Nuclear Blast is proud to announce the US leg of "The Bay Strikes Back Tour" featuring thrash legends TESTAMENT, EXODUS, and DEATH ANGEL. The 30 date trek will kick off on October 6th at the Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo, CA and will make stops in Austin, New York, and Detroit before concluding at The Fox in Oakland on November 27th.
TESTAMENT's Eric Peterson comments, "Finally we are able to announce this suspended tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic! We are totally excited to get out on the road again and continue where we left off supporting our newest release 'Titans of Creation!' Along with our brothers of thrash EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL! Get your tickets now! Horns up!!!!!"
EXODUS' Gary Holt states. "YES!! Finally back on the road! This time we are bringing the 'Bay Strikes Back' to our own shores with our good friend's TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL! To say this is awesome would be an understatement! Cannot wait!!"
DEATH ANGEL comments. "At last the wait is over! We couldn’t be more pleased to announce the continuation of 'The Bay Strikes Back Tour' with our brothers TESTAMENT and EXODUS! This leg takes us across the United States to bring our brand of Bay Area Thrash to live onstage, coming soon to a theater near you. Join us for a long-overdue release of some serious pent-up energy! We’re gonna blow the roof off these joints! Come be a part of these explosive performances. See you soon!"
General admission tickets for the tour will go on sale on Thursday, July 1st at 10:00 AM local time. Blabbermouth will have a ticket pre-sale startingTuesday, June 29th at 10 am local until Tuesday, June 29th at 10 pm local (PW: TITANS).
Before heading out on the tour, TESTAMENT will play the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Danville, Virginia on September 9th.
Confirmed dates for "The Bay Strikes Back Tour" with TESTAMENT, EXODUS, and DEATH ANGEL are:
09/09/2021 Blue Ridge Rock Festival - Danville, VA **
10/06/2021 Fremont Theater - San Luis Obispo, CA
10/07/2021 Aftershock Festival - Sacramento, CA ^^
10/08/2021 House Of Blues - San Diego, CA *
10/10/2021 House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA *
10/11/2021 Rialto Theatre - Tucson, AZ
10/12/2021 Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM *
10/14/2021 Diamond Ballroom - Oklahoma City, OK *
10/15/2021 Gas Monkey Bar & Grill - Dallas, TX
10/16/2021 Emo's - Austin, TX *
10/17/2021 White Oak Music Hall - Houston, TX
10/18/2021 House Of Blues - New Orleans, LA
10/20/2021 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA *
10/21/2021 The Ritz - Raleigh, NC
10/22/2021 TLA - Philadelphia, PA *
10/23/2021 Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ *
10/24/2021 Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
10/26/2021 The Paramount - Huntington, NY *
10/27/2021 House Of Blues - Boston, MA *
10/28/2021 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
10/29/2021 Madison Theater - Cincinnati, OH
10/30/2021 The Agora - Cleveland, OH
11/01/2021 Stage AE - Pittsburgh, PA
11/02/2021 Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH
11/04/2021 The Majestic - Detroit, MI
11/05/2021 The Forge - Joliet, IL *
11/07/2021 Skyway Theatre - Minneapolis, MN
11/09/2021 Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO *
11/10/2021 The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT *
11/11/2021 House Of Blues - Las Vegas, NV ^
11/27/2021 The Fox - Oakland, CA
^ No EXODUS
* Rescheduled TESTAMENT Dates
~ No EXODUS & DEATH ANGEL
*Note* Tickets for the rescheduled TESTAMENT shows will be honored.