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Tribulation announce North American tour (including dates w/ Pallbearer)

photo by Esther Segarra

Sweden’s Tribulation returned earlier this year with the great Down Below, which picked up where The Children of the Night‘s blend of black/death metal and classic rock left off, and also went even further into prog/psych territory. They’re set to return to North America in September and October in support of the new album, and they’re playing a mix of headlining dates and co-headlining dates with proggy, melodic doomers Pallbearer, which is a great match.

Pallbearer have other dates before that, including Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus this month (7/30), and they’re also hinting at a new release. They say, “After a long period of constant touring behind Heartless, it’s almost time for us to settle into the cold season and begin crafting our next musical endeavor. But before that, we are heading out once more across North America to bring this chapter to its conclusion. We look forward to stretching out our sets each night on this double bill with Tribulation, revisiting some songs from our past and adding extra layers to newer material.”

Tribulation’s tour includes a headlining show (without Pallbearer) at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere (Zone One) on October 12. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (7/13) at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.

Along with the tour announcement, Pallbearer released an official live video of “Thorns,” which was filmed during a recent US tour. It was shot by Elizabeth Cline and Diana Lee Zadlo, edited by Christian Lesperance, and directed by Zev Deans. Watch, along with the music video for Tribulation’s “The Lament” off Down Below, below.

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Tribulation — 2018/2019 Tour Dates
July 13 – 14 Anykšciai, Lithuania Devilstone Open Air
July 13 – 14 Gävle, Sweden Gefle Metal Festival
July 27 – 28 Borgholm, Sweden Borgholm Brinner
August 9 – 11 Schlotheim, Germany Party.San Metal Open Air
August 17 to 18 Essen, Germany Turock Open Air
September 14 Montreal, QC Petit Campus
September 15 Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace^
September 16 Detroit, MI Magic Stick^
September 18 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge^
September 19 Minneapolis, MN Turf Club^
September 20 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
September 21 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater^
September 22 Salt Lake City, UT Metro^
September 24 Calgary, AB Dickens^
September 25 Edmonton, AB Starlite^
September 27 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw^
September 28 Seattle, WA El Corazon^
September 29 Portland, OR Hawthorne^
October 1 San Francisco, CA Slim’s^
October 2 Los Angeles, CA Lodge Room
October 3 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge^
October 5 Austin, TX Barracuda^
October 6 Dallas, TX Trees^
October 7 Houston, TX White Oak^
October 8 New Orleans, LA Santos Bar
October 9 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
October 10 Greensboro, NC Blind Tiger
October 11 Washington, DC Rock & Roll Hotel
October 12 Brooklyn, NY Elsewhere
October 13 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
December 1 Malmö, Sweden KB + Henrik Palm
April 18 – 21 Oslo, Norway Inferno Metal Festival
May 3 Kopervik, Norway Karmoygeddon Festival

^ – w/ Pallbearer

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