by BBG

Converge @ Hammerstein (more by Ryan Muir)

The rumors are true. Converge WILL hit the road with a rotating assortment of unsavory characters like Coalesce, Harvey Milk, Gaza, Black Breath, and Lewd Acts. So far no NYC dates to speak of, but there are rumblings that the NYC date will take place at the start of the tour (late April/early May).

Converge's last US tour was with Mastodon (pics of day 1 and day 2 at Hammerstein), who are also hitting the road in April. Atlanta's finest will hit the road with Baroness, Between The Buried and Me and Valient Thorr for a string of US dates, tagging Starland Ballroom on 4/21 along the way. No tickets for that show yet, but presales are running already for some of the shows (password = OBLIVION). All dates below.

Converge's Nate Newton is scheduled to play NYC on 4/13 and 4/14 with his other project Doomriders. They're at Mercury Lounge on 4/13 (tix) and 4/14 (tix).

Full Mastodon and Converge dates are below, as well as a few vids of each...

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "March of the Fire Ants" 2/6/10

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "Iron Tusk" 2/6/10

Mastodon Live @ De Melkweg - "Circle of Cysquatch" 2/6/10

Converge - "Axe to Fall" (Live @ Palladium)

Converge - "Darkhorse" Live

Converge - "Plagues" and "No Heroes" Live

Apr 16 Music Farm Charleston, SC
Apr 17 Lincoln Theater Raleigh, NC
Apr 18 The National Richmond, VA
Apr 20 Rams Head Baltimore, MD
Apr 21 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Apr 22 Webster Hartford, CT
Apr 23 Palladium / New Eng Metal Fest Worcester, MA
Apr 24 Higher Ground Burlington, VT
Apr 26 Palace Theater Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 27 Water Street Rochester, NY
Apr 29 Orbit Room Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 30 Vogue Indianapolis, IN
May 1 Blue Note Columbia, MO
May 3 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
May 4 Rialto Theater Tucson, AZ
May 5 House Of Blues San Diego, CA
May 7 Fox Theater Pomona, CA
May 8 Oakland, CA
May 9 Knitting Factory Reno, NV
May 10 McDonald Theater Eugene, OR
May 11 Knitting Factory Spokane, WA
May 13 The Shrine Billings, MT
May 14 The Venue Fargo, ND
May 14 Sokol Hall Omaha, NE
May 16 Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
May 18 Orpheum Madison, WI
May 19 Canopy Club Urbana, IL
May 20 Minglewood Memphis, TN
May 21 Valarium Knoxville, TN
May 22 Busters Lexington, KY
* all dates w/ Between The Buried And Me, Baroness and Valient Thorr

3/12 Kings Arms Auckland
3/13 Bar Bodega Wellington
3/16 Amplifier Perth
3/17 Fowlers Adelaide
3/18 Corner Melbourne
3/19 Manning Bar Sydney
3/20 Hi Fi Brisbane
4/30 TBA*
5/1 TBA*
5/2 TBA*
5/3 TBA*
5/4 TBA*
5/5 TBA*
5/6 TBA*
5/7 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop**
5/8 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick**
5/9 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge**
5/10 Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck***
5/11 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre***
5/13 Seattle, WA @ Neumo's***
5/14 Portland, OR @ Satyricon ****
5/15 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's***
5/16 California @ TBA***
5/17 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction****
5/18 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre****
5/19 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse****
5/21 Austin, TX @ Emo's****
5/22 Texas @ TBA^
5/23 Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee^
5/25 Memphis, TN @ The Hi Tone^
5/26 Louisville, KY @ TBA^
5/27 Nashville, TN @ Rockettown^^
5/28 Atlanta, GA @ The Masqurade^^
5/29 North Carolina @ TBA^^
5/30 Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest
*dates w/ Lewd Acts, more TBA
** w/ Lewd Acts, Black Breath
*** w/ Coalesce, Lewd Acts, Black Breath
**** w/ Coalesce, Lewd Acts, Black Breath, Gaza
^ dates w/ Gaza, Lewd Acts, Black Breath
^^ w/ Harvey Milk, Gaza, Lewd Acts, Black Breath

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