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Below is our complete Cancer Bats news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Cancer Bats, who are recording their new album and heading out on tour across Europe with Billy Talent, have just announced a handful of U.K. headline shows in October and November. The dates fall in the gaps of the Billy Talent off-days and will be a chance to catch them again playing a headline slot.
Here are the U.K. headlining tour dates:
22 Oct 2009 UK Middlesbrough, Uncle Alberts
24 Oct 2009 UK Liverpool, The Masque
28 Oct 2009 UK Tunbridge Wells, Forum
02 Nov 2009 UK York, Fibbers
03 Nov 2009 UK Bournemouth, Ibar
04 Nov 2009 UK Falmouth, Princess Pavillions
05 Nov 2009 UK Exeter, Cavern
The band tour with Billy Talent in October and will release their as-yet-untitled third album in 2010.
Cancer Bats has issued a tour update after visiting the U.K. and Japan on their summer festival circuit, including Sonisphere. You can watch the video below.
Distort is now offering Cancer Bats' "Tour EP 2009" for sale prior to other digital retailers. The EP features four brand new tracks, including covers of Tegan & Sara and Murder City Devils, plus behind-the-scenes footage and music videos. Cancer Bats' Tour EP, will also be available online exclusively via iTunes and Distort Digital on June 30, 2009.
Cancer Bats have been added to the Edgefest 2009 lineup. The band will be fresh off a headlining tour in the UK and ready to come back home for Edgefest. They last played Edgefest in 2006 at the Molson Amphitheatre.
This brings the total number of bands to 18 - performing at Downsview Park on Saturday, June 20th. Fan favourite Billy Talent will be headlining, rocking the main stage, along with Alexisonfire, Moneen, Arkells, K-OS, AFI, Metric, and more.
Tickets available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, ticketmaster.ca, and charge at: 416-870-8000.
Liverpool's crossover thrashers SSS are currently gearing up for a UK tour in a couple of weeks with Canadian punks CANCER BATS.
SSS bassist MARK MAGILL reports on what the band have been up to since the release of their critically acclaimed second album, "THE DIVIDING LINE," last year:
"It's been a while since we've been out and about, so we can't wait to hit the road this month. Dave had a baby, I insulated my loft, Foxy has been making brownies and Pete has been researching the dynamics of paper airplanes. We've also written 14 new songs for our next record and they're getting so short, fast and heavy it's ridiculous. Come down and say hello!" More...
Bring Me The Horizon will be touring Australia in May, joined by Cancer Bats and Australian deathcore band The Red Shore.
Here are the latest tour dates:
11th May @ The Capitol, Perth
12th May @ HQ, Adelaide - L/All Ages
14th May @ Billboards, Melbourne - Under 18s
15th May @ Billboards, Melbourne
16th May @ Roundhouse, Sydney
17th May @ The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tickets on sale: 9am, Thursday 12 March from Ticketek.
THE PLIGHT will be main support to CANCER BATS for their UK/Ireland tour this April/May 2009 tour dates. Here are the dates:
April 22 Brighton, Engine Rooms
April 26 Colchester, Arts Centre
April 27 Oxford, Academy
April 28 Cardiff, Barfly
April 29 Glasgow, ABC2
April 30 Leeds, The Cockpit
May 01 Stoke, Sugarmill
May 02 Nottingham, Rock City
May 03 Manchester, Academy 3
May 04 Birmingham, Academy 2
May 05 Bristol, Academy 2
May 06 Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
May 07 London, Underworld
CANCER BATS has posted their new music video for "Deathsmarch," featuring Wade MacNeil of Alexisonfire, online. "Deathsmarch" is from the album, "Hail Destroyer." You can check out the video below. More...
Canadian metallers Cancer Bats have added a series of headline dates following their April/May UK tour in support of In Flames. Here are the latest Cancer Bats tour dates:
April 15 Norwich, Waterfront
April 16 Colchester, Arts Centre
April 17 Brighton, Concorde 2
April 18 Oxford, Academy
April 19 Leeds, Cockpit
April 20 Glasgow, King Tut's (headline show)
April 21 Newcastle, Academy 2
April 22 Dundee, Fat Sams
April 23 Belfast, Mandela Hall
April 24 Dublin, Academy
April 25 Cork, Pavillion
April 27 Exeter, Lemon Grove
April 28 Cardiff, University Solus
April 29 Cambridge, Junction
April 30 Sheffield, Corporation
May 01 Liverpool, Academy 2
May 02 Northampton, Roadmender
May 03 Manchester, Academy 3 (headline show)
May 04 Birmingham, Academy 2 (headline show)
May 05 Bristol, Academy 2 (headline show)
May 06 Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms (headline show)
The Cancer Bats are teaming up with central Canadians, The Holly Springs Disaster and Polar Bear Club, to do a series of 5 shows in Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, London, and Toronto starting December 17. Here are the tour dates:
DEC 17 - Ottawa, ON, CAN - Babylon
DEC 18 - Montreal, PQ, CAN - Underworld
DEC 19 - Kingston, ON, CAN - Time To Laugh
DEC 20 - London, ON, CAN - Rumrunners
DEC 21 - Toronto, ON, CAN - The Mod Club
The lineup for 2009's edition of the Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour has been revealed. The tour will consist of Thursday, Bring Me The Horizon, Pierce The Veil, Cancer Bats and Four Year Strong. The Taste Of Chaos 2009 tour dates are as follows: More...
Cancer Bats has announced that they will be trekking across the UK with In Flames in April. The band spent July and August in the US with Bullet for My Valentine and Bleeding Through and plans for more US tours are currently in the works.
