AKERCOCKE To Tour U.K. With TED MAUL, CEPHALIC CARNAGE

U.K. death metallers AKERCOCKE will team up with TED MAUL and CEPHALIC CARNAGE for a tour of the U.K. and Ireland. The dates are as follows:

May 15 - The Attic - Rushden (AKERCOCKE only)
May 16 - Rock City - Nottingham
May 17 - The Music Box - Manchester
May 18 - [to be confirmed] - Belfast
May 19 - [to be confirmed] - Dublin
May 20 - The Cathouse - Glasgow
May 21 - Rio's - Leeds
May 22 - The Park - Peterborough
May 23 - The Academy - Birmingham
May 25 - [to be confirmed] - Cardiff
May 26 - The Nexus - Southampton
May 27 - The Underworld - London

As previously reported, AKERCOCKE recently commenced the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled album at their own Goat of Mendes Studios in West London. Frontman Jason Mendonca describes the new material as "a logical development from [2005's] 'Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone'. We are continuing to enhance and highlight the dynamics in our music. The contrast between light and shade is stronger in places although in essence, our new work promises to be our most violent. Expect hyperblast speeds that will shame the pretenders. Bludgeoning primitive death grooves, rancorous hate filled black metal and teutonic thrash assaults all seared with swathes of mind shredding electronica and dark, ancient textures." A late spring/early summer release via Earache Records is expected.

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