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Revocation reveal new album details; unveil new track; announce North American Tour w/ Krisiun, Alluvial, & Inoculation

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Photo credit: Alex Morgan

Revocation have announced their new album, Netherheaven, is scheduled to arrive on September 9th via Metal Blade Records. To celebrate the reveal, these progressive death metal giants have unleashed a David Brodsky-directed video for the song “Diabolical Majesty.”

 

Frontman Dave Davidson comments: 

“It’s always hard choosing the first single off of a new album, but we felt that ‘Diabolical Majesty’ really captures the mood of ‘Netherheaven’ overall. It’s a thrashing, death metal ripper that’s got a little something for everyone, whether you’re the first one to activate a circle pit at a show or if you just like to bang your fucking head. The music video was filmed by our good friends Dave Brodsky and Allison Woest, and they’ve once again outdone themselves on this one! Special thanks to the Sk8 Liborius crew for letting us rage in their space for a couple days. 

Lyrically, ‘Diabolical Majesty’ was inspired by the Satanic Temple’s ongoing struggle with the religious right and their battle to display the statue of the Baphomet in the face of censorship and legal action. To quote American author Chris Hedges, ‘The merger of the corporatists with the Christian right is the marrying of Godzilla to Frankenstein.’ These words ring even truer now that extremist Christian politicians have begun imposing their authoritarian rule as they seek to completely undo the separation of church and state.”

 

Bassist Brett Bamberger adds

“Filming for ‘Diabolical Majesty’ hyped me up on every level! You can’t beat ripping a video with the crew WHILE having a session and several Busch Waters. Skating at Liborius reminded me of my first time checking out SPOT & Asbury Park when I was a kid. I don’t think I’ve even seen a vert ramp since those days since I’ve always been a tech dawg! It was really special to be able to combine all my beloved passions in the sesh & hope you all enjoy it as much as I did!”

 

Revocation will be hitting the road to celebrate the album. The band has announced a North American headlining tour with support from Krisiun, Alluvial, and Inoculation. The trek is scheduled to kick off on September 9th in Toronto, ON and will run through October 16th in Pittsburgh, PA. 

 

Davidson expresses his excitement: 

“We cannot wait to play a bunch of new songs on our first headlining tour back since the pandemic. We’ll be joined alongside the Brazilian berserkers in Krisiun, progressive death metal wizards Alluvial and newcomers Inoculation who combine an OSDM aesthetic with a more modern, technical approach. Don’t miss the killer lineup, come out and circle pit for Satan!”

 

Watch the clip below and pre-order the album here:

 

 

Tour Dates:

09/09 Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace

09/10 Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electriques

09/11 Québec City, QC @ La Source de la Martinière

09/13 Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere Brooklyn

09/14 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub 

09/15 Mechanicsburg, PA @ Lovedraft’s Brewing CO 

09/16 Baltimore, MD @ The Metro Gallery 

09/17 Virginia Beach, VA @ Elevation 27 

09/18 Greensboro, NC @ The Blind Tiger 

09/19 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Purgatory) 

09/20 Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug 

09/21 West Palm Beach, FL @ Respectable Street 

09/23 Austin, TX @ Come And Take It Live 

09/24 Dallas, TX @ Amplified Live 

09/25 El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar & Grill 

09/27 Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theater 

09/28 San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick 

09/29 Los Angeles, CA @ 1720 

09/30 Roseville, CA @ Goldfield Trading Post 

10/01 Santa Cruz, CA @ Santa Cruz Vets Hall

10/03 Portland, OR @ Dante’s 

10/04 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon 

10/06 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall 

10/07 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater 

10/08  Lincoln, NE @ The Royal Grove 

10/09 Sioux Falls, SD @ Bigs Bar 

10/11 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club 

10/12 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club 

10/13 Hamtramck, MI @ The Sanctuary 2 

10/14 Cleveland, OH @ No Class 

10/15 Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall 

10/16 Pittsburgh, PA @ Enclave 

 

 

Track List:

01) Diabolical Majesty

02) Lessons in Occult Theft

03) Nihilistic Violence

04) Strange and Eternal

05) Galleries of Morbid Artistry

06) The 9th Chasm

07) Godforsaken

08) The Intervening Abyss of Untold Aeons

09) Re-Crucified [feat. Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) and George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher (Cannibal Corpse)

 

 

 

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