Rivers of Nihil Announce New Album ‘The Work’

The last music fans heard from experimental death metallers Rivers of Nibil was 2018’s ambitious Where Owls Know My Name, an album that challenged both the band and their fanbase. Now, the Pennsylvania quintet have revealed the title and cover art for their new record, and damn if they aren’t pretty intriguing.

Rivers of Nihil’s new album will be titled The Work, with the first single (we believe) being released next week on July 27th. Metal Blade Records have released the following video trailer, which includes a reminder button so that diehards won’t miss the band’s new material when it drops.

On top of that, Rivers of Nihil have released their new record’s cover, which features art by renowned extreme metal illustrator Dan Seagrave. Take a look, and then look again and soak up all the details.

More on Rivers of Nihil’s new album as we know it. Meanwhile, fans can catch these dudes on tour with The Black Dahlia Murder at one of the following dates:

9/3 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
9/4 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Fillmore
9/5 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
9/7 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
9/8 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere’s
9/9 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
9/10 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
9/11 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
9/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
9/14 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
9/15 – Portland, OR @ Bossanova Ballroom
9/17 – Berkley, CA @ UC Theater
9/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco
9/19 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
9/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
9/22 – Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theater
9/24 – Dallas, TX @ GMBG
9/25 – Austin, TX @ Come And Take It Live
9/26 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
9/28 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
9/29 – Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Pete’s
9/30 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
10/1 – Columbus, OH @ King of Clubs
10/2 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Roxian Theater
10/3 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
10/5 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
10/6 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Hall
10/7 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
10/8 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
10/9 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
10/10 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

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Words by Chris Krovatin