French progressive metallers GOJIRA have announced details of a U.S. headline tour with special guests TORCHE and CODE ORANGE which is set to get underway October 2 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio (see attached itinerary). Artist presale tickets for the new headline dates will be available today at 2:00 p.m. local time, followed by a Spotify presale on Wednesday, August 9 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time and finally a venue / promoter presale which begins Thursday, August 10 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets for all dates will go on Friday August 11 at 10:00 a.m. local time.

For tickets and more information on the upcoming tour, please visit www.Gojira-Music.com.

GOJIRA is currently out on the road wrapping up a run of North American dates on METALLICA‘s “WorldWired” tour, which will continue through August 16 (see attached itinerary). The West Coast trek also includes a string of GOJIRA headline dates with PALLBEARER that run through August 12. This fall, GOJIRA will make an array of U.S. festival appearances with performances set for Louder Than Life (Sep. 30), Rock Allegiance (Oct. 7), Houston Open Air (Oct. 14), Aftershock (Oct. 21) and more. The upcoming fall dates will also include a very special one night only performance with CONVERGE at Brooklyn, New York’s recently opened Brooklyn Steel on September 28.

Last year, GOJIRA‘s “Magma” staked its claim amongst the best albums of 2016, earning Metal Hammer‘s coveted “Album Of The Year” title while also landing on Rolling Stone‘s “Top 20 Metal Albums of 2016,” Consequence Of Sound‘s “Top 50 Albums of 2016” / “Top 10 Metal Albums of 2016” lists, and Pop Matters‘s “Best Metal of 2016” recap. Additionally, “Stranded”, the lead single off “Magma”, was named one of Stereogum‘s “100 Favorite Songs Of 2016.” “Magma” also earned GOJIRA their first-ever Grammy nominations for “Best Metal Performance” and “Best Rock Album.” GOJIRA‘s crushing track “Silvera” received a nomination for “Best Metal Performance”, while “Magma” was nominated for “Best Rock Album” at the awards.

“Magma” took the #1 spot on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart upon debut, making GOJIRA the first French band to hold the #1 spot on the chart in its nine-year existence. The release of “Magma” marked the highest chart debuts of GOJIRA‘s career, landing them at #4 on Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums chart, #6 on Billboard‘s Tastemaker Albums chart and Top 25 on the Billboard 200. Furthermore, GOJIRA earned career-high chart positions around the globe, including Top 10s in France, Canada, Switzerland, Austria, Finland and Norway, with Top 15 debuts in Australia and Germany.

GOJIRA 2017 tour dates:

Aug. 08 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory ^^
Aug. 09 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field ‡
Aug. 10 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory ^
Aug. 11 – Calgary, CA – Macewan Hall Ballroom ^
Aug. 12 – Saskatoon, CA – O’Brians Event Centre ^
Aug. 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place ‡
Aug. 16 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium ‡
Aug. 19 – Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas 2017 #
Sep. 15 – La Courneuve, FR – La Fête de l’Humanité #
Sep. 28 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel +
Sep. 30 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life #
Oct. 01 – Janesville, WI – JJO Sonic Boom #
Oct. 02 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues *
Oct. 03 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live *
Oct. 05 – Albany, NY – Upstate Music Hall *
Oct. 06 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre *
Oct. 07 – Camden, NJ – Rock Allegiance #
Oct. 10 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall *
Oct. 11 – St. Louis, MO – Pops *
Oct. 13 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill *
Oct. 14 – The Woodlands, TX – Houston Open Air #
Oct. 15 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall *
Oct. 16 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls *
Oct. 17 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre *
Oct. 19 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park *
Oct. 21 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock #

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Source: Blabbermouth


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