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Sunn O))) to release two new albums this year, announce Europe & U.S tour dates

Posted by on February 6, 2019

Sunn O))) have announced their new album entitled Life Metal, will be released this April via Southern Lord Recordings. It is the group’s first full length effort since 2015’s Kannon as the recording sessions took place in Chicago at Electrical Audio (Studio A) with Steve Albini this past July. The group has recruited Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir who added vocals as well as the cello and haldorophone for the song, “Novæ.” Tim Midyett added a few neck bass and baritone guitars, and Anthony Pateras added the pipe organ to the song “Troubled Air.”

In addition to Life Metal, there will be a second more mediative style LP Pyroclasts, which is expected to arrive sometime this fall. The band will be touring in support of their latest effort as their Europe trek will start on February 28th in DE Frankfurt and their U.S run will kick off on April 17th in Cleveland, OH.

Life Metal track list:

01) Between Sleipnir’s Breaths

02) Troubled Air

03) Aurora

04) Novae

Check out the album teaser below:

Europe Tour Dates:

02/28 DE Frankfurt Mousonturm

03/01  AT Graz Elevate festival/Orpheum

03/02  CZ Prague Divadlo Archa

03/03  E Hamburg Kampnagel

03/04  NL Amsterdam Paradiso

03/06  FR Lyon L’Epicerie Moderne

03/07  FR Nancy L’Autre Canal

03/08  FR Dijon La Vapeur

03/09  FR Rouen QuasaRites Day/Le 106

03/11  FR Tours Le Temps Machine

03/12  FR Nantes Stereolux

03/13  FR La Rochelle La Sirene

03/14  FR Bordeaux Le Rocher de Palmer

North America Tour Dates:

04/17  Cleveland, OH @ Agora

04/18  Detroit, MI @ Masonic

04/19  Chicago, IL @ Rockefeller Chapel

04/20  Pelham, TN @ The Caverns

04/24  Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts

04/25  Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel

04/26  New Haven, CT @ College Street

04/28  Washington, DC @ The Howard

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