Goatwhore, with their distinctively “blackened” brand of death metal, are, simply put, one of the best and most consistent acts in the last couple of decades of American metal.  While they hail from the same swamps as their sludged-out brethren in Down, Crowbar, and Eyehategod, Goatwhore was the one band in the Nola elite to draw predominately from more extreme sub-genres (most notably the Norweigan black).  Their 2014 release of Constricting Rage of the Merciless proved that now 6 full-lengths deep, they are adept as ever as crafting pure brutality, ever choosing the raw over the refined.

Well they’ve just announced a 6-week long series of dates across this vast continent, with support from Ringworm, Black Breath, and Theories.  If you’re a Brooklynite like myself, you’ll have no excuse to miss them on 7/6 at Saint Vitus Bar; otherwise see below for the official tour poster and full list of dates.

goatwhore tour

GOATWHORE:

5/08/2015 The Tavern – Hattiesburg, MS
5/09/2015 Crowbar – Metal for the Military Show – Tampa, FL
5/10/2015 Grand Central – Miami, FL
5/22/2015 The Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
6/06/2015 FreePress Summer Festival 2015 – Houston, TX

w/ Ringworm, Theories:
6/07/2015 Paper Tiger – San Antonio, TX

w/ Ringworm, Black Breath, Theories:
6/08/2015 Inside @ Red 7 – Austin, TX
6/09/2015 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
6/10/2015 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
6/11/2015 Club Red – Mesa, AZ
6/12/2015 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
6/13/2015 Stummer’s – Fresno, CA
6/14/2015 The Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA
6/15/2015 The Catalyst Atrium – Santa Cruz, CA
6/16/2015 Oakland Metro Operahouse – Oakland, CA
6/17/2015 Duffy’s Hangar – Salem, OR
6/18/2015 The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
6/19/2015 The Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
6/20/2015 Level Upstairs – Kelowna, BC
6/21/2015 Dickens Pub – Calgary, AB
6/22/2015 The Starlite – Edmonton, AB
6/23/2015 O’Brian’s Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
6/24/2015 The Exchange – Regina, SK
6/25/2015 The Zoo Cabaret – Winnipeg, MB
6/26/2015 Triple Rock Social Club – Minneapolis, MN
6/27/2015 Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
6/28/2015 Majestic Jr. – Detroit, MI
6/29/2015 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH
6/30/2015 The Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
7/01/2015 The Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
7/02/2015 Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON
7/03/2015 Les Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC
7/04/2015 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
7/05/2015 Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA
7/06/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
7/08/2015 Underground Arts: Black Box – Philadelphia, PA
7/09/2015 Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, D.C.
7/11/2015 New Brookland Tavern – West Columbia, SC
7/12/2015 The Earl – Atlanta, GA

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