THY ART IS MURDER – enter charts worldwide


Australia’s incendiary extreme musical export, THY ART IS MURDER, entered #82 Billboard Top 200, #43 Current Albums, #6 Independent Albums, and #3 Top Hard Music Album in the U.S. This marks the first time THY ART IS MURDER has made the coveted chart. The band saw similar success in their homeland where they reached #7 on the Aria Charts – the highest position ever for an Australian Extreme Metal act.


The band commented about the success of »Holy War«:

“Thank you to everyone who picked up a copy in the first week; from the bottom of our cold, dead hearts, we you.”


»Holy War« first-week chart positions worldwide:

#82 US Billboard Top 200

#43 US Current Albums

#6 US Independent Albums

#3 US Top Hard Music Albums

#7 in Australia

#70 Germany

#103 Canada Top Current Albums

#137 UK National Album Chart

#22 UK Indie Chart

#10 UK Rock Chart

Produced and mixed by Will Putney (SUICIDE SILENCE, EXHUMED, THE ACACIA STRAIN), »Holy War« is the band’s second release for Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The controversial album cover and packaging photos were shot by the band’s long time photographer and friend, Thomas Savage.

Fans can order »Holy War« in multiple formats (digital; limited digipak + bonus track; assorted color vinyl; exclusive mail-order picture disc; uncensored cover art) from the following location:

THY ART IS MURDER live 2015:

10.07.    USA       Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Amphitheater

11.07.    USA       Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

12.07.    USA       Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheater

14.07.    USA       Lakewood, OH – The Foundry Concert Club

15.07.    CDN       Toronto – TD Echo Beach

16.07.    USA       Columbus, OH – Park Street Saloon

17.07.    USA       Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Arts Center

18.07.    USA       Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Bank Amphitheater

19.07.    USA       Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theater

20.07.    USA       Syracuse, NY – The Lost Horizon

21.07.    USA       Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

22.07.    USA       Providence, RI – Firehouse 13

24.07.    USA       Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live

25.07.    USA       Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center

26.07.    USA       Wantagh, NY – Nikon Theatre at Jones Beach

29.07.    USA       Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheater At Lakewood

30.07.    USA       New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues New Orleans

31.07.    USA       San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall

01.07.    USA       The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

02.07.    USA       Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

03.07.    USA       Little Rock, AR – Juanita’s

04.07.    USA       Nashville, TN – The End

05.07.    USA       New Albany, IN – New Albany Production House

11.08.    UK          Manchester  – Sound Control w/Make Them Suffer

12.08.    UK          London – Barfly w/Make Them Suffer

13.08.    NL          Sittard – Volt w/Make Them Suffer

14.08.    D             Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze

15.08.    D             Trier – Summer Blast

16.08.    D             Cologne – Underground w/Make Them Suffer

17.08.    D             Wiesbaden – Schlachthof w/Obey The Brave, Make Them Suffer

18.08.    D             Berlin – Cassiopeia w/Obey The Brave, Make Them Suffer

19.08.    D             Munich – Backstage w/Obey The Brave, Make Them Suffer

20.08.    D             Stuttgart – Kellerklub w/Obey The Brave, Make Them Suffer

21.08.    B             Hasselt – Pukkelpop

22.08.    D             Dessau-Roßlau – Destruction Derby Fest

14.10.    AUS       Perth – Amps

15.10.    AUS       Adelaide – Fowlers Live

16.10.    AUS       Melbourne – Corner Hotel

17.10.    AUS       Bellevue Hill – Factory Theatre

18.10.    AUS       Fortitude Valley – Wooly Mammoth

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