Here are the Cancer Bats tour dates with In Flames:
04/15 Norwich, UK Waterfront
04/16 Colchester, UK Arts
04/17 Brighton, UK Concorde 2
04/21 Newcastle, UK Academy 2
04/22 Dundee, UK Fat Sams
04/23 Belfast, UK Mandella Hall
04/24 Dublin, IE Academy
04/25 Cork, UK Pavillion
04/27 Exeter, UK Lemon Grove
04/28 Cardiff, UK University Solus
04/29 Cambridge, UK Junction
04/30 Sheffield, UK Corporation
05/01 Liverpool, UK Academy 2
Cancer Bats are taking to the Canadian terrain for a fall tour in September with Black Lungs and Johnny Truant. The latest Cancer Bats tour dates can be seen below.
Cancer Bats will also premier “Hail Destroyer” on Aug. 27 as a feature video in the main video and metal sections on MySpace.
Here are the latest Cancer Bats tour dates More...
Cancer Bats has released their latest video for the song "Hail Destroyer" online. You can watch it on YouTube or below.
Cancer Bats is also touring extensively since May and through August. Here are the latest tour dates: More...
Bullet for My Valentine's new video for the song, "Scream Aim Fire," on Headbanger's Blog and will be featured on Headbanger's Ball. "Scream Aim Fire" is taken from Bullet for My Valentine's latest album of the same name. Also, the band will be touring the states the later part of this summer into the fall with Black Tide and the Cancer Bats. All dates are as follows:
6/2 Belfast, Northern Ireland @ SPRING AND AIRBRAKE
6/3 Dublin, Ireland @ AMBASSADOR
6/6 Germany @ ROCK AM RING
6/7 Germany @ ROCK IM PARK
6/9 Hamburg, Germany @ GROSSE FREIHEIT
6/10 Berlin, Germany @ COLUMBIA CLUB
6/13 Switzerland @ GREENFIELDS
6/14 Donnington, England @ DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL
6/15 Nickelsdorf, Austria @ NOVA ROCK
6/17 Milan, Italy @ ALCATRAZ
6/19 Lyon, France @ LE RADIN
6/20 Marseille, France @ DOCK DES SUD
6/22 Amsterdam, Holland @ PARADISO
6/23 Strasbourg, France @ LAITERIE
6/24 Lingen, Germany @ ALTER SCHLATHOF
6/26 Tromøya, Norway @ HOVE FESTIVAL
6/27 Gothenburg,Sweden @ METAL TOWN
6/29 Dessel, Belgium @ GRASPOP
7/3 Rosklilde,Denmark @ ROSKILDE FESTIVAL
7/4 Leipzig, Germany @ WITH FULL FORCE
7/6 Ruissalo, Finland @ RUISROCK
7/7 Helsinki, Finland @ TAVASTIA
8/23 Reading, England @ READING FESTIVAL
8/24 Leeds, England @ LEEDS FESTIVAL More...
Bullet For My Valentine will kick off their 2008 headlining tour on Tuesday, July 14 at the Rave in Milwaukee, WI. The dates are in support of the band's latest album "Scream Aim Fire," which debuted at #4 in the U.S. and simultaneously in the Top 5 in the UK, Australia, Germany and Japan.
Sponsored by the No Fear clothing company, the first leg of Bullet For My Valentine's North American tour will run to mid-August (dates below); the second leg will run throughout September, with dates to be announced shortly. Joining Bullet For My Valentine for the tour will be Bleeding Through and on select dates, Cancer Bats and Black Tide. A "fan club presale" begins tomorrow, Wednesday, May 28 (check here for more info), while tickets go on sale to the general public the following weekend.
The complete itinerary for Leg One of Bullet For My Valentine's North American headlining tour is as follows: More...
The first batch of dates for Gallows' upcoming U.S. tour have been announced. Support will be provided by This Is Hell and Cancer Bats. Here are the latest tour dates:
1/9 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
1/10 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
1/11 Orlando, FL @ The Social
1/12 Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
1/14 Houston, TX @ Red Room at Meridian
1/15 Austin, TX @ Emo's
1/16 Dallas, TX @ The Door
1/18 Albuquerque, NM @ The Launch Pad
1/19 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
1/21 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
1/23 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
1/24 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
1/26 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
1/27 Vancouver, BC @ Plaza Club
1/28 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
1/30 Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theatre
1/31 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
2/2 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
2/3 Chicago, IL @ Metro Smart Bar
2/4 Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop
2/5 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
2/7 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
2/8 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
2/9 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
In March / April of 2006 Parkway Drive embarked on a 30 date national all ages tour, aptly titled the All Ages Assault Tour, passing through regional cities and towns which seldom get touring bands.
February 2008 will see them return with the same approach on the Surf Rat Tour, again all shows will be all ages. The tour will be rippin’ through the likes of Cooma, Wangaratta, Wagga Wagga, Sutherland, Coffs Harbour, Townsville and many more as well as an appearance at the MS Fest in Tasmania. Getting barrelled with Parkway Drive will be fellow Byron Bay grommets 50 Lions. Tour details below, tickets go on sale November 21.
Currently touring through Europe and the UK as part of the Never Say Die Tour, Parkway Drive will finish the year with a US West Coast Tour, where they will be joined by xDeathstarx. Those tour dates are as follows: More...
This Is Hell has confirmed plans to put out two 7" releases this winter. The group will release an EP titled "Cripplers" through Trustkill Records on November 20th. The effort will feature six-songs: a new track, three covers, and two previously-unreleased songs. Meanwhile, the band will also put out a split 7" with Cancer Bats via Future Tense Records. The untitled split will consist of a new song from each band, in addition to a cover of each group by the other.