10 New Rock + Metal Tours That Were Announced This Past Week
Jul 25, 2023
Did you get your tickets yet? There are plenty of options this week if you're looking to see some great rock or metal, with 10 new tours announced and a couple of specialty shows and festivals also in the mix for your ticketing dollar.
What's new? Well, Dirty Honey are back with a new album to promote and you can look forward to their raw vibe raucous live show coming to a town near your. There's plenty of interest in the reformed Fear Factory with Dino Cazares' band now booking dates to feature their current lineup. And you might want to take cover when the almighty GWAR comes to town, spewing forth some delicious metal licks. Plus, Story of the Year take us back in time to celebrate 20 years of their Page Avenue album.
Those are just a few of the newly announced tours this week, so scroll down and see what new tours got announced, who is playing where and when and how to get your tickets for each tour or special event.
Notes: The pop-punk singer-songwriter plays her first U.S. headline dates in four years.Ticketing Info: https://www.tayloracorn.com/
Nov. 8 - Toronto, Ontario @ The GarrisonNov. 9 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ CrafthouseNov. 11 - Chicago, Ill. @ Cobra LoungeNov. 12 - Columbus, Ohio @ Ace of CupsNov. 14 - New York, N.Y. @ Mercury LoungeNov. 16 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade (Purgatory)Nov. 17 - Nashville, Tenn. @ The East Room
Support Act: Austin MeadeNotes: The band's "Can't Find the Brakes" headline tour comes in support of the album of the same name. It also gives the band a chance to show off their new drummer Jaydon Bean who joined the group earlier this year.Ticketing Info: https://www.dirtyhoney.com/tour-dates
Oct. 18 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Regency BallroomOct. 19 - Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace of SpacesOct. 21 - San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory North ParkOct. 22 - Mesa, Ariz. @ The Nile TheaterOct. 24 - Dallas, Texas @ The Studio at the FactoryOct. 25 - Houston, Texas @ RISE RooftopOct. 27 - Orlando, Fla. @ The BeachamOct. 28 - Ponte Vedra, Fla. @ Ponte Vedra Concert HallOct. 29 - Tampa, Fla. @ The RITZ YborOct. 31 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Buckhead TheatreNov. 1 - Charlotte, N.C. @ The UndergroundNov. 3 - Baltimore, Md. @ Rams Head Live!Nov. 4 - Harrisburg, Pa. @ HMACNov. 5 - Asbury Park, N.J. @ Asbury LanesNov. 7 - Montreal, Quebec @ Théâtre BeanfieldNov. 8 - Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music HallNov. 10 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ The VogueNov. 12 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart'sNov. 13 - Chicago, Ill. @ Concord Music HallNov. 15 - Lawrence, Kan. @ Liberty HallNov. 16 - Denver, Colo. @ SummitNov. 17 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The DepotNov. 19 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ The Sand Dollar DowntownNov. 20 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The BelascoNov. 24 - Spokane, Wash. @ Knitting FactoryNov. 25 - Portland, Ore. @ Roseland TheaterNov. 26 - Seattle, Wash. @ The ShowboxNov. 28 - Boise, Idaho @ Knitting FactoryDec. 1 - Lincoln, Neb. @ Bourbon TheatreDec. 2 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Uptown TheaterDec. 4 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave IIDec. 5 - Bloomington, Ill. @ The Castle TheatreDec. 7 - Detroit, Mich. @ Saint Andrew’s HallDec. 8 - Grand Rapids, Mich. @ ElevationDec. 9 - Cleveland, Ohio @ House of BluesDec. 11 - Columbus, Ohio @ The BluestoneDec. 13 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Brooklyn BowlDec. 14 - Louisville, Ky. @ Mercury BallroomDec. 15 - St. Louis, Mo. @ The Hawthorn
Support Act: Lions at the GateNotes: The band's headline shows are part of their 'DisrupTour." This run also includes dates with Fear Factory and Lions at the Gate opening for Lacuna Coil on their "October Dawn" run as indicated.Ticketing Info: https://fearfactory.com/tour-dates/
Oct. 07 - Tucson, Ariz. @ EncoreOct. 08 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Sunshine TheatreOct. 09 - EL Paso, Texas @ The RockhouseOct. 11 - Tulsa, Okla. @ The ShrineOct. 12 - Memphis, Tenn. @ GrowlersOct. 13. - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade*Oct. 14. - Knoxville, Tenn @ The Concourse*Oct. 15. - Louisville, Ky. @ Mercury Ballroom(*Oct. 17. - Suget, Ill. @ Pops*Oct. 18. - Lincoln, Neb. @ Bourbon Theatre*Oct. 19. - Lawrence, Kan. @ Granada Theater*Oct. 20. - Oklahoma City, Okla. @ The Diamond Ballroom*Oct. 21. - Dallas, Texas @ Granada Theater*Oct. 23. - Houston, Texas @ House Of Blues*Oct. 24. - San Antonio, Teas Aztec Theater*
* Lacuna Coil headlines.
