Chilean/Canadian Thrashers SOCIAL ARSONIST – BC/AB Dates + Loud As Hell Fest


Chilean/Canadian thrash hybrid SOCIAL ARSONIST will be hitting the road for dates across British Columbia and Alberta for the month of May, which will then be followed by a tour of Chile and a return to Canada to perform at the Loud As Hell festival in Drumheller, AB (full dates listed below).

Formed in Chile in 2009 by bassist Dario Zuniga and guitarist Manuel Morgado, the two musicians were unable to locate the perfect vocalist in their home country and turned the World Wide Web. Finding Canadian singer Cayle Charlton, the duo worked with him for years via the internet, honing their material before taking the ultimate step of relocating to Canada. With a full line up in Vancouver, BC, the fiery crucible of Chilean thrash met the icy cauldron of Canadian metal to create an explosive storm built on a foundation of classic thrash and modern metal resulting in two releases. Their 2016 full length ‘Duality of Perception’ and 2014 debut EP ‘De-Evolution of Thy Self’ both demonstrate the hardship of the band’s sound that is aggressive, fast, intense, catchy and disruptive.

Bassist Dario Zuniga reveals that SOCIAL ARSONIST are inspired by subjects beyond metal clichés.

“The whole album carries the Social Arsonist aggression and message of rebellion and anguish against the institutionalization of society plus we have a wide range of influences, including a South American flavouring that everyone seems to enjoy, and coming from South America just to play our music in Canada, we put a lot of effort and passion into our performance!”

Album Stream – Duality of Perception –

Tour Dates:

May 18 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre –  info

May 19 – Vernon, BC – Record City – info

May 20 – Prince George, BC  – Legion

May 21 – Kamloops, BC – The Dirty Jersey

May 25 – Edmonton, AB – DV8May 26 – TBA

May 27 – Calgary, AB – Lord Nelson’s

May 28 – Lethbridge, AB – Smokehouse

May 29 – Kelowna, BC – Muninn’s Post

June – Chile Tour

July 14 – Abbotsford, BC – Brother’s Bowling and Billiards

August 5 – Drumheller , AB – Loud As Hell Fest –


Track Listing:

1. Intro (0:56)

2. De-Evolution Of Thy Self (3:17)

3. Masters Of Fate (3:09)

4. Ill Natured (3:14)

5. Terminal Remorse (3:03)

6. The Plan (3:20)

7. New Reich (3:47)

8. Sacrifiction (2:17)

9.  Unreality (2:44)

10. Root Of Anger (3:36)

11. Order Of Chaos (3:04)

Album Length: 32:32

Social Arsonist is:

Cayle Charlton – Vocals

Manuel Morgado – Main Guitar

Jean Carlo Ibarra – Second Guitar

Dario Zuniga – BassDanny Sever – Drums

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“kickass old-school thrash metal” – Georgia Straight

“No mere clones of the bands that have come before them, social arsonist are willing to push forward with-in the thrash genre”, “One can hear elements of melodic death metal at times with nods to dark tranquility and at the gates.”  – Crown of Viserys

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