Much to the joy of black metal fans all across North America, Norwegian black metal legends Mayhem and the diabolical Swedes Watain have announced that they will co-headlining a North American tour sweep. They are calling it the Black Metal Warfare tour and it will commence January 8th in Philadelphia.
The trek takes them through several stops in the upper Midwest, portions of Canada, the Northeast, and the Pacific Northwest before winding down January 31st in Los Angeles.
Check out the full list of videos and listen to a couple of the bands’ tracks below.
WATAIN and MAYHEM with REVENGE:
Jan. 8, 2015–Philadelphia, PA–Union Transfer
Jan. 9, 2015–Baltimore, MD–Baltimore Soundstage
Jan. 10, 2015–New York, NY–Webster Hall
Jan. 11, 2015–Boston, MA–Royale
Jan. 12, 2015–Montreal, QC–Club Soda
Jan. 13, 2015–Toronto, ON–Opera House
Jan. 15, 2015–Cleveland, OH–Agora Ballroom
Jan. 16, 2015–Chicago, IL–Bottom Lounge
Jan. 17, 2015–Minneapolis, MN–Mill City Nights
Jan. 18, 2015–Lawrence, KS–Granada Theater
Jan. 20, 2015–Denver, CO–Summit Music Hall
Jan. 23, 2015–Calgary, AB–Republik
Jan. 24, 2015–Edmonton, AB–Starlite Room
Jan. 26, 2015–Vancouver, BC–Rickshaw Theatre
Jan. 27, 2015–Seattle, WA–El Corazon
Jan. 28, 2015–Portland, OR–Hawthorne Theatre
Jan. 30, 2015–San Francisco, CA–DNA Lounge
Jan. 31, 2015–Los Angeles, CA–Fonda Theatre
The support slot for the entire tour will be provided by Canadian black metal stalwarts Revenge. When the tour reaches L.A., I will be providing full coverage of the insanity.
If you’re a fan of black metal on any level and there is a date anywhere near you, do NOT miss this lineup! This pairing is sure to be the stuff that legends are made of.