I was just reading an email with 36 Crazyfists publicist when I saw a new message that esteemed black metal legion 1349, in my opinion one of the top 10 black metal bands in the world as far as consistent quality goes, are touring the US. What does one have to do with the other? Nothing except they are next to one another in my iTunes, so that is an odd coincidence. Though not as odd as the time former Coheed bassist Mic Todd and I sang karaoke years ago and he sang ‘Alison’ and I sang ‘Suspicious Minds’ and then months later when I saw Elvis Costello (this was like ten years ago or more) Elvis combined those two songs in his Central Park set into a medley! I had no idea he did that sometimes and it hella tripped me out. Anyway, tangent…bear with me. Drinking a Guinness Extra Stout lunch and blasting 1349’s lightning fast brain scouring “Slaves” as I try and type meaningful sentences for other humans to consume.
Ok, 1349 are fucking touring in the United States. Hopefully they will bring the black plague along and wipe out all the idiots who don’t believe in global warming, though if 1349 did this it is doubtless some mega church people would just see it as the work of the devil. Whatever, just get it done!
1349 have announced U.S. dates surrounding this year’s Ozzfest (they are def the most extreme band playing). 1349 will tour the South supported by TOMBS for a very cool and slightly disparate pairing. Additionally, the band will play as main support to KREATOR on select dates! How anyone will not have their head ripped clean off by the sheer speed of Kreator and 1349, at times both two of the fastest bands on the planet, is beyond me. That is going to kick major goat butt.
All dates BELOW.
1349 US tour dates
Oct. 28 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Oct. 29 Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
Oct. 30 Austin, TX @ Come and Take it Live (w/ KREATOR)
Oct. 31 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls (w/ KREATOR)
Nov. 1 Farmington, NM @ Top Deck (w/ KREATOR)
Nov. 2 Las Vegas, NV @ Dive Bar
Nov. 3 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
Nov. 4 San Bernardino, CA @ Ozzfest