Year Of The Knife Announce European/UK Tour

Year Of The Knife have announced a European/UK tour. The trek will take place this June.

Tour Dates:

06/10 Lindau, GER – Club Vaudeville
06/11 Schweinfurt, GER – Stattbahnhof
06/12 Cham, GER – L.A. Cham
06/13 Cologne, GER – Gebaude 9
06/14 Rostock, GER – M.A.U. Glub
06/15 Weimar, GER – Gerber 3
06/16 Gottingen, GER – Exil
06/17 Dortmund, GER – Junkyard
06/18 Chemnitz, GER – AJZ
06/19 Saarbrucken, GER – Reality Bites
06/20 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
06/21 Gent, BEL – De Chinastraat
06/22 London, UK – The Black Heart
06/23 Leeds, UK – Boom
06/24 Stretford, UK – Outbreak Fest
06/25 Paris, FRA – Le Gibus
06/26 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest

Year Of The Knife Announce January East Coast Tour

Year Of The Knife have announced a January East Coast tour with Shackled, Kruelty (select shows), and Despize. Here’s the dates:

01/05 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts (feat. Kruelty)
01/06 Winston-Salem, NC – Break Time (feat. Kruelty)
01/07 Atlanta, GA – The Dog House (feat. Kruelty)
01/08-09 Tampa, FL – FYA Fest
01/10 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
01/11 Richmond, VA – The Camel
01/12 Smyrna, DE – Smyrna Opera House
01/13 Amityville, NY – Amityville Music Hall
01/14 Brampton, ON – Spot 1 Music Hall (YOTK only)

Year Of The Knife Premiere New Song “Premonitions Of You”

Year Of The Knife have premiered a new song titled “Premonitions Of You.” This track is from the band’s new album “Internal Incarceration,” which will be released on August 7. Tyler Mullen commented:

“‘Premonitions Of You‘ was written about watching someone’s self destruction over the years leave them with no support system. No family, no friends. No real love or hope. It’s about a person relying on external things to help them, but they don’t see that internally it’s those same things leading them to their own demise.”

Year Of The Knife Premiere New Song “Manipulation Artist”

Year Of The Knife have premiered a new song titled “Manipulation Artist” via Revolver. This track is from the band’s new album “Internal Incarceration,” which will be released on August 7. Tyler Mullen commented:

“This song is about questioning your own sanity while you are trapped in a cycle of abuse from a manipulative, toxic partner. One day of happiness overshadows the pain until it starts all over again.”

Year Of The Knife To Release New Album “Internal Incarceration” In August

Year Of The Knife have announced that they will be releasing their new album, “Internal Incarceration,” on August 7. Two songs from the effort, “Virtual Narcotic” and “Sick Statistic,” can be found below:

“Internal Incarceration” Track Listing:

01. “This Time”
02. “Virtual Narcotic”
03. “Stay Away”
04. “Manipulation Artist”
05. “Final Tears”
06. “Internal Incarceration”
07. “Premonitions Of You”
08. “Though The Eyes”
09. “Sick Statistic”
10. “Eviction”
11. “Nothing To Nobody”
12. “Get It Out”
13. “DDM”

Madison Watkins said the following about the group’s motivation for the record:

“Almost every straight edge person I know has been touched by loss. Those experiences can make you feel alone, but they’re something a lot of people within hardcore have gone through and can relate to. People that gravitate towards this music often have this darkness in their lives, but hardcore can be a beacon where they can find community and relief. It can be a really incredible outlet for getting that negativity out and finding people who understand you.”

Year Of The Knife To Livestream In-Studio Performance

Since virtually everyone is stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, Year Of The Knife are teaming up with Hate5six to livestream a performance from Landmine Studios in New Jersey. The set will take place on March 20 at 6pm EST/3pm PST.

Year Of The Knife Reveal Title For New Album, Announce U.S. Tour

Year Of The Knife have announced a May headlining tour. The band will be touring in support of their upcoming album “Internal Incarceration.”

