Performing for the first time since 2016, Poison the Well is reuniting for a one-off performance celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album The Opposite of December...A Season of Separation.
The Miami-based metalcore pioneers will perform the album in its entirety, as well as the band's other bangers, on Jan. 18, 2020, at the El Ray Theatre in Los Angeles.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of ‘The Opposite of December’ we'll be performing the record at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, CA on 1/18/2020. Tickets go on sale at 10AM on 11/22. Love – PTWhttps://t.co/77DOCInRwT [https://t.co/PIaGAfFhBL] [https://t.co/PIaGAfFhBL] pic.twitter.com/OjVLNpgMcR
— Poison The Well (@Poison_The_Well) November 19, 2019
Our El Rey show has sold out. We're completely overwhelmed by the response. Love – Poison the Well pic.twitter.com/jPsMnJQZY0
— Poison The Well (@Poison_The_Well) November 23, 2019
Released in 1999, The Opposite of December… entered the band into uncharted waters of metal riffs, furious breakdowns and emotional lyricism intertwined with a hardcore punk ethos that dominated the metal and punk scenes for most of the next decade.
In related news, former bassist Alan Landsman was sentenced to prison last year for conspiracy to commit mail fraud after getting busted in a $50 million telemarketing scheme that shipped light bulbs and cleaning supplies to thousands of businesses and non-profits.