Melodic death/ thrash outfit CARRION VAEL and extreme genre-fusing act ÆPOCH are preparing to unleash their relentless heavy music across the East Coast of Canada in May. The tour will embark from Ontario and make its savage way to Nova Scotia.

“We are thrilled to announce our first tour since 2019! We are heading to Eastern Canada to the land of lobster and donaires for the first time ever this May with our friends in CARRION VAEL from Indiana! We will be joined by our brothers in RAIDER and our good pals in EATEN BY SHARKS for the first few dates of the tour.” – ÆPOCH

2023 CARRION VAEL and ÆPOCH Canadian Tour Dates:
*Dates w/Raider & Eaten By Sharks
*Thursday May 11 Hamilton @ Doors Pub
Friday May 12 Windsor @ Chelsea Underground
*Saturday May 13 Waterloo @ Maxwells
*Sunday May 14 St. Catherines @ Warehouse
*Monday May 15 Guelph @ Onyx
Tuesday May 16 Ottawa @ Dominion Tavern
Wednesday May 17 Sherbrooke @ Le Murdoch
Thursday May 18 Fredericton @ Broken Record
Friday May 19 Caraquet @ La Coup De Mar
Saturday May 20 Halifax @ Gus’ Pub
Sunday May 21 Moncton @ Caveau

Formed in 2017 CARRION VAEL execute skillfully crafted melodic death/thrash and draw lyrical influences from famous serial killers and mass murders in history. Their brutal force is heavily influenced by technical, melodic and traditional death metal, incorporating aspects of slam and old school death with razor-cut precision. Their debut album, Resurrection of the Doomed, arrived in 2017 with sophomore album God Killer following in 2020 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions to worldwide critical acclaim. The most recent brutal offering, Abhorrent Obsessions landed in 2022 via Unique Leader Records.

Travis Lawson Purcell – vocals
Trent Limburg – guitar
Alex Arford – bass
Chris Smiley – drums
Ryan Kuder – guitar

About ÆPOCH:
Formed in 2012, ÆPOCH strive to produce a unique blend of subgenres of extreme music in their sound. Inspired musically by the likes of BEYOND CREATION, OBSCURA, REVOCATION, RIVERS OF NIHIL, ÆPOCH explore lyrically an array of subjects from science and history to, horror and space/sci-fi. ÆPOCH has performed with the likes of BEYOND CREATION, FIRST FRAGMENT, AUTOPSY, KATAKLYSM, ALLEGAEON, RIVERS OF NIHIL, MALIGNANCY, BLOODSHOT DAWN, and INANIMATE EXISTENCE. With the success of their 2021 album Hiraeth, the quartet are preparing for the release of their next full-length.

Brett MacIntosh – Fretless Bass/ Lead Vocals
Greg Carvalho – Drums
Nicholas Luck – Guitar/ Vocals
Ben Moore – Guitar