Atlanta black metal outfit CLOAK is kicking off their “Poisonous Pandemonium” tour this Sunday, June 26 in Detroit, MI! The band will be co-headlining with BEWITCHER for the first leg of the tour until their appearance at Northwest Terror Fest in Seattle, WA on July 2. The band will then headline the second half of the run, which starts on July 5 in Oakland, CA. In addition, CLOAK has just been added to the lineup at this year’s Psycho Las Vegas on August 19. The band’s full itinerary can be found below!

CLOAK will be supporting 2019’s ‘The Burning Dawn,’ which was named one of the Best Albums of the year by Metal Insider (#6), A&P Reacts (#8), Treble Zine (#11), and others.

The album can be streamed, downloaded, and ordered HERE.

CLOAK (w/ Bewitcher):
06/26: Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary* [TICKETS]
06/27: Davenport, IA @ Raccoon Motel* [TICKETS]
06/28: TBA 
06/29: Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive* [TICKETS]
06/30: Salt Lake City, UT @ Ace’s High* 
07/01: Boise, ID @ The Shredder*
07/02: Seattle, WA @ NW Terror Fest [TICKETS]
07/05: Oakland, CA @ Elbo Room Jack London
07/06: Long Beach, CA @Supply & Demand
07/07; San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick [TICKETS]
07/08: Phoenix, AZ @ Nile Underground [TICKETS]
07/09: El Paso, TX @ The Dungeon
07/10: San Antonio, TX @ Hi Tone’s
07/11: Austin, TX @ The Lost Well
07/12: New Orleans, LA @ Santos
08/19: Las Vegas, LV @ Psycho Las Vegas

Photo by David Parham

Unyielding darkness and brutality emerge from the deep south of the United States.  Atlanta, GA based quartet CLOAK blend the sounds of black metal, rock ‘n’ roll, and homegrown Southern sludge to create their own unique and menacing sound.

Their debut full-length, ‘To Venomous Depths,’ (2017) was met with critical acclaim upon its release. Decibel Magazine placed it at #20 among their “Top 40 Albums of 2017,” solidifying the band’s place among the heavy metal elite. Now, CLOAK is back with ‘The Burning Dawn,’ a riff-heavy and groove-laden follow-up that proves the band are still rife with fresh ideas.

Conceptually, the record comes from a place below the surface where the sleepless and sinister dwell, and is absorbed by the darkest of dreams and the most primal desires. Musically, this exploration takes the gothic nuances of its predecessor while abandoning any hesitation in exchange for a more aggressive and vehement spirit.

While rippers like “On Poisoned Ground” and “Into the Storm” deliver a fury of soulful aggression, songs like “Lifeless Silence” and “The Fire, The Faith, The Void” offer a darker, gothic essence, ultimately displaying CLOAK’s multi-faceted and dynamic musical diversity. So, raise your fists and set fire to the world; this is ‘The Burning Dawn.’

Scott Taysom – Vocals & Guitar  
Max Brigham – Guitar  
Sean Bruneau – Drums  
Billy Robinson – Bass 

For more on CLOAK, visit their official FACEBOOKINSTAGRAM, and BANDCAMP.



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