New Zealand death metal veterans HUMAN (hailing from Christchurch) will team up with Auckland's TRIAL BY FIRE for the co-headlining New Zealand tour, known as the "Scourge, Purge, And Burn Tour", beginning on October 12 in Christchurch.Oct. 12 - Dux De Lux, Christchurch
Oct. 13 - Zebedees, Christchurch
Oct. 14 - Arc Cafe, Dunedin
Oct. 20 - Hysteria, Auckland
Oct. 21 - Ibanez Bar, Whangarei 2006 marks HUMAN's 14th anniversary, and the group's latest studio album, "Blood Bucket" (their 10th official release), is enjoying strong sales locally and overseas, while their over-the-top music videos have found favorable spots on C4 music television. "We have no illusions in this band," says vocalist/guitarist Scott Spatcher-Harrison. "We know (musically speaking) what we're capable of, and really, we're just out there being ourselves. We don't care about anything else apart from having fun and entertaining our audience — whoever and wherever they are." For more information, visit www.human-metal.com.