British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS have scheduled 17 shows in the U.S. between their appearance at the Chicago Open Air festival in late July and the August 6 performance at the Heavy Montreal festival. Support on these dates will come from CROWBAR, GHOUL and NIGHT DEMON.
Commented CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker: ""We're here on the presidential trail — 'Rock against Trump, rock against Clinton, rock against Sanders, rock against that annoying Texan dude (whatever his name is) and the other older guy who stuffs his face with pasta."
The details are as follows:
Jul. 17 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
Jul. 19 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Jul. 20 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Jul. 22 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
Jul. 23 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Jul. 24 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
Jul. 25 - Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
Jul. 26 - El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Jul. 27 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
Jul. 29 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
Jul. 30 - Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
Jul. 31 - Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
Aug. 01 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
Aug. 02 - Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
Aug. 03 - Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
Aug. 04 - New York, NY @ Gramercy
Aug. 05 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place
Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
CARCASS is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Surgical Steel", which sold around 8,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 41 on The Billboard 200 chart.
A special edition of "Surgical Steel" was released last October on CD and digitally and on vinyl in November via Nuclear Blast. The "Complete Edition" includes the whole album "Surgical Steel", along with the entire "Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel" EP. All the songs were recorded during the "Surgical Steel" sessions, which were helmed by producer Colin Richardson (NAPALM DEATH, BOLT THROWER, GOREFEST, CANNIBAL CORPSE, SINISTER, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ACCEPT, EXODUS, TESTAMENT).
Joining Walker and guitarist Bill Steer in CARCASS' current incarnation are drummer Daniel Wilding (ABORTED, TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED) and guitarist Ben Ash (PIG IRON, DESOLATION, LIQUEFIED SKELETON).