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Latest news: Wed, Apr 24 2019, MISERY INDEX

Latest release: "Rituals of Power"

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

Death metal extremists MISERY INDEX have will be embarking on a North American tour this spring as direct support for NAILS. The run will kick off on June 8 in Chicago, IL and will conclude on June 16 in Raleigh, NC. A full list of confirmed shows can be found below.

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Speaking on the upcoming tour, the band comments, "We are beyond stoked to hit the road on this extra-special and extra-brutal U.S. run with our friends in NAILS, DEVOURMENT, and OUTERHEAVEN. We'll be playing a few tracks of the new record 'Rituals of Power,' as well as bringing the classic heaviness. Come out to the shows, and LET'S GRIND."

MISERY INDEX (on tour w/ NAILS, DEVOURMENT, and OUTER HEAVEN)
06/08: Chicago, IL @ Metro
06/09: Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
06/10: Toronto, ON @ Opera House
06/11: Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
06/12: Boston, MA @ Middle East
06/13: Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
06/14: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
06/15: Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
06/16: Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theater

MISERY INDEX (European Tour)
06/28: Protzen (DE) @ Protzen Open Air
06/29: Wiesbaden (DE) @ Schlachthof
06/30: Karlsruhe (DE) @ Jubez
07/01: Graz (AT) @ Club Q
07/02: Budapest (HU) @ Dürer Kert (+Whitechapel)
07/03: Kosice (SK) @ Collosseum
07/04: Trutnov (CZ) @ Obscene Extreme
07/05: Roskilde (DK) @ Roskilde Fest
07/06: Hamburg (DE) @ Monkey's Club
07/07: Aachen (DE) @ Musikbunker
07/08: Nijmegen (NL) @ Merleyn
07/09: Hannover (DE) @ LUX
07/10: München (DE) @ Backstage (+Napalm Death)
07/11: Budweis (CZ) @ MC Fabrika
07/12: Torgau (DE) @ In Flammen

MISERY INDEX will be touring in support of their album 'Rituals of Power'. The album can be ordered in various formats.

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
Sat, Jun 08 2019 US Chicago, IL Metro +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Sun, Jun 09 2019 US Detroit, MI The Shelter +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Mon, Jun 10 2019 CA Toronto, ON Opera House +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Tue, Jun 11 2019 CA Montreal, QC Club Soda +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Wed, Jun 12 2019 CA Boston, MA Middle East +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Thu, Jun 13 2019 US Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Fri, Jun 14 2019 US Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Sat, Jun 15 2019 US Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Sun, Jun 16 2019 US Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theater +Nails +Devourment +Outer Heaven
Fri, Jun 28 2019 DE Protzen Protzen Open Air
Sat, Jun 29 2019 DE Wiesbaden Schlachthof
Sun, Jun 30 2019 DE Karlsruhe Jubez
Mon, Jul 01 2019 AT Graz Club Q
Tue, Jul 02 2019 HU Budapest Dürer Kert +Whitechapel
Wed, Jul 03 2019 SK Kosice Collosseum
Thu, Jul 04 2019 CZ Trutnov Obscene Extreme
Fri, Jul 05 2019 DK Roskilde Roskilde Fest
Sat, Jul 06 2019 DE Hamburg Monkey's Club
Sun, Jul 07 2019 DE Aachen Musikbunker
Mon, Jul 08 2019 NL Nijmegen Merleyn
Tue, Jul 09 2019 DE Hannover LUX
Wed, Jul 10 2019 DE München Backstage +Napalm Death
Thu, Jul 11 2019 CZ Budweis MC Fabrika
Fri, Jul 12 2019 DE Torgau In Flammen
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