Posted in metal | music | tour dates on December 11, 2013

By Doug Moore

Xibalba at Power of the Riff East, 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)

Xibalba have been pretty much perpetually active since releasing Hasta La Muerte in 2012. The band recently released a video for the song "Soledad" off that album, comprised entirely of homespun live footage and backstage antics taken over their last few years of roaming the country. The "antics" section is pretty much what you'd expect from a band that overtly worships both Madball and Obituary. Spoiler alert: they talk about money a lot and booze even more.

Xibalba are also part of a recently-announced North American tour in February and March headlined by long-running hardcore act Comeback Kid, who recorded a new album during the fall; Downpresser will be tagging along as well. The tour will stop at a number of festivals, including SXSW, Never Say Never Fest, and South By So What. It also includes an NYC stop at Santos Part House on February 26. No word on tickets yet, but you can keep checking Santos' Ticketweb page if you like.

Take a look at the Xibalba video and the full list of dates below.


Xibalba - "Soledad"

Comeback Kid, Xibalba, Downpresser - 2014 Tour Dates
2/19 Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
2/20 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
2/21 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
2/22 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
2/23 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater
2/25 Boston, MA @ Middle East
2/26 New York, NY @ Santos Party Haus
2/27 West Springfield, VA @ Empire
2/28 Reading, PA @ Reverb
3/1 Charlotte, NC @ The Casbah
3/2 Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
3/4 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
3/5 Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
3/6 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
3/7 Lake Worth, FL @ Speakeasy
3/8 Jacksonville, FL @ Atticus Bar
3/9 Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
3/10 Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charlie
3/12 McAllen, TX @ Never Say Never Festival
3/14 Austin, TX @ SXSW (TBA)
3/15 Houston, TX @ Walters
3/16 Dallas, TX @ South By So What
3/19 Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock
3/20 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/21 Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theater
3/22 Oakland, CA @ The Metro
3/23 Ventura, CA @ Rock City Studios



Comments (7)

You left off the best band on that tour: Backtrack. Get your shit straight.

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 12:22 PM

lol someone thinks backtrack is good

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 12:30 PM

Every time I look at the name of this band I read Ex-Labia

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 2:12 PM

Yes, because a band of goons like Xibalba, or a band 10 years past their expiration date like Comeback Kid, are good, right 12:30?

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 4:23 PM

Nope - all garbage.

Also, I've had to deal with Backtrack personally and they are complete goons.

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 4:27 PM

Where are you, D?!?


Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2013 6:21 PM

that woodgrain gibson explorer is hella sick. james hetfield style, nice touch.

Posted by Salvador | October 29, 2014 5:33 AM

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