ANIMALS AS LEADERS announces North American tour with DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, MONUMENTS

As previously announced, guitar virtuoso and musical genius Devin Townsend has been hard at work on the new DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT and Ziltoid2 records for the past few months, preparing the world for Ziltoid The Omniscient’s triumphant return and the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Epicloud! In support of this forthcoming epic double album due out in October, Hevy Devy will join ANIMALS AS LEADERS for a co-headlining tour in November/December with MONUMENTS as support.


See below for all tour dates, and stay tuned for more news about Ziltoid2 / the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT coming soon!

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, MONUMENTS North American tour dates
Nov. 17 – Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
Nov. 18 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom *
Nov. 19 – Kelowna, BC – Level Nightclub *
Nov. 21 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Nov. 22 – Calgary, AB – The Gateway *
Nov. 23 – Saskatoon, SK – O’Brians Event Centre
Nov. 24 – Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick Centre *
Nov. 25 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Nov. 26 – Chicago, IL – Metro *
Nov. 28 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall *
Nov. 29 – Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
Nov. 30 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre *
Dec. 1 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda
Dec. 3 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live *
Dec. 4 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
Dec. 5 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium *
Dec. 6 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
Dec. 8 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage *
Dec. 10 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
Dec. 11 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar N Grill *
Dec. 13 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
Dec. 14 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater *
Dec. 15 – Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre
Dec. 16 – Los Angeles, CA – The Mayan *
Dec. 17 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
*=DTP closes show

Devin Townsend live in Europe
Aug. 5 – Utrecht, Netherlands – Tivoli Vredenburg
Aug. 6 – Cologne, Germany – Luxor
Aug. 7 – Berlin, Germany – Bi Nuu
Aug. 8 – Jaromer, Czech Republic – Brutal Assault Festival
Aug. 9 – Frankfurt, Germany – Nachtleben
Aug. 11 – Cervia Ra, Italy – Rock Planet
Aug. 13 – Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
Aug. 14 – Dornbirn, Austria – Conrad Sohm
Aug. 15 – Dinkelsbuhl, Germany – Summerbreeze Festival
Aug. 17 – Devon, UK – Beautiful Days Festival
Sept. 4 – London, UK – Union Chapel
Sept. 6 – Helsinki, Finland – Savoy Teatteri
Apr. 13 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall

Following the success of 2012’s Epicloud, Devin Townsend released a special CD/DVD set, The Retinal Circus, in 2013, which featured a full choir and theatrical cast, visual and aural enhancements unlike any show Hevy Devy has done to date, several guest appearances, circus performances and more. This past May, Devin also self-releasedCasualties of Cool, an album that was crowd-funded by his hardcore fan-base, who pledged over 500% of the project’s goal.

For a preview of The Retinal Circus, be sure to check out the live video for “Grace“; a video for the Casualties of Cool‘s “Flight” can be viewed here

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