THE AGONIST announce Revolver Magazine’s “Women In Rock” Tour‏


Montreal-based five-piece metal outfit THE AGONIST recently released their fifth studio album THE EYE OF PROVIDENCE via Century Media.  This fall they will embark on Revolver Magazine‘s North American “Women In Rock” tour.  Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA and Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE will co-headline the tour and THE AGONIST will support all dates.  (See dates below)

The band recently released a new video for “Danse Macabre” from the album.

THE EYE OF PROVIDENCE, or God’s all-seeing eye, is a piece of religious iconography with origins stemming back to ancient Egypt. But THE AGONIST aren’t going all History Channel on their new album. The lyrical center isn’t about pyramids, the Freemasons, or its appearance on the United States one-dollar bill. As on previous albums, The Agonist are commenting heavily on advances in monitoring technology, particularly as it relates to governments intruding on the private lives of its citizens.

We are embracing a number of new topics,” admits guitarist Danny Marino with a cryptic smile. “The Agonist still wants to be a voice for change. However, there are many socio-political and personal topics that we haven’t yet covered. We get into some of those on this record.”

8-Sep    Baltimore @ Baltimore Soundstage

9-Sep    Boston @ Paradise Rock Club

11-Sep  Montreal @ Corona Theatre

12-Sep  Quebec @ Theatre Imperial

13-Sep  Toronto @ Phoenix Concert Theatre

15-Sep  Chicago @ House of Blues

16-Sep  Minneapolis @ Mill City Nights

18-Sep  Saskatoon @ O’Brians Event Centre

19-Sep  Edmonton @ Union Hall

20-Sep  Calgary @ MacEwan Ballroom

22-Sep  Vancouver @ Vogue Theatre

23-Sep  Seattle @ Neumos

25-Sep  San Francisco @ The Regency Ballroom

26-Sep  Los Angeles @ The Fonda Theatre

28-Sep  Englewood @ Gothic Theatre

29-Sep  Omaha @ Sokol Auditorium / Underground

1-Oct     Louisville @ Mercury Ballroom

2-Oct     Cleveland @ Agora Ballroom

3-Oct     New York @ Irving Plaza

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