To have more impact to smash the European club and festival stages, the infernal Swedish Death ’n‘ Roll machine JESUS CHRÜSLER SUPERCAR added a second guitar player to complete their line-up. Nobody less than former Refused guitarist Pär Jaktholm entered the band. His baptism of fire will already be at this Saturday’s show at William’s Pub in Uppsala, Sweden.
PRODUCT OF HATE will hit the road again this summer, continuing in support of their Napalm Records debut album, BURIED IN VIOLENCE. The next round of touring kicks off with a May-June East Coast run supporting Bay area legends, SKINLAB, along with IKILLYA. The action continues as PRODUCT OF HATE and IKILLYA trek on for the 2017 Summer Annihilation Tour, making their way across the U.S. through July. Confirmed dates below, with more to be added shortly
I like the idea of going to shows and seeing a wide variety of bands, particularly in heavy metal. Not every tour needs to be a conglomerate of metalcore or thrash metal on every single run, and seeing different bands on the bill help change things up. So, thus, when it was revealed that Swallow the Sun and Amorphis would be joining an already diverse pairing of Nile and Overkill at Starland Ballroom in New Jersey, it was a complete breath of fresh air.
Classic death metal newcomers GATECREEPER will begin their 2017 live takeover with a North American run supporting Nails and Relapse labelmates, Toxic Holocaust. Set to commence on March 16th in Orlando, Florida and ravage eighteeen cities through April 1st in Los Angeles, California, the crushing tour package follows GATECREEPER’s punishing performance at Power Of The Riff in Los Angeles this past December.
Richmond, VA doomsters WINDHAND have announced a new run of headlining European tour dates this coming fall with fellow Virginia based group Satan’s Satyrs. The tour commences September 21st in Copenhagen, DK and runs till October 13th in Bristol, UK. The two bands will also do a short North American run preceding the European Tour. A full listing of WINDHAND tour dates is available below.
Japanese heavy metal/teen-pop phenom, BABYMETAL has announced that they will be supporting KORN on their US Tour, kicking off in June. BABYMETAL will join the tour with Stone Sour, the band lead by Slipknot’s vocalist Corey Taylor, Skillet, Yelawolf, and Ded Islander. The tour kicks off on June 18th in Albuquerque, NM, and wraps up on June 25th in Nampa, ID. Full tour dates listed below.
Maryland doom legends THE OBSESSED have announced a full US tour in support of the forthcoming album Sacred. The tour commences on April 12th in Pittsburgh, PA and runs through May 20th in Baltimore, MD. Karma To Burn will provide direct support on all dates while Fatso Jetson (April 17 – May 1) and Lo-Pan (May 3 – May 20) will provide additional support on select dates. THE OBSESSED will also join Weedeater and label-mates Primitive Man on five West Coast shows during the run (April 27 – May 1). All confirmed tour dates below.