By on September 17, 2011
“Black Mass” out October 11th on Rise Records
Long Island’s hardcore metal stalwart, This Is Hell, has teamed up with to premiere a brand new track, “Salt the Earth,” from the band’s forthcoming full-length, Black Mass. The song is just the second to be revealed from the October 11th release, which will hit stores courtesy of Rise Records. As guitarist, Rick Jimenez, explained via an exclusive interview with, “Salt the Earth” is a track about settling grudges. “People talk and talk; such is life, but sometimes people just can’t let things go,” said Jimenez. “I decided the greatest revenge, at this moment in time, was writing a song about destroying the enemy; first mentally and then physically.” Head over to: to stream “Salt the Earth” and read the full interview today.
The track list for Black Mass is…
1. Acid Rain
2. Black History
3. Salt the Earth
4. Black Mass
5. The Wars: Part I
6. Mi Nombre
7. The Last Outlaw
8. Demons
9. The Reckoning
10. The Wars: Part II
Black Mass, the follow-up to the 2010 release, Weight of the World, and the band’s fourth studio album overall, was recorded earlier this summer at Killingsworth Studio in Valley Village, CA with producer, Tomas Costanza. Artwork comes courtesy of Will Blood. Black Mass can be pre-ordered now in various media formats and bundle packages at: This Is Hell will kick off its highly anticipated North American tour in support of Underoath tonight in Fayetteville, AR. Comeback Kid and The Chariot will round out the lineup for the trek, which will wrap up at the end of October. Stay tuned for more information on This Is Hell and Black Mass.
2011 tour with Underoath, Comeback Kid and The Chariot…
Sept. 15 – Fayetteville, AR – Rogue
Sept. 17 – Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
Sept. 19 – Tucson, AZ – The Rock
Sept. 20 – San Diego, CA – Epicenter
Sept. 21 – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
Sept. 22 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre
Sept. 23 – Santa Clara, CA – The Avalon
Sept. 24 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
Sept. 25 – Portland, OR – The Hawthorne Theater *
Sept. 26 – Seattle, WA – Neumo’s
Sept. 27 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Venue
Sept. 30 – Edmonton, AB, Canada – Avenue Theatre
Oct. 01 – Calgary, AB, Canada – The Gateway
Oct. 02 – Regina, SK, Canada – Riddell Centre
Oct. 03 – Winnipeg, MD, Canada – The Garrick Centre
Oct. 04 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
Oct. 05 – Joliet, IL – Mohjoes *
Oct. 06 – Covington, KY – Radiodown
Oct. 07 – London, ON, Canada – London Music Hall
Oct. 08 – Montreal, QC, Canada – La Tulipe
Oct. 10 – Quebec City, QC, Canada – Theatre Imperial
Oct. 11 – Manchester, NH – Rocko’s
Oct. 12 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Oct. 13 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
Oct. 14 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
Oct. 15 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx
Oct. 16 – Vineland, NJ – Hangar 84 *
Oct. 17 – Huntington, WV – The Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Oct. 18 – Chattanooga, TN – The Warehouse
Oct. 19 – Jacksonville, FL – Free Bird Live
Oct. 20 – St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre
Oct. 21 – Douglassville, GA – The Seven Venue *
Oct. 23 – Evansville, IN – Boney Jones *
*off-date with Comeback Kid

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Pieter van den Berg – bass

Rick Jimenez – guitar & vocals
Travis Reilly – vocals
Mike Sciulara – drums


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.