Posted in metal | music | tour dates on June 24, 2009

by Black Bubblegum

EyehateAnselmo: Mike "IX" Williams and Phil Anselmo at Hellfest in France (vivosi8)
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They should call this tour Eyehatebigbusinesspornconformity with a crowbar, ritually.... As discussed, Down is hitting the road with the Melvins. That tour will hit NYC on September 11th with a show at the Nokia Theater in Times Square. Tickets go on AMEX presale today/Wednesday 6/24 at 10am, with regular Joes/Janes gettin' theirs on Friday at noon. All dates, with more likely to be announced, below.

Although there is no official indication that the Down tour will also feature long-rumored touring partner Weedeater, their merch company (which also happens to be Ryan Patterson of Coliseum) writes that "WEEDEATER joins MELVINS and DOWN for an incredible package tour in July". Maybe they meant September. We'll let you know when we get official word! In the meantime, Weedeater is playing NYC on July 9th at Cake Shop (CANCELLED), one of a few confirmed dates that the band has laid out for the coming months. All dates below.

In related news, Phil Anselmo's ex-bandmate in Superjoint Ritual and Arson Anthem, Hank III, is currently on the road with his band Assjack and will be at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Wed 6/24. Tickets are still available. Assjack (Hank III's death metal band) is touring to promote their upcoming debut album due via Curb Records on Aug 4th. All dates below.

Just one day after Melvins play the stages of Nokia, the band will play to an entirely different crowd up at Kutscher's for ATP New York. ATP New York's lineup also includes Autolux and Sleepy Sun, as well as Boredoms, Boss Hog, Deerhunter, No Age, and many more. Tickets are available here.

Down recently played Hellfest in Clisson, France along with Eyehategod, Torche, Amebix, and many many others. Phil Anselmo (of Down, Pantera) joined Eyehategod on stage to perform "Sisterfucker" from their classic LP Take As Needed For Pain.

Kylesa also played Hellfest SANS founder/guitarist Philip Cope, who is having passport issues and will join the band by next week. Video of that Cope-less performance is below.

Torche are coming to NYC soon too, and with Harvey Milk. Tickets are still available for their show at Music Hall Of Williamsburg on July 26th.

All tour dates and live videos of Weedeater and Down below...

Down "Lifer" @ Hellfest 2009

Weedeater Live at alley Katz

Kylesa, without Phillip Cope, Live at Hellfest 2009

Eyehategod, Live at Hellfest 2009


DOWN, MELVINS - 2009 TOUR DATES
Aug 3 Beaumont Club Kansas City, MO
Aug 11 Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
Aug 14 The Regency Ballroom San Francisco, CA
Aug 15 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Aug 16 House of Blues San Diego San Diego, CA
Aug 18 House of Blues Anaheim Anaheim, CA
Aug 19 House of Blues Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Aug 22 Gothic Theatre Denver, CO
Sep 2 Wed House of Blues Orlando Orlando, FL
Sep 5 The Fillmore Charlotte Charlotte, NC
Sep 7 House of Blues Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach, SC
Sep 11 Nokia Theater New York, NY
Sept 12 Kutscher's, NY (ATP Festival) (MELVINS ONLY)
Sep 13 House of Blues Boston Boston, MA
Sep 22 House of Blues Cleveland Cleveland, OH
Sep 24 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, NE
Sep 25 Pops Sauget, IL


WEEDEATER - 2009 TOUR DATES
Jul 9 2009 Cake Shop New York, NY
Jul 28 2009 Drips' Hickory, North Carolina
Jul 29 2009 Rocket Club Asheville, North Carolina
Jul 30 2009 The Muse w/Zoroaster Nashville, Tennessee
Jul 31 2009 Hi Tone Cafe w/Rwake, The Lewd, Royal Thunder Memphis, Tennessee
Aug 1 2009 Downtown Music w/Rwake, Royal Thunder Little Rock, Arkansas


HANK III, ASSJACK - 2009 TOUR DATES
Jun 24 2009 Music Hall Brooklyn, New York
Jun 26 2009 Lupo's Providence, Rhode Island
Jun 27 2009 TLA Philly, Pennsylvania
Jun 28 2009 Chameleon Club Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Jun 30 2009 930 Club Washington D.C., Washington DC
Jul 1 2009 National Richmond, Virginia
Jul 3 2009 Lincoln Theater Raleigh, North Carolina
Jul 4 2009 Amos Charlotte, North Carolina
Jul 5 2009 Shoreline Hilton Head, South Carolina
Jul 7 2009 Music Farm Charleston, South Carolina
Jul 8 2009 Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Jul 10 2009 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Jul 11 2009 club at Firestone Orlando, Florida
Jul 12 2009 Freebird Jacksonville, Florida
Jul 14 2009 The Orange Peel Ashville, North Carolina
Jul 15 2009 Valarium Knoxville, Tennessee
Aug 21 2009 Pukkelpop Festival Hasselt
Aug 22 2009 Lowlands Festival Biddinghauzen
Aug 23 2009 underground cologne
Aug 25 2009 vega jr. copenhagen
Aug 26 2009 grunspan hamburg
Aug 28 2009 wacken seaside aurich
Aug 29 2009 wacken south nuremberg
Aug 30 2009 double DD fest dresden
Sep 1 2009 roadrunners berlin
Sep 2 2009 Szene Wein veinna
Sep 4 2009 schuur lucerne
Sep 5 2009 Bluesrock festival tegelen
Sep 6 2009 TBA/Confirmed Paris
Sep 8 2009 Wulfrun Wolverhampton
Sep 10 2009 Garage Glasgow, Scotland
Sep 11 2009 Club Academy Manchester
Sep 12 2009 london london

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Comments (16)

How much heroin can Phil do?

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 9:21 AM

This will be the best metal tour of the year, with or without Weedeater.

Posted by No Yoko No | June 24, 2009 9:32 AM

well that sucks for us at ATP.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 9:42 AM

Nokia? Barf. It could have at least been at Roseland.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 9:44 AM

Phil anselmo is a douche

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 9:53 AM

Who in their right mind with play Nokia? Especially Melvins.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 10:08 AM

Looks like Phil can do quite a bit of heroin

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 10:17 AM

Phil Anselmeh

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 10:18 AM

waaahhhh. all you haters can suck it.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2009 10:28 AM

If you were lucky enough to catch Down at the recent Download Festival, you would have seen a healthy Phil Anselmo tear up the stage. He looked great, sounded better, and his band stomped. All that, despite suffering from continuing back pain. I'm glad to see him back on top of his game.

Posted by CoreyMitchell@MetalSucks | June 24, 2009 10:36 AM

EHEHATEGOD offered and amzing show at Hellfest 2009, hands down.

Posted by Wombat Booking | June 24, 2009 11:05 AM

Why the Nokia hate? The sound and sight lines are fantastic. Roseland is a ball of mud unless the sound guy has a lot of experience with that room.

Posted by noamjamski | June 24, 2009 11:20 AM

is that an Ovation electric mr. anselmo is playing in the first pic? wow.

or maybe its a prs

Posted by jim | June 24, 2009 3:25 PM

Side note- in the Weedeater clip, that's Randy Blythe from Lamb O' God who grabs the mic for a vocal contribution at 2.30.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2009 12:15 PM

ATP blows this year. I cant sell my tickets.

Posted by the shattered | June 28, 2009 12:21 PM

Roseland is a dump. Nokia is at least in the 21st century.

Posted by Anonymous | September 12, 2009 5:04 PM

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