Black Metal Kings Dark Funeral Reveals Decibel Magazine Tour 2023!

Jan 30, 2023

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Dark Funeral has been an influential force to be reckoned within the heavy metal music scene since 1993, when Lord Ahriman and Blackmoon founded the legendary Sweden band to wreak havoc across the realm of metal via anti-christian messages . The past decade has seen the band’s sound evolve from their early black metal roots to a more varied blend of heavy metal and death metal, while still maintaining their signature symphonic sound.

The band has released seven full-length studio albums since 1993, including their most recent album ‘We Are the Apocalypse’, which was released through Century Media Records in March of 2022 to critical acclaim. Dark Funeral has also toured extensively, performing across Europe and North America as well as in countries such as Venezuela and Japan. Joining successful tours with the likes of Cannibal Corpse, Immortal, Deicide and Belphagor. As Dark Funeral’s legacy continues to live on through their unique sound that keeps influencing countless upcoming bands over the years. They have been credited with helping to spur a resurgence in black metal during the mid-1990s as well as inspiring a new generation of extreme metal fans worldwide.

Presently, Dark Funeral has just revealed across social, that they’ll be joining the 2023 “Decibel Magazine” tour! It’ll feature Dark Funeral headlining with current metal heavy weights such as Cattle Decapitation, 200 Stab Wounds, and Blackbraid as direct support! The Metal Blade Records sponsored 2023 “Decibel Magazine” tour will kick off in Santa, Ana, California on Thursday, May 11th at The Observatory . And will be fully concluding on Saturday, June 10th in Los Angeles, California at the Regent Theater. Hit up this authentic Decibel Magazine link for tickets:

Official Dark Funeral Press Release:

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The longest-running metal tour in North America is back! The Decibel Magazine Tour returns in May as Swedish black metal legends Dark Funeral headline Decibel’s now decade-plus annual trek. Tour support comes from California progressive death/grind heroes Cattle Decapitation, Ohio death metal destroyers 200 Stab Wounds and Adirondack atmospheric black metal phenom Blackbraid.

“North America, we will soon meet again. And this time we’re coming back to headline the epic Decibel Magazine Tour—what an honor,” says Dark Funeral guitarist/founder Lord Ahriman. “We have already prepared a new and absolutely amazing setlist. You will be in for a massive treat this time, no doubt.”

“Excited to be hitting the USA again and playing more than just one new song this time,” exclaims Cattle Decapitation vocalist Travis Ryan. “Dark Funeral are great guys, and we look forward to jamming alongside them and Metal Blade Records has told us many good things about labelmates 200 Stab Wounds so it will be good to finally meet and see them! What Blackbraid is doing is super sick and we do love our black metal so all in all its looking to be quite an awesome run!”

Presented by Metal Blade Records, and sponsored by Pull the Plug Patches, Century Media, IndieMerchStore, Upstate Records, Sauce Leopard and Savage Lands, tickets for the 2023 Decibel Magazine Tour go on sale Friday, February 3 at 10 a.m. local time, and can be found at this location.”

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2023 dates:

5/11/2023 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
5/12/2023 Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ
5/13/2023 El Rey – Albuquerque, NM
5/15/2023 Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
5/16/2023 Empire Control Room – Austin, TX
5/17/2023 The Warehouse – Houston, TX
5/19/2023 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
5/20/2023 Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
5/21/2023 The Underground – Charlotte, NC
5/23/2023 Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
5/24/2023 Irving Plaza – New York, NY *
5/26/2023 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
5/27/2023 Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON
5/28/2023 Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI
5/30/2023 The Metro – Chicago, IL
5/31/2023 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
6/02/2023 The Summit – Denver, CO
6/03/2023 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
6/05/2023 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
6/06/2023 The Vogue Theater – Vancouver, BC
6/07/2023 The Roseland Ballroom -Portland, OR
6/09/2023 The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
6/10/2023 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA
* No Blackbraid

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