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Latest news: Wed, Nov 27 2019, MISERY INDEX

Latest release: "Rituals of Power"

Release date: Fri, Mar 08 2019, US Fri, Mar 08 2019

Death Metal outfit MISERY INDEX are now premiering a brand new video for the track 'Decline and Fall' which is taken from the bands' latest album 'Rituals of Power' (2019).

You can watch the new offering, which comes with a somewhat chilling message HERE!

MISERY INDEX comment on the video: "All civilizations fall [and] decline and, in the present, its members grapple dually with the lamentation of its demise and the hopefulness of new beginnings. This is us expressing precisely that."

The band previously announced new European tour dates together with NAPALM DEATH and label mates ROTTEN SOUND. A full list of confirmed shows can be found below.

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MISERY INDEX + NAPALM DEATH + EYEHATEGOD + ROTTEN SOUND + BAT
07 Feb 20 Oberhausen (DE) Kulttempel
08 Feb 20 Hamburg (DE) Gruenspan
11 Feb 20 Vienna (AT) Arena
12 Feb 20 Brno (CZ) Roxy
13 Feb 20 Leipzig (DE) Werk 2
14 Feb 20 Berlin (DE) Astra
16 Feb 20 Antwerpen (BE) Trix
18 Feb 20 Bournemouth (UK) The Old Fire Station
19 Feb 20 Cardiff (UK) Tramshed
20 Feb 20 Brimingham (UK) O2 Institute
21 Feb 20 Glasgow (UK) Slay
23 Feb 20 London (UK) The Electric Ballroom
25 Feb 20 Haarlem (NL) Patronaat
26 Feb 20 Saarbrucken (DE) Garage
27 Feb 20 Lyon (FR) Ninkasi Kao
28 Feb 20 Nantes (FR) Warehouse
29 Feb 20 Toulouse (FR) Metronum
01 Mar 20 Biarritz (FR) Atabal
03 Mar 20 Paris (FR) La Machine du Moulin Rouge
04 Mar 20 Stuttgart (DE) Im Wizemann
05 Mar 20 Lindau (DE) Club Vaudeville
06 Mar 20 Muncich (DE) Backstage
07 Mar 20 Zurich (CH) Meh Suff! Winter Fest
08 Mar 20 Cologne (DE) Essigfabrik

MISERY INDEX will be touring in support of their recently released album 'Rituals of Power', which is still available in the Season of Mist shop.

Join MISERY INDEX on their official Facebook page.

Biography

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MISERY INDEX return furiously with their brand new album, 'Rituals of Power'! With their sixth 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 elevated onto a new level with their fifth full length "The Killing Gods" in 2014.

Now with "Rituals of Power", revolving around the concept of “truth”, MISERY INDEX are back with nine crushing tracks which tackle how 'truth' has been constructed and molded throughout history as a means to uphold power, regimes and ideologies. Brace, hold tight and run for cover, the wrath of MISERY INDEX is upon us and they are more furious than they've ever been.

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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Rituals of Power

General information
: Fri, Mar 08 2019
: Fri, Mar 08 2019
: Death Metal
: SOM510
: available

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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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Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Fri, Feb 07 2020 DE Oberhausen Kulttempel +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sat, Feb 08 2020 DE Hamburg Gruenspan +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Tue, Feb 11 2020 AT Vienna Arena +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Wed, Feb 12 2020 CZ Brno Roxy +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Thu, Feb 13 2020 DE Leipzig Werk 2 +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Fri, Feb 14 2020 DE Berlin Astra +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sun, Feb 16 2020 BE Antwerpen Trix +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Tue, Feb 18 2020 UK Bournemouth The Old Fire Station +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Wed, Feb 19 2020 UK Cardiff Tramshed +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Thu, Feb 20 2020 UK Brimingham O2 Institute +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Fri, Feb 21 2020 UK Glasgow Slay +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sun, Feb 23 2020 UK London The Electric Ballroom +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Tue, Feb 25 2020 NL Haarlem Patronaat +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Wed, Feb 26 2020 DE Saarbrucken Garage +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Thu, Feb 27 2020 FR Lyon Ninkasi Kao +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Fri, Feb 28 2020 FR Nantes Warehouse +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sat, Feb 29 2020 FR Toulouse Metronum +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sun, Mar 01 2020 FR Biarritz Atabal +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Tue, Mar 03 2020 FR Paris La Machine du Moulin Rouge +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Wed, Mar 04 2020 DE Stuttgart Im Wizemann +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Thu, Mar 05 2020 DE Lindau Club Vaudeville +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Fri, Mar 06 2020 DE Muncich Backstage +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sat, Mar 07 2020 CH Zurich Meh Suff! Winter Fest +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
Sun, Mar 08 2020 DE Cologne Essigfabrik +Rotten Sound +Napalm Death
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