Published Aug 06, 2015Following the recent release of Cult Leader's stunning Useless Animal EP, the Salt Lake City hardcore act have now announced the details behind their previously-teased debut LP. The collection is called Lightless Walk, and Deathwish Inc. puts it into retailers October 16.
As previously reported, the album was tracked earlier this year with producer Kurt Ballou (Converge) at his God City Studios in Salem, MA. While the band had delivered the Nothing for Us Here EP and 2014, and the three-song Useless Animal earlier this year, this marks the first official full-length release from Cult Leader.
There are 10 brand new tracks on Lightless Walk, as well as the act's "Gutter Gods," which had initially appeared on Useless Animal. The set is said to "unleash grinding musical fury," while tracks including "The Sorrower," "Sympathetic" and "Suffer Louder" apparently twist vocalist Anthony Lucero into a "pessimistic spiral."
Samples from the set have yet to be revealed, but you can stream the recent Useless Animal EP, which includes a cover of Mark Kozelek's "You Are Not My Blood," down below.
Cult Leader are also back out on the road this fall, with their North American tour routing bringing them to Toronto and Montreal in October. The show schedule can be seen beneath the tracklisting info for Lightless Walk.
1. Great I Am
2. The Sorrower
4. Suffer Louder
5. Broken Blades
6. A Good Life
7. Walking Wastelands
8. Gutter Gods
9. Hate Offering
10. How Deep It Runs
11. Lightless Walk
10/17 Tucson, AZ - Southwest Terror Fest *
10/19 Kansas City, MO - El Torren
10/20 Chicago, IL - Subterranean Downstairs
10/21 Toronto, ON - Parts and Labour
10/22 Montreal, QC - Turbohaus
10/23 Brooklyn, NY - The Acheron
10/24 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
10/25 Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs
10/26 Baltimore, MD - Charm City Art Space
10/27 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
10/28 Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern
10/29 Orlando, FL - Backbooth
10/30 Tampa, FL - Epic Problem
10/31 Gainesville, FL - The Fest
11/01 Jacksonville, FL - Birdhouse
11/02 Atlanta, GA - 529
11/03 Nashville, TN - The End
11/04 Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone
11/05 New Orleans, LA - Sisters in Christ
* with Sleep