Posted in metal | music | tour dates on February 23, 2009

by Black Bubblegum

Torche @ Webster Hall (more by Jason Bergman)
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We just received confirmation that Dredg will hit the road with Miami thunder trio Torche and NOT with the Norwegian nu-metal quartet Torch (as occasionally misreported), for a string of dates in April. One of those nights is at Highline Ballroom with Maps & Atlases on April 19th. Tickets go on sale here, though no on-sale date has been specified.

Torche's aforementioned 12" EP, Healer / Across The Shields is currently on pre-order via Hydra Head. The EP contains the two tracks from Meanderthal that bear it's title, two music videos for those tracks on a bonus DVD, and two NEW jams ("Mash It Up" & "Sugar Glider"). Pick copies of that 12" in purple, orange and black.

Dredg are also on board for SXSW 2009. They play the Independent Label Group showcase at Buffalo Billiards on March 20th with Riverboat Gamblers, P.O.S., As Tall as Lions, Funeral Party, & Lights.

Torche released my numero uno heavy record of last year, Meanderthal. They have been playing as a trio since the departure of Juan Montoya, and will be in Atlanta this weekend as part of the Scion Rock Fest. All dates below...

DREDG, TORCHE - 2009 TOUR DATES
04/03 - Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, OR
04/04 - Nightlight Bellingham, WA
04/05 - Neumo's, Seattle WA
04/07 - Avalon Theater, Salt Lake City, UT
04/08 - The Marquis Theater Denver, CO
04/10 - Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MN
04/11 - Vaudville Mews, Des Moines, IA
04/12 - Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
04/13 - Eagle Theater, Pontiac, MI
04/15 - Middle East Downstairs, Boston, MA
04/16 - Theater of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
04/17 - Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA
04/18 - Sonar, Baltimore, MD
04/19 - Highline Ballroom, New York, NY
04/21 - The Brewery, Raleigh, NC

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Comments (14)

hell yes. Torche SLAYS. that final date at The Brewery in Raleigh (think Mercury Lounge but with character) looks a heck of a lot more appealing than Highline Ballroom.

Posted by EF Matt | February 23, 2009 10:34 AM

Highline website DEFINITELY says Torch. But I will have to believe BB on this one

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 10:43 AM

YES.. missed them with Boris and have regretted it ever since.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 10:57 AM

i'm skeptical of them playing as a trio

Posted by JT | February 23, 2009 11:14 AM

this is gonna be sick!

always wanted to see Dredg live, too, but kept missing them. although from what i've heard, their new stuff is kinda eh...

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 11:29 AM

ive seen them twice already as trio and its pretty awesome. steve nails all the leads and they're sound is just as big as it was with juan. i've found the shows to be a little more fun now since it's kind of like the steve brooks show on stage, but that's just me.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 12:32 PM

Why are they ignoring the rest of the country? :'(

Posted by Jeff | February 23, 2009 12:41 PM

we're adding another month to the tour - this is just the first half.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 2:38 PM

all i have to say is !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:23 PM

all i have to say is !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:25 PM

Date's are confirmed on TORCHE's myspace!

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:27 PM

fuck yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 6:04 PM

on sale on Feb, 28 2009 at 12:00 PM EST.

Posted by Anonymous | February 24, 2009 1:58 AM

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