THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER debut “Ritual” in its entirety on

The Black Dahlia Murder has invited to take part in revealing their new album, Ritual, to the world. The global exclusive premiere of Ritual will take place on Tuesday, June 14th at The full album, alongside previously released tracks Moonlight Equilibrium, Conspiring With the Damned, and Malenchanments of the Necrosphere, will be available for streaming for an entire week. The stream ends on Tuesday, June 21st, which is the day the album will be released to the masses in North America. The Black Dahlia Murder adds: “Finally, we get to reveal our labor of satanic love, Ritual! Turn out the lights, turn up the tunes, and let the night entrance you!”

Ritual is a collection of 12 tracks that see the band staying true to their sound and style while progressing in both writing and musicianship. Guitarist Ryan Knight has delivered truly searing leads that will without a doubt daze and lay waste the ears of both loyal Black Dahlia diehards and burgeoning fans alike. Music for Ritual was recorded in early 2011 in Detroit, MI with Mark Lewis (Deicide, Unearth) and the band producing with vocals and mixing taking place at Orlando, Florida based studio, Audio Hammer with Jason Suecof (BDM, Beneath the Massacre, Job for a Cowboy, All That Remains). The first single off Ritual, Moonlight Equilibrium, is now live at the following location along with several pre-order options:

The Black Dahlia Murder will return to Europe on June 18th and will appear at various festivals including Hellfest, Graspop, With Full Force, Sonisphere and more. North American fans will be able to catch TBDM live when the band headlines one of the summer’s heaviest tours, the Summer Slaughter Tour, with label-mates Whitechapel and Six Feet Under in addition to Darkest Hour, Dying Fetus, and more. To see entire schedule of dates and to order your copy of Ritual, head to


06/18 Gothenburg, SE Metal Town Festival

06/19 Clisson, FR Hellfest

06/21 Bulle, CH Ebullition

06/22 Augsburg, DE Kantine

06/23 Karlsruhe, DE Stadtmitte

06/24 Dessel, BE Graspop Fest

06/25 Montabaur, DE Mach1 Festival

06/27 Brno, CR S Club

06/28 Graz, AUT Explosiv w/ Protest The Hero

06/29 Budapest, HU Dürer Kert w/Protest The Hero

06/30 Zagreb, HR Mocvara

07/01 Lustenau, AT Culture Factory

07/02 Roitzschjora, DE With Full Force

07/03 Badalona, ES Estraperlo Club

07/04 Madrid, ES Sala Live

07/05 Lisbon, PT Cine Teatro De Corroios

07/06 Gijon, ES Sala Acapulco

07/08 Knebworth, UK Sonisphere
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Summer Slaughter Tour w/ THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, Darkest Hour, SIX FEET UNDER, Dying Fetus, As Blood Runs Black, Oceano, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Powerglove

07/22 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues

07/23 Anaheim, CA The Grove

07/25 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre

07/26 Seattle, WA King Cat Theatre

07/28 Sacramento, CA Ace Of Spades

07/29 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore

07/30 San Diego, CA House Of Blues

07/31 Scottsdale, AZ The Venue Scottsdale

08/02 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall

08/04 Louisville, KY Expo Five

08/05 Detroit, MI St. Andrews

08/06 Milwaukee, WI The Rave

08/07 Cleveland, OH House Of Blues

08/08 Chicago, IL House Of Blues

08/09 Toronto, ON Sound Academy

08/10 Montreal, QC Olympia

08/11 New York, NY Irving Plaza

08/12 Worcester, MA The Palladium

08/13 Philadelphia, PA Theatre Of Living Arts

08/14 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom

08/16 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade

08/17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution

08/19 Houston, TX House Of Blues

08/20 San Antonio, TX Backstage Live

08/21 Dallas, TX House Of Blues