TWITCHING TONGUES will kick off their North American tour with Code Orange and Vein this week. Set to run from June 22nd through July 11th, the two-plus-week journey features additional support from Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Trail Of Lies, Ghostemane, Kaonishi, Nicole Dollanganger, Show Me The Body, and Disembodied on select shows. See all confirmed dates below.
TWITCHING TONGUES w/ Code Orange, Vein:
6/22/2018 Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA w/ Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Trail Of Lies
6/23/2018 Irving Plaza – New York, NY w/ Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Trail Of Lies
6/24/2018 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA w/ Ghostemane, Kaonishi
6/26/2018 Mod Club – Toronto, ON w/ Nicole Dollanganger
6/27/2018 Shelter at St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI w/ Nicole Dollanganger
6/28/2018 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL w/ Nicole Dollanganger
6/29/2018 Amsterdam Bar And Hall – St. Paul, MN
6/30/2018 The Granada – Lawrence, KS
7/02/2018 The Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
7/05/2018 August Hall – San Francisco, CA w/ Disembodied, Show Me The Body
7/06/2018 The Regent – Los Angeles, CA w/ Disembodied, Show Me The Body
7/07/2018 The Nile – Mesa, AZ w/ Show Me The Body
7/09/2018 Club Dada – Dallas, TX w/ Show Me The Body
7/10/2018 Barracuda – Austin, TX w/ Show Me The Body
7/11/2018 White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX w/ Show Me The Body
TWITCHING TONGUES will be touring in support of their latest full-length Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred, recently issued via Metal Blade Records. A title derived from a quote by famed social philosopher Eric Hoffer — “Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life” — Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred reflects the band’s mentality in approaching the record: paying homage to those who supported them while belligerently responding to their detractors. With “failure” as a core theme driving Colin Young’s lyrics, it also features his first foray into the political arena, motivated by the contemporary political climate. Directly inspired by film scores, the record has a strong epic feel, the band realizing their vision of having the music flow like a story being told. While still maintaining the same levels of aggression that have traditionally characterized previous offerings, Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred features more immediate and memorable melodies that evoke the sound of 2013’s In Love There Is No Law.
To preview and purchase Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred, visit metalblade.com/twitchingtongues.
“…there isn’t a weak moment on here. The mish-mash of styles and emotions poured into this really sets it apart in the fiercely experimental new wave of hardcore…What TWITCHING TONGUES have really achieved here is adding a wholly new flavor to the burgeoning scene it finds itself in. It would be a great shame to see a release like this go unrecognized.” — Distorted Sound
“Passionately unorthodox hardcore with some twists and turns…” — Metal Trenches
“The amount of styles they pack into their music is crazy, yet the album still has a very cohesive feel.” — The Chimera
“…undeniably praise-worthy… While TWITCHING TONGUES still flaunt their growing pains, the fearless fury that resonates throughout Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred is quite commendable.” — Exclaim