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DESPISED ICON Discuss the Title Track "Purgartory"

Despised Icon Today, Alex Erian discuses the first single and title track, "Purgatory". Watch as he discuses what the title track means to him as well as what the process was like for him and Eric Jarrin to create the epic breakdown, here:

Alex Erian comments, "I keep repeating this but we do not encourage violence at shows but I have this feeling there will be a couple injuries during the breakdown live. So I apologize in advance. Please be good to yourselves but expect some pure brutality.:"

Watch the music video for "Purgatory" which was directed and produced by Jessy Fuchs, of Les Films 37 Superkick, here:

This Friday, DESPISED ICON will kick-off their North American Tour in Saskatoon. The 22-date trek which will include the band playing new material from the upcoming album will include stops in Vancouver, Anaheim, and Philadelphia before concluding in Toronto on October 13th at The Opera House. Joining the band as direct support is Texan metalcore act KUBLAI KHAN. The package will also include British extreme metal band INGESTED and American Deathcore band SHADOW OF INTENT. Throughout the tour there will be a slew of special guests including ANGELMAKER (09/20 to 09/23), I DECLARE WAR (09/24 and 09/25), I AM (09/27-10/02 & 10/05-10/06), DEVOURMENT (10/04 & 10/05) and SUFFOCATION (10/08-10/13).

DESPISED ICON comments "Here it is, our only tour of the year. We'll be sharing the stage with some of our favorite bands and will be hitting a few cities that we haven't played in 9 years! Tickets are now on sale and MVP packages are available at "

Fans have the opportunity to purchase MVP packages that include the following:
One (1) General Admission Ticket
Exclusive Tour T-Shirt
11x17 Tour Poster
MVP Laminate W/ Lanyard
Early Entry
Purchase your MVP package here:

Confirmed dates for DESPISED ICON's 2019 North American Tour with KUBLAI KHAN, INGESTED & SHADOW OF INTENT are:
09/20 - Saskatoon, SK - Coors Event Centre
09/21 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
09/22 - Calgary, AB - Dickens
09/23 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cafe
09/24 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
09/25 - Portland, OR - Bossanova Ballroom
09/27 - Sacramento, CA - Holy Diver
09/28 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
09/29 - Las Vegas, NV - BBB
09/30 - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
10/01 - Denver, CO - Oriental Theater
10/02 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
10/03 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey
10/04 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
10/05 - New Orleans, LA - Southport Hall
10/06 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade (Hell)
10/08 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA
10/09 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theater
10/10 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
10/11 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda
10/12 - Quebec, QC - Imperial Bell
10/13 - Toronto, ON - The Opera house

* - w/ ANGELMAKER (09/20 to 09/23)
** - w/ I DECLARE WAR (09/24 and 09/25)
% - I AM (09/27 to 10/02 + 10/05 and 10/06)
^ - DEVOURMENT (10/04 and 10/05)
# - SUFFOCATION (10/08 to 10/13)

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    September 16, 2019

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