Editor’s Note:  Michael Sugars, the new vocalist of hardcore band Vatican, sat down on the Madness To Creation Podcast to discuss their double single entitled “Become A New God”, which includes the singles “Fractured God” and “Absolute Reality.”  Vatican will be providing support for See You Space Cowboy this fall/winter in the United States, and you can check out the tour dates at the end of this post.  They released their double single in celebration of getting signed with UNFD and it takes us into the themes of overcoming adversity in one’s own life and explores the concepts of humanity and how to deal with life’s uncertainties and pitfalls.  Fans can check out Vatican on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Bandcamp and their official website.

2:07- How Michael Sugars joined Vatican

2:43- How Church Tongue is on hiatus and Michael explaining how he joined up with Vatican

3:40- How Michael has evolved as a vocalist from Church Tongue to Vatican, and how he’s working at his car insurance job

7:01- Performing with Vatican and getting to know the band

9:27- How he approaches the older Vatican songs from the 2019 album “Sole Impulse”

12:28- Taking us into the “Fractured God” and “Absolute Reality” singles, how he uses movies and anime to write for inspiration

17:54- Michael Sugars talking about finding himself and moving from Columbus, Ohio and he talks about the things he’s grateful for

23:16- How he made changes and got out of his comfort zone from moving, and his back injury from moving furniture

28:20- Michael Sugars shares his favorite breakdowns in hardcore

30:30- Michael Sugars’ rules for writing and recording in the studio for Vatican

32:27- What’s next for Vatican and where people can find “Become A New God”

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Fans can check out the following tour dates featuring See You Space Cowboy with special guests Greyhaven, Vatican and Wristmeetsrazor

Friday, November 5th- Chain Reaction in Anaheim, California

Saturday, November 6th- Eagle Aerie Hall in Henderson, Nevada

Sunday, November 7th- Underground in Mesa, Arizona

Tuesday, November 9th- 89th Street Collective in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Wednesday, November 10th- The Rino in Kansas City, Missouri

Thursday, November 11th- Odyssey Lounge in Springfield, Missouri

Saturday, November 12th- Growler’s in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunday, November 13th- Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee

Monday, November 14th- Portal in Louisville, Kentucky

Tuesday, November 15th- Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Thursday, November 17th- Sanctuary in Detroit, Michigan

Friday, November 18th- Preserving Underground in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Saturday, November 19th- Lost Horizon in Syracuse, New York

Sunday, November 20th- First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monday, November 21st- Market Hotel in Brooklyn, New York

Wednesday, November 23rd- Middle East Upstairs in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Thursday, November 24th- Mohawk Place in Buffalo, New York

Saturday, November 26th- Legends in Cincinnati, Ohio

Sunday, November 27th- Foundry in Lakewood, Ohio

Monday, November 28th- Beat Kitchen in Chicago, Illinois

Wednesday, November 30th- X-Ray Arcade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Thursday, December 1st- Lefty’s Live Music in Des Moines, Iowa

Friday, December 2nd- 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Saturday, December 3rd- Reverb Lounge in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunday, December 4th- Lost Lake Lounge in Denver, Colorado

Monday, December 5th- Kilby Court in Salt Lake City, Utah

Wednesday, December 7th- The Vera Project in Seattle, Washington

Thursday, December 8th- Brightside DIY in Portland, Oregon

Saturday, December 10th- 924 Gillman in Berkeley, California

Fans can check out this podcast featuring Michael Sugars of Vatican via SoundCloud below:

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