Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore, Allegaeon to Play Metal Blade 35th Anniversary Tour
Metal Blade Records, one of metal's most influential and impactful labels, will be celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017. To commemorate, they've assembled a brutal package headlined by deathcore mainstays Whitechapel, rounded out by Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore and Allegaeon.
The trek is slated to kick off on Feb. 22 from Boston, Mass., remaining on the east coast for a handful of dates before venturing to the midwest. After a date in Chicago, Ill. the tour will head straight for Los Angeles, Calif. with four dates booked in the state in all. Departing California for two stops in Texas, everything will wrap up in New Orleans, La. on March 16. See a list of all stops below.
Whitechapel enjoyed their 10th anniversary as a band this year, embarking on a celebratory tour and now they're at the top of the bill for a different anniversary run on their longtime label home. They'll be on the road continuing to support Mark of the Blade, their sixth studio album.
Cattle Decapitation will be touting their acclaimed 2015 record, The Anthropocene Extinction, which is the death-grinders' most diverse album to date. Goatwhore are currently working on their seventh studio effort, which is being recorded and mixed entirely in analog, serving as the successor to 2014's Constricting Rage of the Merciless.
Opening every night, Allegaeon will be hitting the stage brandishing new cuts from their Proponent for Sentience album, which was released earlier in the year.
Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Goatwhore + Allegaeon 2017 Tour Dates
02/22 - Boston, Mass. @ Brighton Music Hall
02/23 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Theatre of Living Arts
02/24 - Silver Spring, Md. @ The Fillmore
02/25 - New York, N.Y. @ Irving Plaza
02/26 - Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues
02/28 - Detroit, Mich. @ St. Andrew's Hall
03/01 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Deluxe @ Old National Centre
03/02 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart's
03/03 - Louisville, Ky. @ Mercury Ballroom
03/04 - Chicago, Ill. @ House of Blues
03/08 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Belasco Theater
03/09 - San Diego, Calif. @ House of Blues
03/10 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Fillmore
03/11 - Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace of Spades
03/14 - Houston, Texas @ House of Blues
03/15 - Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
03/16 - New Orleans, La. @ House of Blues
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