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Upcoming Inquisition CD Release Event

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by administrator

Illusion of Joy’s fourth full-length album, No One Expects An Inquisition will be getting a proper launch on Friday, November 18th, 7:00PM at Cannon Coffee in Pittsburgh’s Brookline neighbourhood. This homecoming show is the fourth in a line of upcoming performances where Inquisition is being played in it’s entirety. Here’s the updated schedule:

When? Where? What?
Thursday, October 27th – 7:30PM Hurley’s – Potsdam, NY Free to students/$3 at door; all ages
Saturday, November 12th – 8:00PM The Shop – Ithaca, NY Free; all ages
Sunday, November 13th – 3:00PM Moon & River Café – Schenectady, NY Free; all ages
Friday, November 18th – 7:00PM Cannon Coffee – Pittsburgh, PA Free; all ages

CD coverIn addition, while the official release date for No One Expects An Inquisition remains Tuesday, November 8th, the album is already available for purchase on The official release date applies to purchases made through CD Baby, iTunes and more discriminating brick and mortar retailers. November 8th is also the date that discriminating college and community radio stations should add Inquisition to their playlists.

One might ask why this album is available for purchase – and yes, it is an actual purchase, not a pre-order – in advance of it’s “official” release date. The answer is simple: in this age where information is immediate and a digital download is a click away, it makes no sense for an independent musician to sit on a product that has already been manufactured. As such, the merch section of was updated to contain Inquisition and it’s associated schwag within hours of the shipment from Sire Press being received.