MUTILATION RITES are streaming the B-side tracks from their new EP “Devoid”. You can check them out below.
Stream these tracks here.
NYC’s ugliest black metal outfit, MUTILATION RITES, are now offering up a taste of their upcoming vinyl EP, ‘Devoid’ (due out via Forcefield Records). Decibel Magazine’s online incarnation is streaming side B of this vicious release, featuring the tracks “White Death” and “Negative Space.”
The band are currently on tour, wreaking havoc across the continental USA and gearing up for a string of SXSW actions (including a bevy of high-profile showcases for Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, Prosthetic, and Scion) and bringing new bassist, Ryan Jones (Today Is The Day, Wetnurse) along for the ride. After the SXSW dust settles, catch them at a handful of Dirty South dates (with fellow NYC heavyweights HULL) on their way back home.
The “Devoid” 12″ EP was recorded in the wet hot summer of 2011 with Kevin Bernsten (Magrudergrind, Pulling Teeth, Triac) at Developing Nations Recording in Baltimore, MD. The EP was mastered in the fall of 2011 by Josh Bonati, and runs at 45 RPM.
MUTILATION RITES spit in the face of so-called “hipster black metal,” hailing from the grimy streets of Brooklyn, NY and doing their damnedest to pay tribute to the dark, fucked-up soul of the city. Darkthrone, Discharge, and Dissection make their voices heard within the band’s core sound, but the hardworking collective inject plenty of their own evil, filth, and chaos into their raw recordings. MUTILATION RITES have built up a name for themselves thanks to a killer sound, insane work ethic, backbreaking tour schedule, and a series of high-quality releases (including a recent split 7″ with BATILLUS). Don’t sleep on this band,
MUTILATION RITES tour dates:
March 8 – Appleton WI – TBA (w/ Wartorn)
March 9 – Chicago IL – The Orphanage (w/ Welkin Dusk, Shithammer, Luciferium)
March 10 – Columbia MO – The Hairhole (w/ Boreas)
March 11 – Kansas City – The Graveyard (w/ Attention Seeker, Boreas, Fin, Stonehaven, Jowls)
March 12 – Lawrence KS – TBA
March 14 – Austin TX – Pitchfork SXSW Party at ND Studios (w/ Rwake, the Atlas Moth, Black Tusk)
March 15 – Austin TX – The Annex at 1808 (w/ All Pigs Must Die, Clinging to the Tress of a Forest Fire, Early Graves)
March 16 – Austin TX – Prosthetic SXSW Showcase at Valhalla (w/ Scale The Summit, Junius, Holy Grail, Primitive Weapons, Last Chance To Reason)
March 17 – Austin TX – Brooklyn Vegan SXSW Party at Lovejoy’s (w/ Speedwolf, Pallbearer, The Atlas Moth, Vestiges)
March 17 – Austin TX – Prosthetic/Scion SXSW “Death Comes Ripping” Party at The Longbranch Inn (w/ Ringworm, Early Graves, Primitive Weapons, Everything Went Black)
March 18 – Denton TX – The Lions Den (w/ Hull)
March 19 – Dallas TX – Queens City Hall (w/ Alcest, Hull)
March 20 – Little Rock AR – Downtown Music (w/ Hull)
March 21 – Nashville TN – Cafe Coco (w/ Hull, Balaclava, Dawn, Yautja)
March 22 – Richmond VA – Wonderland (w/ Triac, Hull)
March 23 – Brooklyn NY – The Acheron (w/ Hull, Batillus, Trenchgrinder)