Polish death metal legends VADER will invade the U.S. in May. Joining VADER on the 21-date tour are INTERNAL BLEEDING, SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER, VOICES OF RUIN and MICAWBER.
VADER will make an appearance at Maryland Deathfest on May 26 before meeting up with the rest of the package.
The trek will stop in New Orleans, San Diego, and Chicago, before concluding at the Webster Hall in New York City on June 16.
Following the tour, VADER will continue on to San Juan, Puerto Rico to play at La Respuesta on June 17.
VADER mastermind Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek states: "Vadermaniax!!!! Good news right after 2017 began: VADER strikes back to the USA again! We’re gonna visit 23 places across the continent starting with famous Maryland Deathfest in May 26th, where we’ll play a very special set. We all can't wait to see you again!"
Confirmed dates for the "Strike Of The Empire" U.S. tour:
May 26 - Maryland Death Fest - Baltimore, MD *
May 27 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC
May 28 - Brass Mug - Tampa, FL
May 29 - Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
May 30 - Siberia - New Orleans, LA
May 31 - Acadia - Houston, TX
Jun. 01 - Curtain Club - Dallas, TX
Jun. 03 - Blu Phoenix - Albuquerque, NM
Jun. 04 - Club Red - Phoenix, AZ
Jun. 05 - Malones - Santa Ana, CA
Jun. 06 - Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA
Jun. 07 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA
Jun. 08 - Las Vegas Death Fest - Las Vegas, NV
Jun. 09 - Metro - Salt Lake City, UT
Jun. 10 - Bluebird Theatre - Denver, CO
Jun. 11 - Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
Jun. 13 - High Noon Saloon - Madison, WI
Jun. 14 - Reggies - Chicago, IL
Jun. 16 - Webster Music Hall - New York City, NY
Jun. 17 - La Respuesta - San Juan, Puerto Rico *
* VADER only
VADER's latest studio album, "The Empire", was released on November 4 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by acclaimed artist Joe Petagno, who has previously worked with PINK FLOYD, LED ZEPPELIN, MOTÖRHEAD, MARDUK, ILLDISPOSED and SODOM.