Helmet at Webster Hall in 2012 (more by Chris LaPutt)
Helmet

'90s heavy genre-defying legends Helmet recently celebrated their classic 1994 album Betty on a European tour, and they've now begun announcing North American dates for 2015. One of those is a Betty show happening in NYC on February 21 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for the Bowery show go on AmEx presale Wednesday (11/19) at noon and to the general public at noon on Friday (11/21).

The only other currently announced dates are a festival in Chile in December and a DC show happening a few days after the NYC show. It seems likely that more could be announced, so stay tuned.

UPDATE: A full tour has been announced including a second NYC show happening February 22 at Saint Vitus. Each show will feature Helmet playing a Betty set and a full second set, no opener. Tickets for Saint Vitus also go on sale Friday at noon.

All dates are listed, with a stream of Betty, below...

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Helmet -- 2014/15 Tour Dates
December 6 Santiago, Chile @ Rockout Fest
February 19 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall *
February 20 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live *
February 21 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
February 22 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus *
February 24 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club *
February 25 Washington DC @ Black Cat *
February 26 Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall *
February 27 Charlotte, NC @ Visulite Theatre *
February 28 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *

* - 'Betty' show