MISERY INDEX Announce Tour With Primitive Man, Ulthar & Gloom15th December 2020 0 By John Deaux
US death/grindcore veterans Misery Index have announced a tour for September 2021!
See below for the tour dates:
MISERY INDEX Tour 2021
with: PRIMITIVE MAN , ULTHAR, GLOOM
08.09.2021 Eindhoven – Dynamo NLD
09.09.2021 Hamburg – Bambi Galore GER
10.09.2021 Augsburg – Kantine GER
12.09.2021 Paris – Backstage FRA
13.09.2021 London – Boston Music Room GBR
14.09.2021 Manchester – Rebellion GBR
15.09.2021 Brussels – Magasin 4 BEL
16.09.2021 Mörlenbach – Live Music Hall Weiher GER
17.09.2021 Kassel – Goldgrube GER
18.09.2021 Copenhagen – Pumpehuset DNK
19.09.2021 Leipzig – Werk2 GER
20.09.2021 Budapest – Dürer Kert HUN
21.09.2021 Vienna – Escape Metalcorner AUT
22.09.2021 Prague – Nova Chmelnice CZE
23.09.2021 Poznan – U Bazyla POL
24.09.2021 Berlin – BiNuu GER
25.09.2021 Dortmund – JunkYard GER
About MISERY INDEX
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, the second album “Discordia” was released in 2006, the first to feature current drummer Adam Jarvis and guitarist/vocalist Mark Kloeppel, 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. In 2013, the band released its first live album, “Live in Munich”, which perfectly epitomized the rawness and ferocity that MISERY INDEX elevated onto a new level with their fifth full length “The Killing Gods” in 2014.
In 2019, MISERY INDEX released “Rituals of Power” and proved once again that the group is as furious as ever. Featuring the singles “New Salem”, “Naysayer, “The Choir Invisible” and “Hammering the Nails” the album was the band’s highest charting and best-selling release to date. Last year, the band did an EU headlining tour with support from Wormrot and then a US tour with Nails in the summer. At this time, they also released the single “Zombie Prescription” (Snapcase cover) via New Noise magazine’s flexi series. In February 2020, the band hit the EU again on the month long “Campaign for Musical Destruction” in support of Napalm Death, along with Eyehategod, Rotten Sound and Bat.
MISERY INDEX are (from left to right)Darin Morris: guitar
Mark Kloeppel: guitar, vocals
Adam Jarvis: drums
Jason Netherton: bass, vocalsMISERY INDEX onlinehttp://www.miseryindex.com/
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