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REVOCATION announces “Netherheaven European Tour 2023”!

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On September 9th, progressive death metal outfit Revocation will release their eighth full-length, Netherheaven, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the album, a video for the new single “Diabolical Majesty” (directed by David Brodsky // mgenyc.com) can be viewed at: metalblade.com/revocation

Revocation have now announced a European headline tour for early 2023! Support comes from label mates Goatwhore as well as Alluvial and Creeping Death!

Comments singer/guitarist David Davidson: “It’s been too long since we’ve played Europe and we cannot wait to return with this truly epic lineup! We’ll be playing a bunch of new material from ‘Netherheaven’ along with some rippers from our back catalogue, looking forward to heating up with you hellions this winter!

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“NETHERHEAVEN EUROPE 2023”
+ Special Guests:
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ALLUVIAL
CREEPING DEATH
19.01.23 Germany Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof
20.01.23 Germany Bochum @ Matrix
21.01.23 Netherlands Nijmegen @ Doornroosje
22.01.23 Germany Hamburg @ Logo
23.01.23 Sweden Gothenburg @ Valand
24.01.23 Norway Oslo @ John Dee
25.01.23 Denmark Copenhagen @ Pumpehuset
27.01.23 Germany Berlin @ SO36
28.01.23 Germany Chemnitz @ AJZ
29.01.23 Germany Nürnberg @ Hirsch
30.01.23 Czech Rep Prague @ Futurum
31.01.23 Hungary Budapest @ Akvárium Klub
01.02.23 Austria Vienna @ Viper Room
02.02.23 Germany Munich @ Backstage
03.02.23 Switzerland Solothurn @ Kofmehl
04.02.23 Italy Bologna @ Alchemica Music Club
05.02.23 France Toulouse @ Le Rex
06.02.23 Spain Barcelona @ Bóveda
07.02.23 Spain Madrid @ Copernico
08.02.23 Spain Bilbao @ Stage Live
10.02.23 France Paris @ Trabendo
11.02.23 France Lille / Wasquehal @ The Black Lab
12.02.23 UK London @ Islington Assembly Hall
13.02.23 UK Manchester @ Rebellion
14.02.23 Ireland Dublin @ Whelans
15.02.23 UK Birmingham @ Mama Roux
16.02.23 UK Bristol @ The Fleece
17.02.23 Belgium Antwerp @ Zappa
18.02.23 Germany Hannover @ Faust

Surf over to metalblade.com/revocation where Netherheaven is available for pre-order in the following formats:

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– digipak-CD
– “Elysium” – baby blue vinyl (US exclusive)
– “Hellfire” – fuego marbled vinyl (US exclusive)
– 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
– white / blue marbled vinyl (limited to 1000 copies)
– sunset orange marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– red w/ black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)
– clear w/ black and red splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)
– white w/ blue splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 250 copies)

Four years in the making, the Billboard-charting trio that is Revocation – Dave Davidson (vocals/guitars), Ash Pearson (drums), and Brett Bamberger (bass) – meticulously explore the allegorical and literal aspects of Hell as they dig deeper into the darker, more diabolical side of death metal. In short, where the previous album, The Outer Ones (2018), jettison Revocation into the horrific maw of the cosmos, Netherheaven bores deftly through the nine rings of Hell to directly confront Lucifer and his multitudinous faces. “We’re definitely in more of a death metal mindset than on earlier albums in our catalog,” asserts Davidson. “We’re focusing on how we can write the best death metal-centric album that we possibly can while still pushing our boundaries. The new songs on ‘Netherheaven’ are evil and sinister but also have a progressive element to them to keep things interesting. It’s got our stamp on it, no question.

Netherheaven was written during downtime after the album cycle for The Outer Ones was complete. The album’s nine tracks were written solely by Davidson, who spent his time between genuflecting at the altars of Luc Lemay (Gorguts), Chuck Schuldiner (Death), Marty Friedman (Megadeth), and celebrated jazz guitarists Wes Montgomery and Kurt Rosenwinkel. Between writing killer riffs and absolutely wild solos, the seven-stringer also practiced (technique), studied (theory), and taught guitar. Revocation truly changed gears when Davidson picked up audio engineering (with Apple’s Logic Pro) to use the pandemic-era lockdowns effectively. It made perfect sense for him to helm the engineer and producer’s chair at his newly-built HeatWave Studios for NetherheavenRevocation then sourced Swedish studio ace Jens Bogren (OpethKreator) to mix and master at Fascination Street Studios.

We put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into the album,” says Davidson. “We want people to be inspired. It’s brutal. We brought our A-game on ‘Netherheaven’.

Netherheaven track-listing
1. Diabolical Majesty
2. Lessons in Occult Theft
3. Nihilistic Violence
4. Strange and Eternal
5. Galleries of Morbid Artistry
6. The 9th Chasm
7. Godforsaken
8. The Intervening Abyss of Untold Aeons
9. Re-Crucified [feat. Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) and George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher (Cannibal Corpse)]

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Photo credit: Alex Morgan

Revocation line-up:
David Davidson – Guitars / Vocals
Brett Bamberger – Bass / Vocals
Ash Pearson – Drums

Revocation online:
https://www.metalblade.com/revocation
http://www.revocationband.com
https://www.facebook.com/Revocation
https://twitter.com/revocation
https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialRevocation

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