Alcest and Deafheaven, two of post-black metal’s best stand-out acts, are about to make a journey across the United States together in what is sure to be an excellent tour filled with blasts, screams, tremolo picking, and delay pedals.

Alcest’s Les Voyages de l’Âme (The Journeys of the Soul) was one of the first worthy releases of the new year, whereas Deafheaven spent the end of last year writing for a potential split release, promising “faster, darker, a lot heavier and far more experimental” music than their April 2011 release Roads To Judah.

Back to the tour, here are the dates so far:

03.20.2012 New Orleans, LA – Big Top
03.21.2012 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
03.22.2012 Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub
03.23.2012 Atlanta, GA – 529
03.24.2012 Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway
03.26.2012 Raleigh, NC – Kings
03.27.2012 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
03.28.2012 Baltimore, MD – Golden West
03.29.2012 Washington DC – DC9
03.30.2012 Philadelphia, PA – Northstar Bar
03.31.2012 Brooklyn, NY – Public Assembly

We’ll be sure to update this post when new dates are announced. You guys can catch me in Johnson City.

– JR

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