In support of their May 2016 full-length album via Nuclear Blast titled “Under Attack,” German thrash metal pros Destruction have announced a colossal stateside tour for this spring, toting direct support from Warbringer and Jungle Rot on all dates, plus opening support from Hellbender and Demons Within on select dates.
Dubbed the “North America Under Attack” tour, the 19-date slaughtering jump starts in Oakland, CA at the end of May, storming throughout the U.S. and Canada before circling around and colliding with Los Angeles, CA mid-June. New York stops on the campaign include Manhattan at Gramercy Theatre on June 1 [tix tba] and Rochester at Montage Music Hall on June 2 [tix].
Regarding the run, Destruction vocalist / bassist Schmier had the following to say:
The Under Attack tour will finally come to North America. Sorry for the little delay, but it has been a busy and successful run so far in other countries and we are looking forward to bringing it to North America. With WARBRINGER and JUNGLE ROT, we are bringing two crushing bands that are friends and fit very well on this old-school billing.
America was never easy to tour for foreign thrash bands, and that’s why it’s always special for us. You just never know when it’s going to be the last time as it is not going to get easier in the future. So come out to thrash and party with us and of course the set list will feature a lot of 80’s classics as we as we are working on THRASH ANTHEMS II at the moment. See you in the pit!
Catch all confirmed tour dates and stream the music video for the title-track “Under Attack” after the fold.
Destruction w/ Warbringer & Jungle Rot:
5/22/17 Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA*
5/23/17 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR*
5/24/17 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA*
5/26/17 Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO*
5/27/17 Aftershock – Kansas City, MO*
5/28/17 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL**
5/29/17 Harpo’s – Detroit, MI**
5/30/17 Mod Club – Toronto, ON**
5/31/17 L’Astral – Montreal, QC**
6/01/17 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY**
6/02/17 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY**
6/03/17 Emerson theater – Indianapolis, IN**
6/04/17 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA**
6/05/17 Haven Lounge – Orlando, FL **
6/07/17 Grizzly Hall – Austin, TX*
6/08/17 Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX*
6/09/17 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM*
6/10/17 Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ*
6/11/17 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA*
**Demons Within opening