Immortal Bird Announces Upcoming US Tour

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Chicago blackened death grinders Immortal Bird will be doing an upcoming US tour. They will be doing songs off of their new album Empress/Abscess, out in late June. The album was tracked by Pete Grossman (Weekend Nachos, Harm’s Way, Dead In The Dirt) at Bricktop Recording in Chicago, Illinois earlier this year and mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves in Queens, New York. Empress/Abscess includes a guest appearance by John Hoffman of Weekend Nachos and finds former drummer/vocalist, Rae Amitay, trading in her drum stool for a full-time position at the mic with longtime live drummer, Garry Naples (Novembers Doom) taking her place.

Immortal Bird 2015 Western Migration Tour:
Apr 27: Diamond Pub – Louisville, KY
Apr 28: Turn One – Nashville, TN
Apr 29: Vino’s – Little Rock, AR
Apr 30: Ozzie Rabbit Lodge – Fort Worth, TX
May 02: Lost Well – Austin, TX
May 03: Nesta – San Antonio, TX
May 04: Sandbox – El Paso, TX
May 05: Flagstaff Brewing Company – Flagstaff, AZ
May 06: Yucca Tap Room – Tempe, AZ
May 07: The Hub – Colton, CA
May 09: All Star Lanes – Los Angeles, CA
May 10: Moonlight Lounge – Albuquerque, NM
May 11: Flux Capacitor – Colorado Springs, CO
May 12: The Bourbon – Lincoln, NE (w/ Inter Arma, Yautja)
May 13: Hexagon – Minneapolis, MN
May 14: The Wisco – Madison, WI

Empress/Abscess Track Listing:
01: Neoplastic
02: Saprophyte
03: The Sycophant
04: To A Watery Grave
05: And Send Fire

Immortal Bird Book Midwest Tour, New Album This Summer

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Midwestern blackened death grinders Immortal Bird will release their new album Empress/Abscess this summer. The album was captured by Pete Grossmann (Weekend Nachos, Harm’s Way, Dead In The Dirt) at Bricktop Recording in Chicago, Illinois earlier this year and mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves in Queens, New York. Empress/Abscess includes a guest appearance by John Hoffman of Weekend Nachos and finds former drummer/vocalist, Rae Amitay, trading in her drum stool for a full-time position at the mic.

IMMORTAL BIRD 2015 Western Migration Tour:
Apr 27: Diamond Pub – Louisville, KY
Apr 28: House Show – Nashville, TN
Apr 29: Vino’s – Little Rock, AR
Apr 30: Tomcats – Fort Worth, TX
May 02: Lost Well – Austin, TX
May 03: TBA – San Antonio, TX
May 04: Sandbox – El Paso, TX
May 05: The Cottage House – Flagstaff, AZ
May 06: Yucca Tap Room – Tempe, AZ
May 07: Katz Alley – Redlands, CA
May 08: TBA – San Diego, CA
May 09: TBA – Los Angeles, CA
May 10: The Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
May 11: Flux Capacitor – Colorado Springs, CO
May 12: TBA – Omaha, NE
May 14: The Wisco – Madison, WI

IMMORTAL BIRD:
Evan Berry – guitars
Rae Amitay – vocals
Garry Naples – drums
John Picillo – bass

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