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Widespade Out Now!

September 2021

 

MIDNIGHT's alter ego tribute to one of the best bands ever, Motörhead! Featuring 10 original tracks, this could be the album Bronze Records rejected in between Bomber and Ace of Spades.

Available now in the following formats:

  • Red Vinyl (Limited to 150 - 100 exclusive to Record Boy in Japan & 50 exclusive through US band camp)

  • Black Vinyl (Limited to 200)

  • White Vinyl (Limited to 350)

  • Blue Vinyl (Limited to 350)

  • Test Press Vinyl  (Limited to 3)

  • CD (Limited to 1000)

  • White Cassette (Limited to 100)

 

Midnight US Band Camp:

midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch

Record Boy Japan:

recordboy.shop-pro.jp

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Tour Dates w/ Mercyful Fate Announced!

September 2021

 

MIDNIGHT will be touring with Mercyful Fate & Kreator this Fall!

OCTOBER 2022 - (Mercyful Fate, Kreator)

25 TUES. - Dallas, TX - The Factory

27 THURS. - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Financial Theatre

29 SAT. - Inglewood, CA - Youtube Theater

30 SUN. - Wheatland, CA - Hard Rock Live

NOVEMBER 2022 - (Mercyful Fate, Kreator)

01 TUES. - Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium

03 THURS. - Gary, IN - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

04 FRI. - Cincinnati, OH - Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center

05 SAT. - Detroit, MI - Masonic

08 TUES. - Silver Spring, MD - Fillmore Silver Spring

10 THURS. - Brooklyn, NY - Kings Theatre

11 FRI. - Laval, QC Canada - Place Bell

13 SUN. - Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall at Fenway

14 MON. - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore Philadelphia

16 WED. - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle 

Tickets for Mercyful's Fate North American tour with Midnight and Kreator are moving fast! Get your tickets before it's too late!

 

Tickets Available at:

mercyfulfatecoven.com/tour 

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MIDNIGHT To Play Candelabrum Metal Fest

July 2021

 

MIDNIGHT - will be playing the 'Candelabrum Metal Fest' in Leon, Mexico on September 2nd.


Tickets available at:

www.eticket.mx/Midnight

This will mark the first time MIDNIGHT has played in Mexico. 

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Tennesee Takeover in August & Psycho Waxx Tribute to Motorhead

June 2021

 

MIDNIGHT will be playing two shows in Tennesee with Municipal Waste in August! See Dates below...

Tennessee Takeover!

  • Aug 10th at Basement East in Nashville

  • Aug 11th at Growlers in Memphis

Also be sure to preorder Psycho Waxx’s first full-length album, Löve Me Förever: A Tribute to Motörhead, which pays tribute to one of rock and roll’s most iconic visionaries and outlaws, Lemmy Kilmister.

Psycho Las Vegas 2022 celebrates Lemmy like no year before it and with Midnight headlining Psycho Swim, there’s no better way to prepare for battle than getting Löve Me Förever: A Tribute to Motörhead.


See the full in-studio video of Midnight’s “Dirty Love” on BANGER TV’s YouTube channel. 


Pre-orders of lavish Oxblood 2LP Vinyl available now;
PsychoWaxx.Bandcamp.Com


Tickets & more for Psycho Las Vegas;
VivaPsycho.Com

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Let There Be Witchery Patches

June 2021

 

MIDNIGHT - 'Let There Be Witchery' Official patches are available now from Pull The Plug Patches.


www.pulltheplugpatches.com


Official, Limited Edition, All Woven! 🤘
Under license from Metal Blade Records 

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New Merch Items from MIDNIGHT

May 2021

 

The MIDNIGHT Official Store has added some new merch items!

 

New 'Let There Be Witchery' & 'Rebirth by Blasphemy' patches are available. There is also a new Black Crew Neck Sweatshirt featuring the Midnight bell on the front and a full logo on the back. Check them out on the Midnight Bandcamp Store. Link below!

Midnight Storemidnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch

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MIDNIGHT / Night Demon European Attack 2022 Starts In May

April 2021

 

Cleveland’s blackened speed tyrants MIDNIGHT and Ventura, California’s traditional metal masters NIGHT DEMON are joining forces on the road for a co-headlining European tour, starting in May.  

 

This unholy alliance of American heavy metal heavyweights forged in the fires of hades is a veritable dream come true for the European legions who have been impatiently waiting since 2019 for the return of both bands to the Old World.  

 

Dubbed the European Attack 2022 tour, the five-week trek includes 28 dates spanning 12 countries, including multiple festival appearances.

Tour Dates are listed in our Live Dates section!

