Twin Cities black metal ensemble Ashbringer are releasing their third album and first for Prosthetic Records, Absolution, this Friday (6/28), and we're premiering a stream of the whole record today. It was mixed by Between the Buried and Me collaborator Kris Hilbert and mastered by Deafheaven collaborator Jack Shirley, and it's got a similar atmospheric, indie rock-friendly black metal approach to Deafheaven, but rawer and with a more hardcore punk style frontman in Nick Stanger. It's a towering, melodic album, but it's also more down to earth than these types of albums sometimes are, and you can really feel the emotional and visceral punch in Stanger's delivery. Listen to the whole thing below, and if you like what you hear, you can pre-order it.

Ashrbinger are also supporting the album on tour this summer, including a TBA Brooklyn show on August 11. Stay tuned for the Brooklyn venue announcement and see all tour dates below.

Ashbringer -- 2019 Tour Dates
07/17 - Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
07/18 - Denver, CO @ *TBA*
07/19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Rad Shack
07/20 - Boise, ID @ The Shredder
07/21 - Seattle, WA @ Highline
07/22 - Portland, OR @ High Water Mark
07/24 - Sacramento, CA @ Cafe Colonial
07/25 - Los Angeles, CA @ Old Towne Pub
07/26 - San Diego, CA @ *TBA*
07/27 - Phoenix/Tuscon, AZ @ *TBA*
07/28 - Santa Fe, NM @ *TBA*
07/30 - Dallas, TX @ Wits End
07/31 - Austin, TX @ Lost Well
08/01 - New Orleans, LA @ *TBA*
08/02 - Nashville, TN @ The Verge
08/03 - Carrollton, GA @ Alley Cat
08/04 - Asheville, NC @ The Odditorium
08/05 - Charlotte, NC @ *TBA*
08/06 - Richmond, VA @ Wonderland
08/08 - Washington, DC @ Atlas Brew Pub
08/09 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Tusk
08/10 - Boston, MA @ O’Brien’s Pub
08/11 - Brooklyn, NY @ *TBA*
08/12 - Rochester, NY @ *TBA*
08/13 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Sub Alpine Society
08/14 - Detroit, MI @ *TBA*
08/15 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s

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Update: The Brooklyn show was initially announced as happening at Saint Vitus, but the venue is now TBA.