Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have been added to THE GATHERING/AGALLOCH East Coast tour beginning in mid-February. This will be NOVEMBERS DOOM's first tour of the United States, and plans are in the works for the band to tour the West Coast in 2004 as well. Merchandise will be available from all three bands, and exclusive items will be sold as well.THE GATHERING / AGALLOCH / NOVEMBERS DOOM tour dates: Feb. 11 - Chicago, IL @ (To Be Announced)
Feb. 12 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora
Feb. 13 - Toronto, CAN @ Club Rockit
Feb. 14 - Brooklyn, NY @ L'Amour
Feb. 15 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
Feb. 16 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club In addition to the above-listed dates, NOVEMBERS DOOM will also perform at the Doomsday Fest in Milwaukee, WI on January 31 and Chicago Powerfest 2004 in Lansing, IL on February 27. As previously reported, NOVEMBERS DOOM recently parted ways with Dark Symphonies Records and are currently weighing their label options before recording their next studio album, tentatively titled "Ascension". The band, who replaced longtime guitarist Eric Burnley with Vito Marchese, released three CDs through Dark Symphonies Records: 2000's "The Knowing", the 2001 re-release of 1995's "Amid Its Hallowed Mirth" (featuring bonus tracks), and 2002's "To Welcome The Fade".