CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: No Cross No Crown First Week Chart Numbers Revealed; Record Serves As Band’s Highest Charting Album To Date + North American Tour With Black Label Society Continues
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY‘s long anticipated No Cross No Crown full-length, released on January 12th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, toppled Billboard charts upon its first week of release earning #67 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #12 on the Billboard Top Current Albums Chart, and #3 on the Top Hard Music Albums Chart making it the highest charting album of the band’s career!
“To all the free thinkers and beer drinkers, we couldn’t do this without you,” issues the band. “Thanks so much for your undying support and loyalty all these years. Up the hammers! See you on the horizon. Love and respect – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY.”
Captured in North Carolina with longtime producer John Custer, No Cross No Crown marks the first studio recording with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan in over a decade and has reaped critical accolades from fans and critics alike both stateside and abroad.
If you missed it, check out the band’s recently-released new video for “The Luddite” HERE as well as their animated clip for “Wolf Named Crow” HERE.
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY is currently in the midst of a massive North American live excursion supporting Black Label Society. The tour commenced in Denver, Colorado December 27th and will make its way through nearly four dozen cities upon its conclusion on February 27th in Los Angeles, California. Additional support is being provided by Eyehategod and Red Fang on select shows. See all confirmed dates below.
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY w/ Black Label Society, Eyehategod (12/29 – 1/20; 2/11 – 2/27), Red Fang (1/26 – 2/09):
1/26/2018 Jannus Live – St. Petersburg, FL * 1/27/2018 House Of Blues – Myrtle Beach, SC * 1/28/2018 The Ritz – Raleigh, NC * 1/29/2018 The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, MD * 1/31/2018 PlayStation Theater – New York, NY * 2/01/2018 The Palladium – Worcester, MA * 2/02/2018 Aura – Portland, ME * 2/03/2018 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA * 2/05/2018 Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY * 2/06/2018 The Goodyear Theater at East End – Akron, OH * 2/07/2018 Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA * 2/08/2018 Eagles Ballroom Club Stage – Milwaukee, WI * 2/09/2018 Myth Live – St. Paul, MN * 2/11/2018 O’Brians Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK ^ 2/12/2018 The Ranch Roadhouse – Edmonton, AB ^ 2/14/2018 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC ^ 2/16/2018 Bowes Event Center at Revolution Place – Grande Prairie, AB ^ 2/17/2018 MacEwan Hall – Calgary, AB ^ 2/19/2018 Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA ^ 2/20/2018 Roseland Theater – Portland, OR ^ 2/21/2018 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA ^ 2/23/2018 House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV ^ 2/24/2018 The Marquee – Tempe, AZ ^ 2/25/2018 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM ^ 2/27/2018 The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA ^
^ w/ Eyehategod
* w/ Red Fang
“…burly, surly and southern-fried – basically, everything fans could hope for.” – Revolver
“The record is filled with the kind of Sabbath meets Black Flag meets Lynyrd Skynyrd jams that were so infectious and wildly influential back when Bill Clinton seduced interns…COC doesn’t try to change direction but instead revisits the approach that made the Keenan-fronted version so successful: powerful hooks, instrumental asides that will remind you of Sabbath’s ‘Planet Caravan’ and a rich use of textures and dynamics…” – Decibel
“If we’re looking at classic rock as a living, breathing organism, one that adapts and evolves over the ever-rolling waves of time, one that holds its original axe-slinging deities in highest esteem but allows for the ordaining of new priests and idols along the way, then it’s really time to let CORROSION OF CONFORMITY luxuriate in the lap of the golden gods… these motherfuckers have been at it forever, and they’ve just made their best album in twenty years.” – Team Rock
“…powerful and unstoppable as an avalanche.” – Kerrang!
“With No Cross No Crown, there is a dramatic sense of power from the moment you hit play…CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with a release that proves that the gentlemen are back on their game and ready to rumble.” – Blabbermouth
“…so good it should really be toured in full, played from top to bottom as a complete movement of music.” – PureGrainAudio
“…an essential listen.” – Metal Wani
“…undoubtedly one of finest releases in CORROSION OF CONFORMITY‘s storied career.” – Pop Matters
“…an amazingly composed, heartfelt blues-inspired record… the guys just nailed the sound this time – I mean completely nailed it.” – Metal Insider
“…a triumph… The weight of expectation was heavy, but ultimately COC delivered.” – Punk News
“…a 15 track, prodigious tale derived only in the way that COC can; heavy chugs of guitar tones, a percussive, permanent mantra that digs in from the jump and grabs on tight, and an irresistible bass tone that just makes a mush pie in the pit of your Root Chakra.” – Antihero Magazine
“…where 35-plus years from getting started, most artists still active have long since slid into a mediocrity of form in playing to what’s expected of them, COC here sound reinvigorated and offer a reminder to all willing to hear it of a big part of what made them who they are in the first place.” – The Obelisk
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