Mammoth Grinder execute the death metal triple treat: announce release of Cosmic Crypt album, share first single “Superior Firepower,” and reveal 2018 tour dates

Mammoth Grinder execute the death metal triple treat: announce release of Cosmic Crypt album, share first single “Superior Firepower,” and reveal 2018 tour dates
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The fourth season is almost upon those living in polar and temperate climes, but it shouldn’t be a downer. Whining like a baby-lunged lunatic will get you nowhere, so let this be the year you embrace the slush soakers, awkward public sidewalk falls, and icicled nosehairs. To mangle one of Shakespeare’s quotes royally out-of-context: now should NOT be our collective winter of discontent. To ease thy pain, try hunkering down with heavy doses of extreme speed and noise so you can combat the harshest calendar quarter head-on and enjoy it at the same time. Try relishing the power and pleasure of having every damn synapse snapped by death metal throwbacks Mammoth Grinder, who have a cool new disc of aural thundersnow coming out on January 26!

Cosmic Crypt is the band’s fourth album and first since 2013’s Underworlds. It marks their first release on Relapse, with whom they signed to earlier this year, and it features original member Chris Ulsh (also of Power Trip) on bass and vocals alongside Iron Reagan’s Mark Bronzino (also of ANS) and Ryan Parrish (ex-Darkest Hour) on guitar and drums respectively. Cosmic Crypt’s cover is adorned with art by Joe Petagno, the man most notable for his long history designing Motörhead sleeves (and for the creation of their famous “Snaggletooth” or “War-Pig” logo).

The sonically-superior first single from Cosmic Crypt is called “Superior Firepower” and it can be experienced with some slow moving visuals of the totally cosmic crypt down below. Pre-order the whole thing now at Relapse or via the Mammoth Grinder Bandcamp.

Lastly, Mammoth Grinder (or “Really Big Hoagie,” as they are never called) are also preparing to melt faces across America beginning in Washington on February 2. With so many shows booked, you shouldn’t have much trouble finding a date near you (apologies to Alaska and Hawaii, as always). Support for some dates will come from fellow Relapse acts Gatecreeper and Genocide Pact. Check out the tour dates

Cosmic Crypt tracklisting:

01. Grimmenstein
02. Servant of the Most High
03. Blazing Burst
04. Divine Loss
05. Molotov
06. Superior Firepower
07. Human Is Obsolete
08. Locust’s Nest
09. Mysticism
10. Rotting Robes
11. Cosmic Crypt

Mammoth Grinder live:

02.02.18 - Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel #
02.03.18 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter #
02.04.18 - Raleigh, NC - The Maywood
02.05.18 - Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn
02.06.18 - Memphis, TN - Rock Room
02.07.18 - Little Rock, AR - Vino’s
02.08.18 - Dallas, TX Club - Dada
02.09.18 - Houston, TX - White Swan
02.10.18 - Austin, TX - Barracuda
02.11.18 - San Antonio, TX - Korova Basement
02.12.18 - El Paso, TX - Neon Rose
02.13.18 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress $
02.14.18 - Phoenix, AZ - The Rebel Lounge $
02.15.18 - San Diego, CA - Space Bar
02.16.18 - Los Angeles, CA - The Resident
02.17.18 - Oakland, CA - Eli’s Mile High
02.18.18 - Santa Cruz, CA - TBA
02.20.18 - Salt Lake City, UT - Beehive Social Club
02.21.18 - Denver, CO - Streets of London
02.22.18 - Des Moines IA - Vaudeville Mews
02.23.18 - Minneapolis, MN - Hexagon Bar
02.24.18 - Chicago, IL - Reggie’s (Small Room)
02.25.18 - Detroit, MI - Cellarman’s
02.26.18 - Cleveland, OH - Now That’s Class
02.27.18 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rock Room
02.28.18 - Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
03.01.18 - Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs
03.02.18 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus
03.03.18 - Montclair, NJ - The Meatlocker

# Genocide Pact
$ Gatecreeper

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