Support Acts: Negative Approach, X-Cops, Cancer ChristNotes: Blothar the Berserker notes, “Attention People of Earth! Halloween is coming, and your world is up in flames. You're a bunch of hairless apes with the smoothest of all brains. We see you there, groping in the chaos of maddening darkness. GWAR is coming to end your suffering, to bring a close to the Age of Imbeciles.”Ticketing Info: https://gwar.net/pages/tour
Oct. 11 - Hampton Beach, N.H. @ Wally's*Oct. 12 - S. Burlington, Vt. @ Higher Ground*Oct. 13 - New York, N.Y. @ Palladium Times Square*Oct. 14 - Reading, Pa. @ Reverb*Oct. 15 - Niagara Falls, N.Y. @ The Rapids Theatre*Oct. 16 - Toronto, Ontario @ The Phoenix#Oct. 18 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ BogartsOct. 19 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ The RaveOct. 20 - Columbia, Mo. @ The Blue NoteOct. 21 - Louisville, Ky. @ Mercury BallroomOct. 22 - Huntsville, Ala. @ Mars Music HallOct. 24 - Richmond, Va. @ The NationalOct. 25 - Raleigh, N.C. @ The RitzOct. 26 - Asheville, N.C. @ The Orange PeelOct. 27 - Gainesville, Fla. @ The Fest, Bo Diddley PlazaOct. 28 - Pensacola, Fla. @ Vinyl Music HallOct. 29 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade (Heaven)Oct. 30 - Orlando, Fla. @The Beacham*No X-Cops#No Negative Approach
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Support Acts: Fleshwater, Ingrown, JivebombNotes: The band's new album, Common Suffering, arrives Sept. 29, just ahead of most of their touring.Ticketing Info: https://www.harmsway13.com/tour
Sept. 22 - Mississauga, Ontario @ Hold Your Ground FestOct. 18 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ X-Ray ArcadeOct. 19 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Blueberry HillOct. 20 - Louisville, Ky. @ PortalOct. 21 - Columbus, Ohio @ Ace of CupsOct. 22 - Detroit, Mich. @ Magic StickOct. 24 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Preserving UndergroundOct. 25 - Toronto, Ontario @ Lee's PalaceOct. 27 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ MonarchOct. 28 - Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock ClubOct. 29 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ First Unitarian ChurchOct. 30 - Baltimore, Md. @ Baltimore SoundstageOct. 31 - Richmond, Va. @ Canal ClubNov. 01 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Masquerade - HellNov. 03 - Dallas, Texas @ Studio at The FactoryNov. 04 - Austin, Texas @ MohawkNov. 05 - Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live StudioNov. 07 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ The NileNov. 08 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ Eagle Aerie HallNov. 09 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ 1720Nov. 10 - San Diego, Calif. @ Brick by BrickNov. 11 - Berkeley, Calif. @ 924 Gilman StreetNov. 12 - Sacramento, Calif. @ Goldfield Trading PostNov. 14 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Metro Music HallNov. 15 - Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird TheaterNov. 16 - Kansas City, Mo. @ RecordBar
Notes: Poison Ruin's tour comes in support of their current album, Harvest.Ticketing Info: https://www.bandsintown.com/a/15498716-poison-ruin
Sept. 03 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Union PoolSept. 11 - Malmo, SE @ MatverkstanSept. 12 - Copenhagen, DK @ BetaSept. 13 - Stockholm, SE @ HUS7Sept. 14 - Oslo, NO @ BlitzSept. 17 - London, UK @ GarageSept. 27 - Richmond, Va. @ The WarehouseSept. 28 - Raleigh, N.C. @ KingsSept. 29 - Nashville, Tenn. @ DRKMTTRSept. 30 - Memphis, Tenn. @ GonerfestOct. 01 - New Orleans, La. @ Gasa GasaOct. 03 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Pilot LightOct. 04 - Louisville, Ky. @ Mag BarOct. 05 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Northside TavernOct. 06 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The EarlOct. 08 - Washington, D.C. @ Songbyrd
Support Acts: High Command and EntheosNotes: Revocation are promoting their Netherheaven album, while Unearth are promoting The Wretched; The Ruinous.Ticketing Info: https://www.revocationband.com/tour
