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Portland, Oregon death metal dealers Witch Vomit will launch a run of Western US dates dubbed Funeral Sanctum Tour 2024 surrounding their sets at Austin Death Fest.

Witch Vomit will join up with Phobophilic on April 19th and the two bands will tour through Olympia, Boise, Salt Lake City, Denver, Tulsa, Dallas, and Houston on their way to perform at the inaugural Austin Death Fest on April 27th and 28th where they’ll join Tomb Mold, Mortiferum, Outer Heaven, Sentenced 2 Die, Lunar Chamber, Maul, Civerous, Torture Rack, and more. From there, Witch Vomit will play Santa Fe May 1st before hooking up with Mortal Wound to play Phoenix, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Portland May 1st through 3rd, the tour ending with Witch Vomit playing a hometown show May 4th.

Find all confirmed dates below and expect new updates from Witch Vomit to post in the very near future, as the band is on the verge of announcing their recently completed third LP, coming this Spring on 20 Buck Spin.

Witch Vomit Funeral Sanctum Tour 2024:

4/19/2024 Cryptatropa – Olympia, WA w/ Phobophilic
4/20/2024 The Shredder – Boise, ID w/ Phobophilic
4/21/2024 Aces High Saloon – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Phobophilic
4/22/2024 The Crypt – Denver, CO w/ Phobophilic
4/24/2024 The Whittier Bar – Tulsa, OK w/ Phobophilic
4/25/2024 Cheapsteaks – Dallas, TX w/ Phobophilic
4/26/2024 White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX w/ Phobophilic
4/27-28/2024 Austin Death Fest @ Mohawk – Austin, TX w/ Tomb Mold, Mortiferum, Phobophilic
4/30/2024 Tumbleroot – Santa Fe, NM
5/01/2024 Nile Underground – Phoenix, AZ w/ Mortal Wound
5/02/2024 Resident – Los Angeles, CA w/ Mortal Wound
5/03/2024 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA w/ Mortal Wound
5/04/2024 High Water Mark – Portland, OR

Witch Vomit surprise-released the Abhorrent Rapture EP through 20 Buck Spin in June of 2021. Though bands tend to simmer down as they evolve, Witch Vomit reverses this tendency getting only more extreme with each release; this momentum continues on Abhorrent Rapture. Like 2017’s Poisoned Blood, Abhorrent Rapture showcases Witch Vomit in the more immediate and intense MLP format: Four tracks in roughly eighteen minutes of pure savagery but always with that eerie mood, creeping melodic sense and grisly intimidation essential to proper death metal.

A new level of barbaric mastery was achieved on Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave, Witch Vomit‘s second full length from 2019. It was now undeniable that the band was not merely another “OSDM” (stale terminology) band when they had evolved a maximal and rarely achieved synthesis of European and American death metal styles into a flawless mélange of horrific gore-soaked splendor. Recorded and mixed by Evan Mersky (Triumvir Foul, Warcry), mastered by Dan Randall (Ghoul, Impaled, Ruin) with artwork by Matt Stikker (Power Trip, Outer Heaven, Apraxic), Abhorrent Rapture delivers four freshly unburied tracks from the witch vomitorium.

photo by Kendra Farber

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