Smarter, stronger and musically tighter than ever, Canadian thrash party monsters Fatality unleashed their sophomore album Psychonaut last week on June 28 and are currently on their USA Towards Disastour.
Vocalist / guitarist Spencer Le Von comments:
“Psychonaut, this complex riff addled collection is the result of much blood, sweat and endless passion. Eight tracks of blistering progressive thrash metal, each one of them filled with enough ear candy to satisfy your heavy metal sweet tooth. So this weekend, fire up that BBQ, get your rye and coke on ice and let your whole street hear it.”
A darker and more mature effort, Psychonaut brings forth Fatality’s trademark energy and commitment to drunken mayhem. Tracks like Thoughts Collide and Before The Collapse delve deep into the sodden minds of their creators, bubbling with the strange alchemy of pop culture. Psychonaut is an exploration of the inner landscape of the mind, where addled thoughts and horror-polluted dreams are held up to musical scrutiny. Monstrous, ambitious, and sardonically funny as ever, Fatality are taking their unique sound and boundless energy to the next level.
First two singles from the album:
Souncloud stream – Monstrous – https://soundcloud.com/fatalitythrash/monstrous
Soundcloud stream – Thoughts Collide – https://soundcloud.com/fatalitythrash/thoughts-collide/s-w96eC
1. Enter Purgatory – 7:54
2. Thoughts Collide – 5:11
3. Monstrous – 5:26
4. Before the Collapse – 5:29
5. Towards Disaster – 4:47
6. Psychonaut – 6:10
7. Satan’s Shepherd – 4:18
8. Thrashterpiece II – 7:15
To fund their new album, upcoming tour and music video FATALITY launched a crowd funding platform via Indiegogo.com, which was linked to http://fatality.ca. They’ve successfully received over $5,000 in fan support during the campaign for the album through this new initiative.
Indiegogo Fundraiser Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7cti1up5zY
About: Toronto, Canada’s high-energy, modern thrash monsters Fatality have been cranking out wise-cracking, beer-drenched nightmares together since 2003. Known for their wild, riotous live performances and their peerless work ethic, they have been independently booking and promoting their own shows, creating great merch, touring North America, and making some great tunes along the way. Few bands embody the DIY spirit as fully as Fatality consistently do, and no other bands have as much fun working their asses off.
Fatality’s debut effort, Beers From The Grave, was an irreverent, horror-themed album that eschewed seriousness in favour of hard living and good times. Decibel Magazine quipped that, on Beers From The Grave, “solos fly with reckless abandon, the bass is audible and practically so are the beers being cracked open. These guys must have awesome parties.” Hellbound.ca stated that Fatality are “a bundle of crass, explosive, obnoxiously positive energy spewing beer and shrapnel.” Part homage to classic zombie apocalypse horror and part retro-thrash ruckus, Beers From The Grave was an exciting, riotously messy debut.
After supporting Beers From The Grave with East coast Canadian tours, and being invited to share the stage with the likes of Exodus, Municipal Waste, Holy Grail and Razor, the thrash rockers went back to the studio and emerged with still more new material. Three rough-and-tumble, irresistibly catchy singles — “T.F.E.S.”, “Uppercut” and “Hammerfist” — were bundled together as a free EP. While most bands would have simply released a free record and called it a day, Fatality supported their singles with North American tours, winning hearts, destroying livers and splitting eardrums along the way. After those adventures, Fatality went into a period of hiatus. They emerged from this creative cocoon and re-instated their original drummer, Mason LeVon (brother to guitarist and vocalist Spencer LeVon, who replaced longtime friend and skinsman Andrew Suarez), and new musical vision. In early 2012, the band began writing a brand-new full-length, Psychonaut, unquestionably their most ambitious project to date.
Fatality Canada / USA Dates: Towards Disastour
Up-to-date tour info can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/events/163831077118892/July 5 – Florence, MA @ Silk City Music – Show Details July 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie – Show Details July 8 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar – Show Details July 9 – Baltimore, MD @ Side Bar – Show Details July 11 – Chesapeake, VA @ Rogers – Show Details July 12 – Richmond, VA @ Wonderland – Show Details July 13 – Wilmington, NC @ Reggies – Show Details July 15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Shantytown Pub – Show Details July 16 – Miami, FL – TBA July 17 – Cocoa, FL @ The 321 Local – Show Details July 18 – Tampa Bay – Brass Mug – Show Details July 19 – Atlanta, GA @ the Masquerade – Show Details July 20 – Pensacola, FL – Handle Bar – Show Details July 21 – Houston, TX @ White Swan w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details July 23 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova w/ Zombie Holocaust July 24 – Fort Worth, TX @ Legends w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details July 25 – Oklahoma City, OK @ TBA w/ Zombie Holocaust July 26 – Midland, TX @ Blue Max w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details July 27 – El Paso, TX @ TBA w/ Zombie Holocaust July 29 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details July 30 – Tempe, AZ @ Red Owl w/ Zombie Holocaust August 1 – Corona, CA @ Mayas Cafe w/ Zombie Holocaust August 2 – Pomona, CA @ Characters w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details August 3 – Fullerton, CA @ Riff Haus w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details August 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ Five Star Bar w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details August 6 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Euphoria w/ Zombi Holocaust – Show Details August 9 – Oakland, CA @ Continental Club w/ Zombie Holocaust August 10 – Medford, OR @ MusicHead w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details August 11 – Eugene, OR @ Tiny Tavern w/ Zombie Holocaust August 12 – Portland, OR @ East End w/ Zombie Holocaust August 14 – Seattle, WA @ Kraken w/ Zombie Holocaust – Show Details August 16 – Vancouver, BC @ The Astoria – Show Details August 17 – Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge August 18 – Spokane, WA @ Carr’s Corner Bar – Show Details August 19 – Boise, ID @ TBA August 20 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall – Show Details August 22 – Kansas City, MO @ TBA August 23 – St. Louis, MO @ Cusumano’s – Show Details August 24 – Chicago, IL @ TBA August 25 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Berlin Bar August 26 – Cleveland, OH @ The Foundry August 28 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Howler’s Coyote August 29 – Buffalo, NY @ TBA
Eytan Gordon – Lead Guitar
Spencer LeVon – Lead Vocals/Guitar
Adam Zlotnik – Bass Guitar
Mason LeVon – Drums
2011 Single T.F.E.S. – http://youtu.be/sNaYiUm6ze4
For more info, please visit these links:
Facebook – http://facebook.com/fatalitythrash
Bandcamp – http://fatality.bandcamp.com/
the FATALITY Blog – http://fatalitythrash.blogspot.ca/
SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/fatalitythrash
Merch Store – http://fatalitymerch.bigcartel.com