Altar of Plagues was an Irish black metal band. After gaining attention in the metal community with a series of demos and EPs, the band released their first studio album, White Tomb, in April 2009 on Profound Lore Records. Following a year of gigging and some changes to the lineup, the group announced their signing with Candlelight Records in January 2010. They embarked on a four week US Tour with blackened doom outfit Velnias ending in Chicago on 8 August 2010. In 2015 The band decides to do one last tour across mainland Europe with the irish Malthusian as a support band.