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Devourment Announce Lineup Reformation + US and South American Tour Dates

Death metal’s most brutal band DEVOURMENT have announced a major lineup change that sees the band regressing to the sewage from which they were originally conceived. After nearly 10 and 20 years, respectively, Eric Park and Mike Majewski have decided to leave the group to pursue other things. Their absence has ushered in the return of two ofDEVOURMENT‘s most hailed players. DEVOURMENT co-founder Brad Fincher has reclaimed the drum throne, and Ruben Rosas has come back, sans guitar, to once again provide guttural filth on the mic. Rosas made his unique style of vocal assault infamous on the band’s legendary 1999 debut LP Molesting the Decapitated,and is known by true death metal aficionados to tout some of the lowest, sickest growls on the planet. The originator of the DEVOURMENT name and overall vision of groove-oriented, Texas style brutality that became the hallmark of the band’s sound, Brad Fincher co-wrote and performed drums on the early demos, Molesting the Decapitated, and the 1.3.8.compilation, which includes DEVOURMENT‘s signature slammer, “Babykiller”.

In addition to that personnel shift, incumbent bassist Chris Andrews has taken over the role of guitar, where he will be debuting his crushing style worthy of the DEVOURMENTlineage – pushing it forward into more extreme and punishing directions.

The band commented on the reformation:

Devourment mines it’s origins while marching toward a darker, ever more brutal future. Two eras ofthe Devourment legacy shift and combine in a completely new and deadly line-up. This hybrid monster is set to elevate the signature sound they created and deliver the definitive next level of hyper-brutal death metal. Nothing can prepare you for the Pure Apocalyptic Embludgeonment that is coming. Nothing.

The band will debut this new lineup starting July 12th in Dallas, TX  followed by a series of US tour dates and special appearances at Philadelphia’s This Is Hardcore Fest, New York Deathfest, and Louisville Deathfest. Additionally the band has confirmed a run of South American dates this August plus an appearance at Germany’s Essen Deathfest.  A full list of dates is available below with more details to be announced soon.

DEVOURMENT released their fourth full-length and Relapse debut Conceived in Sewage in early 2013. The Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) produced album was the group’s heaviest and most critically acclaimed album to date.

LISTEN: Conceived in Sewage – www.devourment.bandcamp.com

DEVOURMENT Tour Dates

Jul 12         Dallas TX         Reno’s Chop Shop

Jul 18         Little Rock AR         Stickyz
Jul 19         Chicago IL         Underground Lounge
Jul 20         Cleveland OH        The Foundry
Jul 21         Rochester NY        The Bug Jar
Jul 22         Baltimore MD        The Sidebar
Jul 23         Boston MA        The Church
Jul 24         Philadelphia PA        Electric Factory TIHC Afterparty
Jul 25         Secaucus NJ         The Blue Room
Jul 26         Brooklyn NY         Deathfest @ St Vitus Bar

Aug 9          Louisville KY         Louisville Deathfest

***South American Tour***
Aug 15         Bogota, Colombia
Aug 16         Quito, Ecuador
Aug 17         Lima Peru
Aug 22         La Paz , Bolivia
Aug 23         Santiago , Chile
Aug 24         Santiago, Chile
Aug 27-30     Brasil

Oct 11 Essen, Germany Essen Deathfeast @Turock

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