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Xibalba Reveals New Album "Hasta La Muerte" Details

Southern California’s dominating hardcore unit Xibalba have confirmed the details of their forthcoming sophomore LP, "Hasta La Muerte." The following press release was issued:

"Xibalba’s debut LP Madre Mia Gracias Por Los Dias — released in 2011 via LP by A389 Records and later on CD by Southern Lord — combined with a relentless touring schedule for the past two years, have earned Xibalba the utmost respect from hardcore and metal fans worldwide. After officially signing with Southern Lord late last year, the time for the band’s first official release for the label to be unleashed grows near.

"Taking their down-tuned assault to iniquitous new dimensions, Xibalba’s ravenous breakdowns hit with the force of tsunamis and their riffs like mires of quicksand on Hasta La Muerte, showcasing more than ever how well the unit delivers such low-end savagery while remaining resilient, undeviating from their course of destruction. The album now confirmed for North American release on August 14th, the band recorded with Taylor Young (Nails), and outsourced the album’s powerful cover art concept to renowned death metal artist Dan Seagrave (Dismember, Entombed, Morbid Angel, Suffocation, etc.)."

Today, Pitchfork is streaming the first single released from "Hasta La Muerte," in the form of the album’s fifth track, “Sentenced.” Be devastated right here. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. No Serenity
2. Soledad
3. Laid to Rest
4. Burn
5. Sentenced
6. The Flood
7. Hasta La Muerte
8. Mala Mujer
9. Stoneheart
10. Lujuria
11. Cold

Xibalba's upcoming European tour dates are as follows:

6/14/2012 11er – Frankfurt, Germany
6/15/2012 Willemeen – Arnheim, Netherlands
6/16/2012 Mair1 Festival – Montabaur, Germany
6/17/2012 Star & Gater – Manchester, UK
6/18/2012 Sea Breeze – Lowstoft, UK
6/19/2012 Trillians – Newcastle, UK w/ Integrity
6/20/2012 Le Pub – Newport, UK
6/21/2012 Cavern – Exeter, UK
6/22/2012 The Underground – London, UK
6/23/2012 Summeblast Festival – Trier, Germany
6/24/2012 Le Ferrailleur – Nantes, France
6/25/2012 O’Bundies – Marseilles, France
6/27/2012 Voodoo Arci Club – Comacchio (Ferrara), Italy
6/28/2012 Aera – Wien, Austria
6/29/2012 Bogaloo – Pfarrkirchen, Germany
6/30/2012 Reset – Pozman, Poland w/ Malevolent Creation
7/01/2012 With Full Force Festival – Roitzschjora, Germany w/ Malevolent Creation
7/03/2012 Sonic Ballroom – Köln, Germany w/ Malevolent Creation
7/05/2012 JUHA – Stuttgart, Germany w/ Fallbrawl
7/06/2012 Schwarzer Adler – Tannheim Egelsee, Germany w/ Fallbrawl
7/07/2012 JH Nootuitgang – Edegem, Belgium w/ Fallbrawl

The Power Of The Riff West 2012:
8/11/2012 Echo/Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA

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