05/23/2016 - 22,391 views
Cobalt Reveal Fall Headlining Tour Dates
Colorado-based progressive apocalyptic wasteland metal duo, COBALT, today confirms the details of their Fall live takeover. Set to commence on September 1st in Seattle, Washington and run through nearly two dozen cities, the voyage includes an appearance at Hopscotch Fest in Raleigh, North Carolina as well as a special performance with Wolves In The Throne Room in Washington, DC, and will come to a close on September 24th in Denver, Colorado. Support will be provided by Germany's infernal metal duo, Mantar.
COBALT features multi-instrumentalist/mastermind Erik Wunder and new vocalist Charlie Fell (ex-Lord Mantis). The pair will be touring in support of their Slow Forever full-length, released this past March on CD, LP, and digitally via Profound Lore Records. Pitchfork named the record the band's, "best-ever," and, "as accessible as it is aggressive, with magnetic hooks, shout-along mantras, and sparkling riffs." Spin noted, "Slow... was born of isolation and betrayal, but it's music that was meant for concert halls COBALT deserve to fill; music that rewards both introspection and reveling in like-minded rapture." Stereogum gushed, "Slow Forever works because it's way vaster and meaner and more monolithic than almost any album I've heard in recent years. It's not an album that does things. It simply is. If you listen to it in the right frame of mind, it creates this whole visceral hell-world inside your head, and you can just go fold in on yourself and live there." Added Metal Injection, "Slow Forever is a commanding and magisterial composition. It stands as a frame of reference for great metal much like its predecessor and transcends the hitches and missteps that COBALT has dealt with in the space between albums... a massively rewarding experience to digest and rife with some of COBALT's greatest individual moments." COBALT w/ Mantar: 9/01/2016 Highline - Seattle, WA 9/02/2016 Ash Street Saloon - Portland, OR 9/03/2016 Golden Bull - Oakland, CA 9/04/2016 The Viper Room - Los Angeles, CA 9/05/2016 Yuca Tap Room - Tempe, AZ 9/07/2016 Mohawk - Austin, TX 9/09/2016 Hopscotch Fest - Raleigh, NC ** 9/10/2016 The Earl - Atlanta, GA 9/11/2016 The East Room - Nashville, TN 9/13/2016 Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA 9/14/2016 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA 9/15/2016 DC9 - Washington, DC w/ Wolves In The Throne Room ** 9/16/2016 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA 9/18/2016 St. Vitus - Brooklyn, NY 9/19/2016 The Garrison - Toronto, ON 9/20/2016 Corktown Tavern - Detroit, MI 9/21/2016 Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL 9/22/2016 7th St Entry - Minneapolis, MN 9/23/2016 Riot Room - Kansas City, MI 9/24/2016 Hi-Dive - Denver, CO ** COBALT only
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