The annual Summer Slaughter Tour has been officially announced with Between the Buried and Me and Allegaeon set to play on the tour. According to The PRP, the tour was leaked last night and confirmed officially today with other acts including Veil of Maya, ERRA, The Agony Scene, Terror Universal, Soreption, Entheos, and Born of Osiris. The tour will kick off July 13th in Raleigh, NC and will hit other major cities including Atlanta, New York, Denver and Los Angeles before concluding in Austin, TX August 19th. Check out the rest of the tour dates below.
Between the Buried and Me were previously announced as the headliner of the tour by the founder of the festival Ash Avildsen. In an interview with The Jasta Show, Avildsen announced that the band would headline along with labelmates Born of Osiris and After The Burial. Between the Buried and Me recently announced that they are releasing their second album this year, titled Automata II. Automata II is set to be released on July 13th and is followed by Automata I which was released in March. The band also recently covered Cave In’s “Big Riff” in honor of late band member Caleb Scofield.
The Summer Slaughter Tour started in 2007 and has included well-known metal musicians including The Black Dahlia Murder, The Faceless, and Cannibal Corpse. It continues to give metal fans the tour that they look forward to every year.
Summer Slaughter Tour 2018 Dates:
07/13 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz Raleigh
07/14 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
07/15 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
07/17 Lynchburg, VA – Phase 2
07/18 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Sound Stage
07/19 New York City, NY – Irving Plaza
07/20 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
07/21 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
07/22 Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts
07/24 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
07/26 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theater
07/30 Columbus, OH – Express Live
08/02 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
08/03 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater
08/05 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
08/09 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
08/10 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theater
08/11 Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
08/12 Anaheim, CA – Grove of Anaheim
08/14 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
08/17 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
08/18 Houston, TX – House of Blues
08/19 Austin, TX – Empire Garage
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