Cancer Bats Get Chugging On “True Zero”

Canadian metallers, Cancer Bats, have issued a new video for their scorching track, “True Zero,” which comes off their upcoming album, Searching for Zero. The new album will be released on March 10th, in the U.S. via Metal Blade Records.

The doom metal-infused chugger has a ’90s grunge vibe to it with a great hook and captivating chorus. The video itself was directed by Jim Agapito, and premiered at, who said that the track, “combines the hardcore sound for which Cancer Bats are primarily known with a groovy, kinda Sabbath-y vibe. Also: gotta love Liam Cormier’s gloriously ugly vocals.”

Canada’s Cancer Bats will be back on the road in the U.S., performing new cuts from their upcoming album this March! The tour kicks off on March 15th, in Detroit, and runs through March 28th, with the final show of the tour at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, NY. This will be the first chance fans in the states will have to hear brand new music, including the previously released tracks “Satellites” and “Arsenic in the Year of the Snake.” The confirmed list of shows is below, with more to be announced shortly, including performances at this year’s SXSW festival!

Cancer Bats previously announced a co-headlining European tour with While She Sleeps for April 2015. Tickets and album bundles for the tour are on sale now at

The band’s fifth studio album features 10 tracks and is available for pre-order at Fans in the U.S. can pre-order at Produced by legendary multi-platinum producer Ross Robinson (At The Drive-In, Slipknot, The Cure, Sepultura, glassjaw), Searching for Zero is simultaneously the most melodic, yet menacing Cancer Bats release, described by bassist Jaye Schwarzer as a “raw, open wound.” The record incorporates the crude hardcore punk of their 2006 debut, Birthing the Giant and more metal leanings of 2008’s Hail Destroyer, while pushing the heavy hybrid sounds of 2010’s Mayors Bears Scraps and Bones and 2012’s darker Dead Set On Living to a new plateau. The choruses are hookier, the screams more savage, the riffs more vicious, the songs more powerful. This is Cancer Bats at their pinnacle – their “True Zero.”

Cancer Bats Tour Dates:

w/ Exalt
03/15 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
03/16 St. Louis, MO Fubar
03/17 Austin, TX SXSW
03/23 Nashville, TN The End
03/24 Richmond, VA Strange Matter
03/25 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
03/26 New York, NY Cake Shop
03/27 Cambridge, MA Middle East – Upstairs
03/28 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus Bar

w/ While She Sleeps
04/02 Cologne, DE Essigfabrik
04/03 Amsterdam, NL Melkweg
04/04 Hamburg, DE Guenspan
04/05 Gothenburg, SE Sticky Fingers
04/07 Stockholm, SE Klubben
04/08 Copenhagen, DK Pumpehuset
04/09 Berlin, DE Lido
04/11 Warsaw, PL Proxima
04/12 Prague, CZ Futurum
04/13 Vienna, AT Arena
04/14 Munich, DE Backstage Halle
04/15 Zurich, CH Dynamo
04/16 Frankfurt, DE Batschkapp
04/17 Karlsruhe, DE Substage
04/19 Luxembourg, LU Rockhal
04/20 Paris, FR Petit bain
04/22 Birmingham, GB The Institute
04/23 Manchester, GB The Ritz
04/24 Norwich, GB The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
04/25 Bristol, GB Hit the Deck Festival
04/26 Nottingham, GB Hit the Deck Festival
04/28 Newcastle, GB University
04/29 Glasgow, GB O2 ABC
04/30 London, GB Forum
05/01 Meerhout, BE Groezrock Festival

Rock Hard \m/

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