Posted in metal | music | tour dates on February 8, 2010

by BBG

Converge @ Hammerstein (more by Ryan Muir)
Converge

The rumors are true. Converge WILL hit the road with a rotating assortment of unsavory characters like Coalesce, Harvey Milk, Gaza, Black Breath, and Lewd Acts. So far no NYC dates to speak of, but there are rumblings that the NYC date will take place at the start of the tour (late April/early May).

Converge's last US tour was with Mastodon (pics of day 1 and day 2 at Hammerstein), who are also hitting the road in April. Atlanta's finest will hit the road with Baroness, Between The Buried and Me and Valient Thorr for a string of US dates, tagging Starland Ballroom on 4/21 along the way. No tickets for that show yet, but presales are running already for some of the shows (password = OBLIVION). All dates below.

Converge's Nate Newton is scheduled to play NYC on 4/13 and 4/14 with his other project Doomriders. They're at Mercury Lounge on 4/13 (tix) and 4/14 (tix).

Full Mastodon and Converge dates are below, as well as a few vids of each...

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "March of the Fire Ants" 2/6/10

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "Iron Tusk" 2/6/10

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "Circle of Cysquatch" 2/6/10

Converge - "Axe to Fall" (Live @ Palladium)

Converge - "Darkhorse" Live

Converge - "Plagues" and "No Heroes" Live

MASTODON - 2010 TOUR DATES *
Apr 16 Music Farm Charleston, SC
Apr 17 Lincoln Theater Raleigh, NC
Apr 18 The National Richmond, VA
Apr 20 Rams Head Baltimore, MD
Apr 21 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Apr 22 Webster Hartford, CT
Apr 23 Palladium / New Eng Metal Fest Worcester, MA
Apr 24 Higher Ground Burlington, VT
Apr 26 Palace Theater Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 27 Water Street Rochester, NY
Apr 29 Orbit Room Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 30 Vogue Indianapolis, IN
May 1 Blue Note Columbia, MO
May 3 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
May 4 Rialto Theater Tucson, AZ
May 5 House Of Blues San Diego, CA
May 7 Fox Theater Pomona, CA
May 8 Oakland, CA
May 9 Knitting Factory Reno, NV
May 10 McDonald Theater Eugene, OR
May 11 Knitting Factory Spokane, WA
May 13 The Shrine Billings, MT
May 14 The Venue Fargo, ND
May 14 Sokol Hall Omaha, NE
May 16 Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
May 18 Orpheum Madison, WI
May 19 Canopy Club Urbana, IL
May 20 Minglewood Memphis, TN
May 21 Valarium Knoxville, TN
May 22 Busters Lexington, KY
* all dates w/ Between The Buried And Me, Baroness and Valient Thorr

CONVERGE - 2010 TOUR DATES
3/12 Kings Arms Auckland
3/13 Bar Bodega Wellington
3/16 Amplifier Perth
3/17 Fowlers Adelaide
3/18 Corner Melbourne
3/19 Manning Bar Sydney
3/20 Hi Fi Brisbane
4/30 TBA*
5/1 TBA*
5/2 TBA*
5/3 TBA*
5/4 TBA*
5/5 TBA*
5/6 TBA*
5/7 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop**
5/8 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick**
5/9 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge**
5/10 Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck***
5/11 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre***
5/13 Seattle, WA @ Neumo's***
5/14 Portland, OR @ Satyricon ****
5/15 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's***
5/16 California @ TBA***
5/17 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction****
5/18 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre****
5/19 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse****
5/21 Austin, TX @ Emo's****
5/22 Texas @ TBA^
5/23 Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee^
5/25 Memphis, TN @ The Hi Tone^
5/26 Louisville, KY @ TBA^
5/27 Nashville, TN @ Rockettown^^
5/28 Atlanta, GA @ The Masqurade^^
5/29 North Carolina @ TBA^^
5/30 Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest
*dates w/ Lewd Acts, more TBA
** w/ Lewd Acts, Black Breath
*** w/ Coalesce, Lewd Acts, Black Breath
**** w/ Coalesce, Lewd Acts, Black Breath, Gaza
^ dates w/ Gaza, Lewd Acts, Black Breath
^^ w/ Harvey Milk, Gaza, Lewd Acts, Black Breath

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Comments (15)

This is what we've waited for! Man, Mastodon is touring the piss out of Crack the Skye. Wonder if they will still play it front to back on this tour...would like to hear more back catalog this time.

Posted by sam | February 8, 2010 12:28 PM

Looks like a pretty sweet tour! However, I heard Mastodon play all of Crack the Skye last year, so if they felt like switching it up a bit, I'd be into it.

Posted by Jeff | February 8, 2010 1:21 PM

yesssssssssssssss convergeeeeeeeee

might i suggest bruar falls for the nyc date? shea stadium? death by audio?

by the looks of them rooms they be playin lately...i guess not.

Posted by no heroes | February 8, 2010 3:35 PM

conv > mast

Posted by srart | February 8, 2010 4:46 PM

Converge played Europa the last time they were here (before the Hammerstein/Mastodon show). Not a far cry from Death By Audio and Shea Stadium.

Posted by Anonymous | February 8, 2010 4:58 PM

Starland Ballroom, and on a Wednesday night no less... a real fucking shame and poor choice of venue.

Posted by Anonymous | February 8, 2010 5:23 PM

This line up is sick! Whats the Starland venue like? Is it near public transportation?

Posted by Anonymous | February 8, 2010 5:48 PM

The converge pic above ... Singer looks like one of the inhabitants of Planet of the Apes for some reason ... just a wierd/funny shot.

Can't say enough about them and I really love the Doomriders record.

Posted by Burg | February 8, 2010 5:55 PM

HOF > conv > mast

Posted by Anonymous | February 8, 2010 8:37 PM

Thursday will be supporting Converge for the first week....

They will be the special guests...and hopefully NYC show will be at Bowery Ballroom or LPR....anywhere with no barricades pleaseee ;)

Posted by Jonny Greenwood is the man | February 9, 2010 1:03 AM

Starland Ballroom tickets pre-sale just started at 10am through Ticketmaster. code is OBLIVION $34

Posted by Anonymous | February 11, 2010 10:24 AM

Converge sucks.so much cock its.not.even funny, is it too Much to ask that they all die in a fiery plane crash or something. Any way yeah mastodon was the bees knees last year .saw them at the patriot center but dethklok stole the show at the end

Posted by wolfgang | March 10, 2010 8:01 AM

The converge pic above ... Singer looks like one of the inhabitants of Planet of the Apes for some reason ... just a wierd/funny shot.

Can't say enough about them and I really love the Doomriders record.

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