Code Orange
Hometown: Pennsylvania, USA



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Code Orange Kids remind us off our own embryonic days in the aggressive music scene. They do things their way, creatively cutting their own path through it all. Unconcerned with the direction of other artists, their brand of gritty hardcore/punk is simply refreshing. Merging cryptic melody, dirty hardcore power, and intense dirge into their own uniquely inspired sound.

"I Am King" is the new album from Code Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids), recorded at God City Studios by Kurt Ballou. Unpredictability is the law as Code Orange navigate through their distorted world. Title track "I Am King" shifts from "heavy" to "hard to define" through the use of unorthodox guitar work/percussion and chaotic structure. While songs "Dreams in Inertia", "Starve", and "Bind You" all wear an art-rock crown while claiming a metallic throne. It's not just melodious experimentation though, "Unclean Spirit", "My World", and "Thinners of the Herd" show Code Orange reimagining what aggressive music can be. Elevating and expanding what can be done within the confines of it without leaving it behind entirely. Proving that Code Orange are true artists and not just "kids" anymore.
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Tour Dates

05/24: Seattle, WA @ Rain Fest @ Neumos
06/06: Vulkaneifel, Germany @ Rock Am Ring
06/07: Nurenburg, Germany @ Rock Im Park
06/08: Berlin, Germany @ Magnet
06/10: Poznan, Poland @ Pod Minoga
06/11: Prague, Czech Republic @ 007
06/12: Nichelsdorf, Austria @ Novarock Fest
06/14: Donnington, UK @ Download Fest
06/16: Harlem, Holland @ Patronatt Cafe
06/18: Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
06/19: Refshaleoen, Denmark @ Copenhell Fest
06/20: Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Fest
06/21: Clisson, France @ Hellfest
06/26: San Diego, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
06/27: San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
06/28: Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
06/30: Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater
07/01: Boise, ID @ Idaho Center Amphitheater
07/03: Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Amphitheater
07/04: Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
07/05: Denver, CO @ Red Rocks
07/07: Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs
07/08: Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
07/10: Noblesville, IN @ Kilpsch Amphitheater
07/11: Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Amphitheater
07/12: Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
07/15: Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07/17: Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Arts Center
07/18: Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
07/19: Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
07/21: Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
07/22: Gilford, NH @ Meadowbrook (Bank of NH Pavilion)
07/23: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore Festival
07/24: Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
07/24: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore Festival
07/25: Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
07/25: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore Festival
07/26: Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach
07/26: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore Festival
07/29: Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
07/31: an Antonio, TX @ Whitewater Amphitheatre
08/01: Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/02: Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Amphitheater
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