The Black Dahlia Murder an American melodic death metal band from Michigan. They have been together ever since 2001 and have released seven studio albums with their latest Abysmal, set to drop in September. Their last five records have all charted in the Billboard 200 with 2013's disc Everblack peaking at thirty-two. Currently, The Black Dahlia Murder is on the road for a summer tour of Europe.
Founded in 2001 by vocalist Trevor Strnad and rhythm guitarist Brian Eschbach, the lineup of The Black Dahlia Murder has went through several different changes over the years. Their latest features Ryan Knight on lead guitar, bassist Max Lavelle and drummer Alan Cassidy. They have been together as a unit since the Everblack album and is considered by fans and critics alike to be their best one yet. Initially, the music public thought The Black Dahlia Murder was going through a change in "artistic direction" due to appearing on the 2013 Warped Tour, but their latest album has put those rumors to rest.
The Black Dahlia Murder has released the single "Vlad, Son of the Dragon" from Abysmal a couple of months ahead of the album's release. The track is a raw and visceral three minutes of classic death metal featuring a thumping rhythm section and screaming dual guitars augmented by Trevor Strnad signature vocals. Fans will definitely be wanting to download the single in anticipation of the album's September release. Pre-order bundles can be purchased now featuring t-shirts, CDs and vinyl collectors packages via IndieMerch.
Fans of the melodic death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder who want to see their heroes live should visit their official Facebook page. Their they can find out when they'll be playing next with an up-to-date touring schedule posted on the page along with where they can purchase merchandise and music.