Motograter detail new album Desolation; announce headlining U.S. tour

Motograter have officially confirmed August 11th as the release date for their new record Desolation through EMP Label Group. The record was produced by Ill Niño’s Ahrue Luster and mixed by Joshua Wickman (Within The Ruins, King 810). Engineering was handled by Luster, Wickman, and Jon Berrier. Motograter recorded Desolation at Illustrious Productions, Dreadcore Productions, and BlackPlate Productions. The cover art – which was done by graphic artist Mister-Sam Shearon (Clive Barker’s Hellraiser, Judge Dredd, The X-Files, Rammstein, Rob Zombie) – and track listing can be found below. Pre-orders for Desolation are available now through EMP’s webstore.

Additionally, the California rockers have booked a lengthy fall tour in support of the upcoming album. The group have a handful of summer tour dates prior to the tour, also listed below.

Desolation track listing:

1. “Parasite”
2. “Dorian”
3. “Victim”
4. “Paragon”
5. “Bleeding Through”
6. “Misanthropical”
7. “Daggers”
8. “Portrait of Decay”
9. “Locust”
10. “Rise (There Will Be Blood)”
11. “Shadows”

Motograter is:

James Legion – Vocals
Matthew “Nuke” Nunes – Guitar
Jesse Stamper – Guitar
Mylon Guy – Bass
Noah “Shark” Robertson – Drums
Dustin “Skunk” Anderson – Motograter

7/13 – Oklahoma City, OK | Thunder Alley
7/14 – St. Louis, MO | Firebird
7/15 – Mansfield, OH | Ink In The Clink
7/18 – Denver, CO | The Roxy
9/09 – Fife, WA | TitanFest
9/27 – San Diego, CA | Brick By Brick
9/28 – Tempe, AZ | Club Red
9/29 – Farmington, NM | Top Deck
9/30 – El Paso, TX | Rock House
10/01 – Odessa, TX | Far West Event Center
10/02 – Lubbock, TX | Backstage
10/03 – Dallas, TX | The Rail Club
10/04 – Austin, TX | Grizzly Hall
10/05 – Corpus Christi, TX | House of Rock
10/06 – Lake Charles, LA | The Centerstage
10/07 – Houston, TX | BFE
10/08 – New Orleans, LA | Southport Music Hall
10/09 – Marietta, GA | Swayze’s
10/10 – Panama City, FL | The Dungeon Tavern
10/11 – Tampa, FL | The Orpheum
10/12 – Margate, FL | O’Malley’s
10/13 – Winter Park, FL | The Haven
10/14 – Jacksonville, FL | Nighthawks
10/15 – Fayetteville, NC | The Drunk Horse
10/16 – Spartanburg, SC | Ground Zero
10/17 – Murfeesboro, NC | Zakk’s Coffeehouse
10/18 – Sevierville, TN | Club 1341
10/19 – Richmond, VA | Canal Club
10/20 – Halthorpe, MD | Fish Head Cantina
10/21 – Clifton, NJ | Dingbatz
10/23 – Amityville, NY | Amityville Music Hall
10/24 – Providence, RI | Firehouse 13
10/25 – Reading, PA | Reverb
10/26 – Buffalo, NY | Mohawk Place
10/27 – Heath, OH | Muddy Creek Saloon
10/28 – Camp Hill, PA | The Underground
10/29 – Lansing, MI | The Loft
10/30 – Louisville, KY | Trixie’s Entertainment Complex
10/31 – Toledo, OH | Frankie’s
11/01 – Westland, MI | The Token Lounge
11/02 – Battle Creek, MI | The Music Factory
11/03 – Racine, WI | Route 20
11/04 – Braidwood, IL | Top Fuel Saloon
11/05 – St. Louis, MO | Firebird
11/06 – Valparaiso, IN | Big Shots
11/09 – Ringle, WI | Q&Z Expo Center
11/10 – Omaha, NE | The Drinkery
11/11 – Merriam, KS | Aftershock
11/12 – Denver, CO | Herman’s Hideaway
11/15 – Las Vegas, NV | Beauty Bar
11/16 – West Hollywood, CA | The Viper Room
11/17 – Pomona, CA | Characters
11/18 – Santa Ana, CA | Malone’s