Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Unveil New Album Details For Verminous

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 3:58 PM


Out April 17th; Launches Lyric Video For Title Track

- advertisement -
On April 17th, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will release their new album, Verminous, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Verminous, a lyric video for the title track can be seen BELOW. Head to metalblade.com/tbdm - where the record is available for pre-order in the following formats:

  • digipak-CD
  • ltd digi-CD w/ bonus tracks (EU exclusive)
  • cassette
  • deluxe box set (slip-lid box, digi-CD w/ bonus tracks, purple marbled vinyl, 7", poster flag, beanie, art prints (2) - limited to 1000 copies)
  • RPG box set (hand-numbered box, digipak-CD, 24p campaign booklet, dice (7), Dungeon Master's screen, maps (4), creature encounter cards (4), blank character sheets (5) - US exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • moonstone gray vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 2500 copies)
  • neon green vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • glow-in-the-dark vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • green w/ black splatter vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 600 copies)
  • clear w/ black, green and white splatter vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 800 copies)
  • clear vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 100 copies)
  • liquid vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 50 copies)
  • 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
  • grey / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • white vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)
  • pink vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)
  • green w/ yellow splatter vinyl (EMP exclusive - limited to 200 copies)
  • red / black marbled vinyl (Impericon exclusive - limited to 200 copies)
  • clear vinyl (Impericon exclusive - limited to 200 copies)
  • green / white split vinyl (EU webshop exclusive - limited to 100 copies)
* exclusive bundles with shirts and merch items, plus digital options are also available!

Verminous is THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER's most dynamic, rousing and emotional release to date, and it achieves this without compromising one iota of heaviness. "I think this is the biggest evolutionary leap we've ever taken from one album to the next. We stoked the creative fires with 2017's Nightbringers and it's gone much further now in Verminous," states vocalist Trevor Strnad. "It's a very colorful, moody, and charismatic album that experiments with new sounds and ideas without losing the cutthroat BLACK DAHLIA edge. There is a lot of minutiae to digest. Plenty of delicious little Easter eggs woven into the fabric of each song. Each one is a living, breathing entity that will stand on its own as some of the best music this band has ever created."

While the drums were recorded at The Pipeyard in Plymouth, Michigan by ex-bassist and longtime studio guru Ryan "Bart" Williams, the bulk of the album was recorded in New Jersey at guitarist Brandon Ellis' home studio, the Shred Light District, then mixed by Tue Madsen and mastered by Alan Douches. Produced by Ellis and the band, Verminous sees BLACK DAHLIA having a greater level of control over every facet of recording than on any previous release, enabling them to tweak and fine-tune all the small details right up until the point they sent it to Madsen in Denmark. "To say we were anal-retentive would be an understatement. Tue did an outstanding job. His mix is organic. Classic sounding. Not too slick. It's got an old school 'real life' feel to it rather than being the overly polished quantized-to-hell drek that is coming out these days. We wanted the album's sound to have its own personality, and he helped us achieve just that. Finally, Alan did a great job of smoothing out the final details with his mastering. He beefed it up into what you hear now." The only other outside collaborators with which the band worked were soundscape artist Michael Ghelfi, who provided the sample that opens the record and "sets the pest-ridden vibe", and Juanjo Castellano, who painted the cover. "It's amazing and classically death metal cover artwork. I call it an evil underground sewer world, home to the verminous ones. If you look closely you can find all kinds of rats and bugs and critters scattered throughout. The amount of detail Juanjo put in there is second to none."

In support of Verminous, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will first head out to South Africa in March, before hitting the road with TESTAMENT for a North American tour, featuring MUNICIPAL WASTE and MESHIAAK as openers. The band will also return to Europe this summer for the festival season, appearing at Hellfest, Bloodstock Open Air, and more.

In regards to the upcoming USA trek, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER's vocalist Trevor Strnad comments: "It is a massive honor and pleasure to be considered a worthy peer to the mighty TESTAMENT. Being a fan of theirs since childhood, I have to stop and pinch myself to see if it's a dream or not. Luckily, I'm still awake! To say that we in THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER are excited for this undertaking would be a massive understatement. Not to mention the added pleasure of combining forces with the non-stop energy of MUNICIPAL WASTE. Too fucking sick! These three entities together will be levelling venues across North America and leaving no head un-banged! This is it! The stars have aligned! Prepare to fucking thrash!"

