CHURCH OF MISERY confirm new dates for North American tour

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, November 10, 2013

Church of Misery has run into some visa delays and as a result they have had to revise their upcoming North American tour. As of right now, the tour will begin in Baltimore, MD on November 14th. Check below for the full list of dates, and if any further changes occur I will update this post.

Church of Misery, Japan’s finest doom export, has been forced to issue another set of revisions for their North American tour. Due to numerous consulate delays, and the US government shutdown, Church of Misery is now slated to begin their tour on November 14th in Baltimore, MD. The tour will feature support on select dates from Wizard Rifle, Saviours, and Against the Grain. To preview the live experience awaiting fans on this tour, watch the video for “Brother Bishop” at Tour dates can be seen below, as well as on

“Thy Kingdom Scum”was written and recorded by Tatsu Mikami, Junji Narita, Ikume Kawabe, and Hideki Fukasawa and features the return of the band’s original vocalist, Hideki Fukasawa. The album has been praised as one of the best doom releases of 2013, with Decibel Magazine declaring it has “some of the wickedest doom grooves since Black Sabbath 40 years ago…it’s resounding proof that no one right now-not even the reunited Sabbath with a newly wound-up Ozzy-can come close to the gargantuan swing of the mighty Church of Misery.” Terrorizer Magazine adds that “Thy Kingdom Scum” is a “very welcome return of Hideki Fukasawa on vocals (and synth too)…reaching Anselmo-like drawling lows…”


Wizard Rifle (11/24-12/6), Saviours (11/27-12/6)
Against the Grain (11/14-11/23)
11/14 Baltimore, MD Otto Bar
11/16 Atlanta, GA The Earl
11/17 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
11/18 Austin, TX Red 7
11/19 Dallas, TX Club Dada
11/21 Albuquerque NM Sister Bar
11/22 Tempe, AZ Yucca Tap Room
11/23 Los Angeles, CA The Satellite
11/24 San Diego, CA Soda Bar
11/25 Fresno, CA Audie’s Olympic
11/26 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
11/27 Oakland, CA Oakland Opera House
11/29 San Jose The Blank Club
11/30 San Francisco, CA Thee Parkside
12/01 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s
12/03 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
12/04 Portland, OR Rotture
12/05 Bellingham, WA The Shakedown
12/06 Vancouver, BC The Rickshaw Theater
12/08 Calgary, AB The Palomino
12/09 Edmonton, AB The Pawn Shop
12/10 Saskatoon, SK Amigos
12/11 Regina, SK The Exchange
12/12 Winnipeg, MB The Zoo
12/13 Fargo, ND The Aquarium
12/14 Minneapolis, MN The Triple Rock
12/15 Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club
12/16 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme
12/17 Indianapolis, IN Beale Street Live
12/18 Rock Island, IL Rock Island Brewing Co.
12/19 Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge

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