Battlecross tour with Epica, Bodom, Machine Head shall crush

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6:03 PM (PST)


American thrash metal behemoths, BATTLECROSS, will join Machine Head, Children Of Bodom and Epica on a live takeover this Fall! Set to commence on October 4th in Denver, the trek will trample its way through two dozen cities, coming to a close on November 2nd in San Diego. All tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10:00am Eastern.

Comments guitarist Tony Asta: “What an honor to be on this tour! We’re really stoked to reunite with Machine Head and Children Of Bodom, both legendary bands and friends from last Summer’s Mayhem Fest, and to see what Epica is all about. This is a tour with something for every metal head and we can’t wait to be bring it brutal throughout the USA and Canada, banging heads and melting faces from coast-to-coast. See you in the pit!”

In related BATTLECROSSisms, the band will also be heading to Mexico City with Black Label Society, and then on to Brazil for three dates with Killswitch Engage and Memphis May Fire.

Relays guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala: “What a year this has been for us so far. We’ve been to Europe twice and now we’re going to Mexico and South America! We’re so honored to be invited to play with Black Label Society in Mexico City. We have so many loyal rabid fans there and we finally get to play for them! After that we fly to Brazil for three dates with our good friends Killswitch Engage, who we can’t thank enough for always inviting us out for awesome opportunities like this one. Get ready to rage my friends! This will be one for the books!”  

kicked off their Summer headlining tour on July 24th in Columbus with New York’s IKILLYA. The entire confirmed listing of dates can be seen below.

BATTLECROSS w/ Crimson Shadows, IKILLYA [remaining dates]:
7/28/2014 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
7/30/2014 Reverb – Reading, PA
7/31/2014 Waiting Room – Buffalo, NY
8/01/2014 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
8/02/2014 Bogie’s Albany, NY
8/03/2014 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
8/04/2014 L’Agitee – Quebec City, QC
8/05/2014 Rum Runners – London, ON co-headline w/ Macabre
8/06/2014 Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
8/07/2014 Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA
End Tour
8/08/2014 Expo 5  – Louisville, KY w/ Killswitch Engage, After The Burial, Code Orange Kids
8/09/2014 DIRT Fest – Birch Run, MI
8/10/2014 Austin’s – Libertyville, IL w/ Killswitch Engage, After The Burial, Code Orange Kids
8/20/2014 Jose Cuervo Salon – Mexico City, MX w/ Black Label Society
w/ Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire:
8/22/2014 Music Hall – Curitiba, Brazil
8/23/2014 Carioca Club – Sao Paulo, Brazil

8/24/2014 Circo Voador – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

w/ Machine Head, Children Of Bodom, Epica:

10/04/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
10/05/2014 Aftershock – Merriam, KS
10/06/2014 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
10/07/2014 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
10/09/2014 Hard Rock Live – Orlando, FL
10/10/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/11/2014 The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, MD
10/12/2014 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
10/14/2014 Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
10/15/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
10/16/2014 Terminal 5 – New York, NY
10/17/2014 Rock and Shock/The Palladium – Worcester, MA
10/18/2014 Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
10/20/2014 Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
10/21/2014 The Rave II – Milwaukee, WI
10/22/2014 Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
10/23/2014 Pyramid Cabaret – Winnipeg, MB
10/24/2014 O’Brians Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
10/25/2014 The Republik – Calgary, AB
10/26/2014 Shaw Conference Centre – Edmonton, AB
10/28/2014 Vogue Theater – Vancouver, BC
10/29/2014 Showbox SODO – Seattle, WA
10/30/2014 Hawthorne Theatre- Portland, OR
10/31/2014 Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
11/01/2014 Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA

11/02/2014 House of Blues – San Diego, CA

Following three busy summers on the 2012 Trespass America tour with Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch Engage and Trivium, the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and Metallica’s Orion Fest, as well as a series of European festival dates in June, BATTLECROSS looks forward to some time off before their October run of dates. They will use the time to write the follow up to War Of Will on Metal Blade Records, which debuted at #134 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, #118 on the top current albums chart, and #2 on the Heatseekers chart.


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