ELIMINATE Feat. Ex-DARK ANGEL, HIRAX, WHIPLASH Members: West Coast Dates Announced

ELIMINATE Feat. Ex-DARK ANGEL, HIRAX, WHIPLASH Members: West Coast Dates Announced

ELIMINATE, the new band featuring former DARK ANGEL singer Don Doty, will embark on a short West Coast tour in August. Bay Area thrashers HATCHET will provide support on all dates.

ELIMINATE is comprised of Doty, guitarists Scott Owen (HIRAX, SUBVERSION) and Henry Elizondo (DEVASTATION), bassist John Signorelli (SUBVERSION) and drummer Joe Cangelosi (WHIPLASH, KREATOR, MASSACRE). The group will perform material from the first two DARK ANGEL albums, "We Have Arrived" and "Darkness Descends", along with some surprises and new originals.

The dates are as follows:

Aug. 15 - The Regent - Los Angeles, CA
Aug. 16 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA
Aug. 17 - TheDive Bar- Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 18 - The Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen - Fullerton, CA
Aug. 19 - Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA

Upon completion of these shows, ELIMINATE will enter the studio to record a demo of original material that will be shopped to labels.

ELIMINATE made its live debut last November at Grindcore 2015 at Ukranian Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below.

ELIMINATE last year parted ways with drummer Sasha Horn and replaced him with Cangelosi.

Doty is not involved in DARK ANGEL's current reunion, which includes Gene Hoglan (drums), Eric Meyer (guitar), Jim Durkin (guitar), Ron Rinehart (vocals) and Michael Gonzalez (bass).

DARK ANGEL released two albums with Doty on vocals — 1984's "We Have Arrived" and 1986's "Darkness Descends" — before he exited the group and was replaced by Ron Rinehart (after a brief stint with Jim Drabos in 1987).

ELIMINATE is:

Don Doty (ex-DARK ANGEL) - Vocals
Joe Cangelosi (WHIPLASH, KREATOR) - Drums
Scott Owen (ex-HIRAX) - Guitars
Henry Elizondo (DEVASTATION) - Guitar
John Signorelli (SUBVERSION) - Bass

For more information on ELIMINATE, visit the band's Facebook page.

eliminatetourdatesaug2016

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).