Rising Metallers Ikillya’s Brand New Video “Betray Your Creator” Released

Metal fans across the globe can click here to check out the exclusive worldwide premiere of IKILLYA‘s new video, “Betray Your Creator,” on Youtube today.  The live performance video captures the animosity that inspired the song.  Describing the emotions involved, IKILLYA frontman Jason Lekberg explains, “Pure rage.

That’s how we feel about cultural justification of rape, and so that’s the only way we could think to visually represent this song.  ‘Betray Your Creator’ was an intense song to create and Matt Brewster and Christoph Knie of Engine Room did an excellent job of capturing that intensity in the video for it.”  “Betray Your Creator” is taken from IKILLYA‘s forthcoming third album, WAR FOR AN IDEA, due out on June 2nd via Urban Yeti.

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WAR FOR AN IDEA is receiving early rave reviews from the press with Decibel giving it 8 out of 10 and declaring “The New York-based thrash/groove metal quartet more than live up to their rep for relentless aggression on WAR FOR AN IDEA, but never at the expense of finesse.  IKILLYA approach the weird bits that ultimately make their third album more than a mere collection of killer songs with just as much restraint and consideration…”  The band will soon hit the road on a nationwide trek in support of the album.  Please see below for tour dates, including the annual charity event in honor of Dimebag Darrell, Ride For Dime, on September 6th at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ.

IKILLYA tour dates:
Supporting Skinlab and Product Of Hate:
MAY
31        Revere, MA                Sammy’s Patio
JUNE
 1         Wallingford, CT           Cherry Street Station
 2         Brooklyn, NY              St. Vitus (CD release show)
 3         Wilmington, DE           Bar XIII
 4         Washington, DC          The Pinch
 6         Chesapeake, VA         Riffhouse Pub
 7         Fayetteville, NC          Drunk Horse Pub
 8         Charlotte, NC              The Milestone
10        Atlanta, GA                 The Masquerade
Supporting Product Of Hate only:
JUNE
11        Huntsville, AL              Copper Top Tavern
13        Lafayette, LA              Steam Press Cafe
14        Houston, TX                Acadia
15        Dallas, TX                   Reno’s Chop Shop
16        Austin, TX                   Texas Music Ranch
17        Fort Stockton, TX       The Garage
18        Gallup, NM                  Juggernaut Music
21        Phoenix, AZ                Joe’s Grotto
23        Glendale, CA              The Complex
24        Santa Ana, CA            Malones
27        Oakland, CA               Oakland Metro Operahouse
28        Sacramento, CA         The Colony
29        Portland, OR               Rock Hard PDX
30        Seattle, WA                 El Corazon
JULY
1          Boise, ID                     The Shredder
2          Salt Late City, UT       The Royal
4          Denver, CO                Herman’s Hideaway
6          Dubuque, IA                The Venue
8          Barrington, IL              Penny Road Pub
9          Lafayette, IN               The Doom Room
11        Indianapolis, IN           Taps Live
12        Lansing, MI                 The Loft
13        Columbus, OH            The Shrunken Head
15        Buffalo, NY                 Stamps
16        Auburn, NY                 Jitz
Additional Dates:
JULY
21        Brooklyn, NY              Knitting Factory
SEPTEMBER
2          Sayreville, NJ             Starland Ballroom (Ride For Dime)
19        Astoria, NY                  Astoria Skatepark

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