Detroit-based crossover death thrashers Plague Years will return to the stage late this summer, beginning with an appearance at Heavy Hell II Fest in Indianapolis, Indiana, alongside Fister, Sanguisugabogg, The Lion’s Daughter and more. In September, the band will play this year’s edition of Full Terror Assault with a lineup that includes Exodus, Misery Index, M.O.D., Devourment and dozens of others, followed by a trio of dates with Long Island, New York, thrash unit Extinction A.D. See all confirmed dates below.
Guitarist Eric Lauder said: “We’re stoked to announce we’ll be playing Heavy Hell II in Indianapolis this August and the following month we’ll be playing Full Terror Assault and doing a run with Extinction A.D. We said all quarantine we were going to play everywhere and we meant it. Come pull up and see us. More announcements to come!”
8/14/2021 Heavy Hell II Fest @ Black Circle – Indianapolis, IN
with Extinction A.D.:
9/11/2021 Full Terror Assault @ Hogrock Campground – Cave In Rock, IL
9/12/2021 Black Circle – Indianapolis, IN
9/13/2021 Legends – Cincinnati, OH
9/14/2021 Preserving Underground – Pittsburgh, PA
Plague Years released its “Circle of Darkness” full-length in September 2020 via eOne. Mining the subterranean depths once unearthed on classic Sepultura albums like “Beneath the Remains” and “Arise”, with the vicious bite of Germanic slabs like “In the Sign of Evil” by Sodom and the ‘80s output of Slayer, the devilish and down-tuned death worship within Plague Years serves as a demonic calling card for the foursome, a brutal counterbalance to their otherwise like minded thrash revivalists. On “Circle of Darkness,” Plague Years reunites with engineer Arthur Rizk, whose work with Power Trip, Tomb Mold, Candy and Cavalera Conspiracy has propelled him to the front of the horde amidst the resurgence of crossover thrash.