Seriously, I’m getting so pumped for all these awesome shows being announced. It was just last week that Cannibal Corpse were confirmed as the headliner for this years  Summer Slaughter Tour, but before that they’re going on what is sure to be an awesome run in the U.S. with fellow death metal cohorts Exhumed, Abysmal Dawn, and Arkaik. I’m not too familiar with that last band, but CC, Exhumed and Abysmal are fucking intense.

I’ve never seen any of them live, but there appears to be an Oklahoma City date, so I think I may have to check this out. I was bitching just a few weeks ago about not being able to go to any of these shows, but with the announcement of this tour, and upcoming Mastodon/Opeth trek, I’m certainly going to be enjoying myself this April.

Here are the dates!

04/05 Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live
04/06 Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox
04/07 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theater
04/08 Huntington, WV @ V Club Live
04/09 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
04/10 Richmond, VA @ The Canal Club
04/12 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
04/13 Rochester, NY @ The Club At Water Street
04/14 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s (“Cincinnati Metal Fest“)
04/15 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
04/16 Des Moines, IA @ People’s Court
04/17 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
04/19 Wichita, KS @ The Scene-ary
04/20 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
04/21 Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater & Club
04/22 Farmington, NM @ Top Deck
04/23 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
04/24 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
04/25 Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s
04/27 Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
04/28 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom (feat. Behemoth, Watain, The Devil’s Blood, etc.)
04/29 Memphis, TN @ Newby’s
04/30 Nashville, TN @ Exit In
05/01 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
05/03 Gainesville, FL @ Double Down

Cannibal Corpse are of course releasing their new album Torture next month – March 13th to be exact – on Metal Blade, and you can hear the new preview track ‘Scourge Of Ironhere!

– EC


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