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MIDNIGHT To Play Hometown / Let There Be Witchery Show in Cleveland

March 2021

MIDNIGHT will play live on Monday, April 4th at No Class in Cleveland, OH - Hometown / Let There Be Witchery Release show!!! Check out the links below for more info on tickets.

Presale Tickets:

www.midnight.eventbrite.com

FB Event Page:

www.facebook.com/events/659938488415277

Also, be sure to check our Live Shows link to get the latest dates. Currently on tour with Mayhem!

Photo: Maurice Nunez

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MIDNIGHT launches new video, “Szex Witchery”

March 2021

MIDNIGHT has unleashed their fifth full-length, Let There Be Witchery, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Let There Be Witchery, a new video for the single “Szex Witchery” (directed by David Brodsky // mgenyc.com) can be viewed at: youtu.be/v5BLur53iDg

Midnight‘s Athenar comments: “Punish your earholes and play this album as loud as your stereo goes, go out to a gig and mingle with others that you don’t know, lick their faces and rub upon each other’s sweaty torsos to the hellish, neanderthalish noise of a band called Midnight!

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MIDNIGHT Lashing Out!

February 2021

MIDNIGHT Lashing Out! Athenar on the cover of Decibel Magazine April 2022 Issue No. 210. Be sure to check it out!

 

Photo byHanna Verbeuren

Next week on March 4th, Midnight will release their fifth full-length, Let There Be Witchery, via Metal Blade Records. Preorder links below!

US - indiemerchstore.com/midnight

EU - eu.kingsroadmerch.com/midnight

Band Store - midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com


Let There Be Witchery 

(track listing)
1. Telepathic Nightmare
2. Frothing Foulness
3. In Sinful Secrecy
4. Nocturnal Molestation
5. More Torment
6. Let There Be Sodomy
7. Devil Virgin
8. Snake Obsession
9. Villainy Wretched Villainy
10. Szex Witchery

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"Nocturnal Molestation" Single Out Now!

February 2021

New MIDNIGHT single "Nocturnal Molestation" out now! This is the 2nd single from their upcoming "Let There Be Witchery" album out on March 4th on Metal Blade Records.

Listen to Nocturnal Molestation:

www.youtube.com/NocturnalMolestation

Also listen to Szex Witchery:

www.youtube.com/Szex

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Rotting In Rot-Chester!

February 2021

Rotting In Rot-Chester! The sleaze returns as MIDNIGHT invade the Photocity Music Hall in Rochester, NY on 2/12/22. Last show before the upcoming tour with Mayhem and Watain. See you ManiAxe there!

More Event and Ticket Info here:

https://photocitymusichall.com/events/2022/2/12/rotting-in-rot-chester-2022-with-midnight

Also be sure to preorder the upcoming album "Let There Be Witchery" out on March 4th. See links below from previous post.

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MIDNIGHT - Let There Be Witchery

January 2022

 

On March 4th, Midnight will release their fifth full-length, Let There Be Witchery, via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the album, the new single, "Szex Witchery", can be heard here on our new website:  www.MidnightViolators.com

 

Let There Be Witchery can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:

- Jewelcase-CD
- 180g Black vinyl (EU exclusive)
- Green Marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - 666 copies)
- Indigo Marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - 500 copies)
- Wine Red Marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - 400 copies)
- Violet Marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - 300 copies)
- Clear Lavender vinyl (Metal Blade exclusive - 200 copies)
- Clear Lilac vinyl (High Roller Records exclusive - 200 copies)
- Light Grey marbled vinyl (Decibel exclusive - 300 copies)
- Coke Bottle Clear vinyl (US exclusive)
- Purple / Black Blend vinyl (US exclusive)
- Clear / Black Haze vinyl (Band exclusive - 200 copies)


Let There Be Witchery 

(track listing)
1. Telepathic Nightmare
2. Frothing Foulness
3. In Sinful Secrecy
4. Nocturnal Molestation
5. More Torment
6. Let There Be Sodomy
7. Devil Virgin
8. Snake Obsession
9. Villainy Wretched Villainy
10. Szex Witchery

Album Artwork by: William Lacey

Photo by: Hannah Verbeuren

Links to Purchase below:

(Midnight Bandcamp): 

https://midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch

(Metal Blade US):

https://www.indiemerch.com/metalbladerecords/b/midnight

(Metal Blade EU):

https://de.kingsroadmerch.com/metal-blade/artist/977

(High Roller Records):

https://www.hrrshop.de/Midnight

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MIDNIGHT in Rochester, NY in February

January 2022

 

The sleaze returns!

