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Hotter than Hell in the metal/punk underworld, MIDNIGHT's debut album, Satanic Royalty, became an instant classic upon its release in 2011. Now, with anticipation at a fever pitch, the hooded demons return with the even better No Mercy for Mayhem. Whereas Satanic Royalty was the culmination of nearly a decade's worth of hard slogging in the underground, No Mercy for Mayhem is an intensification of everything its predecessor seemingly perfected: the hooks even more anthemic, the power more piledriving, the dirt dirtier, the sum effect being absolute BLACKOUT. Really, there's no current band who are able to mainline classic heavy metal, hard-charging punk rock, and grimy rock 'n' roll quite like MIDNIGHT can, and No Mercy for Mayhem is studded-leather, 10-track proof that mainman Athenar and crew are at the top of their game and bow to no one. As an added bonus, initial CD pressings of No Mercy for Mayhem will include a bonus track and a whole bonus disc comprising MIDNIGHT's super-limited Alive on the Streets of Cleveland live LP. On your feet or on your knees, you'll get No Mercy for Mayhem from MIDNIGHT!
In other Midnight news, Athenar and the hooded demons will be heading out on the road the next few months for a handful of tour dates. Guaranteed to be rife with lust, filth, and sleaze, these MIDNIGHT tour dates will see the band sharing stages with labelmates Shitfucker and The Lurking Corpses; cult favorites Absu and Morbosidad; Metal Blade recording artists Goatwhore; and last but certainly not least, the almighty Samhain for their "30 Bloody Years" tour! Confirmed dates and venues are as follows:
August 22 - Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups w/ Shitfucker
August 23 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen w/ Shitfucker and The Lurking Corpses
August 24 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Brass rail w/ Shitfucker and The Lurking Corpses
August 30 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog w/ Absu, Morbosidad, HOD
SAMHAIN "30 Bloody Years" w/ Goatwhore
October 29th - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
October 31st, HALLOWEEN - Washington, DC@ the Howard Theatre
November 1st, SAMHAIN NIGHT - New York City, NY@ the Best Buy Theatre
released August 19, 2014
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