Notorious southern metal outfit WEEDEATER have announced new US tour dates. The tour begins on Aug. 9 and sees WEEDEATER traveling to and from Psycho Las Vegas fest, Crucial Fest, and many more before concluding on Sept. 9. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
WEEDEATER are touring in support of their new album Goliathan’. The album, which has been hailed as “the closest thing to a Weedeater live album, capturing all their heaviness unabridged” (Consequence of Sound), is streaming here. ‘Goliathan’ is available across various CD and LP formats at the Season of Mist E-Shop.
WEEDEATER previously re-issued their first four albums, ‘Jason…the Dragon’, ‘Sixteen Tons’, ‘…And Justice for Y’all’, and ‘God Luck and Good Speed”. The long out of print albums are available as vinyl for the first time, as well as a CD and digitally at the Season of Mist E-shop and at Bandcamp.
WEEDEATER was formed by front-man/bassist “Dixie” Dave Collins. Following the release of their 2001 debut ‘…And Justice For Y’All’, WEEDEATER immediately established themselves as a force in the U.S. tour circuit and quickly gained notoriety in the American metal scene. In the time since, the band have released three critically-acclaimed albums: ‘Sixteen Tons’ (2002), ‘God Luck And Good Speed’ (2007), and ‘Jason… The Dragon’ (2011), and toured around the world with the likes of DOWN, SAINT VITUS, HIGH ON FIRE, and THE MELVINS, HANK III, EARTH, SUNN O))) and more. The band has played prestigious festivals such as Maryland Deathfest, Hopscotch Festival, Stoned From The Underground, Asymmetry Festival, Roadburn Festival, Hellfest, and many more.
WEEDEATER are available for interviews upon request. To speak with the band, please contact Enrique Sagarnaga via phone (215-625-8400) or email. For more WEEDEATER news and tour information, please visit the Season of Mist website, and the WEEDEATER website and Facebook page.