Tour de Force

Knocked Loose, The Acacia Strain and Harm’s Way Announce U.S. Tour


Upon seeing the tour lineup in the above headline — Sanction and Higher Power will open the trek — my initial reaction was surprise that Knocked Loose are headlining above The Acacia Strain. I had no idea that band is so popular — The Acacia Strain are, like, a pretty big band and stuff — and, frankly, I’m not sure I’ve listened to them yet. Am I missing out big time? Feel free to tell me I’m an idiot in the comments section for skipping over them last year (as if you needed an invitation to do so).

The Acacia Strain are always a hoot live, though, and I hear the same about Harm’s Way (though I’ve yet to see them). This is going to be quite the tour of big ol’ downtuned hardcore-inspired riffs.

Update: I just listened to Knocked Loose on Spotify. They totally had me hooked until the vocalist came in with that Jacob Bannon-style yelp thing. Not for me, although I concede the riffs are fucking sick! The moshpits at this tour are going to be absolutely fucknuts.


04/04: Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
04/05: Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
04/06: Bloomington, IL – Castle Theatre
04/07: Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
04/09: Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation
04/10: Toledo, OH Civic – Music Hall
04/11: Pittsburgh, PA Rex – Theater
04/12: Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
04/13: Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
04/14: Hartford, CT – The Webster Theater
04/16: Providence, RI – The Met
04/17: Amityville, NY – Revolution
04/18: Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
04/19: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
04/20: Huntington, WV – V Club
04/23: Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard
04/25: Tucson, AZ – The Rock
04/26: Las Vegas, NV – Elks Lodge 1468
04/27: Pomona, CA – The Glass House
04/28: San Diego, CA – SOMA
04/30: Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
05/01: Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
05/02: Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
05/03: Reno, NV – Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor
05/05: Fort Collins, CO – Hodi’s Half Note
05/06: Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
05/07: Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
05/08: St. Louis, MO – Fubar

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