Children Of Bodom Shall Wear A “Halo Of Blood” For The Tour In 2014

Unless I am wrong here, its been a pretty long time between headlining dates for Children Of Bodom in this part of the world. Yes they were headlining the Musician’s Institute stage at the Rockstar Mayhem Festival this past summer, and a couple of years ago they toured with Black Label Society and even on a Gigantour with Megadeth but as far as a full-scale headlining run – nope. It’s been awhile. That said, please allow me to showcase that the “Halo Of Blood Over America Tour” is going to be hitting the venues near you in early 2014. They’ll be joined by Tyr and “special guests” who we do not yet know who are at this writing. Read more below.

Tou - Children Of Bodom - 2014

Having seen CoB in concert a number of times and reviewing their shows but also some recorded works, I can say that they are a very exciting live band. I’ve also seen most of the stateside appearances of Tyr when it comes to the NYC shows and their crushing sound is always a satisfying experience. It’s pretty amazing that when this tour hits NYC that they will be giving our regional fans two nights and with the reference of “Special Guests” I am guessing that this means local openers and if this is the case I only hope that there is only one such act and that its one of our best. Nothing more. The tour dates follow some past examples of photos from these bands sets that I attended.

Past CoB photo coverage HERE & past Tyr photo coverage HERE. I hope you like what you see and make it to one of these two shows when it comes to our region (I’ve highlighted them for your ease of glance).

Tour Dates:
02/14 Quebec City, QC Imperial
02/15 Montreal, QC Metropolis
02/16 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
02/18 Thunder Bay, ON Crocks
02/20 Winnipeg, MB The Garrick
02/21 Saskatoon, SK Louis Pub
02/22 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
02/23 Calgary, AB Macewan Ballroom
02/25 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
02/26 Seattle, WA El Corazon
02/28 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
03/01 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
03/02 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
03/03 Phoenix, AZ Club Red
03/05 Salt Lake City, UT The Murray Theater
03/06 Denver, CO Summit Theater
03/07 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
03/08 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
03/10 San Antonio, TX Backstage Live
03/11 Dallas, TX House Of Blues
03/12 Houston, TX House Of Blues
03/14 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
03/15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
03/16 Tampa, FL The Ritz Ybor
03/18 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
03/19 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
03/21 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
03/22 Philadelphia, PA Theatre Of Living Arts
03/23 Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
03/24 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
03/25 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
03/27 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
03/28 New York, NY Irving Plaza
03/29 New York, NY Irving Plaza

Official Websites:
Children Of Bodom: http://www.cobhc.com/
Tyr: http://www.tyr.fo/

There are a great number of albums to enjoy from each of these main bands and I’ve embedded links for you to investigate a little further.

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