Big tour news for the spring! Mayhem, Abbath, Gatecreeper, and Idle Hands have been announced for the 9th annual Decibel Magazine Tour! The dates begin March 13th in Dever and run through April 10th in Chicago! Included in the run of dates is a stop at Decibel’s flagship Metal and Beer Festival in Philadelphia April 3rd. All tickets are on sale at the link below!Continue reading
Fresh off the failed Metal Alliance tour and further headline dates with Deicide, France’s Svart Crown contuinues to grind it out on a tour of the US including to shows in Brooklyn. The band posted a message to their Facebook page:
“Well, the Deicide tour is now over . We would like to thank all the bands involved in that crazy ru”n , Black Crown Initiate & Lorna Shore for their help every night with backline and gear. Hate Eternal for being the most brutal band and all the good advices !
And then again, a big thought to our buddies from Entombed A.D. Among the best tourmates we ever had, it was short but intense !
So here the list of our last shows for this run. We just added a second show in Brooklyn Saint Vitus Bar on saturday 27th.”
Svart Crown – remaining US tour dates
Jun 24: Pittsburg – The Smiling Moose
Jun 25: Toronto – Coalition w/ Seth
Jun 26: Montreal – Katabombes w/ Seth
06/27 Brooklyn – St Vitus w/ Tombs – Black Anvil
Jun 28 Brooklyn – St Vitus
As previously reported, The 2015 Metal Alliance Tour has been canceled due to “unforeseen financial issues.” The remaining dates of the tour will continue as a headline tour for Deicide. Entombed A.D. has returned to Sweden and is off the tour, but the other bands Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate, Lorna Shore and Svart Crown continue as support bands for Deicide.
Deicide headline tour dates with Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate, Lorna Shore and Svart Crown.
Jun 11: LVCS – Las Vegas, NV
Jun 12: Club Red – Mesa, AZ
Jun 13: Mesa Music Hall – El Paso, TX
Jun 14: Depot “O” Bar Live – Lubbock, TX
Jun 15: Empire Garage – Austin, TX
Jun 16: Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX
Jun 18: Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
Jun 19: Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
Jun 20: Tremont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC
Two nights in a row I visited the storied Palladium in Worcester MA to see a great metal show. I’m not a kid anymore so by the end of the second night I was feeling my age. But until the final chord rang out on this evening I was rejuvenated by the sounds of the metal I grew up on. Not only are these veteran acts some of the premier names in Thrash Metal history, each one is proving vital and important as ever.Continue reading