Cattle Decapitation Reveals Chart Positions For New Album "Monolith Of Inhumanity"
"Monolith Of Inhumanity," the latest slab of sonic annihilation from California progressive grind tyrants Cattle Decapitation, landed at #32 on the Billboard Top Independent Album Chart, #23 on the Billboard Top Hard Music Albums chart, #6 on the Billboard New Artist Chart, and #177 Billboard Top Current Albums Chart upon its first week of release. In Canada the record ranked in at #41 on the Hard Music Chart as well as #4 in the metal category and #71 in the rock category on iTunes.
The Dave Otero–produced "Monolith Of Inhumanity" was released on May 8th, 2012 via Metal Blade Records. Conceptually, the record revolves around a potent distaste for contemporary civilization and the damage wrought in the name of progress. In addition, "Monolith Of Inhumanity" features guest appearances by Mike Majewski of Devourment (guest vocals on “Projectile Ovulation”), Lenard Leal of Cephalic Carnage (backing vocals by on “A Living, Breathing Piece of Defecating Meat”), The Cephalic Carnage Community Men’s Choir, consisting of all current Cephalic members and alumni Jawsh Mullen and Zac Joe (gang choir vocals on “The Carbon Stampede”), and ambient and noise interludes by Los Angeles’ most extreme decimator of sound, John Wiese. Footage from the band's time in the studio can be viewed below.
Cattle Decapitation is currently finishing up the Occupation Domination 2012 tour alongside Origin, Decrepit Birth, Aborted, Rings Of Saturn, Battlecross and more. The band will continue the onstage takeovers with some one-off shows before heading out on this Summer’s Shockwave Festival Tour 2012. Cattle Decapitation will be joined by Fear Factory, Voivod, Misery Index, Revocation, Havok, Dirge Within, Last Chance To Reason, Vildhjarta, The Browning and Forged In Flame.
CATTLE DECAPITATION – Occupation Domination 2012
w/ Origin, Decrepit Birth, Aborted, Rings Of Saturn, Battlecross [remaining dates]
5/17/12 Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
5/18/12 The Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
w/ Rings Of Saturn
5/20/2012 Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
5/22/2012 Orpheum Theater – Flagstaff, AZ
CATTLE DECAPITATION – Shockwave Festival Tour 2012
7/06/2012 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
7/07/2012 Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC
7/09/2012 The Republik – Calgary, AB
7/11/2012 Pyramid Cabaret – Winnipeg, MB
7/12/2012 Station 4 – St Paul, MN
7/13/2012 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
7/14/2012 Kool House – Toronto, ON
7/15/2012 The Armouries – Windsor, ON
7/17/2012 Imperial Theater – Quebec City, QC
7/18/2012 National – Montreal, QC
7/20/2012 Northern Lights – Clifton, NY
7/21/2012 Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
7/22/2012 Reverb – Reading, PA
7/24/2012 Revolution – Amityville, NY
7/25/2012 Palladium – Worcester, MA
7/27/2012 Empire – West Springfield, VA
7/28/2012 Mojoe’s – Joliet, IL
7/29/2012 Tebala Shrine – Rockford, IL
8/02/2012 Nakai Hall – Window Rock, AZ
8/03/2012 The Marqee Theater – Tempe, AZ
8/04/2012 House Of Blues – Hollywood, CA
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