Morbid Angel to Level U.S. With Spring 2018 Tour
Last year, prior to issuing their new album, Kingdoms Disdained, Morbid Angel embarked on their first headlining run since reuniting with bassist / vocalist Steve Tucker, who was with the group for a three album spell in the late ’90s and early 2000s. Now, the death metal pioneers will venture back out on a U.S. tour in support of their ninth record.
Joining them on this run will be Misery Index, Origin, Dreaming Dead and Hate Storm Annihilation. The trek starts on April 16 with Misery Index, who have a pair of new singles out this year so far, billed as direct support. They’ll drop off the tour after the April 25 date in Michigan and Origin will assume their spot until the end of the jaunt on May 17.
Morbid Angel’s last tour featured material exclusively from the Tucker era (Formulas Fatal to the Flesh, Gateways to Annihilation, Heretic and Kingdoms Disdained) with only one new song, Paradigms Warped, in the set list as the new record had yet to be released. Kingdoms Disdained marked a return to the bludgeoning death metal style fans were accustomed to after the ill-fated Illud Divinum Insanus eventually saw the entire band’s lineup jettisoned, save for lone mainstay Trey Azagthoth.
Check out the full list of dates below.
Morbid Angel 2018 U.S. Tour Dates
Apr. 16 – Charlotte, N.C. @ The Underground at the Fillmore *
Apr. 17 – Richmond, Va. @ The Broadberry *
Apr. 18 – Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom *
Apr. 19 – Philadelphia, Penn. @ TLA *
Apr. 20 – Worcester, Mass. @ The Palladium (New England Metal & Hardcore Festival)
Apr. 24 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart’s *
Apr. 25 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ The Intersection *
Apr. 26 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave #
Apr. 27 – Joliet, Ill. @ The Forge #
Apr. 28 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Music Hall #
Apr. 30 – Denver, Colo. @ Summit Music Hall #
May 01 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex #
May 03 – Portland, Ore. @ Hawthorne Theatre #
May 04 – Seattle, Wash. @ El Corazon #
May 07 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Slim’s #
May 08 – Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace Of Spades #
May 09 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Regent Theater #
May 10 – Pomona, Calif. @ The Glass House #
May 12 – El Paso, Texas @ Tricky Falls #
May 13 – Albuquerque, N.M. @ The El Rey Theater #
May 15 – Austin, Texas @ Come And Take It Live #
May 16 – Dallas, Texas @ Trees #
May 17 – Houston, Texas @ Scout Bar #
* with Misery Index / # with Origin
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