Finnish cult black metal outfit BAPTISM have announced their first ever US performance. The band will be playing this year’s installment of Cathedral of the Black Goat on Friday, June 9th, at Chicago’s LiveWire Lounge. More information about the festival can be found here.
BAPTISM have also announced a string of European Festival dates. The tour sees BAPTISM play Tuska Open air in Finland, Forest Open Air in Switzerland and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
BAPTISM are touring in support of their crushing new full-length, ‘V: The Devil’s Fire’. The album is streaming here. Recorded at Fantom Studio (ROTTEN SOUND, ORANSSI PAZUZU, GEHENNA and more) ‘V: The Devil’s Fire’ is available at the Season of Mist E-Shop.
1. Natus Ex Ignis
3. The Sacrament Of Blood And Ash
4. Devil’s Fire
6. Cold Eternity
7. Malignant Shadows
8. Buried With Him
‘V: The Devil’s Fire’ on Spotify
BAPTISM was formed by vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Lord Sargofagian in the Finnish town of Ylöjärvi in 1998. Quickly following the formation of the band, BAPTISM released the demos ‘Satanic Rituals’ and ‘Sons of Ruin & Terror’. Following the two highly-sought after demos, the band released 4 acclaimed full lengths and various splits and EPs in between.
BAPTISM tour dates
Jun. 9 Chicago, IL @ Cathedral of the Black Goat Fest
Jun. 30 Helsinki (FI) @ Tuska Open Air
Jul. 15 Chevenez (CH) @ Forest Fest Open Air VI
Dec. 15 Berlin (DE) @ Nuke Club
Dec TBA Eindhoven (NL) @ Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017