Children Of Bodom Announce “I Worship Chaos” Tour For Fall 2016

As the summer closes up kinda sorta, the tour announcements for the Fall are steadily streaming in and I apologize if I have said this the exact same way in another one of these posts. My time is rather limited today because I am heading out to see one of the final US shows in the storied career of the mighty Black Sabbath. They’re playing the PNC Bank Arts Center tonight and I have noticed that a select amount of tickets are still available for the interested parties. If you are in the vicinity I say go my friends because this really is apparently it. So with that being said, it was super cool to see that COB was heading our way once again and the poster, press release and dates all follow down below. Check it out.

Tour - Children Of Bodom - I Worship Chaos Tour 2016

The Press Release:
Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM will embark on a 21-date North American tour with special guests iconic black metal artist ABBATH, California-based metal act EXMORTUS, and Canada’s progressive metallers ONI. The trek presented by The Noise will commence in Quebec on November 23 and will hit 3 Canadian cities as well as Chicago, San Francisco, New York, and conclude in Brooklyn on December 19th. Alexi Laiho comments, “We’re happy to have finally put something cool together for our upcoming US headline tour with Oni, Emortus and the one and only Abbath so I’d say this tour is more than worth checkin’ out! So hope to see you there!”

This marks the bands second trek across North America in support of I Worship Chaos which was released last October via Nuclear Blast COB and Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their earlier albums Halo Of Blood, Hatebreeder, Follow The Reaper and Hate Crew Deathroll, produced the album. It was mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland, while Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi created the artwork. Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase via Blabbermouth from Wednesday, August 24th until Thursday, August 25th. Purchase your tickets at (password: BLABBERMOUTH) Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, August 26th at 10:00 AM local time.

The Tour Dates:
11/23/2016: L’Imperial Bell – Quebec City, QC CANADA
11/24/2016: Metropolis – Montreal, QC
11/25/2016: Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON CANADA
11/26/2016: House of Blues – Chicago, IL
11/28/2016: House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
11/29/2016: The Rave – Eagles Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI
11/30/2016: Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
12/02/2016: The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
12/03/2016: The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
12/05/2016: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
12/06/2016: The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
12/07/2016: The Pressroom – Phoenix, AZ
12/09/2016: Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX
12/10/2016: The Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX
12/11/2016: House of Blues – Houston, TX
12/13/2016: The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
12/14/2016: Neighborhood Theatre – Charlotte, NC
12/16/2016: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
12/17/2016: Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
12/18/2016: Irving Plaza – New York, NY
12/19/2016: Warsaw – Brooklyn, NY

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Alright so since I am pressed for time I am keeping this brief. COB were excellent when they opened up for Megadeth a few months ago but wow such a short set. You are going to want to see them when they are commanding the night for sure. Having missed the brief headlining run that Abbath did, and being a fan of Immortal, I am going to want to see that part of the show as well and honestly the guys in Exmortus are totally worthy of your Metal devotion and I can say that from experience. The band Oni is completely new to me but I am going to give them a chance and I think that you should too. With bands like Black Sabbath closing up their historic books for the Metal genre its more important than ever that fans of that which is heavy aim their focus at the other stuff that is going on. You never know what might suit your fancy. Alright readers I need to get some other things done before I head to NJ but you can let me know what you think about this tour in the comments section below. Bring it on.

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