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tours announced: Black Lips, Hop Along, Samia, Eyehategod, Alien Weaponry, more

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The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.


Surrounding their upcoming appearance at Coachella, Hop Along has announced a run of West Coast dates happening in April, which hits cities like Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, and more. Following these dates, the band will be appearing at Portugal’s NOS Primavera Sound and Delaware’s Firefly in June. Tickets go on sale Friday (1/25) at 10 AM PST, and you can head here for all dates.


Psych-garage staples Black Lips have a ton of East Coast shows coming up, including three NYC-area shows: first stopping at Jersey City, NJ’s Monty Hall on 4/17, before two shows at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom on 4/19 and 4/20. The band will also be visiting cities like Philly, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Montreal, Louisville, Nashville, and more, in addition to festival appearances at Puerto Rico’s We’re Loud Fest in February, and Atlanta’s Shaky Knees in May. Find all upcoming dates here.


NOLA sludge greats Eyehategod, who are planning to release a new album this year, recently announced a NYC show with Negative Approach, Sheer Terror, and Fuck You Pay Me, and now announced a tour with reunited doom legends The Obsessed, including many dates with North Carolina punk vets Antiseen. All dates and more info here.


Hard rock icons Blue Oyster Cult previously announced a run of US dates in the spring, and they’ve recently added some more shows, including a stop at Westbury, Long Island’s The Space at Westbury on 6/8, with support from Joe Rock and the All Stars. They’ll also be playing some other US shows in the coming weeks, including two California dates in El Cajon and Agoura Hills, and one February date in Las Vegas, before beginning a tour leg in the UK. Tickets to the Westbury show go on sale Friday (1/25) at 10 AM EST, and all dates can be found here.


Following their stint opening for Ministry late last year, breakout Māori metal band Alien Weaponry announced dates for their first-ever North American headlining tour, which hits cities including Chicago, NYC (Saint Vitus on 5/15), Washington D.C., Boston, LA, Minneapolis, Austin, Dallas, and more. Check here for the full list of dates.

SAMIA (with DONNA MISSAL & more)

Rising indie rocker Samia, who recently released a collaborative song with Active Bird Community, has been added as an opener to Sharon Van Etten collaborator Donna Missal’s 2019 tour. Before both artists head to SXSW 2019 in April, the two hit NYC’s Bowery Ballroom on 2/20, in addition to stops in Philly, Nashville, Chicago, Dallas, LA, and tons more. Samia also has a few dates following SXSW opening for alt-pop band Hippo Campus in the spring, which hits Indianapolis, Saratoga County, NY, Toronto, Providence, and many others. Find all upcoming dates here.


The Interrupters, who released one of our favorite punk albums of 2018, have made a few updates to their tour. Fellow Tim Armstrong-produced, Hellcat-signed artist Rat Boy and masked punks Masked Intruder are opening several dates, including the NY and NJ shows. They’ve also added some West Coast dates surrounding their Coachella appearances, including shows with Culture Abuse, The Bombpops, and more. And they were just added to Epicenter festival (joining a lineup of Tool, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters, Korn, Mastodon, and more). All dates here.


Brooklyn shoegazers Dead Leaf Echo have announced their first shows since the departure of guitarist/vocalist Ana B., which includes two upcoming US dates: first at NYC’s Brooklyn Bazaar on 2/13 with Desert Mountain Tribe, The Mary Vision and Coco Verde, before an appearance at Seattle’s Seagaze Festival on 4/12. These are their only upcoming dates at the moment.


Earlier this month, former Turbonegro vocalist Hank Von Hell announced he’s rescheduling his upcoming 2019 US tour due to visa issues, and today he’s revealed the new dates of the tour (which is now happening in August). Stops include NYC (Brooklyn Bazaar on 8/8), Atlanta, Philly, LA, Denver, Austin, and more cities. All tickets previously purchased will still be valid for these new dates, and you can find all of them listed here.


Alt-country vets Son Volt announced a 2019 tour behind their upcoming album Union.


Folk singer Jessica Pratt revealed spring tour dates in anticipation of her new album Quiet Signs.


New Jersey greats The Feelies have announced their third-annual run at NYC’s Rough Trade, happening in May.


Pavement’s Scott Kannberg announced his return as Spiral Stairs with a new LP and 2019 tour dates (including two NYC shows).


NJ punk vets The Bouncing Souls announced a very extensive 30th anniversary tour of the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe.


Swedish tech-metal vets Meshuggah and US death metal staples The Black Dahlia Murder have announced a spring US tour together, surrounding various festival appearances from both bands.


John Darnielle and company are continuing to stay busy, announcing a huge 2019 tour, and teasing new music.


Kentucky hardcore crew Knocked Loose announced a massive 2019 tour with The Acacia Strain, Harms Way, Sanction, and Higher Power.


American Football announced a 2019 tour behind this year’s highly-anticipated LP3, including a stop at NYC’s Warsaw.


John Vanderslice announced his first LP in six years, and he’s got some upcoming May dates opening for Pedro The Lion, following an appearance at SXSW.


Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter reunites with his 1974-era bandmates Ariel Bender and Morgan Fisher for their first tour together in 45 years.


Having just played NYC, Japanese Breakfast expanded her tour, adding another NYC-area date at Jersey City, NJ’s White Eagle Hall.


Foxing revealed 2019 co-headlining dates with Now, Now, including two NYC-area shows and much more. There’s a BrooklynVegan presale for all dates starting Thursday (1/24).

Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.

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