To kick off their celebration of ten years as a band, Dark Operative is proud to present POWER TRIP’s Opening Fire: 2008-2014, a complete collection of the band’s earliest non-LP output. The album will be released digitally tomorrow, Friday, April 27th, as the band kicks off their headlining North American tour and is now streaming at Revolver Magazine.
Opening Fire: 2008-2014 documents POWER TRIP’s self-titled 7”, “This World” (from The Extermination Vol: II LP compilation on Flatspot Records), “Hammer of Doubt” (2010 version from America’s Hardcore LP compilation on Triple B Records), and the entirety of The Armageddon Blues Sessions. All tracks have been lovingly remastered by the band’s longtime producer Arthur Rizk with the release being rounded out by stunning artwork from Portland illustrator Matt Stikker.
Revolver Magazine is now streaming Opening Fire: 2008-2014 alongside an interview with vocalist Riley Gale; stream it at THIS LOCATION.
Opening Fire: 2008-2014 is being offered initially via all streaming and digital service providers to mark the launch of POWER TRIP’s North American headlining tour with Sheer Mag, Fury, and Red Death. Digital preorders for Opening Fire: 2008-2014 can be found HERE; LP, CD, and cassette versions are currently in production and will be available in the coming weeks.
POWER TRIP‘s Southern Lord-released breakthrough album, Nightmare Logic, has earned praise from The New Yorker to a Pitchfork’s Best New Music, to countless best-of/year-end lists The band was awarded the Best Metal Album Of The Year from Loudwire and song placement in the WWE. Find Nightmare Logic at YouTube HERE and at the Southern Lord US store HERE and European store HERE.
Opening Fire: 2008-2014 Track Listing:
1. Divine Apprehension
2. Suffer No Fool
4. This World (2014)
5. Hammer Of Doubt (2010)
6. Armageddon Blues
7. Lake Of Fire
8. The Evil Beat
POWER TRIP Tour Dates [TICKETS/EVENT PAGES]:
4/27/2018 Welcome to Rockville Festival – Jacksonville, FL
4/28/2018 Fort Rock – Sunrise, FL
4/30/2018 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA *
5/01/2018 Saturn – Birmingham, AL *
5/02/2018 Third Man Records – Nashville, TN
5/04/2018 Carolina Rebellion – Concord, NC
5/05/2018 Broadberry – Richmond, VA *
5/06/2018 Spirit – Pittsburgh, PA *
5/07/2018 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA *
5/08/2018 The Black Cat – Washington, DC *
5/09/2018 Elsewhere – Brooklyn, NY $
5/10/2018 Elsewhere – Brooklyn, NY *
5/11/2018 Paradise – Boston, MA *
5/12/2018 The Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY *
5/13/2018 Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON *
5/15/2018 El Club – Detroit, MI *
5/16/2018 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL *
5/18-20/2018 Rock On The Range – Columbus, OH
5/19/2018 The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL *
5/20/2018 Fine Line – Minneapolis, MN *
5/21/2018 The Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB *
5/23/2018 Louis’ – Saskatoon, SK *
5/24/2018 The Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB *
5/25/2018 Dickens Pub – Calgary, AB *
5/27/2018 Modified Ghost Festival III – Vancouver, BC
5/28/2018 Neumo’s – Seattle, WA *
5/29/2018 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR *
5/31/2018 Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA *
6/01/2018 The Ritz – San Jose, CA *
6/02/2018 The Regent – Los Angeles, CA !
6/03/2018 Soma – San Diego, CA *
6/04/2018 Club Red – Mesa, AZ *
6/05/2018 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM !
6/07/2018 The Mohawk – Austin, TX !
7/28-29/2018 Heavy Montreal – Montreal, QC
9/06-08/2018 Full Terror Assault – Cave-In-Rock, IL
* w/ Sheer Mag, Fury and Red Death
! w/ Sheer Mag and Red Death
$ w/ Sheer Mag, Outburst, Krimewatch