In less than two weeks, CANNIBAL CORPSE will join Morbid Angel for a co-headlining run on this year's edition of the Decibel Magazine Tour. A once-in-a-lifetime bill, the trek finds the two legendary death metal units sharing the stage for the first time ever in America. Support will be provided by rising Bay Area brutalizers Necrot and space-obsessed Denver death dealers Blood Incantation. The full tour runs from February 17th through March 14th. CANNIBAL CORPSE will exit the tour following the New York City date on March 7th. Immolation will join the caravan in its final week serving as main support to Morbid Angel.
As previously announced, Erik Rutan will fill in for guitarist Pat O'Brien on all upcoming CANNIBAL CORPSE dates as O'Brien tends to personal issues. Rutan has produced four albums with CANNIBAL CORPSE (Kill, Evisceration Plague, Torture, Red Before Black) and is uniquely equipped to fill the role - he is one of the death metal's most acclaimed guitarists and is known for his time as part of Morbid Angel throughout the '90s and early 2000s, as well as handling vocals/guitars and production duties for his current band Hate Eternal.
The latest issue of Decibel includes exclusive interviews with both CANNIBAL CORPSE and Morbid Angel as well as with tour's co-conspirators. Don't miss this issue! Order yours today at: https://store.decibelmagazine.com/collections/back-issues/products/march-2019-173.
In May, CANNIBAL CORPSE will play Leg Five: North America of Slayer's Final World Tour. The journey begins on May 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona and runs through sixteen cities, concluding on May 25th in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Additional support will be provided by Lamb Of God and labelmates Amon Amarth.
CANNIBAL CORPSE - Decibel Magazine Tour 2019 w/ Morbid Angel, Blood Incantation, Necrot: 2/17/2019 Alamo Music Hall - San Antonio, TX 2/19/2019 Club Xs - Tucson, AZ 2/20/2019 The Observatory - San Diego, CA 2/21/2019 The Fonda Theater - Los Angeles, CA 2/22/2019 The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA 2/23/2019 The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA 2/25/2019 Roseland Ballroom - Portland, OR 2/26/2019 Showbox Market - Seattle, WA 3/01/2019 The Oriental Theater - Denver, CO 3/02/2019 The Truman - Kansas City, MO 3/03/2019 Skyway Theater - Minneapolis, MN 3/04/2019 The Concord - Chicago, IL 3/06/2018 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY 3/07/2019 Playstation Theater - New York, NY
w/ Slayer, Lamb Of God, Amon Amarth: 5/02/2019 Ak-Chin Amphitheatre - Phoenix, AZ 5/03/2019 Isleta Amphitheatre - Albuquerque, NM 5/05/2019 UTEP/Don Haskins Center - El Paso, TX 5/07/2019 Bert Ogden Arena - Edinburg, TX 5/08/2019 The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory - Dallas, TX 5/10/2019 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa, FL 5/11/2019 Coral Sky Amphitheatre - West Palm Beach, FL 5/13/2019 Big Sandy Superstore Arena - Huntington, WV 5/14/2019 Merriweasther Post Pavilion - Columbia, MD 5/16/2019 Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center - Noblesville, IN 5/17/2019 Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre - Bonner Springs, KS 5/19/2019 DTE Energy Music Center - Clarkston, MI 5/20/2019 Covel Centre - Youngstown, OH 5/22/2019 Canadian Tire Centre - Ottawa, ON 5/24/2019 BB&T Pavilion - Camden, NJ 5/25/2019 Xfinity Center - Mansfield, MA
CANNIBAL CORPSE released their acclaimed Red Before Black full-length last year via Metal Blade Records. Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but only one truly defines the soon-to-be thirty-year death metal veterans: Unstoppable. Produced by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, Goatwhore), Red Before Black serves to not only reiterate this but to once more raise the stakes, making it abundantly clear who sets the standard when it comes to manifesting consistently compelling music that is as brutal as it is complex.
"Throughout our career, we've tried to improve the precision of both our musical execution and our album production, while still maintaining full-on aggression. Red Before Black continues in that direction, but might go even further on the aggressive side of things. It's definitely precise, but it has a rawness to it that goes beyond anything we've done recently," asserts bassist Alex Webster. "We really worked super hard crafting these songs, practicing them, and getting them where we wanted to be more so than on any of our previous albums," adds drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz. "And as Alex said, musically I think it's the rawest sound we've had - and at the same time I think it's our most focused, tightest, and catchiest record."
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