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Rotting Christ Announces North and South American Headlining Dates

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Keeping you up to date on some of the most recent Metal tour announcements, comes this little bit of news from the fine folks over at Season Of Mist Records. Read on down below to see the update on the doings of Rotting Christ and hit up the label page on Facebook to know what other acts you need to start supporting.

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The Press Release:
The Greek metal veterans of ROTTING CHRIST will be embarking on a run of tour dates across North and South America this summer. The band will kick off their Latin American run on May 30 in Rio de Janeiro, BR and will conclude the tour on June 15 in Guadalajara, MX. The band will then be appearing in the states at Psycho Las Vegas on August 18 and will then make their way to California for headlining shows in San Diego and Los Angeles. The full itinerary can be found below.

Speaking on the upcoming tour, frontman Sakis Tolis comments, “Dear Metal Brothers and Sisters, we are very excited to see you at our upcoming shows in South America and the West Coast of the U.S.! It is also a privilege to be asked to be a part of Psycho Las Vegas, which is one of the most important metal festivals in North America right now. Look forward to seeing you all. The Heretics are coming… non serviam!”
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Rotting Christ @ B.B. King Blues Club (1/8/2009)

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Artist: Rotting Christ
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Opener: Epicurean & Mantic Ritual
Date: 1/08/2009
Label: Season Of Mist Records

The return of Rotting Christ to New York City would be my first show of the Metal year 2009 and oddly enough it would happen once again at B.B. King Blues Club where the band had played just around the same time last year. That show was pretty much an interesting experience as it found a unique combination of European Black Metal meeting the US brand with a heaping dose of NY Death Metal thrown in for good measure. Tonight the guys in Rotting Christ would be returning to our shores with bands that were not only new to many listeners but also rather new to their recording contracts. This would amount to the newcomers looking to build upon their own craft and audience by hopefully snaring a few of the people who were in attendance for Rotting Christ. The bands were Metal Blade Records and Nuclear Blast Records’ own Epicurean and Mantic Ritual and with only three bands for the full show I was surprised that it was actually going to start as early as it would.
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