SKELETONWITCH Announce New Album Title, Launch Website

Athens, Ohio's SKELETONWITCH have announced "Forever Abomination," as the title of their new record, slated for a fall 2011 release. Be sure to check out for the latest updates on the album and pre-order. The band has been in Los Angeles recording the follow-up to 2009's acclaimed, "Breathing the Fire," with producer Matt Hyde (Slayer, Machine Head, Kreator) The album features the track "The Infernal Resurrection," the demo version of which appears as the B-side on the final 7-inch of a limited-edition vinyl trilogy (pictured below), which is now shipping from PROSTHETIC RECORDS' webstore.

The band will play two Midwestern shows -- their first with new drummer Dustin Boltjes -- before heading to Europe for a run of dates which include performances at several of the continent's biggest metal festivals.They will then be participating in a fall North American tour along with ARCH ENEMY, DEVILDRIVER and  CHTHONIC.

SKELETONWITCH's confirmed dates, as of now, are as follows:

7/27      Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Down Under w/ Obscura
7/30      Indianapolis, IN- Vollrath Tavern w/ Demiricous, Gates of Slumber
8/4       Dortmund, NW, DE- FZW Freizeitzentrum West
8/6       Wacken, GER- Wacken Open Air
8/8       Toulouse, FR- La Dynamo
8/9       Montpellier, FR- The Secret Place
8/11      Jaromer, Czech  Republic- Brutal Assault
8/12      Schlotheim, GER- Party San
8/13      Walton On Trent, UK- Canton Hall/Bloodstock
8/14      Nottingham, UK- Rock City
8/16      London, UK- Barfly
8/19      Dinkelsbühl, GER- Summer Breeze
8/20      Dinkelsbühl, GER- Summer Breeze
9/8       Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live #
9/9       New York, NY - Best Buy Theater #
9/10      Worcestor, MA - Palladium #
9/12      Quebec, QC, Canada - Theatre Imperial #
9/13      Montreal, QC, Canada - Metropolis #
9/14      Toronto, ON, Canada - Phoenix Concert Theatre #
9/17      Winnipeg, MN, Canada - The Garrick Centre #
9/19      Calgary, AB, Canada - MacEwan Conference & Event Centre, University of Calgary #
9/20      Edmonton, AB, Canada - Edmonton Event Centre #
9/22      Vancouver, BC, Canada - Commodore Ballroom #
9/23      Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo #
9/24      Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory Concert House #
9/26      San Fransisco, CA - Regency Center #
9/27      Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia #
9/29      Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theater #
9/30      Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater #
10/1      Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre #
10/3      Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue #
10/4      Chicago, IL - House of Blues #
# w/ Arch Enemy, Devildriver

SKELETONWITCH spent the past year and a half supporting"Breathing the Fire," which was recorded in Seattle with legendary producer Jack Endino (Nirvana, High On Fire, Soundgarden) and debuted at #151 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and #2 on the magazine's Heatseekers' Chart. The band spent time on the road with Cannibal Corpse, 1349, Children of Bodom and The Black Dahlia Murder, among others, and appeared on 2010's Ozzfest.

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