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Striker Announce “Summer of Shred” Marathon Touring Schedule

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Striker’s feel-good ’80s funtimes throwback Play to Win worked its way onto my “Best of 2018” year-end list with its ’80s hair singalong choruses, power metal bombast, thrash grooves and Shrapnel Records shred. I’ve yet to see the band live, but that’ll change this summer when they embark on a series of back-to-back-to-back-to-back runs they’ve dubbed the “Summer of Shred.” Shouldn’t all summers be full of shred?? Count me in.

First Striker will support Death Angel on a week’s worth of U.S. dates. Then they’ll do the same for Steel Panther, but in Canada, followed by a few headlining shows that lead right into three weeks with Holy Grail and Bewitcher. Hot damn! These dudes will be spending so much time in their van this summer they’ll be able to identify each others’ farts on smell alone by the time this thing wraps up. I hope they remember to bring wet wipes.

w/ Death Angel
May 14 – Oklahoma City, OK – 89th St
May 15 – Lubbock, TX – Jakes
May 16 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
May 17 – Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
May 18 – Los Angeles, CA – Whiskey
May 19 – San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge

Striker Headlining at East Town Get Down festival
May 25 Calgary, AB – Border Crossing w/ Anvil, and many others

w/ Steel Panther
June 14 – Barrie, ON – Mavericks Music Hall
June 15 – London, ON – London Music Hall
June 17 – Thunder Bay, ON – NV Nightclub
June 18 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
June 20 – Saskatoon, SK – Coors Event Centre
June 21 – Medicine Hat, AB – The Cypress Centre
June 23 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
June 25 – Grand Prairie, AB – Bowes Event Centre

Striker Headlining Dates
July 2 – Kelowna, BC – Muninn’s Post *with Lost Nebula
July 3 – Vancouver, BC – Astoria *with Lost Nebula
July 5 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon *with Neck of the Woods
July 6 – Portland, OR – High Water Mark *with Neck of the Woods
July 7 – Eugene, OR – Old Nicks *with Neck of the Woods

w/ Holy Grail, Bewitcher
July 12 – Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
July 13 – El Paso, TX – The San Carlos Building
July 14 – Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
July 15 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
July 16 – Houston, TX – White Oak
July 18 – Orlando, FL – Soundbar
July 19 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
July 20 – Asheville, NC – Mothlight
July 21 – Richmond, VA – The Camel
July 23 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
July 24 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
July 25 – Boston, MA – Once
July 26 – Montreal, QC – Turbo Haus
July 27 – Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground
July 28 – Detroit, MI – Small’s
July 29 – Chicago, IL – Reggies
July 31 – Denver, CO – Streets Of London
August 1 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro
August 2 – Las Vegas, NV – Counts Vamp’d
August 3 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
August 4 – Los Angeles, CA – Resident

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