Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals Announce “Technicians of Distortion” North American Tour

Photo by Danin Drahos

Philip H. Anselmo will take to the road for his first-ever solo tour, “Technicians of Distortion,” which will kick off July 31 in Tulsa, OK. On this tour, Anselmo will be joined by his back up band The Illegals–guitarist Marzi Montazeri, bassist Steve Taylor, and Jose Manual Gonzalez on drums. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, May 23–log onto  TheHousecoreRecords.com/ > ARTISTS for ticketing information.

Technicians of Distortion is in support of Anselmo’s upcoming solo release, Walk Through Exits Only, due out July 16 (Housecore Records/Megaforce) and will take the group to a total of 16 important markets over a three-week period.  Warbeast, who are signed to Anselmo’s Housecore Record label and just released their new album Destroy (produced by Anselmo), along with industrial-doom and drone-metal one-man band Author and Punisher, will provide support on all dates.

“It is an incredible pleasure to do my first solo tour with my brothers in Warbeast and to introduce the mighty Author and Punisher to the extreme-music audience properly,” said Anselmo. “This is a killer program of insane variety, so come out and support the gigs!!!!”

Fans can expect a hardcore, stripped-down production that is focused on a set list that will include all songs on Walk Through Exits Only, as well as lots of extras.

With one additional date to be announced, the confirmed itinerary for the Technicians of Distortion tour is as follows:

JULY
31   Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, OK

AUGUST
2   Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA
3   First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
4   House of Blues, Chicago, IL
6   House of Blues, Cleveland, OH
7   The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
9   Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
10   Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ONT Canada
11   Heavy MTL Festival, Montreal, QC Canada
13   The Palladium, Worcester, MA
14   Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY
16   Best Buy Theatre, New York, NY
17   Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
18   The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
20   The Masquerade – Heaven Stage, Atlanta, GA

 

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  • devin

    not comin anywere near me, damn these guys rule…..i need to see them.