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Sólstafir and Ancient VVisdom Team Up For Mellowest Metal Tour of the Year


Solstafir / Ancient VVisdomIceland’s Sólstafir have been hell-bent on touring the U.S. over the past year: they did a brief East Coast run with Junius last year leading into Maryland Deathfest, then hit most of the western states in December opening for Pallbearer. This is all fantastic news, because more Americans need more opportunities to see this fantastic band. Myself included.

Hooray for all of us, then, because Sólstafir will be bringing their special brand of hypnotizing shoe-gaze metal to this side of the Atlantic once again, with a tour that lasts over a month and hits vast expanses of the U.S. and Canada. Ancient VVisdom will support, which is a great match IMO: the band’s mellowed out, acoustic doom(ish) metal vibes should mesh extremely well with Sólstafir, and it’s been too long since we’ve heard anything from those dudes.

Dates, via Heavy Blog is Heavy:

Apr. 22 Brooklyn, NY @ The Shop
Apr. 23 Montreal, QC @ L’ail’ze
Apr. 24 Ottawa, ON @ Maverick’s
Apr. 25 Toronto, ON @ Garrison
Apr. 26 Rochester. NY @ Bug Jar
Apr. 27 Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St. Pub
Apr. 28 Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Apr. 29 Grands Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
Apr. 30 Milwaukee, WI @ TBD
May 1 Minneapolis, MN @ Nether Bar
May 3 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’S
May 2 Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
May 5 Denver, CO @ Larimer
May 6 Salt Lake City, UT @ Bare Deluxe
May 8 Spokane, WA @ The Pin
May 9 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw
May 10 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
May 12 San Francisco, CA @ Oakland Opera
May 13 Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos
May 14 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live
May 15 Albuquerque, NM @ Sister
May 16 Fort Worth, TX @ Sons of Hermann
May 17 Austin, TX @ Red 7
May 18 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
May 20 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

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