Belgian death metal outfit CARNATION have announced shows with label mates HIEROPHANT and death metallers DESERTED FEAR. The tour will take place in March 2019 and sees the bands playing in Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Austria. The full list of tour dates can be found below.

14 Mar 19 Hamburg (DE) Knust
15 Mar 19 Berlin (DE) Musik und Frieden
16 Mar 19 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
17 Mar 19 Osnabrück (DE) Bastard Club
19 Mar 19 Hannover (DE) Lux
21 Mar 19 Cologne (DE) Volta
22 Mar 19 Wiesbaden (DE) Kesselhaus
23 Mar 19 Munich (DE) Backstage
26 Mar 19 Luzern (CH) Schüür
27 Mar 19 Nuremberg (DE) Kantina
28 Mar 19 Leipzig (DE) Naumanns
29 Mar 19 Prague (CZ) Underdogs

Other shows 
22 Feb 19 Heist op den Berg (BE) Cultuurcentrum Zwanenberg
30 Mar 19 Kuurne (BE) Metal Worksfest
25 May 19 Erica (NL) Pitfest 2019

CARNATION will be playing in support of their new record ‘Chapel of Abhorrence’, which has been released on August 17, 2018. The cover artwork and album info can be viewed below.

1. The Whisperer (6:16)
2. Hellfire (4:17)
3. Chapel of Abhorrence (3:23)
4. The Unconquerable Sun (4:10)
5. Disciples of Bloodlust (3:28)
6. Hatred Unleashed (3:23)
7. Plaguebreeder (3:45)
8. Magnum Chaos (4:41)
9. Sermon of the Dead (4:38)
10. Fathomless Depths (5:38)
11. Power Trip (4:02)
Total playing time: 47:41

Embrace the new death metal overlords with their death metal offering, ‘Chapel of Abhorrence’!

CARNATION equals blistering death metal madness from Belgium. Early 2013, guitar player Jonathan Verstrepen created the band to show his appreciation for the old school death metal legends from the ‘80s & early ‘90s. Vocalist Simon Duson, bass player Yarne Heylen, guitar player Bert Vervoort, and drummer Vincent Verstrepen were summoned to complete the band, and it didn’t take long until the chemistry between this quintet to hit critical mass.

2015 marks the year that the first offering entitled ‘Cemetery of the Insane’ was released upon the masses. Tracks such as “Explosive Cadavers” or “The Rituals of Flesh” take you back in time to the better days of shredding riffs, neck-breaking drums, and skull-crushing guttural vocals.

The live rituals that followed were executed with stone cold merciless aggression. CARNATION delivered their bloodbath at select festivals across Europe during 2015 and 2016. Their next journey led them to distant Asia for their first tour across mainland Japan. This resulted in the infamous ‘Live at Asakusa Deathfest’ recording (2017). These releases, combined with their reputation as a notoriously impressive live act, drew the attention of fans worldwide and provided CARNATION with the opportunity to perform at several European festivals and saw the band touring alongside PESTILENCE during their special Brazilian tour in April 2018.

With ‘Chapel of Abhorrence’, CARNATION welcome you to death’s domain and invite you to witness them rise to their throne!

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