MIDNIGHT in Rochester, NY 2/12/22 at Photo City Music Hall.

 

ROTTING IN ROT-ROTCHESTER
Returns with its second installment featuring
ultimate satanic rockers MIDNIGHT!!! Don’t miss it!

More info here:

https://photocitymusichall.com/events/2022/2/12/rotting-in-rot-chester-2022-with-midnight

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MIDNIGHT at 'Obscene Extreme Metal Fest' in July 2022

December 2021

 

MIDNIGHT will be playing the 'Obscene Extreme Metal Fest' in the Czech Republic in July 2022!!!

"The cruel bunch of old-school metal-heads, MIDNIGHT from Cleveland, are soaring upward. Their weapon lies in the classical methods of heavy metal and rock 'n' roll, where absolute filth, rawness and unbelievable power!!! This was also noticed by the renowned Metal Blade Records, who released their latest blasphemous release, Rebirth By Blasphemy."

More info on the Obscene Extreme Metal Fest:

https://obsceneextreme.cz/en/c/news

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MIDNIGHT's Black Friday Mayhem

November 2021

 

MIDNIGHT's back-catalogue is getting a colorful overhaul with these killer new variants! 'No Mercy For Mayhem', 'Sweet Death and Ecstasy' - both available TODAY - and 'Satanic Royalty' - available December 10th*. ⁠

*
Availability will vary by store • Order/pre-order NOW below!⁠

US - indiemerchstore.com/collections/midnight
EU - eu.kingsroadmerch.com/metal-blade/artist/977
Band Store - midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch⁠

'
No Mercy For Mayhem'⁠
- Red / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)⁠
- Gold w/ black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)⁠
- Clear w/ red and black splatter vinyl (Band exclusive - limited to 200 copies)⁠
- Transparent royal blue / black color in color vinyl (US exclusive)⁠
- Transparent blood red w/ black splatter vinyl (US exclusive)⁠

'
Sweet Death and Ecstasy'⁠
- Transparent violet vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)⁠
- Clear w/ red and black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)⁠
- Transparent halloween orange w/ black and purple splatter vinyl (Band exclusive - limited to 200 copies)⁠
- Hot pink / doublemint melt vinyl (US exclusive)⁠
- Oxblood / cyan melt vinyl (US exclusive)⁠

'
Satanic Royalty' ⁠
- White/black "burst" vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)⁠
- Gold w/ black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)⁠
- Transparent red w/ black and white splatter vinyl (Band exclusive - limited to 200 copies)

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MIDNIGHT - Black Friday Reissues (Band Webstore Exclusives)

November 2021

 

Some Black Friday Metal Blade Reissues for "Satanic Royalty," "No Mercy For Mayhem" and "Sweet Death and Ecstasy" will also be available. See details below...

Satanic Royalty

+ Transparent Red w/ White Splatter Vinyl

+ 2X LP includes Satanic Royalty Demos

+ Limited to 200 copies

Satanic Royalty

+ Double Cassette w/ Blue tape & Grey Demo tape

+ Limited to 150 copies

Satanic Royalty:

+ Deluxe Ltd 3-Disc

+ Includes Satanic Royalty CD Demos

+ Documentary & 3 Live Shows

+ Woven Patch

No Mercy For Mayhem:
+ Clear w/ Red & Black Splatter Vinyl

+ Limited to 200 copies

Sweet Death and Ecstasy:
+ Transparent Halloween Orange w/ Black & Purple Splatter Vinyl

+ Limited to 200 copies

**Actual vinyl color may differ from mock**

Available at:

www.midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch

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Metal Blade Reissues Out Nov. 26th!

November 2021

 

Metal Blade Records will be reissuing "No Mercy For Mayhem" and "Sweet Death and Ecstasy" on November 26th. Both will be available on Vinyl and CD. 

No Mercy For Mayhem:
+ Transparent Blood Red w/ Black Splatter Vinyl
+ Single Jacket
+ 2-Sided Insert
+ Digital Download Card

Sweet Death and Ecstasy:
+ Oxblood / Cyan Melt Vinyl
+ Single Jacket
+ 2-Sided Insert
+ Digital Download Card

**Actual vinyl color may differ from mock**

Available at:

www.metalbladerecords.com

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MIDNIGHT / Night Demon European Attack 2022

November 2021

 

Cleveland’s blackened speed tyrants MIDNIGHT and Ventura, California’s traditional metal masters NIGHT DEMON are joining forces on the road for a co-headlining European tour, next summer.  

 

This unholy alliance of American heavy metal heavyweights forged in the fires of hades is a veritable dream come true for the European legions who have been impatiently waiting since 2019 for the return of both bands to the Old World.  

