OBITUARY New Album Inked in Blood Out Today on Relapse Records

Tour With Carcass and Exhumed Begins Tomorrow

Give Fans a Chance to “Ink Themselves in Blood”


“A bone-powdering reminder why Obituary stands as the ultimate purveyor of Death Metal”

-Outburn 9/10



Death metal legends OBITUARY released their Relapse debut Inked In Blood, their 9th full length LP today.  Almost three decades in, Inked In Blood stands out as one of the finest moments in OBITUARY‘s already godlike discography. Inked in Blood is available for now from Relapse Records HERE and via iTunes HERE.  The album is available as CD/Deluxe CD/2xLP/Digital/Deluxe Digital.  The limited edition, one time press deluxe CD includes two exclusive bonus songs and is packaged in a 3D embossed digipak along with a die-cut album cover sticker.   The bonus songs, available on the deluxe CD and digital verisons, are two classic tracks (“Intoxicated” and “Bloodsoaked”), from Slowly We Rot, re-recorded this year live out of Morrisound Studios in Tampa, FL and engineered by legendary death metal producer Jim Morris. A special vinyl color will be available exclusively via each of the following means: North American Indie Stores, Florida record stores, and for Kickstarter backers.


Inked in Blood is available for streaming in its entirety via bandcamp and Sound Cloud.


In support of their new album the band will be touring extensively through North America and Europe throughout 2014 and 2015.  Their dates with Carcass and Exhumed begin tomorrow night October 28th in Tucson, AZ followed by a North American run with Death (DTA) and Massacre from November 14th through December 7th.  Then the band heads to Europe for a two week headlining tour in January.  A complete list of dates is available below.


OBITUARY are giving fans the opportunity to “Ink Themselves in Blood” with an interactive web page where fans can upload their own head to the gruesome torso from the Inked in Blood cover art.  Check out the unique experience HERE.


Guitar World is giving away an autographed ESP guitar signed by the entire band at this locationOBITUARY have also partnered with Metal Injection for a vocal cover contest for the song “Violence”.  Details can be seen HERE.


OBITUARY Tour Dates:


***Oct 28 to Nov 09 with Carcass, Exhumed and Noisem***


Oct 28                 Tucson, AZ                    The Rock

Oct 29                 El Paso, TX                    Tricky Falls

Oct 31                 Colorado Springs, CO    The Black Sheep

Nov 01                Lawrence, KS                Granada

Nov 02                Sauget, IL                       Pops

Nov 04                Raleigh, NC                   Lincoln Theater

Nov 05                Richmond, VA               The Broadberry

Nov 06                Asheville, NC                 The Orange Peel

Nov 07                Nashville, TN                 Exit/In

Nov 08                Louisville, KY                Diamond Pub & Billiards

Nov 09                Cincinnati, OH               The Madison Theater


Nov 11                Fort Worth, TX              The Rail Club w/ Massacre and Rivers of Nihil

Nov 13                Las Vegas, NV               LVCS w/ Massacre and Rivers of Nihil


***All Dates Nov 14 – Dec 07 w/ Death DTA, Massacre, Rivers of Nihil***


Nov 14                 Los Angeles, CA           Club Nokia

Nov 15                 Ramona, CA                 Ramona Mainstage

Nov 16                 San Francisco, CA        DNA Lounge

Nov 18                 Seattle, WA                   Studio Seven

Nov 19                 Vancouver, BC              The Rickshaw Theatre w/ Untimely Demise

Nov 21                 Calgary, AB                   MacEwan Ballroom w/ Untimely Demise

Nov 22                 Regina, SK                    Riddell Centre w/ Untimely Demise

Nov 23                 Winnipeg, MB               Park Theatre w/ Untimely Demise

Nov 24                 Minneapolis, MN          Amsterdam Bar & Hall w/ Untimely Demise

Nov 25                 Chicago, IL                    Metro

Nov 26                 Cleveland, OH               Agora Theatre and Ballroom

Nov 27                 Toronto, ON                  Phoenix Concert Hall

Nov 28                 Montreal, QC                 Le National

Nov 29                 Boston, MA                   Brighton Music Hall

Nov 30                 New York, NY               Best Buy Theatre

Dec 03                 Springfield, VA              Empire

Dec 04                 Charlotte, NC                 Tremont Music Hall

Dec 05                 Atlanta, GA                    The Masquerade

Dec 06                 Tampa, FL                      Orpheum

Dec 07                 Miami, FL                      Grand Central


***Inked In Blood Euro Tour 2015 w/ Empire of Evil and Dustbolt***


Jan 15                  Essen, Germany             Turock

Jan 16                  Alkmar, Holland             Victory

Jan 17                  Bremen, Germany          Tivoli

Jan 18                  Praha, Czech Republic   Futurum

Jan 19                  Krakow, Poland              Fabryka

Jan 21                  Budapest, Hungary         Durer Kurt

Jan 22                  Vienna, Austria               Szene

Jan 23                  Innsbruck, Austria          Weekender Club

Jan 24                  Romagnano, Italy           R&R Area

Jan 25                  Luzern, Switzerland       Schuur

Jan 27                  Barcelona, Spain            Salamandra

Jan 28                  Toulouse, France           Metronum

Jan 29                  Paris, France                 Divan du Monde

Jan 30                  Enschede, Holland        Atak

Jan 31                  Antwerp, Belgium         Zaal de Kuup/Horror Festival

Feb 01                 London, England           Underworld


May 22                Baltimore, MD               Maryland Deathfest XIII (2015) @ Edison Lot

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