Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH announced their return to the states as direct support for MEGADETH. The tour will kick off on June 23rd in Big Flats, New York with stops in Philadelphia and Windsor, ON, before concluding in Pittsburgh on July 11th. Joining them for select dates are TESSERACT and LILLAKE.
MESHUGGAH will be supporting the release of their highly acclaimed eighth studio album, The Violent Sleep of Reason. The album debuted at #17 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart as well as landed at #9 on the Canadian Top Current Albums chart. Watch the Music video for “Clockworks” on the Nuclear Blast YouTube Channel!
MESHUGGAH will also perform at Chicago Open Air and Amnesia Rockfest.. Tickets for the tour go on sale as early as Friday at 10 AM EDT at www.meshuggah.net/tour.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
6/23/2017 Tags Summerstage – Big Flats, NY
6/24/2017 Amnesia Rockfest – Montebello, Quebec CANADA *
6/25/2017 House Of Blues – Boston, MA
6/27/2017 The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA
6/28/2017 Portsmouth Pavilion – Portsmouth, VA
6/29/2017 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
6/30/2017 Express Live – Columbus, OH
7/05/2017 Colosseum at Caesars Windsor – Windsor, ON CANADA **
7/07/2017 Family Arena – St. Charles, MO
7/08/2017 The Zoo Amphitheatre – Oklahoma City, OH
7/09/2017 Revention Music Center – Houston, TX
7/11/2017 Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
7/14/2017 Chicago Open Air – Bridgeview, IL*
* Festival Dates
** MEGADETH & MESHUGGAH only
More on The Violent Sleep Of Reason:
“Clockworks” Music Video
“Nostrum” 360 Lyric Video
“Born In Dissonance” Lyric Video
Trailer 1 – Discussing the title and cover artwork
Trailer 2 – Chatting about the lyrical inspiration for the album.
Trailer 3 – Tomas discussing his drumming inspiration
Trailer 4 – Tomas Haake‘s Swedish Supergroup
Trailer 5 – Talking about recording at Puk Studios
Trailer 6 – Chatting about recording live
“Clockworks” Drum Playthrough
“Nostrum” Drum Playthrough