Author & Punisher Releases Cover Of Perturbator’s “Excess”

Author & Punisher has released a cover of Perturbator‘s “Excess.“ This track is from Perturbator‘s upcoming “Excess” EP, which will also find INVSN, HEALTH, She Past Away, OddZoo, and Pig Destroyer covering the song. Each track from that effort will be released one at a time in the coming months. Author & Punisher commented:

“In the middle of making this record I decided to shake things up and rake my face across the coals in the form of a Perturbator cover! Thanks to John Cota for mixing this one. “Excess” is up on all streaming services now.”

Author & Punisher Releases New Live Album “Live 2020 B.C.”

Author & Punisher has digitally released a new live album titled “Live 2020 B.C.” The effort was recorded when he opened for Tool earlier this year and it features the following tracks:

01. “Nihil Strength”
02. “Disparate”
03. “Ode To Bedlam”
04. “A Crude Sectioning” (feat. Tool’s Justin Chancellor)
05. “Nazarene”
06. “The Barge”
07. “Pharmacide”
08. “Terrorbird”

Tool Announce Spring North American Tour

Tool have announced a spring North American tour. Blonde Redhead and The Acid Helps will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Blonde Redhead:

04/16 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
04/17 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
04/19 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
04/21 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
04/22 Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
04/24 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
04/25 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
04/28 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
04/29 Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre
05/01 Wilkes Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena
05/02 Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Centre
05/04 Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
05/05 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena

With The Acid Helps:

05/29 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
05/31 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
06/02 Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
06/04 Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
06/06 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
06/07 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
06/09 Madison, WI – Kohl Center
06/10 Moline, IL – TaxSlayer Center
06/12 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Festival (no The Acid Helps)
06/13 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
06/16 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
06/17 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Center
06/19 Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena
06/22 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
06/23 San Francisco, CA – Chase Center

These shows will follow Tool’s previously announced dates with Author & Punisher:

02/22 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/23 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/28 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
02/29 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
03/09 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
03/11 Portland, OR – Moda Center
03/12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
03/14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
03/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center

Author & Punisher Added To Tool’s March U.S. Dates

Author & Punisher will continue to open for Tool during their March U.S. shows. Here’s the dates:

03/09 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
03/11 Portland, OR – Moda Center
03/12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
03/14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
03/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center

Author & Punisher Added To Tool’s Australian/New Zealand Tour

Author & Punisher has been added to Tool’s Australian/New Zealand tour. Here’s the dates for that run:

02/14 Perth, AUS – RAC Arena
02/17 Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
02/18 Sydney, AUS – Qudios Bank Arena
02/20 Boondall, AUS – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
02/22 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/23 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/28 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
02/29 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena

Tool Announce San Jose, CA Show

Tool have added a January 14 date in San Jose, CA to their early 2020 tour with Author & Punisher. You can find their updated schedule below.

Tour Dates:

01/10 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
01/12 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
01/14 San Jose, CA – SAP Center
01/15 Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
01/17 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
01/18 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
01/21 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
01/22 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Arena
01/28 Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
01/29 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
01/31 Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum
02/01 New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center

Author & Punisher Added To Tool’s Early 2020 U.S. Tour

Author & Punisher has been added to Tool’s early 2020 tour. Here’s the dates for that run:

01/10 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
01/12 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
01/15 Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
01/17 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
01/18 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
01/21 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
01/22 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Arena
01/28 Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
01/29 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
01/31 Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum
02/01 New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center

Cattle Decapitation Announce Fall Tour With Atheist, Full Of Hell, Primitive Man, Author & Punisher, And Vitriol

Cattle Decapitation have announced a fall tour with Atheist, Author & Punisher, and Vitriol. Full Of Hell and Primitive Man will also perform on select dates.

Tour Dates:

11/22 Austin, TX – Empire Control Room (with Full Of Hell)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (with Full Of Hell)
11/24 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall (with Full Of Hell)
11/25 New Orleans, LA – The Parish @ House Of Blues (with Full Of Hell)
11/26 Orlando, FL – The Abbey (with Full Of Hell)
11/27 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room (with Full Of Hell) (no Author & Punisher)
11/29 Atlanta, GA – Hell @ Masquerade (with Full Of Hell) (no Author & Punisher)
11/30 Richmond, VA – Canal Club (with Full Of Hell)
12/01 New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge (with Full Of Hell)
12/02 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall (with Full Of Hell)
12/03 Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry @ The Fillmore (with Full Of Hell)
12/04 Toronto, ON – Opera House (with Full Of Hell)
12/05 Chicago, IL – Metro (with Full Of Hell)
12/06 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/07 Denver, CO – The Oriental (with Primitive Man)
12/08 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/10 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/11 Mesa, AZ – Club Red (with Primitive Man)
12/12 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent (with Primitive Man)
12/13 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club (with Primitive Man)
12/14 Fresno, CA – Strummers (with Primitive Man)
12/15 Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre (with Primitive Man)
12/17 Seattle, WA – The Showbox (with Primitive Man)
12/18 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom (with Primitive Man)
12/19 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver (with Primitive Man)
12/20 Pomona, CA – The Glass House (with Primitive Man)
12/22 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (with Primitive Man)

As previously reported, Cattle Decapitation’s new album “Death Atlas“ will be released on November 29.