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THE MOUNTAIN GOATS joined on stage by HATE ETERNAL’s Erik Rutan

Erik Rutan of HATE ETERNAL joined THE MOUNTAIN GOATS on stage this weekend at a sold out Orpheum Theater in Tampa FL. Rutan, who recorded several songs on THE MOUNTAIN GOATS’ 2011 ‘All Eternals Deck’ album, appeared as a guest player during performances of “Autoclave” and “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton”. Video of the performance is streaming above.

Rutan and HATE ETERNAL recently announced the release their highly anticipated new album ‘Upon Desolate Sands’ (coming October 26). Pre-orders for the album are available across CD and LP formats at the Season of Mist E-Shop:

HATE ETERNAL are streaming the first new track off ‘Upon Desolate Sands’. The crushing track titled “What Lies Beyond” is streaming here:

‘Upon Desolate Sands’ was produced by Rutan at his Mana Recording Studios, and features artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ATHEIST, ARCHSPIRE, and more). The track list can be found below.

1. The Violent Fury
2. What Lies Beyond
3. Vengeance Striketh
4. Nothingness of Being
5. All Hope Destroyed
6. Portal of Myriad
7. Dark Age of Ruin
8. Upon Desolate Sands
9. For Whom We Have Lost

Widely considered one of the leading bands in the worldwide death metal scene for over fifteen years, HATE ETERNAL’s five prior full-length albums are considered crucial genre touchstones, and the band is a proven headliner across five continents.

Nov. 2 Columbia, SC @ The Music Farm
Nov. 3 Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
Nov. 4 Norfolk, VA @ Shaka’s
Nov. 5 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
Nov. 7 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
Nov. 8 Providence, RI @ Fete
Nov. 9 Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall
Nov. 10 Rochester, NY @ Anthology
Nov. 11 Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
Nov. 13 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
Nov. 14 Toledo, OH @ Civic Music Hall
Nov. 15 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theater
Nov. 16 Palatine, IL @ Durty Nelly’s
Nov. 17 Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theater
Nov. 18 Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
Nov. 20 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
Nov. 21 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
Nov. 23 Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
Nov. 24 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Nov. 25 Baton Rouge, LA @ The Varsity Theater
Nov. 27 Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlies
Nov. 28 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theater
Nov. 29 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
Nov. 30 St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
Dec. 1 Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
Dec. 3 Memphis, TN @ Growlers
Dec. 4 Athens, GA @ Georgia Theater
Dec. 5 Orlando, FL @ The Abbey
Dec. 6 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room