Tour Dates:

05/07 Pittsburgh, PA
05/08 Toledo, OH (with Never Ending Game)
05/09 Chicago, IL (with Never Ending Game)
05/10 Minneapolis, MN
05/12 Colorado Springs, CO
05/13 Salt Lake City, UT
05/14 Sacramento, CA
05/15 TBA, CA
05/16 TBA, CA
05/17 Mesa, AZ
05/18 TBA
05/19 Tulsa, OK
05/20 Memphis, TN

With Queensway:

05/21 Pensacola, FL
05/22 Tampa, FL
05/24 Atlanta, GA
05/25 Columbia, SC
05/26 Chapel Hill, NC
05/27 Richmond, VA
05/29 Philadelphia, PA

Year Of The Knife Premiere New Song “Sick Statistic”

Year Of The Knife have premiered a new song titled “Sick Statistic.” This track was recorded for a new split 12″ that was put together for the Pure Noise Tour. In addition to Year Of The Knife, that trek will feature Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, and Sanction. Year Of The Knife’s Madi Watkins had the following to say about the new song:

“‘Sick Statistic‘ is one of our most personal songs to date. The weight of the lyrics are matched only by the intensity of it’s instrumentation. Lyrically, it represents true hopelessness and the seemingly unbreakable patterns of self-destruction that accompany it.”

[via Revolver]

Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, Year Of The Knife, & Sanction Announce Summer Tour

Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, Year Of The Knife, and Sanction will be hitting the road on the Pure Noise Tour. You can find ticket bundles featuring a split 12″ with songs from all the bands HERE.

Tour Dates:

07/18 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
07/19 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
07/20 Salt Lake City, UT – In the Venue
07/21 Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
07/23 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
07/24 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose
07/25 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
07/26 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
07/27 Toronto, ON – Opera House
07/28 Montreal, QC – Heavy MTL
07/30 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
07/31 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
08/01 New York, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
08/02 Pittsburgh, PA – The Rex
08/03 Cleveland, OH – Phantasy
08/04 Lexington, KY – Cosmic Charlie’s
08/06 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
08/07 Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger
08/08 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
08/09 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
08/10 Lake Park, FL – Kelsey Theatre
08/11 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
08/13 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
08/14 New Orleans, LA – Republic
08/15 Houston, TX – Warehouse Studio
08/16 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
08/17 Dallas, TX – Trees
08/18 Austin, TX – Come & Take It Live
08/20 Tucson, AZ – Club XS
08/21 Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl
08/23 San Diego, CA – Soma
08/24 Santa Ana, CA – Observatory

Year Of The Knife Sign With Pure Noise Records, Premiere “Fatal” Music Video

Year Of The Knife have signed a new deal with Pure Noise Records. With this news the band have also released a new album titled “Ultimate Aggression.“ That effort is a compilation of the group’s “Ultimate Disease” and “First State Aggression” EPs. It also features a new song titled “Fatal,“ a video for which can be found below:

The band said the following about signing with Pure Noise Records:

“Pure Noise consistently supports and releases some of the most innovative bands in the scene today, and we could not be more excited to join that family and start the next chapter for Year Of The Knife.”

They also added the following about the video:

“We shot the music video for ‘Fatal‘ with Dan Centrone at an abandoned barn in Delaware, and it was such a blast. Dan really nailed the energy and chaos of the song, and we can’t wait for everyone to see what we have planned for the future.”

The band are currently scheduled to perform at “The Rumble” in Chicago, IL on April 26. They also have a European/UK tour booked with xServitudex:

05/17 Nottingham, UK – Rough Trade
05/18 Leeds, UK – Temple of Boom
05/19 Glasgow, UK – Audio
05/20 Newcastle, UK – the head of Steam
05/21 Cardiff, UK – Fuel Rock Club
05/22 London, UK – New Cross Inn
05/23 Paris, FRA – Olympic Cafe
05/24 Mannheim, GER – JUZ
05/25 Querfurt, GER – Return To Strength Fest
05/27 Warsaw, POL – Poglos
05/28 Berlin, GER – Trinkteufel
05/29 Hannover, GER – LUX
05/30 Geleen, NET – Cafe De Meister
05/31 Crailsheim, GER – Jugendzentrum
06/01 Aarschot, BEL – Revelation Fest