SOULFLY has announced its first tour in support of its upcoming album, "Ritual". The trek, which will take place next January/February, will feature support from KATAKLYSM, INCITE, CHAOSEUM, ALUKAH and SKINFLINT.
Commented vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera: "Fuck yeah! We’re finally getting ready to tour America and Canada! We have the almighty KATAKLYSM and thrash masters INCITE with us to pulverize city after city, night after night! We are gonna destroy everything that comes in our path! Join us and let the ritual begin!!!"
Tickets go on sale everywhere on Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m. local time.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
Jan. 25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
Jan. 26 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey
Jan. 27 - Austin, TX - Come & Take It Live
Jan. 28 - New Orleans, LA - Santos
Jan. 31 - Feb. 4 - 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise (SOULFLY only)
SOULFLY, KATAKLYSM, INCITE, CHAOSEUM (February 5-11), ALUKAH (Feb 12 - 18), SKINFLINT (February 19-26)
Feb. 05 - Orlando, FL - Soundbar
Feb. 06 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
Feb. 07 - Frederick, MD - Cafe 611
Feb. 08 - Clifton, NJ - Dingbatz
Feb. 09 - Reading, PA - Reverb / Tsunami Fest
Feb. 10 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
Feb. 11 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
Feb. 12 - Toronto, ON - Mod Club
Feb. 13 - Flint, MI - Buick City Events Center
Feb. 14 - Joliet, IL - The Forge
Feb. 15 - Ft Wayne, IN - Piere's
Feb. 16 - Dayton, OH - Oddbodys
Feb. 17 - Lexington, KY - Manchester Music Hall
Feb. 18 - Kansas City, MO - Riot Room
Feb. 19 - Colorado Springs, CO - Sunshine Studios Live
Feb. 20 - Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theater
Feb. 22 - Spokane, WA - The Pin
Feb. 23 - Seattle, WA - Club Sur Rocks
Feb. 24 - Portland, OR - BossaNova
Feb. 25 - Petaluma, CA - Phoenix Theatre
Feb. 26 - Los Angeles, CA - 1720 Club
"Ritual" will be released on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). Additional booklet art was handled by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, HATEBREED, KREATOR), who also handled the package design. The album features multiple guests, including Randy Blythe (LAMB OF GOD) and Ross Dolan (IMMOLATION).