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Black Moth: ‘Condemned To Hope’

black moth1BLACK MOTH ANNOUNCE UK TOUR

New Heavy Sounds are extremely pleased to announce that Black Moth will be hitting the road in September and October on their first headline tour, to promote the release of their long awaited 2nd album ‘Condemned To Hope’. http://www.facebook.com/themothpit

Black Moth rose from the Leeds underground scene, taking their kaleidoscopic heaviosity and their love for Stooges squalor, Sabbath sulphur and stoner vibes, to create an onslaught of monumental riff sorcery and serpentine grace. Their debut ‘The Killing Jar’ effortlessly transcended its influences to arrive at a nefarious and turbulent brew, equal parts horror movie atmosphere, thunderous drive and maverick spark, with Harriet Bevan’s biting and beguiling voice leading the charge. It was a hit with fans and critics alike, even making it onto Kerrang’s top 50 albums of the year, leading to a tour with Turbowolf, and stonking sets at Download and Desertfest amongst others. The 2nd album, produced like their first by Jim Sclavunos (Grinderman, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Cramps) takes their kaleidoscopic heaviosity and sepulchral style to a whole new plateau of riff-driven dementia.

black moth2They are a mesmerising proposition live too, as showcased by their recent stint as support on the Uncle Acid European jaunt. Catch them now while you can.

Fri 26 Sep, Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

Sat 27 Sep, Liverpool, Kazimier

Sun 28 Sep, York, Duchess

Wed 01 Oct, London, Underworld

Thu 02 Oct, Birmingham, Asylum 2

Fri 03 Oct, Manchester, Roadhouse

Sun 05 Oct, Glasgow, The Attic

Mon 06 Oct, Sheffield, Corporation

‘Condemned To Hope’ is released by New Heavy Sounds on September 15th.

Tickets on-sale priced £8 (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from http://www.livenation.co.uk or http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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