May 21, 2017

Qrixkuor - Incantations From the Abyss - Release Information and U.S. Tour Dates.

By Trevor Proctor.

Press Release Information by Nathan Birk.

Qrixkuor was born of flame and baptised in blood in the year MMXI. Their first utterance was the 19-minute demo Consecration of the Temple, containing the track of the same name and "Morte Datores," which was recorded in the West Midlands in mid-MMXIII and released unto the world at their debut live ritual, on April 26th MMXIV. The demo was continually self-repressed in small quantities until new music became the primary focus, eventually selling around 400 copies. 

As work progressed for 2016’s debut MLP Three Devils Dance for Invictus Productions with The Fires of Samhain: Initium festival in Dublin on Halloween 2015 planned as the eventually overly optimistic release date, a rehearsal for the festival was recorded and released at the festival as the Rehearsal 09/15 demo.
Limited to 50 blood-stained copies, the demo showcased a rough version of a new track entitled "The Divine Architect," a cover of Demoncy's seminal "Winter Bliss," along with a re-interpretation of the title track from Consecration of the Temple by way of exhibiting the progression two years' worth of rehearsals and shows since the original demo’s release.

Now, to further the momentum established by the critically acclaimed Three Devils Dance and more so as a timely release for Qrixkuor's impending North American invasion, Invictus Productions collects both long-sold-out demos on one convenient compilation. 
Set for both CD and vinyl release, both formats have been remastered and feature layout designed by SeventhBell Artwork.

In the meantime you can listen to Consecration of the Temple below and pre-order Incantations From the Abyss here.

01 - Consecration of the Temple
02 - Morte Datores
03 - The Benign Architect
04 - Winter Bliss
05 - Consecration of the Temple

Qrixkuor are set to tour the U.S. with Blood Incantation - and having seen them live a number of times I suggest you don't miss this chance to see them, dates as follows:

June 7th – Victoria, British Columbia @ Logan’s Pub
June 9th – Vancouver, British Columbia (Covenant Fest III) @ Rickshaw Theater
June 11th – Seattle, Washington @ Highline (w/ headliners DEMONCY)
June 12th – Olympia, Washington @ Obsidan
June 13th – Portland, Oregon @ High Water Mark
June 14th – Oakland, California @ Golden Bull
June 15th – Los Angeles, California @ Union (w/ headliners SADISTIC INTENT)
June 17th – San Diego, California @ Til Two Club
June 18th – Las Vegas, Nevada @ The Garth
June 19th – Tempe, Arizona @ Yucca Tap Room
June 21st – Denver, Colorado @ Meadowlark Bar
June 22nd – Santa Fe, New Mexico @ Meow Wolf
June 23rd – El Paso, Texas @ The Rockhouse
June 24th – Dallas, Texas @ Reno’s Chop Shop
June 25th – New Orleans, Louisiana @ Siberia
June 27th – Austin, Texas @ The Lost Well
June 29th – Houston, TX (Destroying Texas Festival pre-fest) @ BFE Rock Club.

Three Devils Dance was my EP of the year in 2016 and is still available to order along with other Qrixkuor merchandise from Invictus Productions.

1 comment:

Igor said...

head-turning band with more lot to bring in future