Alien Weaponry announces tour with Gojira and Knocked Loose

2021 is set to be a huge year for globally renowned New Zealand based metal stars ALIEN WEAPONRY, who are currently finalizing their next musical offering of hard-hitting, introspective standouts. In the meantime, the band is thrilled to announce another milestone – their upcoming support of headliners Gojira on their fall 2021 U.S. tour! Featuring additional support from Knocked LooseALIEN WEAPONRY will begin touring with Gojira on October 11 in Salt Lake City, Utah at The Union and continue through a performance at Cleveland, Ohio’s The Agora on October 29. The tour will be preceded by a performance at Aftershock Festival on October 9. See below for a full listing of tour dates. Pre-sale tickets for the tour will be available starting tomorrow, May 4 at 10:00AM local time with general on sale starting Friday, May 7 at 10:00AM local time. For individual show information, visit ALIEN WEAPONRY says: “We’ve all been itching to go overseas, and it\’s awesome to finally be able to tour abroad again. Gojira are one of our favorite bands, and we are super stoked to have been asked. See you all there! \\m/”
ALIEN WEAPONRY Tour Dates with headliners Gojira: October 9 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock (festival) October 11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Union October 13 – Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland October 14 – Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion October 15 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom October 17 – New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre October 19 – Tampa, FL @ Jannus Live October 20 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live October 22 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works October 23 – Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium October 25 – Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall October 27 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre October 28 – Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory October 29 – Cleveland, OH @ The Agora
The news of ALIEN WEAPONRY’s tour with Gojira follows another recent major announcement for the band – their upcoming Stronger Together performances with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, led by renowned New Zealand conductor Holly Mathieson. As announced in March, two individual performances will take place in New Zealand, one in Kirikiriroa Hamilton at the Claudelands Arena on Saturday, May 22 at 7:30 PM, and another in Ōtautahi Christchurch at Town Hall on Saturday, May 29 at 7:30 PM. As made evident with their breakout 2018 Napalm Records release ALIEN WEAPONRY deliver emotionally and politically charged stories of conflict and grief with a warrior-like attitude, with many of the songs sung in the indigenous language of te reo Māori. Some, including the high-octane “Kai Tangata”, incorporate taonga puoro (traditional instruments of the Māori people of New Zealand). These standout blended elements of band’s music are poised to make Stronger Together an exceptional evening for all in attendance. Tickets are available now via ALIEN WEAPONRY have turned countless heads around the world since their inception. The band occupied the #1 slot for 13 weeks on the Devil’s Dozen countdown on SiriusXM Liquid Metal, they graced the cover of Metal Hammer (UK) earlier this year where they were touted as “the hottest young metal band in the world”, and Revolver (US) named ALIEN WEAPONRY one of the bands most likely to break out in 2021. In Denmark, they were welcomed to the Copenhell Festival by a crowd of 10,000 doing a haka in their honor, and opened up for Slayer in Stuttgart, Germany on their final European show last year.
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