black midi Announce New Album “Hellfire” Out 15th July

black midi Announce New Album “Hellfire” Out 15th July

black midi announce their third album, Hellfire, out 15th July on Rough Trade Records, headline shows at Somerset House & Central Park NYC and a new US Tour this September. They share the album’s lead single/video, “Welcome To Hell”. Written in isolation in London after the release of last year’s Cavalcade, Hellfire builds on the melodic and harmonic elements of its predecessor, while expanding the brutality and intensity of their debut, Schlagenheim. As Greep describes it: “if Cavalcade was a drama, ‘Hellfire’ is like an epic action film” that delves into overlapping themes of pain, loss and anguish. It is their most thematically cohesive and intentional album yet.

Available on Limited Edition Red LP, Black LP, CD, Limited Cassette and Digitally. LP pre-orders on the Rough Trade Webstore include a bonus 7″ Flexi (see below for more details). Pre-order Hellfire and Watch the Video for Lead Single “Welcome To Hell”

In November 2021, at the end of their celebrated US tour, black midi recorded a live album with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago capturing songs from across their catalogue. 6 of those songs will be pressed on 6 Flexi Discs (one song each), which will individually be available with a limited number of album pre-orders from specific retailers. Available via US indies (Sugar/Tzu), UK indies (Near DT,MI), Japanese Exclusive (27 Questions), Rough Trade Shops (953), Rough Trade Records / Band Webstore (song to be selected by fans) and International (Eat Men Eat). Fans will be able to vote for their preferred track choice for the webstore edition Flexi through 11th May. Order now via the Rough Trade Webstore. 

black midi play some of their biggest shows yet in support of this album, including concerts at London’s Somerset House, New York’s Central Park SummerStage, Los Angeles’ The Wiltern, San Francisco’s The Warfield, Denver’s Ogden Theatre and First Avenue in Minneapolis. Their US Tour goes on sale this Friday.

Pre-order Hellfire

Hellfire Tracklist

1. Hellfire

2. Sugar/Tzu

3. Eat Men Eat

4. Welcome To Hell

5. Still

6. The Race Is About To Begin

7. Dangerous Liaisons

8. The Defence

9. 27 Questions

black midi Tour Dates:

black midi Tour Dates: 

Tue. May 10 – Grenoble, FR @ La Bobine

Wed. May 11 – Milan, IT @ Santeria

Thu. May 12 – Zurich, CH @ Mascotte

Sat. May 14 – Vienna, AT @ Flex

Sun. May 15 – Prague, CR @ Meetfactory

Mon. May 16 – Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg

Wed. May 18 – Lille, FR @ Aeronef

Tue. May 31 – Istanbul, TR @ Zorlu PSM Jazz Festival

Thu. Jun. 2 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound

Thu. Jun. 9 – Porto, PT @ Primavera Sound

Sat. Jun. 11 – Mannheim, DE @ Maifeld Derby

Sun. Jun. 12 – Hilvarenbeek, NE @ Best Kept Secret

Thu. Jun. 17 – Sun. Jun. 19 – Vilnius, LT @ 8 Festival

Wed. Jun. 22 – Sun. Jun. 26 – Somerset, UK @ Glastonbury 

Wed. Jun. 29 – Sun. Jul. 3 – Budapest, HU @ Kolorado Festival

Thu. Jun. 30 – Bucharest, RO @ Club Control

Fri. Jul. 1 – Sun. Jul. 3 – Plovdiv, BG @ Wrong Fest

Thu. Jul. 7 – Sat. Jul. 9 – Trencin, SK @ Pohoda

Wed. Jul. 13 – London, UK @ Summer Series at Somerset House

Wed. Jul. 13 – Sun. Jul. 17 – Dour, BE @ Dour Festival

Fri. Jul. 15 –  Riga, LV @ Positivus Festival

Fri. Jul. 29 – Puglia, IT @ Sud Est Indipendente,

Fri. Aug. 12 –  Rees Haldern, DE @ Haldern Pop

Wed. Aug. 17 –  Essen, DE @ Ruhrtriennale

Sun. Aug. 21 – Winterthur, CH @ Winterthurer Musikfestwochen 

Thu. Jul. 21 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

Sat. Jul. 23 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes

Sun. Jul. 24 – New York, NY @ Central Park SummerStage

Thu. Sep. 1 – Sun. Sep. 4 – Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival

Sat. Sep. 3 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Psych Fest

Tue. Sep. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live

Wed. Sep. 7 – Richmond, VA @ The National

Fri. Sep. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Sat. Sep. 10 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre

Mon. Sep. 12 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn

Wed. Sep. 14 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

Fri. Sep. 16 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk

Tue. Sep. 20 – Tucson, AZ @ Hotel Congress Plaza

Thu. Sep. 22 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

Fri. Sep. 23 – San Diego, CA @ Music Box

Sat. Sep. 24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern Theatre

Tue. Sep. 27 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Theatre

Wed. Sep. 28 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s

Thu. Sep. 29 – Reno, NV @ Cargo Concert Hall

Mon. Oct. 3 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre

Tue. Oct. 4 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre

Fri. Oct. 7 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada

Sat. Oct. 8 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown

Sun. Oct. 9 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

Wed. Oct. 12 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

Fri. Oct. 14 – Columbus, OH @ The Athenaeum Theatre

Sat. Oct. 15 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall

Sun. Dec. 4 – Tokyo, JP @ O-East

Mon. Dec. 5 – Osaka, JP @ Club Quattro

Tue. Dec 6 – Nagoya, JP @ The Bottom Line

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Hellfire

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Hellfire

15 July 2022
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