Monday, May 28, 2018

UFOMAMMUT: North American Tour With White Hills Kicks Off




[photo by Malleus]

Italy's sonic alchemists UFOMAMMUT begin their month-long North American tour tonight, Wednesday, May 23rd, in Providence, Rhode Island. The band's latest journey breaks a three-year silence since their last stateside tour, and includes performances at Maryland Deathfest, Northwest Terror Fest, Sled Island Festival, and more. Support will be provided by New York-based psychedelic rock act, White Hills. See all confirmed dates below.

UFOMAMMUT will be touring in support of their eighth LP, 8, released in September through Neurot Recordings. Captured at Crono Sound Factory in Vimodrone, Milano, Italy, 8 is a major turning point in the heavy alchemic arts, with the elements of UFOMAMMUT's recording constellation being re-aligned. Although the musicians within the collective remain unturned, a change in recording approach saw the trio playing and recording live together in the same room, even utilizing their live sound engineer Ciccio and his project Femore for production purposes, with Fabrizio San Pietro on mixing duties. Overdubs were used only for vocals, synth sounds, and minor details, with the result of the endeavor being a stricter focus on the soul, darkened groove, and overall cohesion of the music and themselves as musicians. In turn, 8 clarified to UFOMAMMUT who they are as a unit now and their new sonic path.

8 is available on vinyl and CD formats via Neurot Recordings, and on a limited and regular edition vinyl via UFOMAMMUT's Supernatural Cat label. Place European orders for the limited LP hand-crafted in Italy by Malleus - the rock art collective run by members of UFOMAMMUT - HERE, and US orders through Neurot Recordings HERE.

Stream UFOMAMMUT's 8 in its entirety HERE and see the video for "Warsheep" HERE.

UFOMAMMUT:
5/23/2018 Alchemy - Providence, RI *
5/24/2018 Ram's Head Live - Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Death Fest
5/25/2018 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY *
5/26/2018 Cattivo - Pittsburgh, PA *
5/27/2018 Reggies - Chicago, IL *
5/29/2018 Lookout Lounge - Omaha, NE *
5/30/2018 Hi-Dive - Denver, CO *
6/01/2018 Neurolux - Boise, ID *
6/02/2018 Barboza - Seattle, WA @ Northwest Terror Fest *
6/03/2018 Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR w/ Usnea *
6/05/2018 Elbo Room - San Francisco, CA *
6/06/2018 Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA *
6/07/2018 Hi-Hat - Los Angeles, CA *
6/08/2018 Club Red - Phoenix, AZ *
6/09/2018 Sister - Albuquerque, NM *
6/11/2018 The Lost Well - Austin, TX *
6/13/2018 Growlers - Memphis, TN *
6/14/2018 Pilot Light - Knoxville, TN *
6/15/2018 529 - Atlanta, GA *
6/16/2018 Kings - Raleigh, NC *
6/18/2018 Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA *
6/21/2018 Sled Island Festival - Calgary, AB *
7/13/2018 Stoned from the Underground - Erfurt, DE
8/10/2018 Sonic Blast Fest - Moledo, PT
8/11/2018 Alcatraz Festival - Kortrijk, BE
*w/ White Hills

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