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David Gunn of KING 810

Flint, Michigan’s KING 810 hase announced details of a new series of limited engagement live events for their album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, which will see the band offering a boundary-pushing live experience in intimate settings.  The tour is slated to kick off June 9 at Columbus, Ohiuo’s Park Street and will see KING 810 joined by special guest Gost on select dates.

Fans are in store for a unique performance each night, with KING 810 engaging audiences in its intensely personal and often contentious world.  Each evening, the band will be joined by a special guest performer, with each venue evoking the dark themes of La Petite Mort or a Conversation with GodTickets for all dates will go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, April 14. For more information visit, www.KING810.com. (more…)

Anthrax, from left: Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna, Jon Donais

By Greg Maki
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On the business side, it might be harder for a band to exist now than it ever has been. But in the world of hard rock and metal, that hasn’t stopped countless acts from releasing album after album of quality material. Anyone who says there’s no good music today hasn’t looked past the FM dial. The previous year was one of the strongest in recent memory, highlighted by a number of veteran acts releasing albums that stand up to the best of their impressive back catalogues and newer bands still carving out names for themselves. Here are my favorites of 2016. (more…)

KING 810

KING 810

Flint, Michigan’s KING 810 has announced details of a series of limited engagement live events for its new album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, which will see the band offering a boundary-pushing live experience in intimate settings. Presented in 360degree sound, the immersive events are slated for Dec. 15 at the Agora Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio; Dec. 17 at Saint Andrew’s Hall in Detroit, Michigan; and Dec. 18 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, Illinois, with more dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

Fans are in store for a unique performance each night, with KING 810 engaging audiences in its intensely personal and often contentious world. The evenings are set to feature accompaniments from various performance artists, string players and more, with each location undergoing formative transformations to stimulate the senses and evoke the dark and potent themes of La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God. In contrast to the aforementioned live events, the show slated for Dec. 16 at Big Shots in Valparaiso, Indiana, is promised to be a night of outright chaos, with KING 810 bringing to town its trademark performance for an up-close-and-personal all-out war. (more…)

David Gunn of KING 810

David Gunn of KING 810

KING 810 has launched “Revisiting Our History of Violence,” an interactive application that enables users to explore a selection of events and acts of violence throughout global history. The application, which uses both Google Maps and Spotify, takes users to the location of each event, detailing its circumstances with images and commentary from KING 810 frontman David Gunn.

To explore the “Revisiting Our History of Violence” application, visit king810.com/historyofviolence.

Gunn alsohas launched the “F*CK THE VOTE” initiative as detailed in KING 810’s most recent episode of its YouTube series, KING TV. The episode, “F*ck The Vote: Clinton vs Trump,” details Gunn’s stance on the upcoming election and the electoral system as a whole. Fans can expect more of this sentiment heading into November. (more…)

Roadrunner Records group KING 810 has released a second track from its forthcoming album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God. The video for “Alpha & Omega” was conceptualized and directed by KING 810 frontman David Gunn and filmed in an abandoned church in Detroit, Michigan. Watch it video below.

La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God, KING 810’s follow-up to its 2014 debut LP, Memoirs of a Murderer, is set to arrive on Sept. 16.  The album is available for pre-order in physical bundles via www.KING810.com and digitally at all DSPs. All digital pre-orders will receive instant downloads of the album’s first single, “I Ain’t Goin Back Again,” and “Alpha & Omega.”
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KING 810

KING 810

KING 810 has announced details of its new album, La Petite Mort or a Conversation with GodThe Flint, Michigan-based band’s follow-up to its debut LP, Memoirs of a Murderer (review), will arrive on Sept. 16. The album art and track listing are below.

La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God is available now for pre-order in physical bundles via www.KING810.com and digitally at all DSPs. All digital pre-orders will receive an instant download of the album’s  first single, “I Ain’t Goin Back Again,” which debuted earlier this week on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter. Today, KING 810 has revealed the official music video for “I Ain’t Goin Back Again,” directed by frontman David Gunn. (more…)