With an arsenal of technical skills ready to unleash upon the world, Bay Area natives AENIMUS are proud to announce their upcoming sophomore album, Dreamcatcher, will be released on February 22nd via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases their second single, "The Dark Triad".
Guitarist Sean Swafford comments, "'The Dark Triad' is based on Silence of the Lambs and Clarice trying to understand Hannibal. Clarice tries to categorize Hannibal by using the dark triad in psychology which refers to the personality traits of narcissism Machiavellianism and psychopathy. However, Hannibal’s condition isn’t anything she has encountered before which leads Hannibal to manipulate her. "
This week, the band are playing 3 west coasts shows leading up to the release ofDreamcatcher.
Catch them live at the following dates: 1/4/2019 Arlene Francis Center - Santa Rosa, CA 1/5/2019 The Haul - Grants Pass, OR 1/6/2019 Bossanova Ballroom - Portland, OR
Dreamcatcher is a concept album that draws inspiration from horror novels and movies,such as It, The Shining, Hannibal Lecter, and The Dead Zone. The album was recorded by the band while mixing and mastering were handled by Jamie King (BTBAM, THE CONTORTIONIST). The album features guest appearances from Mike Semesky (INTERVALS, THE HAARP MACHINE), Jamie Hanks (I DECLARE WAR), Brian James (FALLUJAH) Sims Cashion and Leonardo Guzman.
Dreamcatcher will be available in the following formats:
Vinyl – black, purple w/ black splatter, blue w/ white splatter
Album Cover Long sleeve
Album Cover Hoodie
Album Cover T-shirt
CD + Web Design T-shirt + Poster Bundle
Vinyl (purple w/ black splatter) + Web Design T-shirt + Poster Bundle
BelowDreamcatcher track list:
Before the Eons
The Dark Triad
Between Iron and Silver
AENIMUS will embark on the DEATH… Is Just The Beginning 2019 North American tour as direct support for co-headliners and label mates HYPOCRISY and FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. The tour kicks off on March 15th at the The Regent in Los Angeles and will make stops in Richmond, Toronto and New York before concluding in Oakland, CA on April 15th.
Catch AENIMUS on the "Death...Is Just The Beginning" Tour 2019 HYPOCRISY and FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE! 3/15/2019 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent 3/16/2019 - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick 3/17/2019 - Mesa, AZ - Club Red 3/19/2019 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge 3/20/2019 - Denver, CO - Oriental Theater 3/21/2019 - Kansas City, MO - Riot Room 3/22/2019 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Bar & Grill 3/23/2019 - Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live! 3/24/2019 Scout Bar - Houston, TX 3/26/2019 The Haven - Orlando, FL 3/27/2019 The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA 3/28/2019 The Maywood - Raleigh, NC 3/29/2019 Canal Club - Richmond, VA 3/30/2019 The Palladium - Worcester, MA 3/31/2019 Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY 4/01/2019 Théâtre Corona - Montreal, QC 4/02/2019 Imperial Bell - Quebec City, QC 4/03/2019 Mod Club - Toronto, ON 4/05/2019 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL 4/06/2019 Studio B - Minneapolis, MN 4/07/2019 Park Theatre - Winnipeg, MB CANADA 4/08/2019 The Exchange - Regina, SK CANADA 4/09/2019 Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB CANADA 4/10/2019 Dickens Pub - Calgary, AB CANADA 4/12/2019 Rickshaw Theatre- Vancouver, BC CANADA 4/13/2019 El Corazon - Seattle, WA 4/14/2019 Bossanova Ballroom - Portland, OR 4/15/2019 Metro Opera House - Oakland, CA
AENIMUS is : Alex Green - Vocals Sean Swafford - Guitar Jordan Rush - Guitar Seth Stone - Bass Cody Pulliam - Drums