EXMORTUS announce European and UK tour dates with OBITUARY

In the video below Exmortus rage @ Blue Lamp Sacramento, December 4th, 2017 with their brothers in Warbringer, Solanum Thrash & Blessed Curse…

On the heels of their North American run with SABATON and KREATOR; SoCal bred neoclassical heavy metal outfit EXMORTUS have been announced as the direct support band for OBITUARY’s upcoming European tour!

“We’re beyond excited to tour with the legendary Obituary in Europe! Stoked to shred overseas again!” states EXMORTUS frontman, Conan.

EXMORTUS recently wrapped up the recording for their 5th full length with producer Zack Ohren, who has worked with the band on their last two releases. More information will be made available on that album shortly. The band has spent the last 2 years on the road, touring with acts including Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Marty Friedman, Enforcer, Warbringer, Entombed A.D., Holy Grail and  Cauldron – just to name a few.

EXMORTUS European & UK tour dates w/ OBITUARY
Mar 03, 2018 – Luxor Koln, Germany
Mar 04, 2018 – Biebob Vosselaar, Belgium
Mar 06, 2018 – Rescue Rooms Nottingham, United Kingdom
Mar 07, 2018 – The Classic Grand Glasgow, United Kingdom
Mar 08, 2018 – Manchester Club Academy Manchester, United Kingdom
Mar 09, 2018 – O2 Institute2 Birmingham Birmingham, United Kingdom
Mar 10, 2018 – ULU Live at Student Central London, United Kingdom
Mar 12, 2018 – Universum Stuttgart, Germany
Mar 13, 2018 – ​Zoom Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Mar 14, 2018 – Le Trabendo Paris, France
Mar 16, 2018 – CCO DE Villeurbanne Villeurbanne, France
Mar 17, 2018 – Le Noumatrouff Mulhouse, France
Mar 18, 2018 – Feierwerk / Hansa 39 München, Germany
Mar 19, 2018 – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl Solothurn, Switzerland
Mar 20, 2018 – Alcatraz Milan, Italy
Mar 22, 2018 – Szene Wien Vienna, Austria
Mar 23, 2018 – Hellraiser Leipzig, Germany
Mar 24, 2018 – Musik & Frieden Berlin, Germany
Mar 25, 2018 – ​Logo Hamburg, Germany
Mar 27, 2018 – Pumpehuset Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar 28, 2018 – Fryshuset Klubben Stockholm, Sweden
Mar 29, 2018 – Inferno Festival Oslo, Norway*
Mar 30, 2018 – Sticky Fingers Göteborg, Sweden
Apr 01, 2018 – Paaspop Festival Schijndel, Netherlands*

Dust Bolt Return To North America With Obituary, Pallbearer and Skeletonwitch 

Following an extremely successful North American tour supporting the mighty Obituary, DUST BOLT are now set to return Stateside in May. The band will again be supporting Obituary, but this time they will also be joined by Pallbearer and Skeletonwitch. The tour kicks off May 2nd in Atlanta, GA and runs through June 3rd in Miami, FL. A complete list of dates can be found below.
Frontman Lenny B comments on the upcoming tour: “We are excited to come back to the United States to tour together with our favourite Death Metal band Obituary again! The Battle of the Bays tour last year was a total blast and our first time in States so far. We can´t be any more stoked to be back again! We are super thankful for the guys in Obituary for taking us out on tour with them and we can´t wait to tear the States apart. We even might play one or two songs of our upcoming album, which is planned to be released in fall, at few shows – who knows!? 2018 is on fire! Be prepared.”

DUST BOLT W/Obituary:
5/2: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
5/3: Greensboro, NC @ The Blind Tiger
5/4: Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
5/5: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
5/6: Boston, MA @ Sinclair
5/8: Toronto, ON @ Opera House
5/9: Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
5/10: Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
5/11: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/12: Detroit, MI @ Majestic
5/13: Chicago, IL @ Metro
5/15: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
5/16: Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room
5/18: Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
5/19: Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
5/21: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
5/22: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/23: Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre
5/25: San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
5/26: Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
5/27: Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
5/29: Austin, TX @ Barracuda
5/30: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
5/31: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
6/1: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
6/2: Orlando, FL @ The Haven Lounge
6/3: Miami, FL @ The Ground

Obituary Announce North American Headline Tour with Pallbearer

Death metal legends OBITUARY have announced an early Summer North American headline tour with support from Pallbearer, Skeletonwitch and Dust Bolt. The tour begins May 2nd in Atlanta, GA and ends June 3rd in Miami, FL. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below.

OBITUARY comments on the tour:

“We are stoked about our North American tour and super excited to be back at the headlining spot. We have been very fortunate to be a part of some killer tours for our last few US/Canada runs as support to Carcass, Cannibal Corpse and Kreator but that came with limits on time and production value. Now it’s time to bust out the Big Guns, dig deep into our musical pockets and pull out some oldies but goodies!!

With 10 studio albums and over 100 songs in our catalog these days, it’s never easy choosing a set list and always causes some serious discussions and arguments amongst the band members so we are turning to the fans on this one. We want to hear from YOU what songs we should play and since everyone has their favorites we are really looking forward to hearing what you guys think. This should be fun, entertaining and interesting so make sure to comment on our social media pages with your top picks……Ready. Set. GO!!!!!!!!”

— All Dates May 02 – June 03 w/ Pallbearer, Skeletonwitch and Dust Bolt —

May 02 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
May 03 Greensboro, NC The Blind Tiger
May 04 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
May 05 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
May 06 Boston, MA Sinclair
May 08 Toronto, ON Opera House
May 09 Montreal, QC Club Soda
May 10 Rochester, NY Main Street Armory
May 11 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom
May 12 Detroit, MI Majestic
May 13 Chicago, IL Metro
May 15 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s
May 16 Omaha, NE Waiting Room
May 18 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
May 19 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
May 21 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
May 22 Seattle, WA El Corazon
May 23 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
May 25 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
May 26 Pomona, CA Glasshouse
May 27 Phoenix, AZ Club Red
May 29 Austin, TX Barracuda
May 30 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
May 31 Houston, TX Scout Bar
Jun 01 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
Jun 02 Orlando, FL The Haven Lounge
Jun 03 Miami, FL The Ground

Interview with Donald Tardy of Obituary

In our recent interview with OBITUARY drummer Donald Tardy, he commented on the band’s original record label, Roadrunner Records, which released six studio albums by the group between 1989 and 2005. “It’s a subject that none of the band members really like talking about,” Tardy said. “We signed to Roadrunner a long time ago at a very early age, and they know that we signed the worst contracts on the planet, so we have no rights to any of those albums. We don’t have any say-so. I don’t think they’re even being printed anymore — like, a young metalhead, I don’t think can even find it in the store, a real copy of it. We went to Roadrunner and said, ‘Can’t we just simply negotiate and figure out — can’t I get my albums back to the band?’ They wanted no part of even the discussion. Sadly, OBITUARY has no power of what happens with those early albums.”

He continued: “We were very young, just like a lot of bands. We’re not the only ones on Roadrunner that say the same exact thing. It’s sad that we got talked into horrible deals, and we signed our lives away, but when you’re a sixteen-year-old kid and you’re looking at a multi-album contract, you’re just like, ‘That’s amazing — I’m going to be in a band!’ Little did we know, thirty years later, we still can’t get the rights back to it. Roadrunner owns it forever.”

New Video Of Exodus Live In Sacramento, California

Bay Area thrash metal kings Exodus have collided with the Florida death metal godfathers from Obituary for another epic “Battle of the Bays” this fall. The two American legends went to war in Europe last year and are currently bringing the Battle to America this time with support from Power Trip and Dust Bolt.

The co-headlining tour kicked off September 14th in Durham, NC and ends on October 15th in Baton Rouge, LA. Tickets are still on sale and a listing of remaining dates is available below.

Oct 08 San Diego, CA The Observatory North Park
Oct 10 Tucson, AZ The Rock
Oct 11 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
Oct 12 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
Oct 14 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger *
Oct 15 Baton Rouge, LA The Varsity Theater +

^ Obituary, Exodus, Dust Bolt ONLY
* Obituary, Power Trip, Dust Bolt ONLY
+ Obituary, Dust Bolt ONLY

Exodus perform their classics Deranged, Fabulous Disaster, A Lesson in Violence, Blacklist, War Is My Shepherd & Bonded by Blood @ Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California 10/03/17 with openers Obituary & Dust Bolt in the video steaming below.

Obituary Share “Sentence Day” Live Video

Tampa Bay Florida Death Metal Godfathers Obituary have shared the official live video accompanying “Sentence Day” off the band’s self-titled full-length album. The video was filmed in stunning 4k by Magnetar Studios at several locations on the band’s headlining tour with Gruesome earlier this year. Watch Obituary perform “Sentence Day” via YouTube.

The band comments on the video and song: “We are super excited to bring you guys another music video from the new album. This video was extra fun for the band as we invited James to ride along with us for a couple shows and get onstage/offstage and crowd footage then his entire crew met up with us and filmed a show with multi-camera angles. ‘Sentence Day’ is one of our favorite songs on the album and definitely a fan favorite so we are proud to bring you guys this video. Enjoy!”
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Additionally, Obituary return to Europe for ten performances on August 6 at VOA Heavy Rock Fest in Portugal. The band will also perform at Alcatraz Festival, Bloodstock, Summer Breeze and more. Obituary return to the states and collide with Bay Area Thrash Metal Kings Exodus for another epic Battle of the Bays this Fall! The co-headlining tour kicks off September 14 in Durham, NC and ends on October 15 in Baton Rouge, LA. Support will be provided by Power Trip and Dust Bolt. Tickets are on sale now and a complete listing of tour dates is available below.
 

