Tour de Force



I haven’t gotten to see Rivers of Nihil live yet, but both Vince and some dude named Erik Rutan have been raving about them. So needless to say, I’m very, very excited to finally get the chance to check them out on their forthcoming tour with Kamikabe, which kicks off next month.

In fact — and I’m sure this is gonna sound weird, but it’s true — this is one of the upcoming shows about which I’m most excited, because a) great new bands are diamonds in the rough and it’s always a joy to find ’em, and b) seriously, is there a better letter of recommendation for a band to receive than that of ERIK FUCKING RUTAN? Most DM bands would kill just to have Rutan say anything about them in print, let alone give them a rave review.

(I’d really like to see Kamikabe, too, ’cause their recorded music is definitely brutal as fuck — alas, they’re not coming to the Brooklyn stop of the trek. If you see them, e-mail me and let me know how they were, okay?)

So, yeah, if this tour is coming to your town, you’re gonna wanna go check these dudes out. Get dates below!

11.8 – Reading PA @ Reverb w/ Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation, Wretched, Divination (no Kamikabe)
11.9 – Pittsburgh PA @ The Ironworks
11.10 – Luray VA @ The Attic
11.11 – Raleigh, NC @ Katmandu
11.12 – Chattanooga TN @ Sluggo’s
11.13 – Louisville KY @ Vernon Club
11.14 – Chicago IL @ Ultra Lounge
11.15 – Indianapolis IN @ Hoosier Dome
11.16 – Akron OH @ Annabell’s
11. 17 – Brooklyn NY @ Public Assembly w/ Dysrhythmia, Loincloth, Stats (no Kamikabe)


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