HERE. The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes HERE. The album will be released on CD/LP/Digital/Deluxe Digital formats. The CD and digital releases include a bonus cover of Dissection’s “Night’s Blood” and the digital deluxe version includes demo recordings of every song on the album. A Relapse.comexclusive vinyl color is also available and includes a full color album cover poster. The devastating, otherworldly artwork was created by Pär Oloffson. (The Faceless, Spawn of Possession).
Throughout the recording of Obsolescence, ABYSMAL DAWN shot a series of videos documenting the process. Today the band has posted the third video in the series and it can be viewed HERE. The first video in the series can be viewed HERE and the second episode can be seen HERE.
The first song off of Obsolescence, “Inanimate” can be heard on Sound Cloud and YouTube. The band recently shot a video for Inanimate directed by Rob Mestas. It will be unveiled in the coming weeks.
The second track “The Inevitable Return to Darkness” can be heard HERE.
In support of Obsolescence,ABYSMAL DAWN will be hitting the road with a handful of headline dates before joining up with Deicide. The headline shows go through October 5th in Nashville, TN. The tour with Deicide kicks off October 7th in West Springfield, VA and will run through October 28th in Dallas, TX.
ABYSMAL DAWN strikes the perfect balance between extreme songwriting and exceptional skill with an infectious blend of technical yet memorable riffs, throat shredding vocals, and crushing rhythms delivered with machine gun precision. With Obsolescence, ABYSMAL DAWN unleash a veritable beast of a record and the perfect example of what 21st century death metal should sound like. The album was produced by Mike Bear at Artisan Road and mixed and mastered by John Haddad (Intronaut, Exhumed, Phobia) at Trench Studios.
Obsolescence Track Listing:
1. Human Obsolescence
2. Perfecting Slavery (featuring Christian Muenzer)
4. Devouring the Essence of God (featuring Bobby Koelble)
5. One Percent Incomplete
6. Loathed in Life / Praised in Death
7. By My Demons
8. Laborem Morte Liberat Te
9. The Inevitable Return to Darkness
10. Night’s Blood (DISSECTION cover)
ABYSMAL DAWN Headline Dates
10/03/14 San Antonio, TX @ Korova
10/04/14 Fort Smith, AR @ Hero’s
10/05/14 Nashville, TN @ The End
ABYSMAL DAWN w/ Deicide, Septicflesh, Inquisition, Carach Angren
10/06/14 Charlotte, NC @ Chop Shop
10/07/14 Springfield, VA @ Empire
10/08/14 Hartford, CT @ Webster
10/09/14 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
10/10/14 Montreal, QUE @ Theatre Corona
10/11/14 Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
10/12/14 Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
10/13/14 Newport, KY @ Thompson House
10/14/14 Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse
10/15/14 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
10/16/14 Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
10/17/14 Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
10/18/14 Oklahoma City, OK @ Chameleon Room
10/19/14 Denver, CA @ Summit Music Hall
10/21/14 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
10/22/14 Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge
10/23/14 Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
10/24/14 Anaheim, CA @ O.C. Music Hall
10/25/14 Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
10/26/14 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
10/28/14 Dallas, TX @ Rail Club
10/29/14 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar