California groove metallers DEVILDRIVER will be touring non-stop this year in support of their new album, “Trust No One”. In addition to their already announced tour alongside HATEBREED, DEVIL YOU KNOW and ACT OF DEFIANCE, DEVILDRIVER has confirmed a string of North American headline dates. The first run starts prior to the HATEBREED tour and kicks off April 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada and wraps May 11 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following the tour with HATEBREED that runs from May 13 in Cleveland, Ohio through June 11 in New Haven, Connecticut, DEVILDRIVER will have another string of headline shows starting July 13 in Columbus, Ohio and going through June 18 in San Diego, California.
Tickets for the DEVILDRIVER headline shows are on sale now at Devildriver.com. VIP packages include a meet-and-greet and with DEVILDRIVER, an exclusive DEVILDRIVER T-shirt, a digital copy of “Trust No One”, and 11×17 tour poster and a souvenir laminate with lanyard.
DEVILDRIVER headlining shows:
Apr. 27 – Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl
Apr. 29 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
Apr. 30 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
May 01 – Spokane, WA @ Kinitting Factory
May 03 – Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theatre
May 05 – Kansas City, KS @ Riot Room
May 06 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
May 07 – Detroit, MI @ Harpos
May 08 – Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
May 09 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
May 10 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/IN
May 11 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache
Jun. 13 – Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
Jun. 14 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Jun. 16 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
Jun. 17 – Window Rock, AZ @ Window Tock Sports Center
Jun. 18 – San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
“Trust No One” will be released on May 13 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2013’s “Winter Kills” was once again produced by Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER) with assistance from Jason Suecof (AUGUST BURNS RED, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL). The new CD mark the group’s first release since the departures of guitarist Jeff Kendrick and drummer John Boecklin and addition of axeman Neal Tiemann and former CHIMAIRA sticksman Austin D’Amond.
A short audio sample of another song from “Trust No One” is available in the video below.
DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara previously stated about the band’s new CD: “Almost three years in the making, get ready for a new DEVILDRIVER record!
“‘Trust No One’ is filled with killer riffs, groove after groove and massive hooks!
“Regarding the title ‘Trust No One’, it’s rightly named and done so. There will be no explanation needed regarding what the title means. The lyrics are volatile and straight to the point!”
Asked what makes Austin the right drummer for DEVILDRIVER, Dez told Full Metal Jackie: “What made him the right guy is he’s more than capable.
“You can understand when members leave a band, and Jeff, the guitar player, left ’cause he just didn’t wanna tour anymore, and I totally understood that after the schedule we kept for almost 13 years. And John wanted to try and do some stuff on his own, and it was more than okay with me after that length of time. So, when you do replace members, what you wanna do is you wanna get people who are more than capable — or more capable than even who you had [before].”
He continued: “I definitely am looking forward to playing with Austin. He’s a great guy, he’s a great drummer, [and] he’s got an incredible stage presence. And when he came in for the audition, he absolutely just smoked it. He’s just an incredible guy. And you get a real good vibe from him, which is another thing. We’re gonna tour a lot, so you’re gonna have to have that.”
Boecklin and Kendrick played their last show with DEVILDRIVER as part of the 2014 Knotfest in Devore, California.
“Winter Kills” sold around 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 32 on The Billboard 200 chart.
Pay attention to the video. You may hear a pleasant surprise! Tickets are NOW ON SALE for our headlining tour with special guests Holy Grail (Official Page), INCITE, and Hemlock! Get your tickets and get ready to rock! Tickets: www.bandsintown.com/DevilDriver VIP Upgrades: http://devildriver.soundrink.com/Dates: 4/27: Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl Las Vegas4/29: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory 4/30: Seattle, WA @ Studio 7 Seattle, wa5/1: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory 5/3: Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater5/5: Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room 5/6: Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club5/7: Flint MI @ The Machine Shop5/9: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s5/10: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In5/11: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache6/13: Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon6/14: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar Saint Louis6/16: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater6/17: Window Rock, AZ @ Window Rock Sports Center6/18: San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
Posted by DevilDriver on Friday, February 26, 2016