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Abysmal Dawn Drop First New Song in Six Years, “Hedonist,” and Announce North American Tour

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Album artwork: Par Olofson

After waiting six years, fans will receive a brand new album from Los Angeles death metal prodigies Abysmal Dawn on April 17. Phylogenesis is the result of years dedicated to crafting an exquisite record, and the band assures us that “this one is worth the wait.” The title stems from their band’s progress in juxtaposition with humanity’s regression.

Fans craving a sneak peek of the fifth album can check out the new single, “Hedonist,” below. The hard-hitting energy of the track sets the stage for what fans can expect from Abysmal Dawn, hitting in all right spots. The cacophony of intense drumming, sensational guitar riffs, and throated growling elicit feelings of paralyzation, and the lyrics in the chorus echo that sentiment: “imprisoned by the power of hope.”

Abysmal Dawn will be touring alongside Polish death metallers Vader, in addition to Italian brutal death metal group Hideous Divinity and Portland’s Vitriol. Tickets are available here.

The day before album release, Abysmal Dawn will host a free listening party on April 16 for fans in their hometown of Los Angeles. This event will allow fans a chance to win merch, an ESP Guitar and feature special guest MMA Fighter Josh Barnett.

02/04: San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
02/05: Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
02/06: El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar & Grill
02/07: Austin, TX @ Come and take it Live!
02/08: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
02/09: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio
02/11: Orlando, FL @ The Haven
02/12: Fayetteville, NC @ The Drunk Horse Pub
02/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy
02/14: Brooklyn, NY @ The Warsaw
02/15: Manchester, NH @ Jewel Nightclub
02/16: Quebec City, QC @ Le D’Auteuil
02/17: Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques
02/18: Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
02/19: Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary
02/20: Chicago, IL @ Reggies
02/21: Minneapolis, MN @ Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
02/22: Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
02/23: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
02/25: Seattle, WA @ Club Sur
02/26: Portland, OR @ Bossanova Ballroom
02/27: Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
02/28: Los Angeles, CA @ 1720

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