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Jeff Loomis Reveals New Touring Lineup

Jeff Loomis, ex-Nevermore guitar prodigy, has been added to the 24-date, coast-to-coast US tour with Protest the Hero, Periphery, The Safety Fire, and Today I Caught the Plague. Jeff Loomis reveals the quality players he's brought in to accompany him on the stage:

Joe Nurre - guitar (Shaded Enmity)
Gregory Macklin - bass (System Divide, Ordinance)
Anup Sastry - drums (Intervals, Skyharbor)

"My good friend, Joe Nurre from up here in Seattle, will be playing guitar with me out on this run with Protest the Hero and Periphery. Some of you might have seen him play with Nevermore on the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise last year. I was lucky enough to find this killer drummer online. His name is Anup Sastry, I've seen him do these perfect drum covers on his Youtube page. I reached out and learned he plays in a few great bands as well. You should check out all the stuff he's done. Anup is based out in the DC area and brought in a friend of his, Greg Macklin, to do bass. Those guys are going to be getting together out there to start practicing the set. Joe and I will do the same over here and then a couple weeks before the tour, Joe and I will fly over Maryland and we'll all rehearse until we get things perfect. I can't wait to get out there and start playing live again. See you soon."

The tour begins March 25th in Chicago, IL and will lead up the release of the new album, Plains Of Oblivion on April 10th, before wrapping up in Philadelphia, PA on April 22nd. Dates are as follows:

Sun/Mar-25 - CHICAGO IL - Bottom Lounge
Mon/Mar-26 - LAWRENCE KS - Granada
Tue/Mar-27 - DALLAS TX - Trees
Wed/Mar-28 - HOUSTON TX - Warehouse Live
Fri/Mar-30 - ALBUQUERQUE NM - Sunshine
Sat/Mar-31 - PHOENIX AZ - Club Red
Sun/Apr-01 -LOS ANGELES CA - Key Club
Mon/Apr-02 - SAN FRANCISCO CA - Slim's
Tue/Apr-03 - PORTLAND OR - The Branx
Wed/Apr-04 - SEATTLE WA - Studio Seven
Fri/Apr-06 - SALT LAKE CITY UT - In The Venue
Sat/Apr-07 - DENVER CO - Summit
Mon/Apr-09 - ST LOUIS MO - Pops
Tue/Apr-10 - MILWAUKEE WI - The Rave II
Wed/Apr-11 - DETROIT MI - Magic Stick
Thu/Apr-12 - COLUMBUS OH - The Outland Ballroom
Fri/Apr-13 - CLEVELAND OH - Grog Shop
Sat/Apr-14 - BALTIMORE MD - Sonar
Mon/Apr-16 - ATLANTA GA - Masquerade
Tue/Apr-17 - ORLANDO FL - The Social
Wed/Apr-18 - RALEIGH NC - Lincoln Theater
Fri/Apr-20 - NEW YORK NY - Gramercy
Sun/Apr-22 - PHILADELPHIA PA - Trocadero

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