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The Callous Daoboys Pray To “Waco Jesus” On Ace New Track

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The Callous Daoboys have unveiled a brand new chapter in their chaotic story with the release of “Waco Jesus“. Their first new music since the release of their acclaimed album Celebrity Therapist last year, it arrives at a point where they are at the height of their powers. With six years of crafting the most sporadic, savage, sensational post-everything music to hit the scene in a long time, they have finally started reaping the rewards of their efforts. From tours with the likes of Protest The Hero and Tesseract pencilled in, you’re going to be seeing an awful lot more of them as time ticks on.

For now though, we have “Waco Jesus”, which will appear on a new EP titled God Smiles Upon The Callous Daoboys. And as expected, it is unlike anything the band have done before. Majestic and meticulously constructed, it is the most hard rock and straight-up metal they have trodden before. Sculking riffs, towering melodies and plenty of chest-beating passion, it’s a masterclass in tempo and tenacity. That’s not to say there isn’t a bit of chaos hiding in the cracks, waiting for you to uncover.

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Vocalist Carson Pace summed up what the track is, explaining, “Waco Jesus is about insecurity, projecting that insecurity and not doing anything to solve it regardless of how people are telling you to NOT be insecure. It’s about being unable to take a compliment.”

God Smiles Upon The Callous Daoboys will be released on October 20 via MNRK Heavy and Modern Static Records. It will feature “Waco Jesus” alongside two more brand new tracks, titled “Pushing The Pink Envelope” and “Designer Shroud Of Turin” which will feature pulses.. Carson had this to say about what the EP represents for the band:

“In a way, it feels like the band just started, even though we’ve been chipping away at it for the last six years. We want to be the defining band of this weirdo genre-swapping heavy music, where you can’t put it under an umbrella. I think what’s cool about it is it’s just immediately like, ‘Hey, fuck you, this is The Callous Daoboys!’”

And, as we mentioned, the band will be touring the US as support for Protest The Hero alongside Moon Tooth. Here are all the dates you need to know.

Tour Dates:

  • Oct. 12 – Loving Touch @ Detroit, MI
  • Oct. 13 – Pieres @ Fort Wayne, IN
  • Oct. 14 – Bottom Lounge @ Chicago, IL
  • Oct. 15 – Turf Club @ Minneapolis, MN
  • Oct. 17 – Park Theatre @ Winnipeg, MB
  • Oct. 19 – Starlite @ Edmonton, AB
  • Oct. 20 – Palace Theatre @ Calgary, AB
  • Oct. 22 – The Rickshaw @ Vancouver, BC
  • Oct. 23 – El Corazon @ Seattle, WA
  • Oct. 25 – Goldfield @ Sacramento, CA
  • Oct. 26 – 1720 @ Los Angeles, CA
  • Oct. 27 – Music Box @ San Diego, CA
  • Oct. 28 – Crescent Ballroom @ Phoenix, AZ
  • Oct. 31 – Bluebird Theater @ Denver, CO
  • Nov. 02 – Southside Music Hall @ Dallas, TX
  • Nov. 03 – Come And Take It Live @ Austin, TX
  • Nov. 04 – Paper Tiger @ San Antonio, TX
  • Nov. 05 – Rise Rooftop @ Houston, TX
  • Nov. 07 – The Abbey @ Orlando, FL
  • Nov. 08 – The Orpheum @ Tampa, F
  • Nov. 09 – Masquerade (Hell) @ Atlanta, GA
  • Nov. 10 – Riffhouse @ Chesapeake, VA*
  • Nov. 11 – Ottobar @ Baltimore, MD
  • Nov. 12 – Underground Arts @ Philadelphia, PA
  • Nov. 14 – Gramercy Theatre @ New York, NY
  • Nov. 15 – Middle East Downstairs @ Boston, MA
  • Nov. 16 – Bar Le Ritz @ Montreal, QC*
  • Nov. 17 – History @ Toronto, ON
  • Nov. 18 – Montage Music Hall @ Rochester, NY*
  • Nov. 19 – Preserving Underground @ New Kensington, PA*
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