Sept. 29 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ St. Vitus BarSept. 30 - Mechanicsburg, Pa. @ Lovecraft'sOct. 01 - Toledo, Ohio @ Frankie'sOct. 02 - Chicago, Ill. @ Reggie'sOct. 03 - Sauget, Ill. @ PopsOct. 04 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Eastside BowlOct. 06 - Orlando, Fla. @ ConduitOct. 07 - Tampa, Fla. @ OrpheumOct. 08 - West Palm, Fla. @ RespectablesOct. 09 - Charleston, S.C. @ Music FarmOct. 10 - Greensboro, N.C. @ Hangar 18Oct. 11 - Richmond, Va. @ Canal ClubOct. 12 - Baltimore, Md. @ SoundstageOct. 13 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Preserving UpstairsOct. 14 - Horsehead, Neb. @ The Pit At The LOct. 15 - Hampton Beach, N.H. @ Wally'sOct. 16 - Quebec City, Quebec @ La Source De la MartinerOct. 17 - Montreal, Ontario @ Fairmount TheatreOct. 18 - Barrie, Ontario @ The Queen BarrieOct. 19 - Toronto, Ontario @ Velvet UndergroundOct. 20.- Ottawa, Ontario @ The Brass Monkey
Support Acts: King Parrot and Filth Is EternalNotes: The tour comes in support of 2022's Flamingo EP.Ticketing Info: https://www.facebook.com/spiritintheroomsounds/events
Sept. 22 - Seattle, Wash. @ SubstationSept. 23 - Portland, Ore. @ The Star TheaterSept. 24 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Rickshaw StopSept. 25 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The EchoSept. 26 - San Diego, Calif. @ Soda BarSept. 27 - Mesa, Ariz. @ Nile Underground
Support Acts: Four Year Strong, We the Kings, Youth FountainNotes: The tour comes as a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the band's breakout album, Page Avenue.Ticket Info: http://www.storyoftheyear.net/tour
Nov. 1 – Mesa, Aris. @ Nile Theatre*Nov. 2 – Tucson, Ariz. @ Encore*Nov. 3 – Anaheim, Calif. @ House Of Blues*Nov. 4 – San Diego, Calif. @ Observatory North Park*Nov. 5 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ Brooklyn Bowl*Nov. 7 – Sacramento, Calif. @ Ace of Spaces*Nov. 9 – Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom*Nov. 10 – Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox Sodo*Nov. 11 – Spokane, Wash. @ Knitting Factory*Nov. 12 – Boise, Idaho @ Knitting Factory*Nov. 14 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex*Nov. 15 – Denver, Colo. @ Ogden Theater*Nov. 17 – Lawrence, Kan. @ Liberty*Nov. 18 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Uptown Theater*Nov. 19 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave*Jan. 5 – Detroit, Mich. @ Majestic Theater#Jan. 6 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Agora Theater#Jan. 7 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer#Jan. 8 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Roxian Theater#Jan. 10 – Toronto, Ontario @ Opera House#Jan. 11 – Montreal, Quebec @ Club Soda#Jan. 12 – Boston, Mass. @ House Of Blues#Jan. 13 – Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom#Jan. 14 – New York, N.Y. @ Palladium Times Square#Jan. 16 – Baltimore, Md. @ Rams Head Live#Jan. 17 – Norfolk, Va. @ Norva#Jan. 19 – Charlotte, N.C. @ Underground#Jan. 20 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Masquerade (Heaven)#Jan. 21 – Tampa, Fla. @ The Ritz Ybor#Jan. 22 – Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. @ Revolution#Jan. 24 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Brooklyn Bowl#Jan. 25 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogarts#Jan. 26 – Chicago, Ill. @ Concord Music Hall#
^ With Yellowcard+ With Youth Fountain* With Four Year Strong and Youth Fountain# With We The Kings and Youth Fountain
* Deftones have announced the lineup for the fourth annual “Dia De Los Deftones” day-long festival. 100 Gecs, Knocked Loose, Doechii, Pinback, Pieri, Rile and Capra will join Deftones Nov. 4 at San Diego’s Petco Park.
Ticketing info: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A005F05B171430E
* Something Corporate have announced an Oct. 20 pre-When We Were Young headline show at House of Blues Las Vegas.
Ticketing info: https://concerts.livenation.com/event/17005F0AB5B4355D
* The “Strange ‘80s” charity benefit returns for 2023, taking place Oct. 20 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas with appearances by Sum 41, Bowling for Soup, Plain White T’s, Your Broken Hero, Cassadee Pope, Lilith Czar, Monique Powell, Less Than Jake’s Chris DeMakes and Roger Lima and Games We Play’s Emmyn Calleiro.
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