Following recent broadcasts informing the public of ENABLER's deadly revamped lineup and impending East Coast tour, the Midwest-based trio now expose the details on their anticipated second full-length release, La Fin Absolue Du Monde. Translated from French to signify "the absolute end of the world," the title of the new album is yet another of the band's works inspired by filmmaker John Carpenter, in this case in referencing his movie, Cigarette Burns. La Fin Absolue Du Mondewas tracked with Shane Hotchstetler at Howl Street Recordings in Milwaukee (Expire, Northless) and mixed by Steve Austin (Today Is The Day) at his Austin Enterprises, and packs the band's most diverse material to date into a thirty-six minute battering with fourteen tracks.
ENABLER has partnered with several close allies to wage this new battle in a collaborative strike. Proudly going to war as part of the La Fin Absolue Du Monde campaign are San Francisco-based Creator-Destructor Records as well as NYC-area-based The Compound. Creator-Destructor has released titles from The Funeral Pyre, Gypsyhawk, Heartsounds, VYGR and others in addition to the vinyl version of ENABLER's 2012 debut LP, All Hail The Void, which came out on CD and digital platforms via Southern Lord. The Compound, the label faction of media/PR faction, The Earsplit Compound, unleashed ENABLER's rabid 2013 Flies EP and is currently unloading physical versions of new releases from Godhunter, Cop Problem, Die Choking and others. La Fin Absolue Du Monde will see killer deluxe CD and vinyl pressings and will see North American release on May 27th, just one day after ENABLER marks their debut invasion of the annual Maryland Deathfest.
Stated founding guitarist/vocalist and chief songwriter, Jeff Lohrber, on the current state ofENABLER: "This record is one of the proudest moments of my recording career. It's a record made by a full band, and it sounds like a band playing. That is something that is lost in modern recording and is slowly becoming a thing of the past in the modern world of music. I feel alienated by it and I'm pissed about it. I recommend turning everything all the way up while listening to it."
Stand by for more info, tunes and preorders for La Fin Absolue Du Monde to be posted in the coming days. For now order Flies on CD/vinyl RIGHT HERE; European/international fans can order the vinylHERE.
Over the past two years, ENABLER has followed their All Hail The Void LP with widespread touring of North America, Europe and Australia, and unloaded their Shift Of Redemption EP via Think Fast! Records and Flies EP via The Compound, both in 2013. The band's first full-time drummer since the departure of Fall Out Boy's Andy Hurley in 2012 is now realized with Ryan Steigerwald (The Ox King, Ringworm live/fill-in drummer) who joins bassist/vocalist Amanda Daniels and founding guitarist/vocalist Jeff Johrber. They'll now take these new hymns of disapproval out on tour straight through the release of La Fin Absolue Du Monde and the rest of the year, beginning with a massive East Coast headlining run beginning April 10th. ENABLER will trek eastward on your, joining with The Compound labelmates, Cop Problem, at the sixteenth New England Metal & Hardcore Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts on April 17th, followed by four more shows together before ENABLERforges homeward. A plethora of newer shows through the Summer are also being confirmed, many of which are also listed below. Additional tours will be announced in the coming days.
ENABLER Confirmed Tour Actions:
4/10/2014 Dragonfly Lounge - Madison, WI
4/11/2014 Error Records - Champagne, IL @ Skeletal Lightning Fest II
4/12/2014 Bier Stube - Moline, IL w/ Northless
4/13/2014 The Demo - St. Louis, MO
4/14/2014 The Donut Shop - Covington, KY
4/16/2014 Badlands - Syracuse, NY
4/17/2014 The Palladium - Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest w/ Cop Problem
4/18/2014 The Worthen - Lowell, MA w/ Cop Problem
4/19/2014 Grand Victory - Brooklyn, NY w/ Cop Problem, Go Deep, Agitator
4/20/2014 Backroom Studios - Rockaway, NJ w/ Cop Problem
4/21/2014 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Cop Problem
4/22/2014 Hook Up - Virginia Beach, VA
4/23/2014 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA
4/24/2014 Mr. Roboto Project - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Die Choking, Black Mask, Meth Quarry, Rabid Pigs
4/25/2014 Carabar - Columbus, OH @ Forward Ohio Fest
4/26/2014 Blind Bob's - Dayton, OH
4/27/2014 Cobra Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Iron Reagan, Occultist
5/15/2014 Coach and Horses - Windsor ON
5/16/2014 Centre-Ville De - Montreal, QC @ Pouzza Fest
5/17/2014 The Central - Toronto, ON
5/20/2014 Bar Le Megog - Sherbrooke, QC
5/22/2014 Geno's Rock Club - Portland, ME
5/23/2014 Even Flow - Bay Shore, NY w/ Maruta
5/25/2014 Baltimore Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest
6/01/2014 Public House - Milwaukee, WI
6/02/2014 Memory Lanes - Minneapolis, MN
6/03/2014 The New Direction - Fargo, ND
6/05/2014 Highline - Seattle, WA
6/06/2014 The Know - Portland, OR
6/08/2014 Almost Holden Collective - Santa Monica, CA
6/09/2014 Soda Bar - San Diego, CA
6/10/2014 You Revolution Electronic Bar - Tijuana, Mexico
6/12/2014 7th Circle - Denver, CO
6/14/2014 Sharks Club & Billiards - Appleton, WI @ No Tomorrow Fest
8/08/2014 Arson Fest - Winnipeg, MB