Marduk Announce 2017 North American Summer Tour With Incantation + Abysmal Dawn
North America, prepare yourselves for a summer of absolute blasphemy! Swedish black metal insurgents Marduk are putting furious support behind 2015's Frontschwein, returning to the continent for another round of touring with support coming from death metal vets Incantation and new age brutes Abysmal Dawn.
The trek is slated to begin on the West Coast with a Los Angeles show on Aug. 18, moving eastward along the U.S. until reaching the opposite coast, venturing upward into the Northeast and ultimately into Canada for the final four dates of the run just over two weeks later.
When Marduk last toured stateside in the winter earlier this year, they were met with resistance by an Antifa group, who were perturbed by Marduk's lyrical themes, which often deal with World War II and the horrific acts of the Third Reich. Mistaking the band for Nazi sympathizers cause their Oakland, Calif. show to be nixed due to security risks, although the venue conducted their own research on the band, pouring through lyrics and interviews, finding nothing conclusive to condemn Marduk as such.
Incantation will be touting Profane Nexus, their brand new release, which is set to arrive on Aug. 11 through Relapse, marking the 10th album in their storied career as one of the underground's least compromising acts. Meanwhile, Abysmal Dawn will be on the road still putting support behind 2014's impressive Obsolescence record.
Marduk, Incantation + Abysmal Dawn 2017 Tour Dates
Aug. 18 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Union
Aug. 20 - San Diego, Calif. @ Brick by Brick
Aug. 21 - El Paso, Texas @ Rockhouse Bar
Aug. 22 - San Antonio, Texas @ Korova
Aug. 23 - Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey
Aug. 24 - Kansas City, Mo. @ The Riot Room
Aug. 25 - Joliet, Ill. @ The Forge
Aug. 26 - Detroit, Mich. @ Harpo's
Aug. 27 - Reading, Penn. @ Reverb
Aug. 28 - Frederick, Md. @ Cafe 611
Aug. 29 - New York, N.Y. @ Gramercy Theatre
Aug. 30 - Boston, Mass. @ Brighton Music Hall
Aug. 31 - Quebec City, Quebec @ Salle Multi
Sept. 01 - Ottawa, Ontario @ Maverick's
Sept. 02 - Toronto, Ontario @ The Garrison
Sept. 03 - Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec @ Petit Théätre
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