Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner (May 13, 1967 - December 13, 2001) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Schuldiner was the singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the band Death, which he founded in 1983, initially under the name Mantas. He also recorded as guitarist and songwriter with his other band, Control Denied. Schuldiner is often referred to as "The Father of Death Metal" -[wiki]Death To All is being billed as a "tribute" to Schuldiner, who passed away more than 10 years ago. The band, which will feature Paul Masvidal, Shannon Hamm, Bobby Koelble, Gene Hoglan, Sean Reinert,Steve DiGiorgio and Scott Clendenin among others, will play a string of six US dates to benefit (20% of all ticket sales/merch) the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund which aims is to provide "financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems."
The tour includes a NYC stop at Irving Plaza on June 28th. Ticketing info is forthcoming.
All tour dates and a teaser for "Death to All" below...
Death To All Tour 2012 - In Benefit of Sweet Relief
DEATH - Spirit Crusher
Death - Chuck Schuldiner Interview 11.91
Death - Crystal Mountain (Live in Eindhoven 1998)
DEATH TO ALL- 2012 TOUR DATES
June 22 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
June 23 - West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues
June 26 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
June 28 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
June 30 - Orlando, FL @ The Beacham