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Burst Announces Final Farewell Tour Date In Sweden

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As was previously reported, Sweden's Burst plans to breakup after their upcoming U.S. tour. The band issued the following statement about a final farewell show in Sweden:

"Brethren and…sisthren?

"First, we would like to send you all humble gratitude and reverence for all the response about our hiatus/break-up/whatever. I guess you don’t realize how many people derive meaning from what you do until you die (are we right, Kurt Cobain?). .... Aaaanyways, here be news:

"FINAL GIG: As we previously stated, we wanna go out with a big ass fanfare of a goodbye show in Sweden. The date has been set to December 18, and the venue will be Sticky Fingers in Burst home base Gothenburg, Sweden. And yeah, this really WILL be a special occasion:

"Since this is our last concert, we’d figured we’d do something awesome. Thus, the night will be divided into two sets. For the first part we will perform our last album Lazarus Bird in its entirety. Awesome for us, awesome hopefully for you too.

"The second part will consist of a sort of Best Of Burst, ie. choice cuts from all our albums: Origo, Prey On Life, Conquest: Writhe, In Coveting Ways, as well as one or two from the real early stuff. Also, we will invite some of the guest musicians we’ve employed on our albums during the years, which means that you’ll be hearing songs colored with live saxophone, Hammond, extra guitars, percussion etc etc. Tickets will be fairly cheap. We want this to be a great night for everyone."

Burst's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

9/18 Planet Caravan festival w/ Clutch, Pentagram, Kylesa, Orange Goblin etc Asheville, North Carolina
9/19 Wonderland w/Zoroaster Richmond, Virginia
9/20 The Sterling Hotel w/ Zoroaster Allentown, Pennsylvania
9/21 Music Hall Of Williamsburg w/ Gojira, Zoroaster Brooklyn, New York
9/22 Ottobar w/Gojira, Zoroaster Baltimore, Maryland
9/24 Masquerade w/Gojira, Zoroaster Atlanta, Georgia
9/25 The Hangar w/Gojira, Zoroaster New Orleans, Louisiana
9/26 Rock Bottom w/Zoroaster San Antonio, Texas
9/27 Warehouse Live w/Gojira, Zoroaster Houston, Texas
9/28 The Lounge on Elm Street w/Zoroaster Dallas, Texas
9/29 Red 7 w/Zoroaster Austin, Texas
10/1 Big Daddy’s w/Zoroaster Tallahassee, Florida
10/2 The Social w/Gojira, Zoroaster Orlando, Florida
10/3 The Brass Mug Tampa, Florida
10/4 The Nick w/Zoroaster Birmingham, Alabama
10/5 Valarium w/Gojira, Zoroaster Knoxville, Tennessee
10/6 Murphy Building w/Zoroaster Indianapolis, Indiana
10/7 Rave Bar w/Gojira, Zoroaster Milwaukee, Wisconsin
10/8 Blondie’s w/Zoroaster Detroit, Michigan
10/9 Logan Square Auditorium w/Gojira, Zoroaster NOTE! CITY/VENUE CHANGE CHICAGO, Illinois

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