Tickets for the North American tour go on sale Friday, February 7th at 10:00am local time. See all confirmed dates below.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour dates

  • 3.13 - Quarry Ramfest - Cape Town Hillcrest, South Africa
  • 3.14 - Monument Ramfest - Pretoria Voortrekker
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour dates
w/ TESTAMENT, MUNICIPAL WASTE, MESHIAAK
  • 4.20 - The Van Buren - Phoenix, AZ
  • 4.21 - El Rey - Albuquerque, NM
  • 4.23 - House Of Blues - Houston, TX
  • 4.24 - House Of Blues - Dallas, TX
  • 4.25 - Diamond Ballroom - Oklahoma City, OK
  • 4.26 - Emo's East - Austin, TX
  • 4.28 - Vinyl Music Hall - Pensacola, FL
  • 4.29 - Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
  • 4.30 - The Ritz - Raleigh, NC
  • 5.5 - The Fillmore - Silver Springs, MD
  • 5.6 - Theatre Of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA
  • 5.7 - The Paramount - Huntington, NY
  • 5.8 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ
  • 5.9 - House Of Blues - Boston, MA
  • 5.10 - M'Telus - Montreal, QC
  • 5.11 - Phoenix Concert Hall - Toronto, ON
  • 5.13 - Roxian Theatre - Pittsburgh, PA
  • 5.14 - Saint Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI
  • 5.16 - The Forge - Joliet, IL
  • 5.17 - The Fillmore - Minneapolis, MN
  • 5.19 - Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO
  • 5.20 - The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT
  • 5.22 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
  • 5.23 - Vogue Theater - Vancouver, BC * no Municipal Waste
  • 5.24 - Showbox Sodo - Seattle, WA * no Municipal Waste
  • 5.26 - Ace Of Spades - Sacramento, CA
  • 5.27 - House Of Blues - San Diego, CA
  • 5.28 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour dates
  • 6.21 - Hellfest - Clisson, France
  • 7.7 - Rockmaraton - Dunaujvaros, Hungary
  • 7.30 - Rockstadt Extreme Fest - Rasnov, Romania
  • 8.2 - Faine Misto Festival - Ternopil, Ukraine
  • 8.7 - Saarihelvetti Festival - Tampere, Finland
  • 8.9 - Bloodstock Open Air - Derbyshire, UK
  • 8.14 - Reload - Sulingen, Germany
More TBA


