BLIND IDIOT GOD REVEAL EPIC ” RAISE THE TITANIC” TOUR POSTER BY SELDON HUNT
European Album Release Date Set For April 8th
European Tour Kicks Off April 13th
Roadburn Festival April 17th
January 22nd, 2016 (Brooklyn, NY) — Blind Idiot God announce the “Raise The Titanic” tour and reveal the powerful new poster and merchandise design created by noted artist Seldon Hunt (Neurosis, Earth, Melvins, Sunn). Hunt also designed the gatefold double-vinyl LP album cover for the band’s 74-minute opus titled, Before Ever After. The record drops April 8th, 2016 in Europe. The band has won the praise of fellow musicians like Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe who calls the new record “a superior piece of work from a groundbreaking band” (TalkHouse).
The album just made the acclaimed Village Voice Paz & Jopp Top Ten list – which is particularly gratifying since it is the band’s first new record in 23 years. It was co-produced by Bill Laswell (Herbie Hancock’s Future Shock, Mick Jagger, PiL, Motörhead, Ramones, Iggy Pop and Miles Davis) who has recorded all the band’s albums to date. Blind Idiot God band members are currently, or have in the past, collaborated with artists like Henry Rollins, John Zorn, Khanate (SUNN), Harley’s War (Cromags), Jodis (Isis), Leprosy, Paige Hamilton/Helmet and many other notable musicians.
Rollins explains “I was able to record with them once, I know it is rare for them to have vocals in their music, so I felt lucky to have been an exception. I remain a fan.” And former King Crimson member, Trey Gunn says the band makes “heavy music that isn’t stupid and doesn’t think I am stupid.”
Blind Idiot God: Raise The Titanic Tour 2016
Wednesday, April 13th at Vera in Groningen, The Netherlands
Thursday, April 14th at Magasin 4 in Brussels, Belgium
Saturday, April 16th at Gleiss 22 in Muenster, Germany
Sunday, April 17th Roadburn Festival at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands
Monday, April 18th at Sonic Ballroom in Cologne, Germany
Tuesday, April 19th at Bad Bonn in Duedingen, Switzerland
Wednesday, April 20th at Serraglio in Milan, Italy
Thursday, April 21st at Freakout Club in Bologna, Italy
Saturday, April 23rd at Beatpol in Dresden, Germany
Sunday, April 24th at Cassiopeia in Berlin, Germany
Wednesday, April 27th at Blæst in Trondheim, Norway
Thursday, April 28th at Pokalen in Oslo, Norway
Friday, April 29th at Hulen in Bergen, Norway
Saturday, April 30th at Folken in Stavanger, Norway
Blind Idiot God is Andy Hawkins on guitar; Tim Wyskida on drums; Will Dahl on bass (though founding member Gabe Katz plays bass on the album). The band has shared the stage with artists like John Zorn (a collaborator who released their third album on Avant Records), Black Flag, The Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Die Kreuzen, Don Caballero, Jesus Lizard, Napalm Death, HR, Eekamouse among many others.
Three songs from the new album are featured on the soundtrack of the VHI documentary film about Napster titled, Downloaded, starring Mike D, Henry Rollins, Noel Gallagher and directed by Alex Winter (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, The Lost Boys, Freaked).
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Indivisible Music is helmed by Andy Hawkins and is based in Brooklyn, NY. The label was established in 2014 “to promote that which cannot be divided, the elemental idea of music for its own sake. Guiding the elemental idea of music through all obstacles, physical or otherwise. The end of genre or classification, recondite musical knowledge declassified for direct effect.”
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