Hitting the Pavement: Misery Index

MISERY INDEX: Talks Washington Capitols Playoffs; Announce More Canadian Dates + Japan

Baltimore, MD’s MISERY INDEX, who have a known love for their regional hockey team the Washington Capitols, recently spoke with the Washington Post Express about “The Caps” as they head into the NHL playoffs tonight against the NY Rangers. The video interview was taped last night after MISERY INDEX’s performance at the Rock’n’Roll Hotel in DC and can be viewed now at ExpressNightOut.com.

MISERY INDEX are playing a handful of shows on the east coast with LANDMINE MARATHON before they embark on a month-long cross-Canada headlining tour starting April 24th. Immediately following their Canadian tour, MISERY INDEX will spend a week with ROTTEN SOUND and MARUTA in between performances at the Auditory Assault and Maryland Deathfests. MISERY INDEX will then head to Japan with CANNIBAL CORPSE and THE FACELESS in early June, backed by a number of European open-air festivals in the summer months. A complete listing of confirmed MISERY INDEX tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon.

MISERY INDEX have been touring almost non-stop since the release of Traitors last September. The band has recently premiered the first video from Traitors, for title-track “Traitors”, online now at this location. The “Traitors” video was shot in Philadelphia, PA with director David Brodsky for My Good Eye.

Updated MISERY INDEX news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website: RELAPSE.com, the MISERY INDEX website: MISERYINDEX.com and MySpace: MySpace.com/MiseryIndex.

MISERY INDEX Tour Dates:

April 24 St. John’s, NL Distortion
April 25 Paradise, NL Paradise Community Centre
April 27 Sydney, NS Christ Church Hall
April 28 Moncton, NB Paramount Lounge
April 29 Halifax, NS Gus Pub
April 30 Halifax, NS Pavillion
May 1 Rimouski, QC Petit Pavillion (w/ THE LAST FELONY)
May 2 Edmundston, NB Arena St-Basile (w/ THE LAST FELONY)
May 3 Montreal, QC Foufounes Electriques
May 4 Hamilton, ON Absinthe
May 5 Windsor, ON Chubby Pickle
May 6 London, ON The Music Hall Lounge (w/ MADBALL)
May 7 Trois-Rivieres, QC Rock Café le Stage
May 8 Drummondville, QC Salle Gaston Mandeville (w/ CRYPTOPSY, THE LAST FELONY)
May 9 Jonquiere, QC Place Nikitoutagan (w/ THE LAST FELONY)
May 10 Warwick, QC Salle du Canton
May 11 Ottawa, ON Rainbow
May 12 St. Catharines, ON L3
May 13 Toronto, ON WreckRoom
May 14 Quebec City, QC L’agitee
May 15 Rouyn-Noranda, QC Petit Theatre (w/ MARTYR)
May 16 Sherbrooke, QC Le Magog (w/ MARTYR)
May 17 Brooklyn, NY Europa (as part of Auditory Assault Festival)
May 18 Providence, RI Club Hell (w/ ROTTEN SOUND, MARURTA)
May 19 Boston, MA O’Brians (w/ ROTTEN SOUND, MARURTA)
May 20 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie (w/ ROTTEN SOUND, MARURTA)
May 21 Pittsburg, PA Howlers (w/ ROTTEN SOUND, MARURTA)
May 23 Baltimore, MD Sonar (as part of Maryland Death Fest)
May 29 Tilburg, Netheralands 013 (as part of Neurotic Deathfest)
June 8 Shibuya, Japan Club Quattro (w/ CANNIBAL CORPSE, THE FACELESS)
June 9 Shinsalbashi, Japan Club Quattro (w/ CANNIBAL CORPSE, THE FACELESS)
June 11 Nagoya, Japan Club Quattro (w/ CANNIBAL CORPSE, THE FACELESS)
June 13 Hunxe, Germany Death Fest Open Air
June 19 Clisson, France Hellfest
June 20 Trier, Germany Exhaus (as part of Summerblast Fest)
June 20 Kleinwenkheim, Germany Queens Of Metal Fest
August 7 Bad Berka, Germany Party San Fest
August 8 Jaromer, Czech Rep. Brutal Assault Fest
August 15 Dinkelsbuhl, Germany Summer Breeze Fest

“MISERY INDEX keep the spirit of trailblazers like ASSUCK alive in their grind-crust-death metal.” 4.5/5 - REVOLVER

“the Baltimore band’s third album is easily their best to date” 8/10 – DECIBEL

“Furious as fuck.” – KERRANG!

“Misery Index have a sure-fire classic here…this is grimy, black, gold. In an economic downturn the Misery Index hit an all time high.” 9/10 – ROCK SOUND

“Utterly vital, utterly punishing and in it for life.” - TERRORIZER

“Misery Index is nearly untouchable.” – Blabbermouth.net

“With Traitors, Misery Index have proven their place among the death/grind elite.” – METAL MANIACS

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