The band has been reportedly working on a new album since 2021

Ice T of Body Count [© Matt Bishop/The Rock Revival]

Body Count are back, and they’re heading across the pond. The hardcore metal group, led by Ice-T, announced Tuesday plans to trek across Europe later this year. The run will see the band perform at some of the biggest festivals around the globe, with a few exclusive headlining shows mixed in.

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Back in 2021, Body Count announced on their official Instagram account that they had begun working on a brand new album titled Merciless. The album is set to be released via Century Media. Last year, the band releases two instrumental versions of previous albums – 2020’s Carnivore and 2017’s Bloodlust.

“Even though we have not been able to perform one single concert to support the ‘Carnivore’ album because of the Global Pandemic, we’ve made the decision to fficially start the new BC [Body Count] album Merciless 2021,” the band said in a statement at the time. “Stay tuned.”

The band released their sixth album Carnivore on March 6, 2020 – on the brink of the global COVID-19 pandemic that would see the live music industry shut down for over a year. The outing was one of the band’s best, cracking the Top 50 on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums chart. The single “Bum-Rush” garnered Body Count the GRAMMY Award for Best Metal Performance, marking the band’s first GRAMMY win.