ANIMOSITY To Embark On First Headlining Tour

San Francisco-based death metal/hardcore act ANIMOSITY will embark on its first headlining tour, dubbed "The Brutalitour", in April with support from AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, THE FACELESS and BENEATH THE MASSACRE. The dates are as follows:

Apr. 28 - Worcester, MA @ New England Metalfest
Apr. 29 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx w/ Bury Your Dead
Apr. 30 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian
May 01 - Waretown, NJ @ The Firehall
May 02 - Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
May 03 - Cleveland, OH TBA
May 04 - Milwaukee, WI @ Orchard Inn
May 05 - Westland, MI @ Skateland
May 06 - Arlington Heights, IL @ KoC
May 07 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
May 08 - Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
May 09 - Tulsa, OK @ The Hive
May 10 - Lewisville, TX @ Fat Daddy's Sound Shack
May 11 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
May 12 - Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
May 13 - Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos
May 14 - El Paso, TX @ Chic's Bar
May 15 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound
May 16 - Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
May 17 - Las Vegas, NV @ Leatherneck's
May 18 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
May 19 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
May 20 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
May 21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky a GoGo
May 22 - Victorville, CA @ Trilogy Theatre
May 23 - Ventura, CA @ Alpine
May 24 - Fresno, CA TBA
May 25 - Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
May 26 - Berkeley, CA @ 924 Gilman

ANIMOSITY will enter Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts in April with producer Kurt Ballou of CONVERGE to begin recording its new album, "Animal", for a late summer/early fall release via Black Market Activities.

ANIMOSITY will support CONVERGE on a European tour beginning mid-June. Also appearing on the bill is RISE AND FALL.

ANIMOSITY released its first disc, "Shut It Down", on Tribunal Records back in 2003 and its follow-up effort, "Empires", in August 2005 via Black Market Activities. The band has been on tour ever since and spent the majority of 2005 and 2006 tearing up the States alongside NAPALM DEATH, A LIFE ONCE LOST, DEAD TO FALL, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, INTO THE MOAT, THE RED CHORD, MALEVOLENT CREATION, ED GEIN, ORIGIN, THE ACACIA STRAIN and many others.

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