Metal tours announced: Haunter, Torche, Suffocation, Enforced, In Flames, more
Tons of shows get announced every week, and it can be hard to keep up. Here are all the heavy music (metal, hardcore & more) tours, shows & fests that we posted on BV this week, and some new ones too...
Texas blackened death metallers Haunter are fresh off releasing their great new album Sacramental Death Qualia last week, and they're gearing up for an October/November tour in support of it, which hits Chicago, Denver, Portland, Seattle, LA, Phoenix, a few home state shows, and more. All dates here.
SUFFOCATION / BELPHEGOR / ABIOTIC / NECRONOMICON
New York death metal vets Suffocation (who are no longer with original vocalist Frank Mullen) have announced a co-headlining tour with blackened death metallers Belphegor, and also along for the ride is deathcore band Abiotic and Canadian blackened death metallers Necronomicon (who recently announced a new album for Season of Mist). The tour hits Long Island, New Jersey, Detroit, Richmond, Denver, Seattle, LA, Austin, and more. All dates here.
ENFORCED / HIGH COMMAND
Richmond crossover thrashers Enforced (who released the killer At The Walls LP this year) and likeminded Worcester band High Command (whose debut LP Beyond The Wall Of Desolation is due September 27 via Southern Lord) are bringing their adrenaline-inducing riffage around the US this fall. The tour kicks off in Enforced's hometown and ends in High Command's, hitting Raleigh, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Athens, Memphis, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and more in between. All dates here.
ENSIFERUM / KALMAH / ABIGAIL WILLIAMS / AENIMUS
Veteran Finnish metal bands Ensiferum and Kalmah are touring North America, and US black metallers Abigail Williams (who announced a new album this week) are coming along for the ride too.
IMMOLATION / BLOOD INCANTATION
Immolation's tour just started this week, and Blood Incantation, who just announced their sophomore album, are opening.
TORCHE / EYE FLYS
Torche have shared an official live video for "Infierno" off this year's great Admission that they filmed at Brooklyn Bazaar in August, and they also added more dates, including a run with Eye Flys (mem Full of Hell, Backslider). They also have shows with Windhand, Russian Circles, Pinkish Black, and Fotocrime. All dates here.
Swedish melodeath vets In Flames announced a North American tour for this fall.
1349 / CLOAK / UADA
Cloak were added to the 1349/Uada tour, making for a killer triple threat of black metal.
KADAVAR / RUBY THE HATCHET
Heavy psych bands Kadavar and Ruby the Hatchet are touring the US together.
WOLF EYES / PHARMAKON
Pharmakon recently played a Brooklyn release show for her new album Devour and now she has added another Brooklyn show to her upcoming tour, which happens October 30 at Brooklyn Bazaar and which is with Wolf Eyes. That's a pretty great double bill to see on Mischief Night (or any night for that matter). All Pharmakon dates here. Wolf Eyes also have a few other shows.
PSYCHO SMOKEOUT - 2020 LINEUP
Psycho Smokeout, the one-day LA fest put on by the Psycho Las Vegas people and RidingEasy Records, has revealed its 2020 lineup.
EVERY TIME I DIE
Every Time I Die revealed that they'll play 2003's classic Hot Damn! in full at night one of their three-night Rocks Off cruise run in NYC, and after that they have their annual holiday show in Buffalo and then a Europe/UK tour. All dates and more info here.
MODERN LIFE IS WAR with DILLINGER FOUR & more
Modern Life Is War have some shows coming up, including the Kingsland's two-year anniversary in Brooklyn, a couple Midwest dates with Dillinger Four (whose shows are pretty rare these days), and a West Coast run with Defeater.
THRICE (VHEISSU) / MEWITHOUTYOU / DRUG CHURCH / HOLY FAWN
Thrice announced a Vheissu 15th anniversary tour with some pretty amazing openers.