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, BAD WOLVES Join For Co-Headline Tour
THE DEAD DAISIES Confirm European Summer Dates
KVELERTAK Unveil New Song "Fanden Ta Dette Hull"
RIVAL SONS Announce New North American Tour
MONOLITH ON THE MESA Unveils 2020 Band Lineup
WILDSTREET Reveal Additional ‘Kings Of The World Tour 2020‘ US Tour Dates
MARYLAND DOOM FEST Announces 2020 Daily Lineups
SEPULTURA Unleash New Video For "Means To An End"
ELUVEITIE Confirm 2020 Fall North American Tour
MY DYING BRIDE Drop New Track "Tired Of Tears"
DEFTONES Announce Summer US Tour Dates
MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD Announce For Co-Headline Summer Tour
NIGHTWISH Release First Single, Video For "Noise"
TESLA Unveils New Album Five Man London Jam
OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Worldwide Tattoo Event, Listening Party, Los Angeles In-Store Signing
GREY DAZE Set Release Date For Amends Album
CREMATORY Releases New Single, Video For "Unbroken"
DARKEST HOUR Announces 25th Anniversary West Coast North American Tour
AUGUST BURNS RED Announce New Album Guardians
QUEENSRYCHE Release Lyric Video For "Portrait"
INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Announces 2020 Daily Lineups
LAMB OF GOD Releases First New Music in Five Years, “Checkmate”, From Upcoming Self-Titled Album
COMBICHRIST Confirm Spring U.S. Tour With KING 810
CROBOT Debuts Signature Coffee Blend, CHUPAJAVA
AXEL RUDI PELL Set To Release Sign Of The Times Album
THE HU Announce New U.S. Festival, Headline Dates
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Unveil New Album Details For Verminous
JINJER Releases Live Video "On The Top"
SNAKEYES Reveal Evil Must Die Album Details
OKILLY DOKILLY Unveil New Single “Slaughterhouse”, “When The Comet Gets Here Tour”
New BON SCOTT Book, A ROCKIN’ ROLLIN’ MAN: BON SCOTT REMEMBERED, Marks 40 Years Since His Passing
SLIPKNOT Announce KNOTFEST ROADSHOW 2020
'A BOWIE CELEBRATION' Returns To North America
DEMISE OF THE CROWN Drop "My Mind Is Free" Video
ASKING ALEXANDRIA Announce 'Like A House On Fire' Tour
HEAVY PETTIN' To Release 4 Play EP On Valentine's Day
ANGEL, STARZ Announce April 'Spirit Of '76' Tour Dates
BLACKTOP MOJO Release Music Video For "It Won't Last"
CANDLEMASS Reveal New EP The Pendulum Details
TESTAMENT Announce North American Tour
THE UNITY Set For New Album Pride
SAMMY HAGAR, WHITESNAKE Join Up For Summer Tour
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Announce 2020 Reunion Tour
HAKEN Confirm Exclusive North America Headline Shows
KATATONIA Reveal New Album Details For City Burials
BLUE OYSTER CULT Announces New Live Release 40th Anniversary - Agents Of Fortune - Live 2016
LORD DYING Drop "Freed From The Pressures Of Time" Video
AYREON Set For Electric Castle Live And Other Tales Album
INTRONAUT Launches New Single "Pangloss"
DEF LEPPARD To Release The Early Years 79-81 Box Set
NAPALM DEATH Confirm Spring North American Headline Tour
DAVEY SUICIDE Debuts Music Video For "Animal"
PALAYE ROYALE Announce 'The Bastards' North America Headline Tour
VANDENBERG Return With Brand New Album, Lineup
TESTAMENT Return With New Album Titans Of Creation
TOM KEIFER Launches "Hype" Video
RICHIE KOTZEN Set To Release 50 For 50 Album
VADER Stream New Track "Shock And Awe"
AGNOSTIC FRONT Announces Co-Headlining East Coast Tour With SICK OF IT ALL
THE WORD ALIVE Launch "No Way Out" Video
LUCIFER Debut First New Single "Ghosts"
ORIGIN Announce 'Occupation Domination' North American Tour
DELAIN Drops New Video For "Ghost House Heart"
YOB Announce 2020 US & European Tour Dates
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist MARK MORTON Launches PEARL JAM Cover Video For "Black"
SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer JOHN DOLMAYAN Set For Debut Solo Album These Grey Men
MONUMENTS Release Single, Video For "Animus"
DISTURBED Announces The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour
HAREM SCAREM To Change The World With New Album
FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Drop New Video For "Warfare"
ABYSMAL DAWN Unveil New Album Phylogenesis Details
WEDNESDAY 13 Debuts Lyric Video For "Monster", Featuring CRISTINA SCABBIA Of LACUNA COIL
CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Debuts JETHRO TULL Cover For "Aqualung"
ALLEN/OLZEN To Release Debut Album Worlds Apart
