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Baroness and Deafheaven Announce Co-Headlining Tour; Zeal & Ardor to Open

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Baroness and Deafheaven have announced that they’ll hit the road together for a co-headlining trek beginning in March. Zeal & Ardor will provide support. That’s an interesting line-up! The three bands may not seem to have much in common on the surface, but I’d argue that a) none of them are purists when it comes to metal and b) they’ve all found at least some acclaim outside the metalsphere. In any case, I’d wager this tour is gonna do well.

Arguably just as exciting is the news that Baroness may have some new material for us to hear by the time this tour begins — the press release says that the tour announcement “arrives as Baroness work on their eagerly-awaited fifth album.” That’s pretty vague with regards to where they are in the process, but I don’t think they’d tease it in an official announcement unless they felt confident it was good time to be teasing.

Here are the dates:

March 8 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
March 9 Austin, TX Emo’s
March 10 Dallas, TX Canton Hall
March 12 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren
March 13 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
March 14 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
March 16 Berkeley, CA The UC Theatre
March 18 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
March 19 Seattle, WA The Showbox
March 20 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
March 22 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
March 23 Calgary, AB The Palace Theatre
March 24 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
March 26 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
March 27 Denver, CO The Ogden Theater
March 29 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
March 30 Madison, WI The Sylvee
March 31 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
April 2 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
April 3 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
April 5 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
April 6 Worcester, MA The Palladium
April 7 Albany, NY Upstate Concert Hall
April 9 Cleveland, OH Agora Theater
April 10 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
April 12 New York, NY Terminal 5

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