Equal Vision Records, have announced they will be releasing First Temple, the cult classic debut full-length from Australian progressive rock outfit, Closure In Moscow, on vinyl for the first time. The news came alongside the announcement that the band will be playing the record in full while supporting Protest The Hero on their North American tour this Spring. Closure In Moscow have received critical acclaim internationally for their stellar live performance and avant-garde sound in the decade plus since they formed in Melbourne, Australia. First Temple saw the band breaking in the United States upon its release in 2009 and has since seen them become regarded as one of the most beloved acts in the world of progressive rock. You can pre-order First Temple now on vinyl and tickets for their upcoming tour with Protest The Hero and Thank You Scientist can be purchased here.
Getting their start in 2006, Closure in Moscow quickly conquered the rock world in their native Australia. Alternating between explosive, progressive rock anthems and deep, hypnotic compositions, the band’s well-timed entrance on the scene would soon garner fans and critical acclaim alike internationally. Their big break in the United States came in 2009 with the release of First Temple on Equal Vision Records. First Temple took everything that made the band’s first EP so compelling and filled it out with impressive bombast and ambition. Fans of the band are sure to be excited about the release of the band’s most notable record coming to vinyl for the first time.
In support of the First Temple’s vinyl release, the band will be playing the record in it’s entirety while touring Canada and the western United States with Protest The Hero and Thank You Scientist this Spring. Full tour dates can be found below and tickets can be purchased here.
Full Tour Dates
w/ Protest The Hero and Thank You Scientist
March 21st – London, ON @ London Music Hall
March 22nd – Detroit, MI @ Shelter
March 23rd – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge (Sold Out)