Tour de Force



Even though I had heard their recordings, I had never seen Ramming Speed live before they performed at The Metal Suckfest a couple of weeks ago; I am now twice as enamored of them as I already was. I wish there was some way I could actually share the feeling their set gave me via the internet, but for now, just settle for looking at this photo from the show. See how much fun vocalist Peter Gallagher is having? How he’s just stomping around with a big ol’ smile on his face? If you go see Ramming Speed live, that could be YOU stomping around with a big ol’ smile on YOUR face!

And now you have your chance: the band has just announced a winter tour which will kick off at the end of the month. And ten of the dates feature Saviours as co-headliners, so the show is guaranteed to be that much more awesome. (There’s part of me that wants to hop in my car and go to the Philly gig so I can see Ramming Speed and Saviours and Fight Amp, ’cause holy shit that is a sweet, sweet line-up, and it’s only coming together for that one date.) These are gonna be the kinds of shows missed only by those who hate joy. Seriously, go see this band live.

Dates are after the jump…

11/30 New York, NY @ Saint Vitus w/ Saviours, Bad Dream
12/1 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar w/ Saviours, Fight Amp, Bad Dream
12/2 Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St Pub w/ Saviours
12/3 Columbus, OH @ Ace Of Cups w/ Saviours
12/4 Chicago, IL @ Double Door w/ Saviours
12/5 Lincoln, NE @Bourbon Theater w/ Saviours, Mother Pile
12/6 Denver, CO @ 3 Kings Tavern w/ Saviours, Speedwolf
12/7 Salt Lake City, UT @ Burt’s Tiki Lounge w/ Saviours
12/8 Reno, NV @ Holland Project Showspace w/ Saviours
12/9 San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room w/ Saviours
12/10 Oakland, CA @ The Swamp (house, all ages)
12/11 Bakersfield, CA @ Killer Clam (house, all ages)
12/12 Los Angeles, CA @ 5 Star Bar
12/13 San Deigo, CA @ Ruby Room
12/14 Escondido, CA @ The Metaphore Cafe (all ages w/ BAR)
12/15 Las Vegas, NV @ TBA
12/16 Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theater (all ages)
12/17 Las Cruces, NM @ TBA
12/18 Austin, TX @ Slamalot w/ Hatred Surge (house, all ages)
12/19 Denton, TX @ J and J’s Pizza (all ages)
12/20 New Orleans, LA @ The Mushroom (all ages)
12/21 Tallahassee, FL @ AF House w/ Brainstorm (all ages)
12/22 Tampa, FL @ Transitions (all ages)
12/23 Miami, FL @ Beelzebubs Cave (all ages)
12/24 Orlando, FL @ Wills Pub w/ Mr Pussy
12/25 Orlando, FL – Hailing Satan and drinking on rollercoasters
12/26 Atlanta, GA @ 529
12/27 Ashville, NC @ The Get Down
12/28 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter w/ Battlemaster
12/29 Philadelphia, PA @ International Waters (House, all ages)
12/31 Allston, MA @ WWTAWWTAP (all ages)


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