Killswitch Engage announces North American headlining tour w/August Burns Red

Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have announced their Spring 2020 North American tour plans. The band, recently recognized by Forbes as “one of modern metal’s most cherished acts” will return to the road to headline clubs and theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The trek kicks off on March 10 in Cleveland and runs through April 12 in Boston. Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s own August Burns Red will serve as main support for all of the dates. Additional acts appearing on the tour will be announced at a later date. All tour dates are below and tickets will go on sale on Friday, November 8 at 10am local time and are available here.

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Kirk Windstein (Crowbar) To Release Debut Solo Album In January, Releases Video For Self Titled Single “Dream In Motion”

He’s a man VICE calls “an institution” with a voice recognized by Rolling Stone as the sound of resilience. Now, Kirk Windstein, the highly respected sludge metal pioneer and unmistakable earthmoving bellow of Crowbar, stomps forward as a solo artist for the very first time. On January 24, 2020, Entertainment One (eOne) will proudly release ‘Dream in MotionWindstein‘s singular debut and a recording that sees the Dark Lord of the Southern Riff stretch his creative wings and strengthen his indelible legacy.

Recorded in Windstein‘s native Louisiana over a period of two years between tours and over holidays, Dream in Motion is a powerfully moving recording that pulls from every corner of the riff king’s three-decade-plus career. The LP owns a lyrical depth, emotional weight, and musical muscle forged from the fires of thousands of worldwide live shows, a well-earned reputation for creating the melancholic melody that has become synonymous with New Orleans heavy metal, and a reflection on a life well-lived. Windstein’s solo foray is a heartfelt throwback to album-oriented-rock supremacy, eschewing the predictable acoustic record route for a more straight-ahead guitars approach, albeit one that’s no less soulful or meditative than Crowbar fans expect. Kirk handled all vocal duties, guitars, and bass on the album, with drums and effects by longtime producing partner and collaborator, Duane Simoneaux (Crowbar, Down, Exhorder).

 

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Dance Gavin Dance announces 2020 USA headlining tour, Animals As Leaders + more to support

With the announcement of yet another new album coming in 2020, Dance Gavin Dance have announced a massive USA headlining tour for next year. Starting in LA and finishing in Sacremento for their curated Swanfest, the band will travel the USA with an unannounced opener as well as Animals As Leaders, Veil Of Maya, and Royal Coda.

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