DAMAD playing Saint Vitus in January, their first NYC show in 17 years (UPDATE: CANCELLED)
We mentioned back in June that DAMAD, the pre-Kylesa project of Phillip Cope, were going to be back in action this year following the news that Kylesa were going on hiatus. Phillip recently talked to CLRVYNT about the reunion:
For me, it's got to be about fun. The biggest thing has been reconnecting with the band, and I've already gotten a lot out of it. It's been great being around Scott and Victoria again. It's been a lot of fun; the practices have been really cool; it's nice to play music where there's no stress, other than we want to play well at the show. But there's no stress. There's nothing going on other than we've got to get it together for the show. Which is a nice way for me to play music again. It's nice to hear from a lot of old friends that are excited about seeing DAMAD again — people who have gone on and moved to other cities and are doing other things. I think that's cool and rewarding.
At the time we posted about DAMAD reuniting, they only had the SoCal metal fest Midnight Communion on the docket,
but now they've announced their first NYC show in almost 18 years, happening at Saint Vitus on January 28. Tickets for that go on sale Friday (10/21) at noon.
UPDATE: The show was cancelled.
Listen to Damad's song "Burning Cold," and check out updated dates, below.
Damad -- 2016/17 Tour Dates
11/12 Long Beach, CA @ Midnight Communion
1/28 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus