Meshuggah, Animals As Leaders: UK spring tour announced


Metal Hammer magazine have announced that Meshuggah are to tour the UK in April 2012. It has also been suggested by that Animals As Leaders will be the support act. Dates of the tour are as follows:

  • 12/4/2012: Bristol - O2 Academy
  • 13/4/2012: Wolverhampton - Slade Rooms
  • 14/4/2012: Nottingham - Rock City
  • 15/4/2012: Glasgow - Garage
  • 17/4/2012: Manchester - O2 Academy
  • 18/4/2012: Norwich - Waterfront
  • 19/4/2012: Brighton - Concorde 2
  • 20/4/2012: London - Electric Ballroom
The band are currently recording their seventh full-length studio album, which is expected to be released in March 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. An interview with Studio Rock concerning the album was posted earlier.

UPDATE: Animals As Leaders have confirmed that they're on the tour on their Facebook page.

Read the full announcement on Metal Hammer.

Aliases, Visions: UK tour announced


Basick Records has announced that Aliases and Visions will be touring together through the UK in late September/early October. View the tour poster below. The 'Safer Than Home' tour dates are as follows:

  • 28/9 - The Hydrant - Brighton
  • 29/9 - Corporation - Sheffield
  • 30/9 - Crauford Arms - Milton Keynes
  • 1/10 - Lock 42 - Leicester
  • 2/10 - Central Station - Wrexham

Textures, The Ocean, Aliases to tour the UK in late November


Textures and The Ocean have announced dates for a co-headlining European tour in late November through early December with Aliases as the opening act for the UK shows. View them below. Jay Berast of Aliases said, "We are extremely pleased to be sharing this tour with hugely talented bands such as Textures and The Ocean." Textures and Aliases will also be performing at this year's Euroblast Festival.

Periphery: "Frak the Gods" tour dates announced


Periphery have announced the dates of their upcoming "Frak the Gods" summer tour on their Facebook page. View them below. They will be headlining with The Human Abstract, Textures, and The Contortionist in support.

The dates are as follows:

[i]9/03 – Raleigh, NC – The Brewery
9/04 – St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theater
9/05 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

Periphery and TesseracT to tour Australia in July


Soundwave Touring has announced that Periphery and TesseracT will be touring Australia this July as part of the "League of Extraordinary Djentlemen" tour.

Dates are as follows:

  • Friday 29 July - Brisbane, The Zoo
  • Saturday 30 July - Sydney, The Annandale
  • Sunday 31 July - Melbourne, Northcote Social Club

Tickets go on sale Friday 17 June, 9AM.

The Contortionist, Volumes, Structures: 'Slaughter Survivors' tour dates posted


Tour dates for the 'Slaughter Survivors' tour through the US, an offshoot of the Summer Slaughter tour featuring The Contortionist, Volumes, Structures, Rings of Saturn, Scale The Summit and Conducting From The Grave, have been announced on Facebook. The full list of dates can be viewed below.

THU 7/21 Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
FRI 7/22 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
SAT 7/23 Gallup, NM @ The Juggernaut
SUN 7/24 Lubbock, TX @ Jake's

The Contortionist, A Plea For Purging, Volumes to tour US this Spring


LambGoat reports that Volumes, A Plea For Purging and The Contortionist will be touring US with Lionheart, in support of Arsonists Get All The Girls this Spring. Dates are as follows

[i]4/18 Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel
4/21 Lancaster, PA @ Launch Music Conference
4/22 Virginia Beach, VA @ Club Relevant
4/23 Wilmington, DE @ The Harmony Grange Hall
4/25 London, ON @ London Music Hall
4/27 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
4/28 Montreal, QC @ Underworld
4/30 Albany, NY @ Bogies
5/1 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar

Animals as Leaders to tour Europe in September


Sonic Shocks reports that Animals As Leaders will be touring Europe in September supporting Between the Buried and Me. Dates are as follows:

Sept 02 - Paris, France
Sept 03 - Zurich, Switzerland
Sept 04 - Munich, Germany
Sept 06 - Rome, Italy
Sept 07 - Pinarella di Cervia, Italy
Sept 09 - Istanbul, Turkey
Sept 10 - Tel Aviv, Israel
Sept 11 - Bratislava, Slovakia
Sept 12 - Vienna, Austria
Sept 13 - Prague, Czech Republic
Sept 14 - Berlin, Germany
Sept 15 - Hamburg, Germany
Sept 16 - Amsterdam, Holland
Sept 17 - Cologne, Germany
Sept 18 - Antwerp, Belgium
Sept 20 & 21 - London, England


After The Burial: video interview with Bare Bones, 2011 tour dates announced


Bare Bones has posted a video interview with After The Burial guitarist Justin Lowe. Watch it below. The band has also posted dates for their upcoming US tour with As I Lay Dying and Winds Of Plague, starting from February next year.

Animals As Leaders announce tour dates


Animals As Leaders recently completed a tour with Circa Survive and have announced their touring plans for the coming months. They band are currently playing a few shows on their own, and will embark on a North American tour supporting Underoath and Thursday in January and February. The full list of dates can be found below.

20 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
21 - Austin, TX - Emo's
22 - Dallas, TX - The Palladium Ballroom
24 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre
26 - West Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues

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