Saturday, May 29, 2010

Ripple News - Skeletonwitch added to Ozzfest

Athens, Ohio's blackened thrash masters, SKELETONWITCH have a busy summer lined up, as they've been tapped for Ozzfest, as well as a Canadian tour with HIGH ON FIRE. The band will be appearing on the second stage at Ozzfest along with former tour partners GOATWHORE and SAVIOURS and other acts including DEVILDRIVER, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and  KINGDOM OF SORROW. The band is currently several weeks into a tour with CANNIBAL CORPSE, which made a stop at the annual New England Metal and Hardcore Fest in Worcester, MA. That tour wraps up on the 15th in Tampa, FL.

The band's upcoming dates are as follows:

5/11        Emo's- Austin TX $
5/12        Meridian- Houston, TX $
5/13        House of Blues- New Orleans, LA $
5/14        Freebird Live- Jackson, FL $
5/15        State Theater- Tampa, FL $
7/8          Rickshaw Theatre- Vancouver, BC %
7/9          Pogue Mahone- Kamloops, BC (SKELETONWITCH Only)
7/10        Starlite Room- Edmonton, AB %
7/11        The Republik- Calgary, ALB %
7/13        Royal Albert Arms- Winnipeg, MB %
7/14        Crocks- Thunder Bay, ON  (w/ High On Fire)
7/16        Opera House- Toronto, ON *
7/17        London Music Hall- London, ON *
7/18        The Blind Dog- Windsor, ON *
7/20        The Casbah- Hamilton, ON *
7/21        Time To Laugh- Kingston, ON *
7/22        Le Cercle- Quebec City, QC
7/23        Capital Music Hall- Ottawa, ON *
7/25       Mohawk Place- Buffalo, NY (SKELETONWITCH Only)
8/14        San Manuel Amphitheatre- Devore, CA #
8/17        First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre- Tinley Park, CA #
8/19        First Niagara Pavilion- Burgettstown, PA #
8/21        Comcast Theatre- Hartford, CT #
8/22        Susquehanna Bank Center- Camden, NJ #
8/24        Comcast Center- Mansfield, MA #

$   w/ Cannibal Corpse, Lecherous Nocturne
# OZZFEST 2010
% w/ High on Fire, Russian Circles
*   w/ High on Fire, Priestess

SKELETONWITCH are supporting "Breathing the Fire" which was recorded in Seattle, WA with legendary producer, Jack Endino (Nirvana, High On Fire, Soundgarden). The album was released by PROSTHETIC RECORDS on October 13, 2009 and debuted at number 151 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and number 2 on the magazine's "Heatseekers' Chart."

1 comment:

JoFresh said...

Oh so happy to hear that Ozzy has a new album coming out. Ozzfest will live forever.

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