"IRATA from Greensboro, NC...not only know the right way to rock; they are fully unconcerned with the trends of today. (They) make raw, unrelenting rock music that grooves when it's supposed to, crushes when it needs to and will leave you wanting more." - Keith Chachkes of Metal Distro

Irata Cancels Tour 

We are very sad to announce that Jason's condition has not made a significant improvement, and we have made the difficult decision to withdraw from the rest of the tour with Kylesa. Jason's health and recovery is of the utmost importance at this time, and we ask that you continue to send good thoughts and vibes his way.

Tour cancellations 

We are very sad to announce that Irata has had to withdraw from several shows on Kylesa's Exhausting Fire tour. Our drummer Jason was admitted to the emergency room at an Orlando Hospital on Thursday night for severe pain and fever. After several days of tests and treatments it seems like he is finally returning to normal.

The last report we have received is that he should be discharged today (Tuesday, the 13th).

As of this moment, we are unsure if he will be strong enough to play, or if he will have to continue treatment at a hospital closer to home. We are keeping our fingers crossed for a speedy and complete recovery.
We have had to pull out of shows in Savannah, GA; Asheville, NC; and Nashville; TN; and Columbus, OH.

Thank you all for your support and understanding.

For the official press release, check here: http://www.earsplitcompound.com/site/2015/10/12/irata-misses-several-dates-of-kylesa-tour-due-to-hospitalization-of-drummer-sweet-loris-lp-playing-at-new-noise-magazine/

Irata on NPR 

If you're a fan of public radio, you'll be happy to hear that we have an appearance on 88.5 fm, WFDD. Today at 5:45pm, Triad Arts is re-airing the interview Cheryl did last year which discusses the writing of Semjase. This Friday, also on Triad Arts, you can listen to a live studio recording of the whole band playing songs off the upcoming album, Sweet Loris. Afterwards, Irata weighs in on writing, playing, and touring. Listen on your computer or mobile device at www.npr.org.

Irata announces new album, tour. 

Hey everybody! We are super stoked to announce the upcoming release of our new full-length album, Sweet Loris. It will be available on CD and in digital formats on October 9, 2015. Vinyl lovers, fear not! You all will have something to play with, hopefully by the end of the year.

We are incredibly excited to be supporting this album with an East Coast tour in support of Kylesa, and their newest album, Exhausting Fire. We will be playing alongside Inter Arma and Indian Handcrafts.

Click here for the official press release and check the right side of this page to see if we'll be playing near you!
See you on the road!


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