Fans of Otep will be excited about her upcoming summer tour announcement. Take a look at the poster, press release and lengthy bit of dates down below.
The Press Release:
Activist-Artist OTEP Announces FIRE & FURY North American Summer Headline Tour Dates Politically-Charged New Album to be Released Later in 2018 via Napalm Records. Iconic rockers OTEP recently announced the upcoming release of their eighth full-length album, scheduled to release later this year via Napalm Records. OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya says: “After every album there’s an overwhelming sense of excitement, but this time it’s in the stratosphere. This time, we hold nothing back. It’s an uncompromising power-groove eruption of expert musicality destined to make some necks sore and spirits soar and with lyrical and stylistic freedoms which makes this feel like the most authentic album to date.”
OTEP is thrilled to announce that they will head out on a headline tour supporting the new album, beginning July 5 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The tour will run for nearly a month and a half, coming to an end in Ventura, CA on August 18. See below for all currently confirmed tour dates. Shamaya adds, “We are beyond excited to play some of the new songs on tour, to play Rock Fest in Wisconsin this summer, to scream and sing with our beloved fans and to remind everyone that no matter how hard they try to extinguish our identities, this time, we’re standing together and fighting back. This time, they will know how powerful we truly are.”
Continue reading Otep Announces “Fire And Fury” Summer Tour
While we are continuing to enjoy the three-day weekend, and reflecting upon the words of the great Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, the task of bringing the Metal information to your attention commences with this tour announcement by Otep Shamaya. Read on.
The Press Release:
Groundbreaking art-rock performer, author and spoken word artist OTEP will embark on a 30+ date U.S. headline run this February and March as part of her “The Resistance World Tour”. The tour will begin in Mesa, AZ on February 14 and come to a close on March 23 in Las Vegas, NV. The Convalescence, The World Over and One Day Waiting will perform as support on select dates, and Hatebreed will join to headline in two cities. Tickets are on sale now via www.oteploves.me. OTEP states, “The music and message for this tour is simple: when they come for one of us, they come for all of us. We will fight for our right to exist.” Before the tour hits Flint, MI on March 8, OTEP will stock up on cases of water at each venue and accept donations from fans with plans to donate every case of water to the Flint Water Crisis.
Continue reading OTEP Announces “The Resistance” World Tour
Hey there Metalheads, how is February treating you so far? Has it been a good one or a bad one? If it’s been the latter, then I guess it’s pretty awesome to find it closing up its book on us and prepping the path for a nice March Metal Madness. Now since I know a lot of you are fans of Otep Shamaya and her Metal adventures in music and activism, I am sure that being tipped off about her upcoming tour in the Spring will be of interest to you. I’ve copied the full on press release for you below so check it out. Don’t worry, I’ll add some closing thoughts in as well since that is what I am here for.
The Press Release:
Formed from the poetic marrow of creative intercourse, OTEP is more than a band. OTEP is an Art Movement, a Revolution; Breaking ground. Breaking rules. Breaking barriers. Articulate. Aggressive. Pure Adrenaline. ARTcore of Heavy Mental Rock.” This is how mastermind/vocalist OTEP Shamaya and her band have been described and this album proves this truth! OTEP ‘s seventh studio album and Napalm Records debut: GENERATION DOOM produced by Howard Benson will be released April 15th.
Continue reading Otep Announces “Generation Doom” Tour For Spring 2016
Otep returns to NYC and brings along The Reaktion, Downfall 2012 and The Things They Carried for those who get a charge out of her sound.
*** Remember that Studio shows start and end earlier than usual so mark your watches to get maximum dollar value.
The Scoop: Singer Otep Shamaya and her Art-House Metal meets Nu-Metal band that goes under her name have been releasing albums since 2000 to the delight of her most ardent fans. The group has been signed to Victory Records for the last few years and most recently released their first ever live album “Sounds Like Armageddon” and “Hydra” the latter of which Shamaya has been quoted citing as being the bands final recording. Only time will tell if this will actually be the case. That being said, it’s awesome to be able to offer this contest to the PiercingMetal readers in conjunction with the folks at Excess DB Entertainment. This Easter Sunday Slaughter will also feature One Eyed Doll, The Things They Carried and more. Read on how to participate.
Continue reading Win Tix To See Otep In NYC On 3/31/2013