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

05/08: Charlotte, NC @ Carolina Rebellion
05/10: Memphis, TN @ Minglewood Hall
05/11: Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
05/12: Savannah, GA @ Dollhouse
05/13: Pompano Beach, FL @ Pompano Beach Amphitheater
05/14: Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues
05/17: St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheater
05/18: New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum Theatre
05/20: Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theatre
05/21: St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
05/22: Columbus, OH @ Rock On the Range
05/23: Dekalb, IL @ The House Cafe
05/24: Sioux Falls, SD @ The District
05/25: Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion
05/26: Oklahoma City, OK @ Criterion Theater
08/04: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore
08/05: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore
08/06: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore
08/07: Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore