Australia’s incendiary extreme musical export, THY ART IS MURDER, commence on their conquest of North America today alongside PARKWAY DRIVE! To celebrate, the band has released a lyric video for the track "Violent Reckoning", here: The track comes from the THY ART OF MURDER's latest album Holy War. Produced and mixed by Will Putney (SUICIDE SILENCE, EXHUMED, THE ACACIA STRAIN), Holy War is the band’s second release for Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The controversial album cover and packaging photos were shot by the band’s long time photographer and friend, Thomas Savage. PARKWAY DRIVE frontman Winston McCall can also be heard as a special guest vocalist on the track "Coffin Dragger". Confirmed tour dates are as follows: PARKWAY DRIVE, MISS MAY I, THY ART IS MURDER, IN HEARTS WAKE 10/29/15 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues 10/30/15 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues (no THY ART IS MURDER) 10/31/15 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades 11/01/15 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre 11/02/15 Seattle, WA – El Corazon 11/03/15 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw 11/08/15 Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze 11/09/15 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues 11/11/15 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore 11/12/15 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall 11/13/15 Montreal, QC – Metropolis 11/14/15 New York, NY – Irving Plaza 11/15/15 Boston, MA – House Of Blues 11/16/15 Huntington, NY – Paramount 11/17/15 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore 11/18/15 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar 11/19/15 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues 11/20/15 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s 11/21/15 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore 11/22/15 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore 11/23/15 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues (no THY ART IS MURDER) 11/24/15 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle 11/25/15 New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues 11/27/15 Houston, TX – House Of Blues 11/28/15 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater 11/29/15 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues 11/30/15 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom 12/01/15 Denver, CO – The Fillmore 12/02/15 Salt Lake City, UT – Murray Theatre 12/03/15 Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater 12/05/15 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern 12/06/15 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues Holy War debuted at #82 on the Billboard Top 200, #43 Current Albums, #6 Independent Albums, and #3 Top Hard Music Album in the first week of sales in the U.S. This marks the first time THY ART IS MURDER has made the coveted chart. The band saw the similar success in their homeland where they reached #7 on the Aria Charts – the highest position ever for an Australian extreme metal act. Holy War first-week chart positions worldwide: #82 US Billboard Top 200 #43 US Current Albums #6 US Independent Albums #3 US Top Hard Music Albums #7 in Australia #70 Germany #103 Canada Top Current Albums #137 UK National Album Chart #22 UK Indie Chart #10 UK Rock Chart More on Holy War: Stream the entire Holy War album "Light Bearer" music video "Holy War" music video Visit THY ART IS MURDER online: Like – Follow – Watch – Order your copy of Holy War here: Holy War and Hate are currently on-sale digitally via iTunes for $7.99 here (ends Sept. 25):