— European Summer Festival/Tour —
                          
Aug 06                 Corroios, PT                  VOA Heavy Rock Fest
Aug 08                 Gijon, ES                       Sala Acapulco               
Aug 09                 Barcelona, ES                Razzmatazz 2
Aug 11                 Zurich, Switzerland        Dynamo
Aug 12                 Kortrijk, BE                   Alcatraz Festival 2017
Aug 13                 Derbyshire, UK              Bloodstock
Aug 14                 Tilburg, NL                   013 *
Aug 15                 Dortmund, DE               FZW Freizeitzentrum West *
Aug 17                 Dinkelsbühl, DE             Summer Breeze 2017
Aug 19                 Saint-Nolff, FR              Motocultor Festival
 
* W/ Trivium
 

— All Dates Sep 14 to Oct 15 w/ Exodus,  Power Trip and Dust Bolt  —
Sep 14                 Durham, NC                  Motorco Music Hall
Sep 15                 Virginia Beach, VA         Shakas Live
Sep 16                 Baltimore, MD               Baltimore Soundstage
Sep 17                 Sayreville, NJ                 Starland Ballroom
Sep 19                 Brooklyn, NY                 Music Hall of Williamsburg
Sep 20                 Worcester, MA              The Palladium (Downstairs)
Sep 21                 Burlington, VT               Higher Ground
Sep 22                 Quebec City, QC            Imperial Ball
Sep 23                 Ottawa, ON                   Bronson Centre
Sep 24                 London, ON                   London Music Hall
Sep 26                 Grand Rapids, MI           The Intersection
Sep 27                 Columbus, OH               Park Street Saloon
Sep 28                 Indianapolis, IN              Deluxe @ Old National Center
Sep 29                 Joliet, IL                        The Forge
Sep 30                 Minneapolis, MN            Skyway Theatre
Oct 01                 St. Louis, MO                The Ready Room
Oct 03                 Lawrence, KS                Granada Theater
Oct 04                 Ft. Collins, CO               Aggie Theatre
Oct 06                 Sacramento, CA             Ace Of Spades
Oct 07                 Los Angeles, CA            Teragram Ballroom
Oct 08                 San Diego, CA               The Observatory North Park
Oct 10                 Tucson, AZ                   The Rock
Oct 11                 Albuquerque, NM           Sunshine Theater
Oct 12                 El Paso, TX                   Tricky Falls
Oct 14                 San Antonio, TX            Paper Tiger +
Oct 15                 Baton Rouge, LA            The Varsity Theater +
 
+ Obituary, Dust Bolt ONLY

Obituary Announce  North American Co-Headlining Tour with Exodus

Tampa Bay Florida Death Metal Godfathers OBITUARY collide with Bay Area Thrash Metal Kings EXODUS for another epic Battle of the Bays this Fall! The two American legends went to war in Europe last year and are now bringing the Battle to America this time with support from POWER TRIP and DUST BOLT. The co-headlining tour kicks off September 14 in Durham, NC and ends on October 15 in Baton Rouge, LA. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 16 and a complete listing of dates is available below.

Additionally, OBITUARY will perform at the prestigious Hellfest Open Air 2017 on June 18 in France and return to Europe for a headline tour on July 8 including multiple festival appearances at Resurrection Festival, Rock Maraton 2017, VOA Heavy Rock Fest and more. All confirmed OBITUARY tour dates are listed below.

OBITUARY’s latest, self-titled album is out now on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records.

OBITUARY Tour Dates:

— All Dates Sep 14 to Oct 15 w/ Exodus, Power Trip and Dust Bolt  —

Sep 14 Durham, NC Motorco Music Hall
Sep 15 Virginia Beach, VA Shakas Live
Sep 16 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
Sep 17 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
Sep 19 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
Sep 20 Worcester, MA The Palladium (Downstairs)
Sep 21 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
Sep 22 Quebec City, QC Imperial Ball
Sep 23 Ottawa, ON Bronson Centre
Sep 24 London, ON London Music Hall
Sep 26 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
Sep 27 Columbus, OH Park Street Saloon
Sep 28 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe @ Old National Center
Sep 29 Joliet, IL The Forge
Sep 30 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
Oct 01 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room
Oct 03 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
Oct 04 Ft. Collins, CO Aggie Theatre
Oct 06 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades (no Exodus)
Oct 07 Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom (no Exodus)
Oct 08 San Diego, CA The Observatory North Park
Oct 10 Tucson, AZ The Rock
Oct 11 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
Oct 12 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
Oct 14 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger *
Oct 15 Baton Rouge, LA The Varsity Theater +

* No Exodus
+ Obituary, Dust Bolt ONLY