Mortuous is a U.S. death metal band with a new album and a new tour.
The Upon Desolation album has a heavy old Incantation influence but has a bunch of other cool bits thrown in too.
D.U. first recalls hearing Mortuous when we caught them opening up for Left To Die (a clip of that performance is below), and now we appreciate sitting down and giving the band a good listen on album. As D.U. has mentioned in other posts, the retro death metal wave can get old quick, but Mortuous excels when it adds more tempo and feel changes, like on the track “Nothing.”
In any case, blast the record on Bandcamp and consider grabbing it.
In addition to digital, Upon Desolation is out now on Carbonized Records on CD, LP, and cassette.
Here’s a clip of the band shredding live on its last tour:
If you’d like to see more where that came from, look for Mortuous on its tour going on now with Full Of Hell, Blood Incantation, Vermin Womb, and God Is War:
9/22/2022 @ The Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA
9/23/2022 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
9/24/2022 @ Nile Underground – Mesa, AZ
9/25/2022 @ Sister Bar – Albuquerque, NM
9/26/2022 @ 89th Street – Oklahoma City, OK
9/28/2022 @ Raccoon Motel – Davenport, IA
9/29/2022 @ Turf Club – St Paul, MN
9/30/2022 @ Reggies – Chicago, IL
10/01/2022 @ Legends – Cincinnati, OH
10/02/2022 @ Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
10/03/2022 @ Mohawk – Buffalo, NY
10/04/2022 @ State House – New Haven, CT
10/05/2022 @ The Middle East – Cambridge, MA
10/06/2022 @ Monarch – Brooklyn, NY
10/07/2022 @ Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Photo: Chris Johnston