 

Dubbed the European Attack 2022 tour, the five-week trek includes 28 dates spanning 12 countries, including multiple festival appearances.

Tour dates are listed in our Live Dates section!

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MIDNIGHT To Play Rock Hard Festival 2022

November 2021

 

MIDNIGHT will be playing the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany - June 3rd - 5th. 

 

ROCK HARD FESTIVAL has only one stage, a beer garden (of course!), a metal market, metal disco, an autograph booth and a merch & food street, but NO amusement-park-type side attractions such as bungee jumping, viking villages, car exhibitions etc... Instead, ticket, food and drink prices remain as low as possible. The capacity is strictly limited to 6.500 visitors. 

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The Sanguine Sodomy of North America Tour 2022

November 2021

 

Just announced, 'The Sanguine Sodomy of North America Tour 2022' which will feature Mayhem, Watain and special guests Midnight. 

Tour begins in San Francisco on March 7th and spans across both West and East coasts with a couple shows in Canada. Tour dates are listed in our Live Dates section! 

Also this year, Metal Blade Records will be reissuing Satanic Royalty, No Mercy For Mayhem, and Sweet Death & Ecstasy 12" vinyl. See release dates below.

  • Sweet Death and Ecstasy - release date 11/26/21

  • Reissue Hot Pink with Doublemint LP

  • No Mercy For Mayhem - release date 11/26/21

  • Reissue Royal Blue & Black  LP

  • Satanic Royalty - release date 12/10/21

  • Reissue Aqua Blue & Black Melt 2LP includes SR Demos.

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End of Year Shows

October 2021

 

Upcoming Shows starting tomorrow in Columbus, OH!!!

SEPTEMBER 2021
24 FRI. - Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups
25 SAT. - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore (Metal & Beer Fest)

OCTOBER 2021
2 SAT. - Houston, TX - Brashland
23 SAT. - Youngstown, OH - Westside Bowl (The Blackout Cookout 11)

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MIDNIGHT Sleaze Hits Las Vegas

September 2021

Midnight played a killer set at this year's Psycho Fest Las Vegas on August, 22nd on the main stage. Thanks to those who made the show at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas!

 

After their performance MIDNIGHT recorded a Motorhead track “Dirty Love” for the Psycho Vegas tribute compilation!

PREORDERS are open for LÖVE ME FÖREVER, Psycho Waxx's tribute to one of the greatest rock 'n roll bands of all time. Motörhead is embedded deep in the Psycho Las Vegas DNA, which is why the band hit the studio in Downtown Vegas during this year's fest to lay down their homage to the undeniable legends.

Reserve your copy of Löve Me Förever at Psychowaxx.com.

 

Photo: Maurice Nunez

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The Blackout Cookout 11

August 2021

Midnight has been added to The Blackout Cookout 11 in Youngstown, OH on Saturday, October 23rd 2021.

 

Tickets available at:  www.Eventbrite.com

 

Midnight has also been added to Rock Imperium in Cartagena, Spain in June of 2022. They will be playing the festival along side the Scorpions, White Snake, Black Label Society and other bands.

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'Rehearsal Vomits' 12" Vinyl Out Now!

July 2021

Midnight "Rehearsal Vomits" is the debut release from Chained Records which was previously featured on the bonus disc on the initial CD pressing of the "Sweet Death and Ecstasy" album released in 2017.  This is a live-in-the-studio recording that's the full band running through songs spanning many releases with some amazing between song banter and jams!

Limited to 100 Yellow & 100 Black vinyl copies in a pro-printed sleeve with hand stamped labels and a poster. 

For details go to: 

instagram.com/ChainedRecordsLA

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Las Vegas, Columbus, & Philly Shows Added! 

July 2021

Midnight will be playing this year's Las Vegas Psycho Fest on Sunday August 22nd at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Then they play Columbus, OH on September 24th at the Ace of Cups (21+ older) & Philadelphia, PA on the 25th at the Fillmore for the Metal & Beer Fest.

8/22/21 - Psycho Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay)

9/24/21 - Columbus, OH (Ace of Cups)

9/25/21 - Philadelphia, PA (The Fillmore)

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Exclusive new track on ‘Metal Massacre XV’
"Masked and Deadly"

April 2021

Exlusive new Midnight track will be included on 'Metal Massacre XV'.  The collection contains a sampling of contemporary heavy metal, curated by Decibel Magazine‘s Albert Mudrian.

This will be released in May and Midnight open this compilation with the 1st track "Masked and Deadly."  Don't miss it!

Order you copy here at:

www.metalblade.com/metalmassacre

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