Justin of Boston.tv conducted an interview with Montreal extremists DESPISED ICON prior to the band's April 27, 2008 performance at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Watch the three-minute chat below.
DESPISED ICON will team up with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, KATAKLYSM, VADER, CRYPTOPSY, THE FACELESS, ABORTED, BORN OF OSIRIS, PSYCROPTIC, and WHITECHAPEL for this year's "Summer Slaughter Tour" beginning on June 20.
Commented DESPISED ICON: "It feels great to be part of a killer death metal lineup! Definitely stoked to tour again with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER dudes and we're looking forward to representing Montreal with our homies in CRYPTOPSY and KATAKLYSM! This will be our only U.S. tour this year so make sure you come out to the shows and get violent. We've also been added to the 10th annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival with MESHUGGAH, MINISTRY and tons more on April 27th. See you guys in a few months!"
For a a list of "Summer Slaughter Tour" dates, go to this location.
DESPISED ICON recently completed a highly successful tour of Europe, which included their first trip to Russia, with MISERY INDEX and BENEATH THE MASSACRE.