Thursday, June 26, 2014

Darkest Hour FINALLY Sets Release Date For New Album, Teaser Clip Posted

Mike 'Lonestar' Carrigan, guitarist - DARKEST HOURFucking finally! It was incredible and mind-blowing seeing them live a while back at The Fillmore Silver Spring, and I've been piqued with anticipation for the new album they were talking a bit about at the after-party that night (and had played a couple of new tracks from during their set).

Well, that wait is now almost over! Darkest Hour will be releasing their new album on August 5th!

It's been a long time coming, but I have a feeling after all that work they've put in, the new stuff will not disappoint!

They are one of the few bands that can do that style of metal really fucking well. On top of it all, they are from our area (DC, to be exact), and they're some of the nicest guys you will ever meet. Did I mention how fucking phenomenal their live shows are? So much great energy - it's invigorating, fucking heavy, thrashy, and insanely powerful all at once with a bit of a punk feel. In short, Darkest Hour is badass.

You can stream the teaser clip here.

Darkest Hour will be rolling through with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on August 3rd at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia. There's tons of other dates, too, so check the dates below and go get yourself some tickets to see these guys with the mighty Cannibal Corpse and Trivium along with Body Count, Veil of Maya and Texas Hippie Coalition.

(Oh yeah, Asking Alexandria, Suicide Silence and Emmure will be there as well, unfortunately. You don't have to actually sit through those abominations, though. Just saying.)

Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2014July 5: San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
July 6: Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 8: Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
July 9: Nampa, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre
July 11: Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 12: Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheatre
July 13: Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK TASTE OF MAYHEM
July 14: Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 16: Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizion Wireless Amphitheater
July 17: Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 18: Milwaukee, WI @ Eagle's Ballroom ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK TASTE OF MAYHEM
July 19: Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
July 20: Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
July 22: Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
July 23: Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 25: Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 26: Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
July 27: Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
July 29: Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake PAC
July 30: Wantagh, NY @ Nikon Theater at Jones Beach
August 01: Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 02: Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
August 03: Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
August 05: Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheatre
August 06: Millington, TN @ Memphis International Raceway
August 07: Oklahoma City, OK @ OKC Downtown Airpark
August 09: Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
August 10: The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion


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