Creepsylvania's thrash-obsessed masked merauders, Ghoul, will be continuing their mammoth US trek with Gwar with an additional round of live assaults. Joined by prog-doomsters Kylesa and Legacy Of Disorder. The band will be shredding through classic cuts as well as newer material from 2011's critically acclaimed and viciously fun 'Transmission Zero' (now available on CD/LP/digitally from Tankcrimes).
Legendary stoner-rock power-trio Karma To Burn will be hitting the ol' dusty trail throughout March, playing 14 cities across the US in 17 days. A veritable unstoppable force onstage, Karma To Burn will be playing selections from their two Napalm Records releases, this year's critically acclaimed V and last year's 'Appalachian Incantation' comeback, as well as their extensive back catalog from the 1990s. Joining Karma To Burn on the tour will be Truckfighters. These are the updated dates/venues.
Critically-acclaimed southern psych-metal outfit Kylesa have announced a two week US tour. The line up will see Kylesa joining the mighty Gwar. Starting on April 13th in San Antonio, TX run for two weeks before ending in Allentown, PA.
Las Vegas breakout act Otherwise have announced that they will be hitting the road with Pop Evil for a US tour. The month-long run will kick off Feb 17th in Muncie, IN, taking the group throughout the Midwest and wrapping up in Hagerstown, MD, March 17th.
Washington Township, NJ pop punks I Call Fives have added a string of shows to follow their previously announced 5 headlining dates on the "Pure Noise Records Tour". The band will be out with The Sheds from March 25th-30th. A show supporting All Time Low will take place March 1st in Syracuse, NY.
Daylight are embarking on a US tour in support of their new Run For Cover Records EP 'The Difference In Good And Bad Dreams.' Daylight will embark on European and UK this March. The band will support UK stalwarts More Than Life on their final European run.
Los Angeles extreme metallers Dia De Los Muertos return to D.F. after a successful string of shows in 2011, to play the 2012 "Eyescream Fest", alongside Brutal Truth, Voivod, Tankard and many more. The festival will be held at legendary venue, El Circo Volador on March 3rd, starting at 4:00PM.
Japanese rockers Dir En Grey wrapped up 2011 after releasing 'Dum Spiro Spero' (The End Records) in August to critical acclaim and conquering the globe with their pummeling and artful live performances on their 2011 tour. Unfortunately under recommendation of frontman Kyo's physician after extensive examination of his vocal chords, Dir En Grey has regretfully cancelled their participation in "The Still Reckless Tour" and solo shows scheduled between March and April 2012.
Portland, Oregon's Red Fang have confirmed a European headlining tour this April with support coming from label mates Black Tusk. The tour kicks off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and runs through May 5th in Essen, Germany. Following those dates, Red Fang will head to Russia and Ukraine for three special shows.
Two of rock's most talked about bands, Escape The Fate and Attack Attack!, are joining forces on a co-headliner, dubbed the "This World Is Ours Tour". The trek, which features support from The Word Alive, Secrets and Mest, will kick off April 5th in Buffalo, NY and wind down on May 16th in Vancouver, BC.
Today legendary death metal legion Cannibal Corpse are pleased to announce their U.S. headlining tour. Brought to you by Metal Blade Records, Good Fight Entertainment and dB Drum Shoes, the "U.S. Torture Tour 2012" will commence on April 5th in Jacksonville, Florida and level 23 stages before coming to a close on May 3rd in Gainesville, Florida. Support on the near month-long trek will be provided by Exhumed, Abysmal Dawn and Arkaik.
Leaders of the new school of classic metal, Los Angeles' Holy Grail, who have been in the studio working on the follow-up to 2010's 'Crisis In Utopia,' the past couple of months with Grammy-award winning producer, Matt Hyde (Slayer, Children Of Bodom) have confirmed a string of US dates in March. The dates will take the band to Austin for South By Southwest, and most of them will see them alongside old friends and tourmates, Saviours. These dates are in addition to the previously announced Australian appearances at the "Soundwave Festivals", and the "Sidewave" off dates.
The Trews: Sean Dalton, Jack Syperek, and brothers Colin and John-Angus MacDonald have been true to their shared vision since declaring themselves 'Not Ready To Go' in 2003. The Trews announce their 2012 "The Big Night Out Tour" in support of the band's fourth studio album, 'Hope & Ruin', released in April and spawning two hit singles, "Hope & Ruin" and "The World I Know".
Known for many years as the only man with the balls to fuse the respective genres of backwoods country and ear-splitting speed metal together, music legend Hank3 recently conjured up another surprise— presenting four new records to fans simultaneously on September 6th, 2011. The records were released through his own record label, Hank3 Records, in distribution partnership with Megaforce Records (MRI).
Amos The Transparent have announced they will be performing in Toronto, ON at The Garrison with The British Columbia,s Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite Of Everything and The Strumbellas on March 21st.
Los Angeles based progressive death metal titans, The Faceless have been hard at work on their third album with Sumerian Records and will be heading out on the "Metal Alliance Tour" with DevilDriver, Job For A Cowboy, Wretched, Dying Fetus, Impending Doom and 3 Inches Of Blood.
Hardcore metal/punk band Converge have announced a short two week tour which starts April 1st. They will be joined by Loma Prieta and Git Some (ex-Planes Mistaken For Stars). They will meet up with other guests such as Deafheaven, Regents, Burning Love, Ringworm and many more. Check out the dates below.
City And Colour announces a string of southeastern US tour dates beginning May 30th in Baltimore, Maryland. The dates follow City And Colour's successful winter 2011 US tour. A special pre-sale for fans begins Wednesday, February 8th. Fans have a chance to get tickets early with the option to upgrade a ticket purchase to include an autographed 18 x 24 metallic screen printed City And Colour poster. Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday Feb 10th.
Today, Prophecy Productions announces the first set of Alcest's North American tour dates. Touring in support of their just-released 'Les Voyages De L'Âme' masterpiece and sponsored by Hails & Horns magazine and BrooklynVegan, Alcest will begin their latest headlining North American trek on March 15th, at the esteemed South by Southwest fest, and then will tour throughout the duration of April. Support for this first set of dates will be provided by Deafheaven.
Montreal metal band Blind Witness are currently working hard on their new album. The boys will take some time out of their writing to perform a handful of shows in Quebec. Check out the tour dates below and maybe you will be lucky enough to catch a new song.