Darkest Hour’s 9th Studio Album!

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We can’t thank you enough for your pre-order. Your faith has help birth our 9th studio album!

(A reflection of these dark times as well as a cautionary tale of the future to come, we give you a soundtrack to help survive this modern age).


Knife in the Safe Room
This is the Truth
Timeless Numbers
None of This is the Truth
The Flesh & The Flowers of Death
Those who Survived
Another Headless Ruler of the Used
Enter Oblivion
The Last of the Monuments
In the Name of Us All Beneath it Sleeps

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The album was recorded in Salem, MA, at Godcity studio with producer and engineer Kurt Ballou.

It was mastered at West West Side Music by Alan Douches.

Cover Art illustration: Shaun Beaudry
Album Layout: Matt Michael of Creative Panic

In another piece of exciting news, we are ecstatic to let you know that we have partnered with long time co-conspirators Southern Lord. This allows us to bring Godless Prophets … to the masses. Southern Lord will be making sure the Godless Prophets … to the masses. Southern Lord will be making sure the production end of things goes smoothly and we provide you all with the best possible product in the end.

In addition, they will help bring these songs and this music to new hearts (one thing we strive to continue). Southern Lord owner, Greg Anderson, is also a long time friend and supporter of the band. The history runs deep – Southern Lord having released our very first album, The Mark of the Judas, on vinyl. The task we have entrusted him with is no easy feat, but he and his label are more then up for it! We cannot thank them enough for their support. It is with them, as well as you at our side, that we are ready to take this music to the world stage!

If there is anything Darkest Hour has been about, it’s bringing our music to you live. We’re happy to carry on tradition by announcing our US tour with:

Hardcore Legends – Ringworm
Finish Grind / Death Legends – Rotten Sound
Rivers of Nihil

darkest hour 2017 tour dates

The tour will kick off with a crushing first show at the Black Cat in Washington, DC on Feb 17th and run through March 21st. Those who pre-ordered our Party Scars Live Package will be invited to a friends and family tour kick off party on February 16th at the Gibson showroom in our hometown Washington, DC.

2.17 | Black Cat | Washington, DC*
2.18 | Diesel | Pittsburgh, PA
2.19 | The Agora Theatre | Cleveland, OH
2.21 | Saint Vitus | Brooklyn, NY
2.23 | Reggie’s Rock Club | Chicago, IL
2.24 | The Metal Grill | Milwaukee, WI
2.25 | Choose @ Fanbassador.com
2.26 | The Riot Room | Kansas City, MO
2.28 | Marquis Theatre | Denver, CO
3.01 | Metro Bar | Salt Lake City, UT
3.05 | Analog Cafe & Theater | Portland, OR
3.06 | Studio Seven | Seattle, WA
3.08 | DNA Lounge | San Francisco, CA
3.11 | Brick by Brick | San Diego, CA
3.12 | Club Red | Mesa, AZ
3.13 | Club XS | Tucson , AZ
3.14 | The Compound 2 | Albuquerque , NM
3.15 | Backstage Lubbock | Lubbock, TX
3.16 | Grizzly Hall | Austin, TX
3.17 | White Oak | Houston , TX
3.19 | Gas Monkey Bar & Grill | Dallas, TX
3.21 | Northside Yacht Club | Cincinnati, OH

More dates to be released!

For all of you who missed out on the Party Scars Live Pre Party (maybe you live NOWHERE near Washington DC!) we have made some special tour ticket packages that included some hang time with the band at our upcoming shows. Now you know we will always stop to say “hi”, take a picture with you, sign anything you ask us to, and of course, take photos for free. However, these packages afford us an allotted time that we are ALL together and will be ready to talk all things Darkest Hour or just hang out before the craziness of the show takes place. So, join us by picking up one of these packages in your town if you want to party early, If not, you know we will find time to get that high five in!

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We have also been working hard to provide additional behind the scenes content and we are excited to announce something we have never done before:

Darkest Hour Radio!

Founding member, Indiegogo secretary, Guitarist, and now host, Mike Schleibaum takes you on a journey via a podcast series focused on all things Godless Prophets and The Migrant Flora. He’ll interview the band, producer, artist, crew, and many more who had something to do with the album. First up is a talk and tour preview with long time Tour Manger, Lighting Tech, and Road Dog – Tito Picon.

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In addition, we have continued our long tradition of behind the scenes Webisodes. We worked with our good friends at Misdirected Productions to put together a great 7 part Webisode series to bring you guys into our process and together a great 7 part Webisode series to bring you guys into our process and give you a little glimpse of Godcity! Look for those to premiere soon.

The album is in production, and as soon as the art/booklets make its way to us WE CAN SIGN IT ALL FOR YOU, and start to ship your packages out. Look for them in early 2017.

We know you want this album, you should, it’s amazing, but it’s going to take just a bit longer to get each and every one of you your specialized packages. We thank you again for your patience and support!

Oh but don’t worry, we have some surprises to hold you over, just wait!


Darkest Hour!