UPDATE: If you missed the livestream, you can now watch Code Orange’s “LAST ONES LEFT: In Fear of The End” performance below.
Due to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Code Orange have decided it’s probably not wise to fill a room full of fans for their hometown release show for the new album, Underneath. However, modern problems require modern solutions, so rather than cancel the show entirely, the band has announced that they will be playing to an empty room and streaming the show via Twitch — which means that fans worldwide can now experience the show along with them.
If you want to watch the show, it airs tonight (Saturday, 3/14) at 9pm EST on the band’s official Twitch channel.
Here’s the full announcement, via the band’s Facebook page:
“ATTN: A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT
THE BAD: in the wake of the chaos that is consuming our world… it brings us no joy to announce that on a day we’ve been working towards for the the past two plus years – the release of an album we are incredibly proud of – we have to relay some bad news. Pittsburgh’s The Roxian has decided to reschedule all shows, including ours, due to the coronavirus pandemic. This show was going to be a cathartic release of all the hard work that has been put in over our bands long career – with a new level of production and intensity that we were extremely proud of. A new era of Code Orange beginning in our hometown with a lineup for the ages was something that had been pushing us through every single tough day. now that’s gone and we are stuck footing the bill for quite a bit, which I’m sure a lot of you can relate to. so it is what it is. we have been racking our brains on how to present our art live in this extremely uncertain time – one that truly reflects everything we are trying to work through on UNDERNEATH. Things feel cold, ruthless, noisey, confusing and disconnected. But we all must refuse to tap out. and that brings us too…
THE GOOD: this Saturday night 3/14 we present to you LAST ONES LEFT: In Fear of The End. a live stream. We are going to perform – in an empty venue – the show we have been planning on presenting to you all for months on end. You can stream the show on TWITCH and you will be able to contribute if you feel like it/are able. You will also be able to purchase the exclusive merch and record release records that we were sitting on for the show. A lot of really cool stuff that we designed ourselves. If you choose to do so – it will be very appreciated – and will help keep our heads above water.
If you have tickets to the Pittsburgh show you can get a refund at point of purchase. That show WILL be rescheduled. If you hang onto your ticket it will be good for whenever this thing lets up and we are able.
Let this be known: we love and respect you all and we hope you can enjoy this record.
It feels eerily timely…
‘They pricked me but I didn’t bleed. They singed me just to test the smell. They cut me but I didn’t feel. I was just too deep in to fail.’
See you all tomorrow
The Thinners of The Herd”