RAVEN Announce North American Tour

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Thursday, July 11, 2013

Great news Raven fans, they’re coming back to the U.S. and Canada! The British heavy metal band will headline a tour with Mpire of Evil acting as direct support that will stop in parts of the U.S. and Canada. After that, a co-headlining tour with Diamond Head is confirmed for October on the West Coast of the U.S., but specific dates have yet to be confirmed. Raven’s new documentary DVD is out July 16th, and you can check out a trailer below.

New wave of British heavy metal and thrash legends RAVEN are embarking on a US and Canadian tour which will coincide with the release of their Documentary DVD entitled Rock Until You Drop – A Long Day’s Journey documents the band’s almost 40 year career and highlights their high energy approach and influence on the development of thrash. The DVD will be released July 16th via Steamhammer/SPV in North America and can be pre-ordered HERE.

A trailer for the DVD can be viewed HERE.

Joining them on the tour will be Special Guests and long time friends – Mpire of Evil which features ex Venom members Tony Dolan (Demolition Man) and Jeff Dunn (Mantas) together with drummer JXN Jackson marking their return to the US and Canada in support of their brand new album Crucified (Cleopatra Records) out now in North America. The tour will start in Fort Lauderdale September 11th and end in Chicago On October 1st.

RAVEN will then continue on as double headliners on the Diamond Head tour which will hit the West Coast in October.

RAVEN North American Tour:

9/11: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ TBA

9/12: Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

9/13: Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall

9/14: Raleigh, NC @ The Maywood

9/15: Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

9/18: Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus

9/19: Long Branch, NJ @ The Brighton Bar

9/21: North Hampton, PA @ The Gin Mill

9/22: Amityville, NY @ Revolution

9/23: Quebec City, QC @ L’Agitee

9/24: Montreal, QC @ Katacombes

9/25: Buffalo, NY @ The Forum

9/26: Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room

9/28: Westland, MI @ Token Lounge

9/29: Columbus, OH @ Shrunken Head

10/1: Chicago, IL @ Reggies

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