NEVERMORE: North American Headlining Tour Announced

Seattle metallers NEVERMORE will embark on their first North American headlining tour in almost three years this fall. The trek, which kicks off on September 23 and runs through November 5, will also feature WARBRINGER, MUTINY WITHIN and HATESPHERE in the support slots.

The dates are as follows:

Sep. 23 – The Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC
Sep. 24 – El Corazon – Seattle, WA
Sep. 25 – Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
Sep. 26 – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
Sep. 28 – Key Club – Los Angeles, CA
Sep. 30 – The Galaxy Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
Oct. 01 – Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, CA
Oct. 02 – U.B.’s Bar – Mesa, AZ
Oct. 03 – The Rock – Tucson, AZ
Oct. 05 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
Oct. 06 – Marquee – Tulsa, OK
Oct. 07 – Ridglea Theater – Ft. Worth, TX
Oct. 08 – Scout Bar – San Antonio, TX
Oct. 09 – Numbers – Houston, TX
Oct. 11 – Emo’s Alternative Lounging – Austin, TX
Oct. 13 – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Oct. 14 – Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
Oct. 15 – Jaxx – West Springfield – VA
Oct. 16 – The Palladium – Worcester, MA
Oct. 17 – The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 19 – The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
Oct. 20 – FouFounes – Montreal, Que
Oct. 21 – Music Hall – London, Ont
Oct. 22 – Opera House – Toronto, Ont
Oct. 23 – Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
Oct. 25 – Diesel Nightclub – Pittsburgh, PA
Oct. 26 – Headliner’s Music Hall – Louisville, KY
Oct. 27 – Blondies – Detroit, MI
Oct. 29 – Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
Oct. 30 – The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
Oct. 31 – Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
Nov. 01 – Royal Albert Arms – Winnipeg, MB
Nov. 02 – The Exchange – Regina, SK
Nov. 03 – The Republik – Calgary, AB
Nov. 04 – Pawn Shop – Edmonton, AB

All tickets go on sale on June 1 exclusively through EnterTheVault.com until June 19 at which point they will be made available through all normal ticketing systems.

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available which gets fans early entry before doors for a pre-show NEVERMORE meet-and-greet.

NEVERMORE‘s new album, “The Obsidian Conspiracy”, which will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia: Friday, May 28
Spain, Italy : Tuesday, June 1
Sweden, Finland, Hungary: Wednesday, June 2
U.K., Benelux, France, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Rest Of Europe: Monday, May 31
North America: Tuesday, June 8

In addition to the album’s standard edition, a limited box-set edition will be made available featuring featuring two cover versions — “The Crystal Ship” (THE DOORS) and “Transmission” (THE TEA PARTY) — and a bonus “Play The Guitar Like Jeff Loomis” disc containing “Your Poison Throne” and “The Obsidian Conspiracy” play-along videos and guitar tabs for both songs.

Disc 1:

01. The Termination Proclamation
02. Your Poison Throne
03. Moonrise (Through Mirrors Of Death)
04. And The Maiden Spoke
05. Emptiness Unobstructed
06. The Blue Marble And The New Soul
07. Without Morals
08. The Day You Built The Wall
09. She Comes In Colors
10. The Obsidian Conspiracy
11. Crystal Ship (THE DOORS cover; bonus track)
12. Temptation (THE TEA PARTY cover; bonus track)

Disc 2 – “Play The Guitar Like Jeff Loomis”:

* “Your Poison Throne” – without guitar
* “Your Poison Throne” – guitar only
* “The Obsidian Conspiracy” – without guitar
* “The Obsidian Conspiracy” – guitar only
* Video Enhancement: Play-along video for the song “Your Poison Throne” with guitar-playing instructions from Jeff Loomis
* Video Enhancement: Play-along video for the song “The Obsidian Conspiracy” with guitar-playing instructions from Jeff Loomis
* Guitar tabs of both songs as PDF files

NEVERMORE filmed a video for the song “Emptiness Unobstructed” during the band’s May 18, 2010 concert at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England. The clip was directed by Nigel Crane, who helmed PARADISE LOST‘s “The Rise Of Denial” video last year for Century Media Records.

NEVERMORE has tapped a “very talented” Hungarian guitar player by the name of Attila Voros to play second guitar on the band’s current tour. festivals we are about to embark on in Europe.”

The drum tracks for “The Obsidian Conspiracy” were completed in the group’s hometown of Seattle with SOILWORK guitarist Peter Wichers, who previously worked with Dane on the singer’s solo debut, “Praises to the War Machine”. Longtime friend and collaborator Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ARCH ENEMY, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD) once again handled mixing duties. The captivating and dynamic cover art was created by the great Travis Smith (OPETH, KATATONIA) .

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