Soilwork returns to NYC with support from Unearth, Battlecross, Darkness Divided and Wovenwar. Whew, this is sure going to be a thrilling night of Metal. Grab tickets before its too late and make sure to arrive nice and early to get your most dollar value.
Thought I know I just pushed “publish” on a new concert tour, the impending close of the summer months is bringing out ALL of the fall touring announcements and now it’s time to add Soilwork to the mix as the band announces the second leg for the US “Fury Tour”. I’ve snagged the poster, the full press release and the dates for you all to scramble and fit in your planners so check it all out below. I’ll return with some closing thoughts at the end.
The Press Release:
SOILWORK to Headline the Second U.S. “Fury Tour” with Unearth, Wovenwar, Battlecross and Darkness Divided
Swedish melodic metal frontrunners SOILWORK are thrilled to headline the upcoming “Fury Tour”, featuring support from a heavyweight line-up – Unearth, Wovenwar, Battlecross and Darkness Divided. The “Fury Tour” will kick-off on October 14th in Providence, RI and hit 26 cities, coming to a close in Toronto, ON on November 16th.
Tickets go on sale nationally starting August 12th and will be available via www.furytour.com, with VIP packages available now through Show Stubs via www.showstubs.com/furytour.
SOILWORK vocalist Bjorn “Speed” Strid states, “We are very excited to announce our first North American headline run in a while, together with old friends in Unearth and Wovenwar. We are also bringing Battlecross and Darkness Divided, two awesome bands that we are looking forward to get to know a bit better! We have already done two direct support tours in North America, for our latest album with Soulfly and Fear Factory, where we gained a lot of new fans. Now it’s time to bring “The Ride Majestic World Tour” to North America via the “Fury Tour” in full force with a headline set, featuring songs from our 20 year long career. It’s gonna be magical ladies n’ gents, don’t miss out!”
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Well this was some interesting and unexpected information to find out happening but I guess in the end it makes the most sense. As you well know, Chris Adler was doing live drums for Megadeth after recording their most recent album “Dystopia”. When Chris had to return to Lamb Of God activity, the role was temporarily filled by Soilwork’s Dirk Verbeuren who is a monster drummer. Well, Dirk received a call from Dave Mustaine and the outcome is below in the press release. Check it out.
DIRK VERBEUREN NAMED AS FULL-TIME DRUMMER FOR MEGADETH – MEGADETH’S DYSTOPIA WORLD TOUR ROLLS ON WITH UPCOMING DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 14, 2016 – MEGADETH are happy to announce the addition of Dirk Verbeuren as the band’s new drummer. Verbeuren, formerly of Swedish metal band Soilwork, has been performing with the band for months, his first show was Rock on The Range festival in May, to a crowd of 40,000 concertgoers.
Most recently, Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler had performed all the drums on the band’s latest album, Dystopia, and had toured with MEGADETH when not otherwise busy with his band.
Said bandleader Dave Mustaine: “Chris Adler’s contributions are sure to be felt for years to come. Megadeth has been revitalized by Chris’ playing, as well as his excellent suggestion of Dirk Verbeuren to drum with us. Tremendous thanks to Chris, and a big welcome to Dirk.”
New drummer Verbeuren had this to say: “Dave, David and Kiko, I’m thankful for your warm welcome and thrilled at the opportunity to perform and create badass music with you guys. Chris Adler, thank you for introducing me to Megadeth – and for your encouragement and support.”
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Fear Factory is performing their seminal “Demanufacture” album in full on this tour and bringing along Soilwork to upgrade the action. This second show will allow more fans to enjoy the presentation.
Fear Factory will perform their entire “Demanufacture” album on this tour and bring along Soilwork as well. You don’t want to miss this exciting night of throttling Metal.