FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Announces Fall 2016 U.S. Headlining Tour
October 10, 2016
Veteran Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, currently on tour in Europe, have announced the first batch of dates for year-end headlining dates as part of their the "Touring the Forbidden Territories Tour 2016/7". Joining FLOTSAM on the run will be old and new friends in the form of Texas old-schoolers HELSTAR and Bay Area thrash metal upstarts HATCHET.
"After a few missed attempts this year due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we can finally announce some dates around the country," states FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Jason Bittner. "We are very excited to get out with this package and thrash through the United States, playing material from our new album, fan favorites, as well as celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the 'Doomsday For The Deceiver' album."
The tour runs from November 4 until December 9, with dates still being booked.
Here is the first batch of confirmed shows, with more to be announced soon:
Nov 04 - Tucson, AZ - Tucson Expo Center Nov 05 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky (HATCHET joins the tour) Nov 06 - Las Vegas, NV - LVCS (HELSTAR joins the tour) Nov 07 - Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theatre Nov 09 - Omaha, NE - Lookout Lounge Nov 10 - Iowa City, IA - Gabe’s Nov 12 - Cudahy, WI - The Metal Grill Nov 13 - Indianapolis, IN - The Headquarters Nov 15 - Chicago, IL - Reggie’s Rock Club Nov 16 - Chesterfield, MI - Club Diesel Nov 17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel Nov 18 - Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance Nov 19 - Rochester, NY - Montage Music Club Nov 20 - Baltimore, MD - Holiday House Nov 22 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus Dec 02 - Ft Worth, TX - Tomcats West Dec 03 - San Leon, TX - 18th St. Pier Dec 04 - Austin, TX - Dirty Dog Dec 09 - Phoenix - Club Red
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM's new, self-titled album, was released on May 20 via AFM Records.
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM in 2014 parted ways with guitarist Edward Carlson and bassist Jason Ward and replaced them with Steve Conley and Michael Spencer, respectively. The band also recruited SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner after Kelly Smith left the group in November 2014 to focus on caring for his family.