Mayhem Announces Headlining Tour, To Play Entire Debut Album

Mayhem - De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas

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Legendary black metal band Mayhem have announced a North American headlining tour along with Inquisition and Black Anvil. This tour marks the first time in Mayhem’s history where the band will be playing De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in its entirety in North America.

Mayhem vocalist Attila Csihar stated in regards to the tour: “The first time I heard from Mayhem was in ’91-’92 when I received a letter from Euronymous. I did not know that letter was gonna change my whole life… They were looking for a new vocalist for their debut record to replace Dead, who had passed away. Of course I said yes to their offer and in 1993 we recorded the album called De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas one of the most magical recordings of all time. The music opened some altered dimensions that we were simply not able to handle anymore and it unleashed a complete Chaos, which ended up at burning churches and eventually a murder within the band. It was almost impossible to release that record but finally when it came out under the Sun in ’94, it made a strong impact on the whole Heavy Metal scene… The so-called ‘2nd Wave of Black Metal’ born in the cold and dark underground of Oslo. At the same time Mayhem collapsed and got burned down as well. From those ashes the band had to rise once again, when they reunited Mayhem with some old and new members. But that album was always so strong and so unique that even after my reunion with Mayhem in 2004, we were still not comfortable to present it live as a whole thing. Time passed and the whole band got stronger and more experienced. So now in 2016 suddenly we felt it was the time to play that whole record finally, to release That Beast after more than two decades. So De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas finally becomes Alive!”

Mayhem Tour Dates

01/20 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda
01/21 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theater
01/22 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
01/23 – Chicago, IL – Metro
01/24 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
01/25 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
01/27 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theater
01/28 – Sat Lake City, UT – The Complex
01/30 – Calgary, AB – Marquee
01/31 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
02/02 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
02/03 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw
02/04 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
02/06 – San Francisco, CA – Social Hall SF
02/07 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
02/08 – Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
02/10 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo Music Hall
02/11 – Dallas, TX – Trees
02/13 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
02/14 – Wilmington, NC – Thorne Theater
02/15 – Washington, DC – The Howard Theater
02/16 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of the Living Arts
02/17 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance Theater
02/18 – Boston, MA – Royale
02/19 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theater