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Wed, Mar 12 2014: MISERY INDEX

Latest release: "The Killing Gods"

Release date: Fri, May 23 2014, US Tue, May 27 2014

American death grind extremists MISERY INDEX' forthcoming album is entitled ‘The Killing Gods’ and will be released on May 23rd (May 27th in North America). Here are the cover artwork and track list of the band’s fifth studio album:



  1. Urfaust
  2. The Calling
  3. The Oath
  4. Conjuring The Cull
  5. The Harrowing
  6. The Killing Gods
  7. Cross To Bear
  8. Gallows Humor
  9. The Weakener
  10. Sentinels
  11. Colony Collapse
  12. Heretics

The song “Conjuring the Cull” is currently being premiered on the following websites:

Lambgoat (US)
Rock Hard (DE)
Rock Hard (IT)
Thrashocore (FR)
Terrorizer (UK)

Regarding "Conjuring the Cull", MISERY INDEX comment: “This is the fourth part of "Faust", a single fifteen and a half minute song comprising the first five tracks of ‘The Killing Gods’. We are proud to demolish your ear drums with this pummeling taste of our new record.”

‘The Killing Gods’ will be released as a limited Digibox including the CD in jewel case with slipcase (alternative artwork) and a MINISTRY cover song as bonus track, a metal pin, a printed patch, and three vinyl stickers. It will also be available on white double LP in gatefold sleeve limited to 400 copies, golden double LP in gatefold sleeve limited to 200 copies, regular black double LP in gatefold sleeve, jewel case CD, and various merch items. All formats can be pre-ordered on Season of Mist’s e-shop.


‘The Killing Gods’ was recorded at Wright Way Studios in Baltimore, Maryland and engineered by Steve Wright (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, SOILWORK). The drum parts were tracked with Scott Hull (PIG DESTROYER, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, BLACK TUSK, BRUTAL TRUTH) at Visceral Sound in Bethesda, MD.

The band recently announced a special live date as part of this year's Maryland Death Fest pre-show in Baltimore, on May 21. Prior to that, MISERY INDEX will embark on a European tour with label mates GORGUTS in April/May. Dates are as follows:

24 Apr 14 Barroselas (PT) SWR Festival
25 Apr 14 Madrid (ES) Shoko
26 Apr 14 Murcia (ES) Garaje
27 Apr 14 Barcelona (ES) Razz3
28 Apr 14 Toulouse (FR) Dynamo
29 Apr 14 Brescia (IT) Circo Colony
30 Apr 14 Vienna (AT) Escape
01 May 14 Darmstadt (DE) Steinbruch Theater
02 May 14 Lyss (CH) Kulturfabrik
03 May 14 Brussel (BE) Magasin4
04 May 14 Tilburg (NL) Neurotic Deathfest

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