ALTER BRIDGE Release New Single "Godspeed"
BRANT BJORK (KYUSS, FU MANCHU) Set For Release Of Self-Titled New Album
1349 Unleash "Through Eyes Of Stone" Video
IN THIS MOMENT Announce New Album Mother
ANNIHILATOR Stream New Single "Dressed Up For Evil"
DON JAMIESON Reveals New Album Denim & Laughter
ROCKLAHOMA Announces 2020 Band Lineup
PEARL JAM Reveal New Album Gigaton, Tour Dates
MONSTER MAGNET Announces “A Celebration of Powertrip” North American Tour
KREATOR Unleashes "Violent Revolution" Live Video
DANKO JONES Confirms California Dates With JUNKYARD
AMBERIAN DAWN Release New Album Title Track Video “Looking For You”
ALICE COOPER Announces Tour Dates With TESLA, LITA FORD
RED Unveils New Album Declaration
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist MARK MORTON Launches "All I Had to Lose" Video
NAPALM DEATH Announce New 7"/Digital EP, Logic Ravaged By Brute Force
Radio Legend LOU BRUTUS Reveals First Book, Sonic Warrior: My Life as a Rock N Roll Reprobate
HARDLINE Set For Life Live Live CD/DVD
BLACK STAR RIDERS Release New Video For "In The Shadow Of The War Machine"
OZZY OSBOURNE Reveals He Has Parkinsons's Disease
THE THREE TREMORS Unleash "Sonic Suicide" Video
NIGHTWISH Announce New Album HUMAN. :II: NATURE.
GREY DAZE (CHESTER BENNINGTON’s PRE-LINKIN PARK Band) Launch "What's In The Eye" Single
POWERWOLF To Release Best Of The Blessed Album
WE CAME AS ROMANS Drop "From The First Note" Video
POSSESSED Announces "Revelations Of The Ancients" North American Tour 2020
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Release "Fare Thee Well" Video
DRAGONFORCE Announces 2020 USA Headlining Trek
SNAKEYES Launches "The Evil Dead" Single, Video
JOE SATRIANI Reveals Coming New Album Shapeshifter
BLACK SWAN Stream New Song "BIG Disaster"
KISS KRUISE X Returns October 30 – November 4, 2020
VINNIE MOORE To Release New Album Soul Shifter In Europe/UK
Ex-SKID ROW Frontman JOHNNY SOLINGER Announces Houston Headline Show To Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary Of Joining Band
BEHEMOTH Release Official Video For "Rom 5:8"
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, THE AMITY AFFLICATION Announce Co-Headline Tour
BAD WOLVES Unleash "Sober" Video
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Celebrate 20 Years With U.S. Tour
KORPIKLAANI Unleash New Digital Single "Beer Kill Kill"
VOLBEAT Announce 15 U.S. Headline Dates For Spring
HEAVEN SHALL BURN Release New Double Video For "Protector" And "Weakness Leaving My Heart"
MINISTRY Announces 2020 'THE INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH TOUR'
REVOLUTION SAINTS Drop Lyric Video For "Closer"
SYLOSIS Present Crushing New Single "Calcified"
RUSH Drummer NEIL PEART Passes Away At The Age Of 67
DIMEBASH 2020 Announces Additional All-Star Talent
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist MARK MORTON Reveals First Single For “All I Had to Lose”
ANTI-FLAG Share New Song/Video "The Disease"
BURNING WITCHES Reveal Dance With The Devil Details
GOD DETHRONED Launches Video For New Single, "Spirit of Beelzebub"
THE WORD ALIVE Announce New Album Monomania
MY DYING BRIDE Debut Video For "Your Broken Shore"
LIFE OF AGONY And DOYLE (of MISFITS) Team Up For BEAST COAST MONSTERS TOUR 2020
SONS OF APOLLO Drop Video For "Desolate July"
MAGNUM Stream New Single "Where Are You Eden?"
WISHBONE ASH Release Video For "We Stand as One"
OZZY OSBOURNE Reveals More Ordinary Man Details
STITCHED UP HEART Unleash Video For "Warrior"
RONNIE JAMES DIO Cancer Fund Awards Gala Announces Venue Change
CREMATORY Streams New Single "The Downfall"
STEEL PANTHER Launch NSFW "Heavy Metal Rules" Video
KINGS OF DUST Drop New Track "Like An Ocean"
ICE NINE KILLS To Raise Funds For Australia Wildfire Relief With Limited Edition T-Shirt Sale
WILDSIDE Releases Pre-Under The Influence Album
ALESTORM Announce Official New Album Title Curse of the Crystal Coconut, And Recording Details
TORCHE Announce Additional 2020 World Tour Dates
QUEENSRYCHE Release Lyric Video For "Inner Unrest"
WILDSTREET Announce U.S. Tour Dates For February
SEVEN SPIRES Release Video For "Drowner of Worlds"
WINDHAND Announce 2020 US Headline Tour Dates
EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE Issue New Video "Pray"





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2020 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News