CANCER BATS announce Spring 2013 tour dates with Kvelertak

- February 26th, 2013 –

“Bat Sabbath – Bastard of Reality” EP is available on-line now!

CANCER BATS will be returning to the US in April and May with Kvelertak and Black Tusk! The combination of these high energy live acts makes this tour one not to be missed! The shows begin April 21st in Chicago, IL and wrap up on May 20th in Allston, MA.

CANCER BATS recently released a new EP: Bat Sabbath – Bastards of Reality. The EP consists of five Black Sabbath covers and was inspired by the overwhelmingly positive response the band received for their “Bat Sabbath” Canadian tour in 2011, as well as the Sonisphere 2011 after party. Bootleg videos from the Sonisphere set can be seen now on Bat Sabbath – Bastards of Reality is available now on iTunes for $4.95. Current tour dates are listed below with additional dates, including US show will be announced soon.

Critics and fans across the globe have heaped praise upon Dead Set On Living. claims that “With positivity this ugly, it’s hard not to find something to love”, while the UK’s Metal Hammer gives the album a 9/10; “It’s heavy, it’s catchy, it’s relentlessly brilliant and, above all else, it’s still quite unlike anything else you’re likely to hear this year”. Fans can pick up Dead Set On Living directly from, as well as on iTunes, Amazon, and at local record stores.

w/ Kvelertak, Black Tusk
04/21 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
04/22 Detroit, MI Shelter
04/23 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
04/24 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
04/25 Columbus, OH Ace of Cups
04/27 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
04/28 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre
04/30 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
05/01 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
05/03 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
05/04 Seattle, WA El Corazon
05/07 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
05/08 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy
05/11 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s
05/12 Dallas, TX Club Dada
05/13 Austin, TX Red 7
05/15 Nashville, TN Exit/In
05/18 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
05/19 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel
05/20 Allston, MA Great Scott

Previously confirmed tour dates:

Soundwave Festival
03/01 Melbourne, AU Soundwave Festival
03/02 Adelaide, AU Soundwave Festival
03/04 Perth, AU Soundwave Festival
UK Tour 2013
w/ Brutality Will Prevail, Empress
03/08 Plymoth, UK White Rabbit
03/09 Cardiff, UK Great Hall 2
03/10 Birmingham, UK HMV Library
03/11 Newcastle, UK O2 Academy 2
03/12 Glasgow, UK King Tuts
03/13 Manchester, UK Academy 3
03/14 Leeds, UK Cockpit
03/15 London, UK Koko
03/16 Southampton, UK The Cube
03/17 Milton, UK Keynes Craufurd Arms
03/18 Norwich, UK Waterfront
03/19 Nottingham, UK Rescue Rooms
03/20 Reading, UK Sub 89
03/21 Bristol, UK The Fleece
03/22 Brighton, UK The Haunt

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