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RIVERS OF NIHIL ANNOUNCES new venues for their "Faces of Death" European tour 2022

Fallujah, Inferi and Harbinger step in for previous bands


For various reasons ArchspireBlack Crown Initiate and To The Grave had to drop off the upcoming “Faces Of Death” European tour with RIVERS OF NIHIL. Avocado booking worked hard on saving the tour and everyone is excited to welcome FallujahInferi and Harbinger onto the tour. Previously purchased tickets will remain valid.

There has been a venue change for Birmingham (to Asylum) and Paris (to Backstage By The Mill). For further information and ticket links please visit: facesofdeathtour.com

11.11.22 Germany Oberhausen @ Kulttempel
12.11.22 Germany Karlsruhe @ Die Stadtmitte
13.11.22 Italy Milan @ Slaughter Club
14.11.22 Switzerland Aarau @ KiFF
15.11.22 Germany Munich @ Backstage
16.11.22 Czech Republic Prague @ Futurum
17.11.22 Austria Vienna @ Viper Room
18.11.22 Hungary Budapest @ Dürer Kert
19.11.22 Poland Poznan @ U Bazyla
20.11.22 Germany Dresden @ Puschkin
21.11.22 Germany Berlin @ Hole44
22.11.22 Germany Hannover @ Béi Chéz Heinz
23.11.22 Denmark Copenhagen @ Stengade
24.11.22 Germany Hamburg @ Logo
25.11.22 The Netherlands Nijmegen @ Doornroosje SOLD OUT
26.11.22 UK Bristol @ Thekla
27.11.22 UK London @ O2 Academy Islington
28.11.22 UK Glasgow @ Cathouse
29.11.22 UK Manchester @ Rebellion
30.11.22 UK Birmingham @ Asylum
01.12.22 UK Southampton @ The Loft
02.12.22 France Paris @ Backstage By The Mill
03.12.22 Belgium Aarschot @ De Klinker Club

Rivers of Nihil will be touring in support of their newest full-length, The Work, released last Fall on Metal Blade Records. Rivers of Nihil has never fit neatly into a box, but with 2018’s Where Owls Know My Name, they transcended all labels applied to them. Returning in 2021 with The Work, they’ve forged further into new territory, delivering an album that’s as cerebral as it is visceral, and that covers a staggering sonic range, definitively placing them in a category of their own. Inarguably a dense, heavy collection, The Work is far too dynamic to be considered a solely metal record and there is a genuine warmth that shows through, particularly tracks like “Wait” and the gorgeous “Maybe One Day.” Additionally, the band has incorporated far more clean vocals alongside the screaming that tears through many of the record’s heavier tracks. Courtesy of their friend Zach Strouse, saxophone once again adds extra layers of atmosphere to the collection, utilizing baritone, soprano, and alto saxes to great effect.
Preview and purchase The Work at: metalblade.com/riversofnihil

Earlier this year, the band released the “The Work” documentary. Watch that below. 

Brody Uttley (lead guitar, keyboards) comments: “For the ‘Focus’ video, we once again recruited Mr. David Brodsky, Allie Woest and the team at MyGoodEye. This video tells the story of an individual in a fractured state of mind confronting the darkest parts of his inner self and battling with a physical manifestation of his deepest fears and concerns; the worst parts of himself. This manifestation represents the presence in all of our heads that tries to pull us down into the throes of self-destructive behavior and patterns of thinking. The creature that he is interacting with becomes more apparent as the video progresses (with the main character slipping deeper into psychosis) until the end when he loses his battle and is plunged down into the blackness once and for all; existing permanently in the prison that his delusions have constructed for him…Perhaps finally at peace, or just as likely: never again at peace.”

The Work can be ordered AT THIS LOCATION in the following formats:
– digipak-CD
– deluxe box set (hardcover box includes: CD digipak (w/ bonus track), blue w/ black & white splatter vinyl, 52-page photo book, slipmat, and exclusive download content)
– 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
– silver w/ blue & black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
– natural clear w/ black & red splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– crystal clear w/ white & turquoise splatter vinyl (Kings Road exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– red / white melt vinyl (EMP exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– transparent orange w/ black swirls vinyl (Eyesore exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– silver / black marbled vinyl (Impericon exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
– aqua blue / canary yellow galaxy vinyl (US exclusive)
– white / cyan blue galaxy vinyl (US exclusive)

The Work track-listing
1. The Tower (Theme from “The Work”)
2. Dreaming Black Clockwork
3. Wait
4. Focus
5. Clean
6. The Void from Which No Sound Escapes
7. MORE?
8. Tower 2
9. Episode
10. Maybe One Day
11. Terrestria IV: Work

Rivers of Nihil line-up:
Jake Dieffenbach – lead vocals
Brody Uttley – lead guitar, keyboards
Adam Biggs – bass, backing vocals
Jon Topore – rhythm guitar
Jared Klein – drums, backing vocals

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