KEN MODE Release Another Track, Add Tour Dates

Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Another new KEN MODE track, Your Heartwarming Story Makes me Sick surfaced online. Listen here!

Regarding the new song, front man Jesse Matthewson said,

“This particular song is almost a cliche in itself, in that it pokes fun at both the classic cookie cutter, worker-bee, pie in the sky dream and some of said people’s views on anyone who thinks outside of said paradigm, and the melodramatic antithesis of the counter culture rebel. Musically, I wanted to hear Kittens if they were a hardcore band with breakdowns. Throw your cowboy hat into the pit and get wild.”

KEN MODE recently streamed another new track from Entrench, entitled The Terror Pulse, here. Furthermore, the new singles are available at your demand on The Welding Room radio program every Monday night. Post your death threats/complaints here on .com or in the live chat.


On March 19, Entrench will be available in North America as a CD and double LP (available in black, green, and orange) with a download card at the Season of Mist E-shop.

KEN MODE also announced a full North American tour for March and April with TODAY IS THE DAY, BLACK TUSK, and FIGHT AMP. The band recently added several new shows (Philadelphia’s show has been moved to Washington, DC on March 9, and the Kamloops show has been replaced with Edmonton, AB on March 31). A full list of confirmed tour dates are listed below.


01 Mar Sioux Falls, SD Latitude 44
02 Mar Rock Island, IL Rock Island Brewing Co
03 Mar Toledo, OH Headliners
04 Mar Ithaca, NY The Haunt w/Fight Amp

All dates with Today Is The Day, Black Tusk and Fight Amp:

05 Mar Portland, ME Port City Music Hall*
06 Mar Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus Bar
07 Mar Cambridge, MA Middle East Downstairs
08 Mar New York, NY The Studio at Webster Hall
09 Mar Washington DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
10 Mar Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
11 Mar Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
12 Mar Orlando, FL Backbooth
13 Mar New Orleans, LA Siberia
14 Mar Austin, TX SXSW (KEN mode only)
15 Mar Austin, TX Red 7 (Tone Deaf Touring Official SXSW Showcase) **
16 Mar Austin, TX SXSW**
17 Mar Dallas, TX Double Wide (Spillover Fest Afterparty – Pallbearer, KEN mode, Howl, Mutilation Rights)
19 Mar Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
20 Mar Tempe, AZ Rocky Point Cantina
21 Mar San Diego, CA Brick By Brick
22 Mar Los Angeles, CA Satellite
24 Mar Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
25 Mar San Francisco, CA Elbo Room
26 Mar Portland, OR Rotture
27 Mar Seattle, WA The Highline
28 Mar Bellingham, WA The Shakedown
29 Mar Vancouver, BC (CA) Richshaw Theatre
31 Mar Edmonton, AB (CA) Pawn Shop
01 Apr Calgary, AB (CA) Palomino
02 Apr Saskatoon, SK (CA) Amigo’s
04 Apr Winnipeg, MB (CA) Pyramid Cabaret
05 Apr Fargo, ND The Aquarium
06 Apr Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
07 Apr Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
08 Apr Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme * w/Ringworm
09 Apr Columbus, OH Ace of Cups * w/Ringworm
10 Apr Newport, KY Southgate House Revival * w/Ringworm
11 Apr Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom * w/Keelhaul
12 Apr Detroit, MI Magic Stick * w/Keelhaul
13 Apr Toronto, ON (CA) Lee’s Palace * w/Keelhaul
14 Apr Montreal, QC (CA) Il Motore * w/Keelhaul
15 Apr Ottawa, ON (CA) Maverick’s * w/Keelhaul

* No Black Tusk
** No Black Tusk or Fight Amp

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