Kitchener-based rising metal band Exalt are thrilled to announce that they will release their third full-length album The Shape You Took Before the Ache on September 9th via Good Fight Music in the U.S. and New Damage Records throughout the rest of the world. Alongside the album announce, the band has just unveiled the opening track from the new record, “Sacrifice to Purify”.

Produced by Pete Grossman and Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording (Harm’s Way, Weekend Nachos), the sound on The Shape You Took Before the Ache exudes massive heaviness through simple, brutish riffs and primitive, machine-like rhythms.

Exalt are currently on tour with Dark Sermon in the US. On August 12, Exalt will open for Killswitch Engage in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall.

The Shape You Took Before the Ache Track Listing:

01. Sacrifice to Purify
02. Undertow
03. Martyr Alone
04. Judas Wolf
05. The Ache
06. Leave Them All Behind
07. Worship
08. Body Be Free
09. The Shape
10. Caro
11. I Dove Into the Sun

U.S. Tour Dates (w/ Dark Sermon)

07/13 – Chicago, IL @ The Fallout
07/14 – Omaha, NE @ Lookout Lounge
07/16 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
07/17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock
07/18 – Reno, NV @ PB&J’s
07/19 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Blue Lagoon
07/20 – Fullerton, CA @ Slide Bar
07/21 – Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock
07/23 – Tucson, AZ @ Gary’s Place
07/24 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
07/25 – Ft Worth, TX @ Tomcats
07/26 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog
07/27 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova
07/29 – Birmingham, AL @ Syndicate Lounge
07/30 – Winter Park, FL @ The Haven
08/02 – Detroit, MI @ The Sanctuary (Exalt only)
08/12 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall *
* w/ Killswitch Engage

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