German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with ION DISSONANCE, ARSIS and ALARUM for a Canadian tour between June 1 and June 10. Confirmed dates are as follows:
Jun. 01 - Quebec (QC) - TBA
Jun. 02 - Montreal, Quebec (QC) - Club Soda ***
Jun. 03 - Quebec City, Quebec (QC) - Campus Charlesbourg ***
Jun. 04 - Jonquiere, Quebec (QC) - Cote Cour
Jun. 05 - Dolbeau, Quebec (QC) - Chevaliers Colomb
Jun. 06 - Ottawa, Ontario (ON) - Mavericks
Jun. 07 - Ontario (ON) - TBA
Jun. 08 - Ontario (ON) - TBA
Jun. 09 - Sudbury, Ontario (ON) - Serbian Hall
Jun. 10 - Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec (QC) - Petit Theatre
*** w/ DISFEAR, MISERY INDEX, MESRINE, STRONG INTENTION
As previously reported, NECROPHAGIST recently parted ways with guitarist Christian Münzner due to "scheduling conflicts." The band are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can send bio and link to MP3 samples to get an audition to [email protected]
NECROPHAGIST will undertake a U.S. tour in April/May prior to their previously announced concerts in Canada. The band will play approximately 30 shows covering the entire country, including an appearance at this year's Maryland Deathfest, which set to take place May 27-28, 2006 at the Sonar in Baltimore. Tour dates, venues and support acts will be announced soon.
NECROPHAGIST's most recent album, "Epitaph", was issued in 2004 via Relapse Records.