Khemmis to release new EP “Doomed Heavy Metal” on April 17th 2020

Khemmis Doomed Heavy Metal EP cover
Denver, Colorado based doomed heavy metal quartet Khemmis unveil their new EP, “Doomed Heavy Metal”, which will be released digitally on April 17th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

In celebration of the announcement the band are pleased to reveal a live video for their cover of Dio’s “Rainbow in the Dark”. Watch the video below.

The band comments: “As lifelong fans of ZZ TOP, "Fandango" has been a consistent source of inspiration for the four of us. The combination of high-octane live cuts and rare studio recordings make the release stand out in the band’s discography. In that tradition, we are thrilled to announce "Doomed Heavy Metal". This mini-album is similarly unique, combining sought-after singles and live cuts together on one record. We’ve topped it all off with a newly recorded version of DIO’s immortal "Rainbow in the Dark". For those who have clamoured for the re-release of the long out of print "Empty Throne" and "Conversation with Death", your calls have been answered. We hope new and old fans alike will pick up the album, pour a tall glass of their favourite beverage, and party with us!”...

“Doomed Heavy Metal”, is a unique collection of songs from the quartet. Side A includes a brand new cover of “Rainbow in the Dark”, as well as a pair of rare singles - “A Conversation with Death” from the band’s 7" split with Spirit Adrift and “Empty Throne” from the Decibel Magazine Flexi Series. Side B highlights the power and emotional intensity the group wields onstage with a selection of live recordings from 2018’s “Two Nights of Doomed Heavy Metal” showcasing one song from each of Khemmis’ albums.

Pre-order your digital copy of “Doomed Heavy Metal” here. Pre-save the album here

The band will also have LPs / CDs available for pre-sale here.

1. Rainbow in the Dark (DIO Cover)
2. A Conversation with Death
3. Empty Throne
4. Bloodletting (Live)
5. Three Gates (Live)
6. The Bereaved (Live)

Khemmis aslo recently announced their return to Europe this spring, in the run up to their highly anticipated debut UK performance at Desertfest London! 

European Tour Dates 2020:
23.04  DE  Kassel - Goldgrube *
24.04  DE  Berlin - Wild At Heart *
25.04  DK  Copenhagen - Stengade *
26.04  DE  Kiel - Schaubude *
28.04  DK  Aalborg - 1000Fryd *
29.04  DE  Hamburg - Hafenklang ^*
30.04  DE  Dortmund - Musiktheater *
01.05  BE  Lüttich - La Zone *
02.05  UK  London - Underworld @ Desertfest
* (w/ Iron Walrus)
^ (w/ Sourvein)
US Live Shows 2020:
30.05  US  Taos, NM - Monolith on the Mesa
20.06  US  Denver, CO - TRVE Brewing Anniversary Bacchanal
14-16.08  US  Las Vegas, NV - Psycho Las Vegas

Get tickets here.

Phil Pendergast - Guitars, vocals
Ben Hutcherson - Guitars, vocals
Daniel Beiers - Bass
Zach Coleman - Drums