Blanck Mass Announces US Tour

Andre G

Following the success of his critically-lauded World Eater LP, Blanck Mass is set to take his third solo project on tour. Today, he announced a 16-date, coast to coast US tour this Fall – after a couple overseas dates. World Eater has been described as “kicking against a year teeming with anger, violence, confusion and frustration.” Those emotions are highly evident on “The Rat,” a monstrous track which Mass also delivered a video for today.

The Dan Tombs-edited video showcases Blanck Mass traversing through an amusement park boat ride, none-too-enamored with the playful cartoon characters and decadence. As the monstrous drums thud against mysterious, strangely enchanting synth pucks, Blanck keeps a straight face throughout the video, which showcases his entire ride – save for a quick cut to what looks like a swarm of worms. Blanck described the video as a metaphor for “discontent within a capitalist regime and a world full of sugar-coated sh*t.” “The Rat” is a raw, energetic protest to that menagerie if there ever was one.

You can purchase World Eater here. You can check out the tour dates below.

8.05 – Hackney, UK – Visions
8.07 – Sibenik, Croatia – Super Oho
8.19 – Tokyo, JP – Hostess Club All Nighter
8.22 – Edinburgh, UK – Summerhall
8.25-26 – Totnes, UK – Sea Change Festival
9.06 – Washington, DC – Songbyrd
9.07 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
9.09 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
9.12 – Toronto, ON – Drake Hotel
9.13 – Montreal, QC – The Red Room
9.14 – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade
9.16 – Hudson, NY – Basilica Soundscape
9.17 – Boston, MA – Great Scott
9.26 – Berlin, DE – Berghain / Panorama Bar
11.03 – Vancouver, BC – Fox Cabaret
11.04 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
11.06 – Portland, OR – Holocene
11.08 – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Music Hall
11.09 – Los Angeles, CA – Resident
11.10 – Austin, TX – Sound on Sound Fest
11.16 – London, UK – Village Underground

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