GWAR return with their first new studio album in five years, The Dark Ages, in June (order on limited edition white double vinyl), and they've announced shows this spring supporting it. "This is not a tour announcement," GWAR write. "This is a hit list of shitty towns GWAR will obliterate on our campaign of bloody carnage and sonic mastery." Crowbar, Nekrogoblikon, and The Native Howl will open the dates, which run through May and June, including stops in San Diego, Charlotte, Washington DC, Sayreville, Albany, Burlington, Providence, and more. See all dates below.

The Sayreville, NJ show is on June 11 at Starland Ballroom, and tickets to that, and all dates, go on sale Friday, March 4 at 10 AM local time, with a presale starting Thursday, March 3 at 10 AM local time.

Crowbar also have a new album, Zero and Below, on the way this week (order on limited edition blue and black ice splatter vinyl), their first in six years. Watch the video for the most recent single, "Bleeding From Every Hole," below.

Before their tour with GWAR, Crowbar will be out on the road with Sepultura, Sacred Reich, and Art of Shock, including NYC's Irving Plaza on March 15.

Meanwhile, Nekrogoblikon has been in the news because guitarist Joe Nelson was in Avril Lavigne's band (alongside Travis Barker) when she played Kimmel this week.

Get GWAR merch, including action figures, bobbleheads, their new graphic novel, and vinyl, in the BV store.

GWAR collection

5.19 - Ft. Wayne, IN - Piere's
5.20 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
5.21 - Wichita, KS - TempleLive
5.23 - Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
5.24 - Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theater
5.26 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades
5.27 - Chico, CA - Senator Theatre
5.28 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
5.29 - Tempe, AZ - The Marquee
5.31 - San Antonio, TX - Vibes Event Center
6.02 - Destin, FL - Club LA
6.03 - Chattanooga, TN - The Signal
6.04 - Charleston, SC - Music Farm
6.05 - Charlotte, NC - The Underground
6.07 - Joliet, IL - The Forge
6.08 - Green Bay, W - EPIC Event Center
6.10 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
6.11 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
6.12 - Albany, NY - Empire Live
6.14 - Hampton Beach, NH - Wally's
6.15 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
6.16 - Providence, RI - The Strand
6.17 - Reading, PA - Reverb

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