New York avant-garde metal outfit IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT have just announced their Fall 2021 U.S. headline tour. The band will be joined by Pyrrhon starting October 15th in Boston and wrapping on October 31th in Brooklyn. Tickets for the tour are available here.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT will be touring in support of their most recent full-length album Alphaville, which came out Summer 2020 via Century Media Records. The album was produced and engineered at New York’s Menegroth Studio by Colin Marston (BEHOLD…, THE ARCTOPUS, DYSRHYTHMIA, KRALLICE and GORGUTS) and Trey Spruance (MR. BUNGLE). The album also features a number of special guests such as Tomas Haake (MESHUGGAH) on taiko drums, Phlegeton (WORMED) on guest vocals, Yoshiko Ohara (ex-BLOODY PANDA) as part of the choirs, RK Halvorson as part of the Barbershop quartet, Sarai Chrzanowski as part of the choirs, Andromeda Anarchia (FOLKERHAMMER, DARK MATTERS) as part of the choirs, J Walter Hawkes on the trombone, and Colin Marston on guitars.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT officially began in 2012 with their debut release Abominamentvm. The line-up consisted of Zachary Ilya Ezrin on guitar/vocals and the rhythm section of their NYC contemporaries: Pyrrhon. Soon they met with drummer Kenny Grohowski and began to feature him on their next two releases Goliath (EP) and Abyssal Gods (LP). In 2015, they introduced bassist Steven Blanco to their lineup. In 2016, they released another EP Inceste, which saw them tour heavily that year with temporary second guitarist Max Gorelick. 2018 brought about their magnum statement, Vile Luxury. The full-length album, written collectively by the trio (Ezrin, Grohowski, Blanco), was a homage to their hometown New York City that brought jazz elements to the avant-garde black metal style in a way never achieved before.
IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT tour dates:
October 15 – Boston, MA – Middle East (Upstairs)
October 16 – Pittsburg, PA – Preserving Underground
October 17 – Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
October 19 – Detroit, MI – Sanctuary
October 20 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
October 22 – Oklahoma City, OK – Kendell’s
October 23 – Dallas, TX – Reno’s
October 24 – Austin, TX – Hotel Vegas
October 25 – Houston, TX – White Oak (Upstairs)
October 26 – New Orleans, LA – Santos Bar
October 27 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
October 29 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
October 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Century Bar
October 31 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus