The Agonist Announce Canadian “Orphans” Album Release Shows

The Agonist will be celebrating the release of their new album “Orphans” (out September 20) with some headlining Canadian shows. Here’s the dates:

09/18 Gatineau, QC – Minotaure
09/20 Quebec City, QC – Source de la Martinere
09/21 Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
09/22 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace


Slipknot’s “Knotfest Roadshow” Tour Dates Will Feature An “Immersive Exhibition”

Slipknot will be kicking off their Knotfest Roadshow tour with Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth next week and now the band have revealed that each date will include an “immersive exhibition.” The mobile installation will feature items from the band’s history, including instruments, memorabilia, wardrobe, and various personal items. With this news, the group have also revealed the details for their VIP packages. You can find more information on all of those HERE. It’s worth noting that each one will come with different perks. Among them are a pre-show backstage tour led by one of Slipknot’s crew members, guaranteed access to the exclusive pre-show experience, which includes the aforementioned exhibit, and more.

Eyehategod Announce West Coast Dates With Negative Approach, Sheer Terror, Etc.

Eyehategod have announced some West Coast shows with Negative Approach, Sheer Terror, Final Conflict, and The Accused A.D. Here’s the dates:

10/23 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
10/24 Portland, OR – Dantes
10/25 Sacramento, CA – Den Of Sin
10/26 San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge
10/27 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
10/28 Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom
10/29 Santa Ana, CA – La Santa

Polaris Added To Northlane’s European/UK Tour

Polaris have been added to Northlane’s upcoming European/UK tour. As previously reported, that trek will also feature Silent Planet and Void Of Vision.

Tour Dates:

11/22 Karlsruhe, GER – De Weiße Rose
11/23 Paris, FRA – Le Gibus
11/24 Antwerp, BEL – Be Zappa
11/26 Leeds, UK – Stylus
11/27 Manchester, UK – Academy 2
11/28 Southampton, UK – Engine Rooms
11/29 Glasgow, UK – Garage
11/30 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 2
12/01 London, UK – Electric Brixton
12/03 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
12/04 Copenhagen, DEN – Hotel Cecil
12/05 Eskilstuna, SWE – Lokomotivet
12/07 Helsinki, FIN – On The Rocks
12/09 Gothenburg, SWE – Tradgarn
12/10 Hamburg, GER – Markthalle
12/11 Berlin, GER – SO36
12/12 Warsaw, POL – Proxima
12/13 Leipzig, GER – Conne Island
12/14 Prague, CZE – Palac Akropolis
12/15 Wien, AUT – Flex
12/17 Munchen, GER – Backstage
12/18 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
12/19 Luxemburg, LUX – Den Atelier
12/20 Koln, GER – Essigfabrik
12/21 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof

Northlane’s new album “Alien” will be released on August 2.

Cold Announce First Tour In Over Eight Years

Cold have announced the dates for their first tour in over eight years. Awake For Days, University Drive, and Shrunken Head will serve as support on select dates. As previously reported, the band’s new album “The Things We Can’t Stop” will be released on September 13. The group have already shared “Shine” from the effort and another new song titled “Without You” will be released on July 19.

Tour Dates:

08/29 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall
08/30 Stafford Springs, CT – Palace Theater
08/31 New Bedford, MA – The Vault at Greasy Luck
09/01 Scranton, PA – Levels
09/04 Buffalo, NY – Iron Works
09/06 Warrendale, PA – Jergels
09/07 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
09/08 Concord, VA – DeVault Vineyards – Blue Ridge Rock Festival (Cold only)
09/10 Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger
09/11 Atlanta, Georgia – The Masquerade – Hell
09/13 Greenville, SC – The Firmament
09/14 Winchester, VA – Blue Fox Billiards
09/15 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
09/17 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
09/19 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage
09/20 Lakewood, OH – Winchester Music Tavern
09/21 Flint, MI – The Machine Shop
09/22 Cincinnati, OH – Riverfront Live
09/27 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
09/28 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
09/29 Dallas, TX – Trees
10/01 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
10/04 Denver, CO – Herman’s Hideaway
10/05 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
10/06 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios Live
10/08 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
10/10 Angola, IN – The Eclectic Room
10/11 Ringle, WI – Q and Z Expo Center
10/12 Kansasville, WI – 1175
10/13 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
10/16 Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theater
10/18 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
10/19 Champaign, IL – The City Center
10/20 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall

Drag Them Down (Scour/Agoraphobic Nosebleed) To Release New Album In August

Drag Them Down, the band featuring John Jarvis (Scour/Agoraphobic Nosebleed, etc.), have announced that their new self-titled album will be released on August 30. You can stream “Violent” from the effort below. In other news, the group also have the following dates booked:

09/06 Cave-In-Rock, IL – Full Terror Assault
09/07 Topeka, KS – The Trap
09/08 Denver, CO – Seventh Circle
09/09 Salt Lake City, UT – Gold Blood
09/10 Pasadena, CA – Old Towne Pub
09/12 San Diego, CA – Che Cafe
09/13 Tucson, AZ – Ward6
09/14 Austin, TX – Lost Well
09/15 Nashville, TN – Springwater

[via The PRP]