The Skinny: The Butcher Babies have returned with their most abrasive and aggressive offering yet and while unrelenting, it also delivers crushing grooves backed with extremely catchy hooks. The much-anticipated new offering, Take It Like a Man (Century Media Records) was recorded in the Hollywood Hills with renowned producer Logan Mader (Five Finger Death Punch, Gojira) and it is set for an Aug 21st release.

Butcher Babies kick off a massive European touring run at Download Fest in the UK this weekend and then will join GWAR and Battlecross across North America from Aug 25th to Sept 18th. The new track, “Monster’s Ball,” can be heard now below.

“We all come from different places and backgrounds, but every member of this band had to fight to be the person he or she is today,” affirms co-vocalist Carla Harvey. “That’s the whole basis for the record. It’s not a gender thing. It’s the inner strength you have to find in order to pull your boots up and keep moving forward, whatever the situation may be.”

European Tour Dates:

06/14 – Donington, England @ Download
06/15 – London, England @ Golden Gods-Metal Hammer Boat
06/17 – Hamburg, Germany @ Rock Café St. Pauli
06/18 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Copenhell
06/19 – Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Metal Meeting
06/20 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
07/07 – Lille, France @ Le Splendid
07/08 – Besancon, France @ La Rodia
07/09 – Nurnberg, Germany @ Hirsh
07/10 – Aschaffenburg, Germany @ Colossaal
07/11 – Ostava, Czech Republic @ Barrak
07/12 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Exit-Us
07/13 – Bratislava, Slovakia @ Randall
07/15 – Dornbirn, Austria @ Conrad Sohm
07/16 – Karlsruhe, Germany @ Substage
07/18 – Paris, France @ Divan Du Monde
07/20 – Tolmin, Slovenia @ Metaldays Frestival
07/22 – Prattein, Switzerland @ Z7
07/23 – Colmar, France @ Le Grillen
07/24 – Pavia, Italy @ Fuorionda
07/25 – Mortegilano, Italy @ Festa In Tenda
07/26 – Velden, Austria @ Bluesiana
07/28 – Mannheim, Germany @ Alte Seilerei
07/29 – Munich, Germany @ Free & Easy Festival @ Backstage
07/30 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ The Jack
07/31 – Wacken, Germany @ Wacken Festival

Tour Dates (w/ GWAR, Battlecross):

08/25 – Mr. Smalls Theatre – Millvale, PA
08/26 – Cheers Pub – South Bend, IN
08/27 – Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
08/28 – Bourbon Theatre – Lincoln, NE
08/30 – Granada – Lawrence, KS
08/31 – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
09/01 – Alamo City Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
09/02 – Varsity Theatre – Baton Rouge, LA
09/03 – Soul Kitchen – Mobile, AL
09/04 – Iron City – Birmingham, AL
09/06 – Ziggy’s – Winston Salem, NC
09/08 – Ziggy’s By The Sea – Wilmington, NC
09/09 – Freebird Live – Jacksonville, FL
09/10 – Track 29 – Chattanooga, TN
09/11 – Pop’s – Sauget, IL
09/14 – The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
09/15 – Higher Ground – South Burlington, VT
09/16 – Reverb – Reading, PA
09/17 – The Paramount – Huntington, NY
09/18 – Water Street Music Hall – Rochester, NY

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