Australia’s hottest new extreme metal export THY ART IS MURDER, has made part 1 of their Nuclear Blast artist profile interview available here: In it, THY ART IS MURDER discuss the journey and struggles of being in a band and the importance of shotgunning beers while in America. THY ART IS MURDER recently posted the music video for the track “Purest Strain of Hate” at the following location The song comes from the band’s latest release Hate, which was released in North America on April 2 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Fresh off the heels of their breakthrough Summer Slaughter appearance, THY ART IS MURDER will headline their very own North American tour! Joining them on their campaign dubbed the “Hate Across America” tour are I DECLARE WAR, FIT FOR AN AUTOSPY, THE LAST TEN SECONDS OF LIFE, and KUBLAI KHAN. “We cannot wait to come back to the USA for the ‘Hate Across America’ tour,” commented bassist Sean Delander. “Smaller venues, low ticket prices and wild bands, come headbang with us this Winter!” Confirmed dates as of now are as follows: THY ART IS MURDER, I DECLARE WAR, FIT FOR AN AUTOSPY, THE LAST TEN SECONDS OF LIFE, KUBLAI KHAN 11/20 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction 11/21 West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go 11/22 Camarillo, CA @ Rock City Studios 11/23 Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theater 11/24 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge 11/26 Seattle, WA @ EL Corazon 11/27 Spokane, WA @ The Center 11/28 Boise, ID @ The Shredder 11/29 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Project 11/30 Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theater 12/2 Chicago, IL @ Reggies Rock Club 12/3 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room @ The Crofoot 12/4 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s 12/5 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary 12/6 New York, NY @ Santos Party House (no KUBLAI KHAN) 12/7 Springfield, VA @ Empire 12/8 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade 12/9 Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charles 12/10 Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music 12/12 Mission, TX @ Palmas Race Park (no KUBLAI KHAN) 12/13 Dallas TX @ The Door (no KUBLAI KHAN) 12/14 San Antonio TX @ Backstage Live (no KUBLAI KHAN) 12/15 Houston TX @ Walters (no KUBLAI KHAN) 12/17 Orlando, FL @ The Social 12/18 Jacksonville, FL @ Roc Bar 12/19 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum 12/20 West Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern 12/21 Louisville, KY @ The Vernon Club THY THY ART IS MURDER’s second album, Hate, has been smashing boundaries once thought to confine bands of their ilk upon its release in their homeland. The record came in at #35 on the Top 40 Aria chart, making it the highest debut of any Aussie death metal band ever! Nuclear Blast Entertainment is proud to have properly released Hate in the U.S. and Europe. The album was produced and mixed by Will Putney (SUICIDE SILENCE, BORN OF OSIRIS, FOR TODAY) with artwork created by Brent Elliot White (CARNIFEX, DEATH ANGEL). Rising from the unhallowed wastes of Western Sydney, extreme metal outfit THY ART IS MURDER have carved a trail of bloody mayhem since their inception in 2006. With an acclaimed EP and debut album in Infinite Death and The Adversary to their name, the band have traversed the highways and autobahns of Australia, the UK and Europe on a relentless crusade to destroy every venue and audience they can with like-minded peers in a who's who of heavy metal. Hate is the pointed result of THY ART IS MURDER 's growing dissatisfaction with all aspects of modern life - political, religious, social and environmental - everyone is to blame. Fusing the blasting technicality of metal luminaries THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER with thunderous breakdowns and the intensity born of their nascent hometown scene; the blackened grandeur of BEHEMOTH and the pit churning groove of Tampa originators MORBID ANGEL and CANNIBAL CORPSE, the furious musical arrangements provide a bloody canvas for vocalist CJ McMahon's outpourings of bile. No strangers to stoking controversy and criticism, the band have not toned down their art for the