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Toad Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

Phoenix, Arizona metal miscreants Toad are set to embark on a live takeover next month. The punishment will begin on March 2nd in Tempe and wind its way through 15 cities before coming to a ceremonial close in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The band will be joined by a host of eclectic bands throughout the tour including Lo-Pan, Sons Of Tonatiuh, Black Market Ministry and more.

Commented the band in a collective statement: “TOAD has long been preparing for this moment, and the time has finally come. This journey will lead us into uncharted territory and will spark the widespread corruption of anyone and everyone that is either willing or unfortunate enough to participate. We are confident that this experience will be only the beginning of the debauchery and mayhem that is yet to come.”

TOAD — short for “Take Over And Destroy” — will be touring in support of the five track "Rotten Tide" EP, self-released last year. Flaunting a fully analog recording, the monolithic offering was produced by Bob Hoag at Flying Blanket Recording and features the exclusive use of vintage gear from the ‘60s and ‘70s to create “a true rock ‘n’ roll sound.”

Toad's upcoming live shows are as follows:

3/02/2012 Palo Verde - Tempe, AZ
3/03/2012 Lyzards - Prescott, AZ
3/04/2012 Burt’s Tiki Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT w/ OldTimer
3/05/2012 Curtis Street Pub - Denver, CO w/ Low Gravity, Backwoods Payback
3/06/2012 Kelly’s Irish Pub - Wichita, KS
3/07/2012 JR’s Lightbulb Club - Fayetteville, AR w/ Left Holding The Gun, Perpetual Werewolf
3/08/2012 Downtown Music - Little Rock, AR w/ Crankbait, Lost Coves
3/09/2012 The Buccanneer - Memphis, TN w/ Lo-Pan
3/10/2012 WonderRoot - Atlanta, GA w/ Sons Of Tonatiuh, Canopy
3/11/2012 TBA
3/12/2012 The Tiki Bar - Shreveport, LA w/ Black Market Ministry
3/13/2012 Tsunami - Monroe, LA w/ Black Market Ministry
3/14/2012 TBA
3/15/2012 TBA - New Orleans, LA
3/16/2012 The Saturn Bar - New Orleans, LA w/ PonyKiller, Brain
3/17/2012 TBA - Austin, TX

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