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Latest news: Wed, Jun 25 2014, MISERY INDEX

Latest release: "The Killing Gods"

Release date: Fri, May 23 2014, US Tue, May 27 2014

US death metal extremists MISERY INDEX have announced a string of new European dates this summer. The American death metal extremists will kick off their tour in Cologne, Germany at the MTC on July 24th and continue to steamroll through twelve countries - including perfomances at prestigious festivals such as Party.San (DE), Brutal Assault (CZ) and Sylak (FR) - before a final assault on Dresden, Germany on August 17th. A complete list of shows can be viewed below.

24 Jul 14 Köln (DE) MTC
25 Jul 14 Andernach (DE) Deathfeast
26 Jul 14 Bertingen (DE) Rock unter den Eichen (Open Air)
29 Jul 14 Kristianstad (SE) Biljardkompaniet
30 Jul 14 Stockholm (SE) Black Carpet
01 Aug 14 Tampere (FI) Yo-Talo
02 Aug 14 Helsinki (FI) Club PRKL
04 Aug 14 Rostock (DE) Alte Zuckerfabrik
05 Aug 14 Hamburg (DE) Marx
06 Aug 14 Berlin (DE) Cassiopeia
07 Aug 14 Jaromer (CZ) Fortress Josefov (Brutal Assault Open Air)
08 Aug 14 Schlotheim (DE) Flugplatz Obermehler (Party.San Open Air)
09 Aug 14 Ieper (BE) Ieper Festival
10 Aug 14 Saint Maurice de Gourdians (FR) Sylak Open Air
11 Aug 14 Rimini (IT) Sidro Club
12 Aug 14 Maribor (SI) MC Pekarna
13 Aug 14 Sarajevo (BA) Saravejo Metal Fest
14 Aug 14 Rasnov (RO) Rockstad Extreme Fest
15 Aug 14 Budapest (HU) Dürer Kert
16 Aug 14 Wroclaw (PL) Liverpool
17 Aug 14 Dresden (DE) Chemiefabrik

MISERY INDEX recently premiered a video for "The Calling". You can watch it here.

The band are touring in support of their latest album 'The Killing Gods', which hit the stores last month. 'The Killing Gods' is available as a CD, Limited Edition CD Digibox, limited edition cassette, and on various LP formats on the Season of Mist shop.

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  1. Urfaust
  2. The Calling
  3. The Oath
  4. Conjuring The Cull
  5. The Harrowing
  6. The Killing Gods
  7. Cross To Bear
  8. Gallows Humor
  9. The Weakener
  10. Sentinels
  11. Colony Collapse
  12. Heretics

'The Killing Gods', the band's fifth full-length was recorded at Visceral Sound Studios with Scott Hull (PIG DESTROYER, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, BLACK TUSK, BRUTAL TRUTH) and Wright Way recording with long-time engineer Steve Wright (DYING FETUS, MARS VOLTA, SOILWORK).

Biography

MISERY INDEX return with a fury worthy of the title of their new album, "The Killing Gods". With their fifth full-length, the American icons of hard hitting brutality display the strength of maturity grown out of the experience gained as a relentless touring machine. The general trend of their continuous evolution to incorporate less core elements and move towards classic death metal finds a new high water mark. When their debut EP “Overthrow” was recorded in 2001 by vocalist and bassist Jason Netherton (ex-DYING FETUS) together with (then) guitarist and vocalist Mike Harrison and drummer Kevin Talley (ex-DYING FETUS), MISERY INDEX immediately charted a course to explore and push the limits of Death Metal and Grindcore, drawing influence from bands like MORBID ANGEL, NAPALM DEATH, TERRORIZER, BOLT THROWER and ENTOMBED. The erstwhile project shifted to a full time band when guitarist Sparky Voyles (ex-DYING FETUS) joined. In 2003, MISERY INDEX unleashed their first full-length “Retaliate”, to exceptional reviews and followed by numerous support tours and festivals in Europe and North America. After several line-up changes, second album “Discordia” was released in 2006 with even more touring in its wake. Their third full-length, “Traitors” (2008) reaped raving reactions from both critics and fans and saw the band on the road again until 2009. Then MISERY INDEX dropped “Heirs to Thievery” (2010) like a bomb on the Death Metal masses, shattering all expectations. The album was both a commercial and critical success, elevating the band to headlining slots. During that year, long time guitarist Sparky Voyles was replaced by Darin Morris. A string of shows and festivals around the globe followed and on the Munich date of “Full of Hate Tour” alongside CANNIBAL CORPSE, BEHEMOTH and LEGION OF THE DAMNED, the band recorded their first live album. Released early 2013, "Live in Munich" perfectly epitomized the rawness and ferocity that MISERY INDEX now elevate onto a new level with "The Killing Gods". Brace, hold tight and duck for cover, the wrath of the gods is upon us!

Line-up

Name Instrument
Jason Netherton Bass, Vocals
Adam Jarvis Drums
Mark Kloeppel Guitar, Vocals
Darin Morris Guitar

Releases Season of Mist

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The Killing Gods

General information
: Fri, May 23 2014
: Tue, May 27 2014
: Death Metal
: SOM259
: available

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Live in Munich

General information
: Fri, Feb 15 2013
: Tue, Feb 19 2013
: Grind Death Metal
: SOM273
: available
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