Next week, the Los Angeles-based extreme shred powerhouse Exmortus – who spent much of 2014 on tour with Dark Tranquillity, Destruction, Krisiun, Arsis and Flotsam and Jetsam, among others – will return to Sharkbite Studios with producer Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Immolation) to begin tracking their sophomore album for Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to last year’s acclaimed “Slave To The Sword,” expected out this fall, will feature new bassist Michael Cosio (ex-Abysmal Dawn) alongside the band’s existing core of Conan (vocals/guitars), Mario Moreno (drums) and David Rivera (guitars).
Moreno announced, “2014 was a great year for Exmortus and the campaign for ‘Slave to the Sword’ has been relentless since its release. This year has been a little quiet for us but with good reason. We’re excited to announce that we’ll be entering the studio at the end of this month to once again record with the mighty Zack Ohren. Zack did a phenomenal job on ‘Slave to the Sword’ and we’re ready to record some more bone-crushing, face-melting shred for you all!”
Exmortus, who recently performed at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. during an LA KISS arena football game, have also announced a slew of new tour dates. After appearing at Prosthetic’s “West Coast Metal Meeting” in suburban Los Angeles alongside labelmates Spellcaster and Holy Grail on July 11, the band will continue on to join forces with fellow Angelenos Kyng.
Says Moreno, “Not many people are aware of our history with Kyng, but it goes back years! The guys in Kyng helped EXMORTUS get some of our very first shows, and many years later we’re finally taking the package on the road. This tour is gonna be heavy!”
Dates for both tours can be found below. For tickets and further information on the band, visit the band online.
UPCOMING TOUR DATES
7/10 Fullerton, CA – Riff Haus
7/11 Glendale, CA – The Complex (Prosthetic Showcase)
7/15 Denver, CO – Marquis at The Parkway #
7/17 Chicago, IL – Double Door #
7/21 Kansas City, MO – Aftershocklive Musicvenue #
7/22 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep #
7/24 Tucson, AZ – The Flycatcher #
# with Kyng