INTEGRITY has released a guitar playthrough video for the song “Burning Beneath the Devil’s Cross” via their latest album, Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. Watch the clip via YouTube HERE.
Additionally, INTEGRITY has partnered with No Echo, B.C. Rich, Ernie Ball, Lace Pickups and Relapse Records to allow fans to win a prize pack including a B.C. Rich Guitar. Fans are encouraged to enter by recording their own version of the guitar solo in “Burning Beneath The Devil’s Cross” and uploading the video to YouTube or any social platform with the hashtag #IntegrityGuitarContest. More details are available via No Echo HERE
A guitar solo-free version of the song can be downloaded HERE.
INTEGRITY has been announced for next year’s Decibel Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia, PA the weekend of March 31 and April 1. INTEGRITY has also confirmed two May tour dates in Canada following their performance at Maryland Deathfest on May 25. INTEGRITY’s next scheduled live performances are at Fly-Over Fest in Tulsa, OK on October 21 and CTW Fest in London, UK on December 17.
Watch INTEGRITY’s previously released music videos for “Burning Beneath The Devil’s Cross”, “7 Reece Mews”, “Hymn for the Children of the Black Flame” and “I Am The Spell” HERE.
Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume is out now on CD/2xLP/Deluxe 3xLP/CS/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical orders and digital downloads are currently available via Relapse.com at this location and all digital retail outlets HERE.
Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in hardcore and modern metal history, apocalyptic heavy metal icons INTEGRITY return with their highly anticipated, 12th studio album entitled Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. A conceptual foretelling of the final days of Armageddon, Howling… is a manifestation of pentecostal nightmares and religious depravities, wrought with fire and brimstone sermons and occult prophecies bathed in waves of destruction. Now with almost 30 years of creating dark and terrifying anthems under their belt, INTEGRITY have honored their past musical legacy while fearlessly moving forward into unchartered territory on what is undoubtedly their most elaborate and ambitious effort to date. Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume was recorded and mixed at Developing Nations Studio in Baltimore with mastering handled by Brad Boatright (Obituary, Toxic Holocaust, Full Of Hell).
INTEGRITY Tour Dates:
Oct 21 Tulsa, OK Fly-Over Fest
Dec 17 London, UK CTW Fest
Mar 31-Apr 1 Philadelphia, PA Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
May 25 Baltimore, MD Maryland Deathfest 2018
May 26 Toronto, ON Velvet Underground
May 27 Montreal, QB Foufounes Electriques
Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in hardcore and modern metal history, apocalyptic heavy music icons INTEGRITY formed in Cleveland in 1988 primarily as an outlet for the philosophical and spiritual musings of vocalist Dwid Hellion. With an intense sound that melds together high-velocity hardcore punk, heavy metal, thrash and angular, noisy guitar riffs with lyrical themes that include religion, the supernatural, mental illness, individualism, the occult, and Holy Terrorism, INTEGRITY are unquestionably one of the pioneering forces that forged the worlds of hardcore and metal together. Their influence on hundreds, if not thousands of bands can still be heard to this day.
The group issued its debut album, Those Who Fear Tomorrow, in 1991 followed by a steady series of splits, singles and compilations. They returned with their sophomore full-length Systems Overload in 1995 followed by 1996’s Humanity Is the Devil and 1997’s Seasons in the Size of Days, the latter two being loose concept albums focusing on Dwid’s religious obsessions which ultimately helped broaden INTEGRITY’S appeal beyond the hardcore faithful into the punk and metal stratosphere.
In 1997, Dwid started his own Holy Terror label to release a collection of INTEGRITY rarities entitled Taste of Every Sin. The next decade plus saw INTEGRITY continue their relentless output of acclaimed full-lengths with a variety of the scene’s most respected labels including Deathwish, A389 Recordings, and Magic Bullet. 2003’s To Die For was particularly heralded as one of the band’s most vicious and powerful albums to date.
Fast forward to 2016 when INTEGRITY sign to renowned independent label Relapse Records to usher in a new era of the band. After headlining numerous hardcore and metal festivals across the globe, the band recorded their 12th full-length album Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume, due out July 2017 via Relapse. A conceptual foretelling of the final days of Armageddon, Howling… is a manifestation of pentecostal nightmares and religious depravities, wrought with fire and brimstone sermons and occult prophecies bathed in waves of destruction. The album, heavily inspired by the Satanic-Panic era of 1980’s heavy metal and it’s effect on culture as a whole, is an extremely moody, diverse and aggressive offering with influences ranging from Motorhead, Slayer and GISM to Shout at the Devil-era Motley Crue and Randy Rhoades-era Ozzy Osbourne.
Now with almost 30 years of creating dark and terrifying anthems under their belt, INTEGRITY have honored their past musical legacy while fearlessly moving forward into unchartered territory on what is undoubtedly their most elaborate and ambitious effort to date.