ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: North American Tour With Deicide Underway

American black metal outfit ABIGAIL WILLIAMS‘ latest tour is now currently underway. Billed as support for almighty death metal legion Deicide on the March Of Death 2012 tour, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS are performing all new material from their recently released third LP Becoming, released worldwide via Candlelight Records in January. With Jungle Rot and Lecherous Nocturne also providing support for the entire trek, this shall prove to be one of the year’s heaviest tours so far as it storms across the continent through the end of the month.

March Of Death 2012
Deicide w/ Abigail Williams, Jungle Rot, Lecherous Nocturne
3/01/2012 Jaxx – Springfield, VA
3/02/2012 Reverb – Reading, PA
3/03/2012 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
3/04/2012 Foufoune’s – Montreal, QC
3/05/2012 Imperial de Quebec – Quebec City, QC
3/06/2012 Opera House – Toronto, ON
3/07/2012 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
3/08/2012 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
3/09/2012 Blondie’s – Detroit, MI
3/10/2012 Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
3/12/2012 Osbourne Village Inn – Winnipeg, MB
3/13/2012 The Exchange – Regina, SK
3/14/2012 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
3/15/2012 Dickens – Calgary, AB
3/16/2012 Rutland Centennial Hall – Kelowna, BC
3/17/2012 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
3/18/2012 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
3/19/2012 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
3/20/2012 Grand Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
3/21/2012 House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA
3/22/2012 The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ
3/23/2012 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
3/24/2012 Bluebird Theatre – Denver, CO
3/25/2012 Trees – Dallas, TX
3/27/2012 Emo’s East – Austin, TX
3/28/2012 The Hangar – New Orleans, LA
3/29/2012 Club at Firestone – Orlando, FL

For the past several months amazing reviews of ABIGAIL WILLIAMSBecoming have been pouring in, the new direction the band has taken on this album obviously many longtime fans’ favorite recording to date.

Clocking in at nearly an hour in length, Becoming ushers in a provocative new chapter for the ever-evolving ABIGAIL WILLIAMS. Containing six vast tracks, truly the band’s most expressive and complicated to date, Becoming was recorded in various warehouses throughout Los Angeles, with the lineup for the album including returning guitarist Ian Jekelis, studio drummer Zach Gibson (ex-The Black Dahlia Murder) and as always, vocalist/guitarist Ken Sorceron, who handled all mixing, mastering, production and engineering duties.

“…an amazingly epic, expressive and thought-provoking piece of music that sees Abigail Williams reach a new level of musicianship. 9.5/10” – Metal Assault

“…without doubt their most darkest album to date with the band taking a different direction to their previous albums; a slower, deeper album, but one that can keeps you captivated… 5/5” – Metal Rules

“Post-rock fans, post-metal fans and even some of those church burners should take Becoming for a spin. 5/5” – The New Review

“It shows how the whole BM scene has got this incredible collection of extraordinary visionaries and mind-blowing musicians that are putting out music that is simply as brilliant as it is dark and foreboding. 9.4/10” – Metal Bite

“Becoming contains a wealth of moods both grim and triumphant, creating an album filled with dramatic depth and a fantastic listen from start to finish. 9/10” – Metal Injection

“…the band has ditched the Scandinavian influence in favor of something a lot more American-sounding this time around… The band does an adequate job of capturing the trancelike ebb and flow of this style of music…” – Decibel

“The use of blast beats versus slow doomed passages provide segues and escalations throughout the record. The band has a frightening talent for crafting interesting tension and drama throughout marathon running times. 8/10” – Chronicles of Chaos

“Becoming is more than just horror-symphonic metal that will intrigue and captivate the hearts of black metal theatrical lovers everywhere. 8/10” – Hardrock Haven

“Once again, Abigail Williams are keeping their fans on their toes… 4/5” – Sea of Tranquility