Norska prepare debut for Brutal Panda, tour with YOB (2012)

Portland, OR doom / sludge titans Norska (featuring members of YOB) are set to unleash their debut release on September 18 via Brutal Panda Records.  The five song, 40 minute eponymous debut was recorded by Adam Bradley Pike (Black Elk, Red Fang) at Toadhouse Studios in the band’s hometown.  The track “Cholera” is currently being streamed via BrooklynVegan at this location while the album is available for pre-order here.   
In addition, the band has lined up a September tour with YOB.  Select shows are with Saint Vitus, Weedeater, Rwake, Acid King and Cormorant.  Dates are below.
09/07 Boise, ID – Shredder
09/08 Salt Lake City, UT – Burt’s Tiki Lounge
09/09 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
09/10 Lincoln, NB – Burbon Theater
09/11 Dubuque, IA – Off Minor
09/12 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
09/13 St. Louis, MI – Fubar
09/14 Little Rock, AR – Rev Room (feat. Saint Vitus, Weedeater, Rwake)
09/15 Dallas, TX – La Grange
09/16 Austin, TX – Beauty Ballroom (feat. Cormorant)
09/18 Phoenix/Tempe, AZ – Rogue (feat. Cormorant)
09/19 San Diego, CA – Casbah (feat. Cormorant)
09/20 Los Angeles, CA – Down & Out (feat. Cormorant)
09/21 San Francisco, CA – Brick & Mortar (feat. Acid King)
09/22 Arcata, CA – Alibi
09/23 Eugene, OR – Oak St Speakeasy