Pittsburgh heavy-music trailblazers Code Orange have never been afraid of experimenting with other genres or engaging in a left-field collaboration. They’ve released a split EP with pop-punk band Tigers Jaw. They’re toured with everyone from hip-hop acts like Ghostemane and Wicca Phase Springs Eternal to dark pop singer Nicole Dollanganger. They’ve remixed U.K. indie rockers alt-J. Today, the group saw the release of what might be its most outside-the-box foray, “HPNGC,” an eerie, off-kilter collaboration with alternative hip-hop crew Injury Reserve that also features Deftones-approved rapper Jpegmafia.
“Injury Reserve, to me, represents creativity in hip-hop in the same way I aspire to in heavy music,” Code Orange drummer-vocalist-bandleader Jami Morgan told Revolver back in June. “They have managed to walk the tight rope of maintaining the soul of what hip-hop is with poignant lyrical content, while remaining on the forefront of pushing the boundaries with insane vocal delivery and cutting-edge production. I met them through our mutual respect for each other’s music and we see eye to eye on many levels. … I think we are gonna help bridge the gap between what we do and hip-hop in a way that can be innovative and is not just recycling the same tired ideas.”
Check out “HPNGC” below, and see Injury Reserve’s full slate of tour dates. For their part, Code Orange are hard at work on their next album, the follow-up to 2017’s critically acclaimed Forever.
Injury Reserve tour dates:
SEPTEMBER 16 in AUSTIN, TEXAS at BARRACUDA.
SEPTEMBER 17 in DALLAS, TEXAS at DADA.
SEPTEMBER 18 in HOUSTON, TEXAS at BRONZE PEACOCK.
SEPTEMBER 20 in ORLANDO, FLORIDA at SOCIAL.
SEPTEMBER 22 in ATLANTA, GEORGIA at MASQUERADE.
SEPTEMBER 24 in WASHINGTON D.C. at MILKBOY.
SEPTEMBER 25 in NEW YORK, NEW YORK at GRAMERCY THEATRE.
SEPTEMBER 26 in PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA at THE FOUNDRY.
SEPTEMBER 27 in BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS at BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL.
SEPTEMBER 28 in BURLINGTON, VERMONT at HIGHER GROUND.
SEPTEMBER 29 in MONTREAL, QUEBEC at BELMONT.
OCTOBER 1 in TORONTO, ONTARIO at MOD CLUB.
OCTOBER 2 in DETROIT, MICHIGAN at EL CLUB.
OCTOBER 3 in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS at BOTTOM LOUNGE.
OCTOBER 4 in MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA at 7TH ST.
OCTOBER 5 in LAWRENCE, KANSAS at THE GRANADA.
OCTOBER 6 in DENVER, COLORADO at BLUEBIRD THEATER.
OCTOBER 8 in SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH at IN THE VENUE.
OCTOBER 10 in SEATTLE, WASHINGTON at NEUMOS
OCTOBER 11 in VANCOUVER, B.C. at FORTUNE SOUND CLUB.
OCTOBER 15 in SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA at SLIM’S.
OCTOBER 16 in SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA at CATALYST.
OCTOBER 17 in LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA at THE EL REY.
OCTOBER 18 in SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA at CONSTELLATION ROOM.
OCTOBER 30 in LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND at PHASE ONE.
OCTOBER 31 in DUBLIN, IRELAND at THE ACADEMY.
NOVEMBER 1 in MANCHESTER, ENGLAND at FAIRFIELD SOCIAL CLUB.
NOVEMBER 2 in GLASGOW, SCOTLAND at MONO.
NOVEMBER 3 in LEEDS, ENGLAND at HEADROW HOUSE.
NOVEMBER 5 in LONDON, ENGLAND at THE GARAGE.
NOVEMBER 6 in BRISTOL, ENGLAND at FLEECE.
NOVEMBER 7 in BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND at MAMA ROUX’S.
NOVEMBER 8 in BRIGHTON, ENGLAND at PATTERNS.
NOVEMBER 9 in PARIS, FRANCE at LE BADABOUM.
NOVEMBER 10 in ANTWERP, BELGIUM at TRIX.
NOVEMBER 12 in COLOGNE, GERMANY at YUCA.
NOVEMBER 13 in ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS at BIRD.
NOVEMBER 14 in AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS at BITTERZOET.
NOVEMBER 15 in COPENHAGEN, DENMARK at LOPPEN.
NOVEMBER 16 in STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN at TAVERNA BRILLO.
NOVEMBER 18 in OSLO, NORWAY at PARKTEATRET.
NOVEMBER 20 in HAMBURG, GERMANY at TURMZIMMER.
NOVEMBER 21 in BERLIN, GERMANY at KANTINE AM BERGHAIN.
NOVEMBER 22 in WARSAW, POLAND at KLUB HYDROZAGADKA.
NOVEMBER 23 in PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC at CHAPEAU ROGUE.
Code Orange have announced the sixth and latest installment of their innovative livestream series “YOU AND YOU ALONE.” Titled “SHADE X MACHINE GIRL,” the upcoming livestream will to air Monday, June 15th at 8 p.m. […]