Gary Holt Says Exodus Have “A Massive Fucking Catalog Of Riffs And Songs” For Next Album

During a recent episode of Loudwire‘s “Gear Factor”, Gary Holt offered an update on the new Exodus album. He said the following:

“I’ve been writing new Exodus material for like months now, close to a year now and we’ve got a massive fucking catalog of riffs and songs. Tom Hunting and I are just kind of getting together when I’m home and working on new stuff. We’re taking our time. We’re not in any hurry. We’re going to make sure it’s a fucking earthshaking moment when the album’s due.”

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Exodus Planning To Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary With A San Francisco Residency

It looks like Exodus will be celebrating their 40th anniversary with a residency in their hometown of San Francisco. Steve “Zetro” Souza told Hungary’s Impact metal channel the following about that:

“I think that we’re gonna do something in San Francisco next year; we’re gonna do a residency there, back at home, for 40 years. We’re talking about it right now. Maybe three or four nights at a certain place. We played there last year two nights, called The Chapel. Probably bring old members up — that sort of thing — and see what happens. It’s in the talks; [it’s] definitely in the works right now.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Exodus To Headline 2018 MTV Headbanger’s Ball European Tour

Exodus have been confirmed as the headliners for the 2018 MTV Headbanger’s Ball Tour in Europe. As previously announced, that trek will also feature Sodom, Death Angel, and Suicidal Angels.

Tour Dates:

11/30 Leipzig, GER – Hellraiser
12/01 Zlín, SWI – Hala Euronics
12/02 Budapest, HUN – Barba Negra
12/03 Wroclaw, POL – A2
12/04 Hamburg, GER – Markthalle
12/05 Tilburg, NET – O13
12/06 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
12/07 Oberhausen, GER – Ruhrpott Metal Meeting
12/08 Geiselwind, GER – Christmas Bash
12/09 Vienna, AUT – Arena
12/10 Ravensburg, GER – OberschwabenHalle
12/11 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
12/12 Saarbrücken, GER – Garage
12/13 Ludwigsburg, GER – Rockfabrik
12/14 Novara, ITA – Phenomenon
12/15 Lausanne, SWI – Les Docks
12/16 Munich, GER – Backstage

Exodus Announce 2018 European Tour

Exodus have announced a summer European tour. You can see the dates for that below.

Tour Dates:

06/05 Paris, France – Petit Bain
06/06 Aschaffenburg, Germany – Colos-Saal
06/07 Mannheim, Germany – MS Connexion Complex
06/09 Hauptmannsgrün, Germany – Chronical Moshers Open Air
06/10 Katowice, Poland – MegaClub
06/12 Berlin, Germany – Lido
06/13 Hanover, Germany – Faust
06/16 Norrköping, Sweden – Metallsvenskan
06/17 Sundsvall, Sweden – Club Deströyer
06/18 Stockholm, Sweden – Gröna Lund
06/20 Halden, Norway – Tons of Rock
06/22 Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell
06/23 Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/24 Clisson, France – Hellfest
06/26 Pagney, France – Chez Paulette
06/27 Lyon, France – CCO Villeurbanne
06/28 Zurich, Switzerland – Dynamo
06/30 Verona, Italy – Rock the Castle
07/01 Munich, Germany – Backstage
07/03 Vienna, Austria – Szene
07/04 Budapest, Hungary – Dürer Kert
07/05 Prague, Czech Republic – Futurum
07/06 Revištske Podzamcie, Slovakia – Gothoom
07/07 Ballenstedt, Germany – Rockharz Open Air
07/09 Kassel, Germany – K19
07/10 Utrecht, Netherlands – TivoliVredenburg
07/11 Hamburg, Germany – Logo
07/12 Balingen, Germany – Bang Your Head!!!
07/13 Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany – Dong Open Air
07/14 Viveiro, Spain – Resurrection Fest

Exodus & Municipal Waste Announce “Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular Tour”

Exodus and Municipal Waste have announced that they will be heading out on the “Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular Tour.” The trek is sponsored by Adult Swim‘s animated series “Mr. Pickles,” and it will kickoff around the February 25 season three premiere of the show.

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt commented:

“Super excited to hit the road again with our good bros in Municipal Waste for the Adult Swim’s ‘Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular’ tour! This will be a thrash extravaganza at its finest!!!! Can’t wait!”

Municipal Waste guitarist Ryan Waste added:

“We go way back with Will and Dave, the creators of Mr. Pickles. They come from Richmond, VA as well and even shot our first music video for ‘Unleash the Bastards’. We’ve remained good friends throughout all our endeavors and when they asked us to be part of this tour there was no hesitation on our part.

The icing on the cake was when Exodus came on board. We’re no stranger to touring with these maniacs and we’ve shared some wild times on the road over the years (at least from what I can remember!) It’s gonna be one helluva trip, hitting the US club circuit with our brothers in Exodus and seeing our old friends along the way.”

Tour Dates:

02/22 Seattle, WA – Neumos
02/23 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
02/25 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
02/26 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
02/27 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues
03/01 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
03/02 Denver, CO – The Summit
03/04 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
03/06 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
03/07 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
03/08 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
03/09 Richmond, VA – The National
03/10 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

Exodus Rejoined By Former Members Rob Dukes, Paul Bostaph & Rick Hunolt At San Francisco, CA Show

Exodus recently played a couple of shows at The Chapel in San Francisco, CA on July 7-8, and during the July 8 show the band we’re joined onstage by ex-vocalist Rob Dukes, ex-guitarist Rick Hunolt, ex-drummer Paul Bostaph, and live guitarist Kragen Lum. You can see footage of that below. On another note, those shows were filmed for an upcoming live release.

Exodus To Be Rejoined By Former Members Rob Dukes & Rick Hunolt At San Francisco, CA

Exodus will be playing a couple of shows at The Chapel in San Francisco, CA on July 7-8, and Gary Holt (has confirmed that the Jul 8 show will feature performance with ex-vocalist Rob Dukes and ex-guitarist Rick Hunolt Kragen Lum, who fills in for Holt, will play as well.

Holt told CBS SF the following:

“…I think we’re filming them. The first night is going to be Steve Souza’s first headlining show with Exodus back in the Bay. We’re going to put together a pretty varied set list and try to pull out a couple of deep tracks. It’s going to be really killer.

The second night, we’ve got a few special guests lined up. It’s going to be awesome. We have Rob Dukes coming up to sing some songs. I’m super stoked about that. [Classic-era guitarist] Rick Hunolt is going to play a few songs and Kragen, who has been standing in for me, is going to play some songs. It’s going to be a night to remember.”

On another note, Hatriot and Infex will serve as support on July 7, while Exmortus and Pounder will serve as support on July 8.