Vader are touring North America this year in support of their mediocre new release, The Empire. Hopefully Vader will play a good amount of material from their better, older releases such as The Ultimate Incantation and De Profundis. Tour dates and the press release are after the jump.
Graveland are embarking on their first ever tour. Latin American headbangers will get a chance to be honor the All-Father with Rob Darken and his fellow Poles next year.
Mayhem are touring North America with a setlist composed of their De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas album in its entirely. Mayhem are playing larger venues in many cities (probably due to the publicity from Necrobutcher’s recent book) so this might be a good opportunity for headbangers to see them play some of their only material worth caring out. Maybe Mayhem will throw in a few tracks from Deathcrush as an encore? Maybe Hellhammer won’t bring out that transparent MIDI kit?
Italian black metal band Mortuary Drape are embarking on a short tour of the North American West Coast next week.
Slayer announced more dates for their upcoming fall tour with Anthrax and Death Angel. Slayer also recorded a Youtube video to promote the tour in support of the awful Repenteless: