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Carnifex talk future of the band and current state of deathcore

January 17 2017, 12:00 PM EST

Editorial Intern

Scott Lewis of Carnifex stopped by APTV to talk about the current state of their genre, the band’s recent release and more. The deathcore vocalist discusses some of the taunts the band received on the Summer Slaughter tour, including being compared to Black Veil Brides. “It doesn’t even make sense, but that’s all they got,” jokes Lewis. He comments on the dark lyricism found in Slow Death and where he draws inspiration from to write such personal lyrics. Find out which track he suggests fans start with from Slow Death, which came out this August.  The band are heading out on a headlining tour with Despised IconFallajuh, Rings of Saturn, Lorna Shore and She Must Burn next February. Check out the dates below!

2/01-Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl-Hard Rock
2/02-San Diego, CA @ Soma
2/03-Pheonix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
2/04-Farmington, NM @ Top Deck
2/05-Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
2/07-Dallas, TX @ Trees
2/08-Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
2/09-San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
2/10-Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street Collective
2/11-Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
2/12-Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
2/14-Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
2/15-Jacksonville, FL @ O’Malleys
2/17-St. Petersburg, FL @ Crowbar
2/18-Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
2/19-Virginia Beach, VA @ Shaka’s Live
2/21-Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
2/22-Stanhope, NJ @ Stanhope House
2/23-Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
2/24-Long Island, NY @ Revolution
2/25-Worchester, MA @ Palladium Upstairs
2/26-Reading, PA @ Reverb
2/28-Hartford, CT @ Webster Studio
3/01-Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
3/02-Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
3/03-Albany, NY @ Trick Shots
3/04-Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
3/05-Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
3/06-Erie, PA @ Basement Transmissions
3/07-Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
3/08-Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel
3/09-Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
3/10-Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
3/11-Valparaiso, IN @ Big Shots
3/12-Clarksville, TN @ The Warehouse
3/14-Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse
3/15-Lousiville, KY @ Diamond Bar & Grill
3/16-Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache
3/17-Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Place
3/18-Ottawa, ON @ Barrymore’s Music Hall
3/19-Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Theater
3/21-Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot
3/22-Chicago, IL @ Double Door
3/23-Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
3/24-Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
3/26-Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brien’s Event Center
3/27-Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
3/28-Calgary, AB @ Dickens Pub
3/29-Spokane, WA @ The Pin
3/30-Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
3/31-Bend, OR @ Domino Room
4/01-Reno, NV @ Jub Jub’s
4/02-Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse

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