DIE CHOKING Announce New Album “III”, Stream New Track

[photo by Dante Torrieri]

Philadelphia grind trio Die Choking have announced the release of their new full-length record and follow-up to last year’s II 7″. Simply titled III, the new full-length will arrive digitally October 8 via The Compound with the vinyl formats to ship out October 23 (pre-order here and here.). The new album was recorded, mixed and engineered by Will Yip (Lauryn Hill, Cop Problem, etc), and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Nails, etc). Founding bassist/vocalist Paul Herzog issued the following comments on the record:

Die Choking’s forthcoming album III is a dastardly Americanized reinterpretation of Plato’s allegory of the cave. It is a dense work and presents a politicized metaphysical cycle: origin, liberation, corruption, falter, violent degradation, decay, and rebirth. III is a brutal reference to both ancient and modern interpretations of existence, morality, and politics. This album is a short, simple and a delightfully entropic vision. It presents a nihilistic emergence from ignorance that is met not by a joyous embrace of eternal knowledge but is heralded by a vision of an eternal, ever-stretching graveyard. It is here that coffin after coffin and grave upon grave stretches into the forever.”

The album’s artwork, track listing and the band’s forthcoming tour dates can be found after the break.

Additionally, CVLT Nation has premiered the new track “Death’s Waveform” for all the grind fans to mosh to.

Track Listing:
1. Millerem
2. Dwell
3. Death’s Waveform
4. Bastard Of Hyperion
5. The Prince Of Population
6. Leave It To Them
7. Shake My Hand, Bow Down & Die
8. Dead Figurehead
9. Entropy Shrine
10. Back To Halcyon
11. Telos

Tour Dates:
7/29/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY w/ Blank, Sangharsha, Ides, Hounds
8/07/2015 Vox Populi – Philadelphia, PA w/ Catharsis, Die Young, Future/Primitive
8/28/2015 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH w /Grin And Bear It
8/29/2015 Bourbon St. Café – Columbus, OH @ FOR THE PETS II: Pets Without Parents Fundraiser
9/24/2015 AS220 – Providence, RI @ Riotous Outburst Fall-Fest 4: Day 1 w/ Grizzlor, Aneurysm, Cross Armed, Calculator
10/22/2015 Bremen Café – Milwaukee, WI w/ No Brainer
10/23/2015 TBA – Minneapolis, MN
10/24/2015 The Mutiny – Denver, CO
10/25/2015 The Shredder – Boise, ID
10/26/2015 The Doghaus – Spokane, WA
10/27/2015 TBA – Portland, OR
10/28/2015 TBA – Oakland, CA
10/29/2015 Perez – Los Angeles, CA
10/30/2015 TBA
10/31/2015 TBA – Kansas City, MO
11/01/2015 TBA – Pittsburgh, PA

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