Alongside a tour with TESTAMENT, MUNICIPAL WASTE, and MESHIAAK.
The nightmarish atmospheres present throughout THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER's album covers return once more as the quintet ready their next album Verminous for an April 17th release via the mighty Metal Blade Records. As gruesome as the cover art before it, the album's title track (which you can stream below) unfolds with the band's signature melodic riffs and unparalleled intensity, paving the path for a successful arrival. THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have also been tapped to tour alongside thrash greats TESTAMENT, MUNICIPAL WASTE, and MESHIAAK, where you can hear offerings from the new full-length in the flesh.
Frontman Trevor Strnad comments of the album:
"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. 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."
Strnad on the album 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."
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER w/ Testament, Municipal Waste, Meshiaak: Apr. 20 - The Van Buren - Phoenix, AZ Apr. 21 - El Rey - Albuquerque, NM Apr. 23 - House Of Blues - Houston, TX Apr. 24 - House Of Blues - Dallas, TX Apr. 25 - Diamond Ballroom - Oklahoma City, OK Apr. 26 - Emo's East - Austin, TX Apr. 28 - Vinyl Music Hall - Pensacola, FL Apr. 29 - Masquerade - Atlanta, GA Apr. 30 - The Ritz - Raleigh, NC May 5 - The Fillmore - Silver Springs, MD May 6 - Theatre Of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA May 7 - The Paramount - Huntington, NY May 8 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ May 9 - House Of Blues - Boston, MA May 10 - M'Telus - Montreal, QC May 11 - Phoenix Concert Hall - Toronto, ON May 13 - Roxian Theatre - Pittsburgh, PA May 14 - Saint Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI May 16 - The Forge - Joliet, IL May 17 - The Fillmore - Minneapolis, MN May 19 - Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO May 20 - The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT May 22 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR May 23 - Vogue Theater - Vancouver, BC * no Municipal Waste May 24 - Showbox Sodo - Seattle, WA * no Municipal Waste May 26 - Ace Of Spades - Sacramento, CA May 27 - House Of Blues - San Diego, CA May 28 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA
Stream the deadly new title track below and pre-order your copy HERE.