Texas heavy metal band The Sword have announced rescheduled dates for their Warp Riders 2010 US tour. On October 11, 2010 original drummer Trivett Wingo announced his departure after 7 years with the band. This prompted the cancellation of the remaining US tour dates. Today the band has announced that they will be adding drummer Kevin Fender to the mix and rescheduling the US tour dates. The rescheduled tour will kick off November, 27th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The band has also stated that all tickets for the previously cancelled shows will be honored at the rescheduled shows.
The Sword released their third studio album “Warp Riders” on August 24, 2010 through Kemado Records, and had been touring Europe in support of the album when Wingo departed the band.
To see a full list of tour dates click here.
Warp Riders 2010:
11/27/10 The Sword in Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon
11/28/10 The Sword in Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre
11/29/10 The Sword in Atlanta, GA Masquerade
11/30/10 The Sword in Asheville, NC Orange Peel
12/01/10 The Sword in Roanoke, VA Martin’s Downtown
12/02/10 The Sword in Lancaster, PA Chameleon Club
12/03/10 The Sword in Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts
12/04/10 The Sword in New York, NY Webster Hall
12/05/10 The Sword in Boston, MA Royale Boston
12/06/10 The Sword in Washington D.C. 9:30 Club
12/07/10 The Sword in PIttsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Funhouse
12/08/10 The Sword in Cleveland, OH House of Blues
12/09/10 The Sword in Huntington, WV V Club Live
12/10/10 The Sword in Covington, KY The Mad Hatter
12/11/10 The Sword in Detroit, MI The Shelter
12/12/10 The Sword in Chicago, IL Metro
12/13/10 The Sword in St. Louis, MO The Firebird
12/14/10 The Sword in Iowa City, IA Blue Moose Tap House
12/15/10 The Sword in Kansas City, MO Record Bar
12/16/10 The Sword in Little Rock, AR Juanita’s