Dirge Within has announced a hometown show on June 25th with Hellyeah and Iced Earth at the House of Blues in Chicago, as the group gears up to hit the road on the high profile, Shockwave Festival 2012, next month.

Comment guitarist, Shaun Glass, “We have been asked by our brother Vinnie Paul to do a one off show here in our hometown of Chicago to support Hellyeah and Iced Earth on June 25th. This will be a blast and a perfect way to warm up before Shockwave!”

Dirge Within will embark on Shockwave 2012 in support of its sophomore release, There Will Be Blood (Rocket Science/THC: Music), which hit stores in April.

Established to give metal fans a lower cost festival option this season, the trek on Shockwave 2012 will commence on July 6th in Seattle, Wash., and features an assorted lineup of artists, including Fear Factory, Voivod, Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Revocation, Havok and more.

With the tour just a month out, the coordinators and sponsors of Shockwave 2012 are giving away two pairs of tickets for every Shockwave Festival date! To enter, go to: http://shockwavefest.com/contestsgiveaways/ (limited to one entry per person). As an added bonus, all entrants with automatically be registered for a chance to win an Autographed Ibanez GRG Electric Black Knight Guitar and a Festival T-shirt!

Added Glass, “Shockwave 2012! Holy S! We are so excited to be on this sick, new tour July-August, featuring beyond diverse acts and killer bands like Havok, Revocation, cult legends, Voivod, and the innovative future metal sounds of Fear Factory, who we have toured with in the past. We can’t wait to meet all of you at the merch table etc., so come early and destroy with us!”

For a full listing of all Shockwave Festival 2012 Tour dates, head to: http://shockwavefest.com/tour-dates/.


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