Tour de Force



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Give credit to DevilDriver — they do not just constantly tour with bands that sound exactly like they do. Remember when they were supposed to tour with Venom? What about that trek they did with Napalm Death? Who’s fucking idea was that? I’m not complaining; I’m just sayin’.

DevilDriver’s latest did-not-that-see-that-coming tourmates are the Cancer Bats, whose music is similar to DevilDriver’s in that it features guitars, bass, drums, and vocals. But I really do dig the fact that DevilDriver keep doing this, ’cause a) who wants to watch multiple bands that sound exactly the same in one night?, and b) it means that all parties involved will, presumably, be exposed to audiences that might otherwise never check them out. Good deal, and smart thinkin’.

DevilDriver’s Roadrunner labelmates Baptized in Blood will also be on the trek, but that’s not as surprising. Still, this should be a fun tour all around.

Get dates after the jump, courtesy SMN. DevilDriver’s latest, the Mark Lewis-produced Beast, comes out February 21 on Roadrunner.

January 20 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
January 21 – Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
January 22 – Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre
January 24 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory Concert House
January 25 – Vancouver, BC @ The Venue
January 26 – Prince George, BC @ The Generator
January 27 – Calgary, AB @ Republik
January 28 – Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
January 29 – Saskatoon, SK @ Louis’ Pub
January 30 – Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick Centre
January 31 – Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks
February 2 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
February 3 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
February 4 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
February 5 – Dayton, OH @ McGuffy’s House of Rock
February 6 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
February 8 – Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
February 9 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
February 10 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre


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