FORBIDDEN: 2nd N. American Headlining Tour Announced

Forbidden 2010
Forbidden 2010

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area thrashers FORBIDDEN, along with Decibel Magazine and, are happy to announce the bands second headlining run of North America! Joining them are tech-death thrashers REVOCATION, traditional heavy metal champions WHITE WIZZARD, and Colorado based thrash merchants HAVOK. Guitarist Craig Locicero commented on the bands upcoming trek:

FORBIDDEN is proud to announce our first proper headlining tour in 16 years throughout the North America this Summer! Finally! We will be bringing out REVOCATION, WHITE WIZZARD and HAVOK along for the fun. These bands are all hungry, cool and young guns and they will add to the excitement!


Something we witnessed last Winter was the economy crushing many tours. A lot of kids just can’t afford the ticket prices anymore. When we made the jump to the Pantheon Agency a few months ago, we made it clear that we wanted a reduced ticket price and all ages venues. That way all the fans of FORBIDDEN can afford to go and bring their friends of all ages along for a real Thrash experience! Well that is just what we’ve done. Ticket prices will be between $10-$15 ever where we play. Step one is complete!


Step two is the actual gigs themselves. We will be starting at the Whiskey in Hollywood on June 9th and then we head North into Canada for an extensive run into the East, South, Mid-West to eventually end the tour in San Diego on July 2nd. These will be raw, intimate and bare boned Thrash Metal shows. Exactly how we started it. How it was meant to be!


So tell your friends, grab your kids…whatever it takes. You are ALL invited to join us on this Omega Wave!”

06/09/11  The Whisky – Hollywood, CA

06/11/11  The Alley – Sparks, NV

06/12/11  Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR

06/13/11  Studio Seven – Seattle, WA

06/14/11  Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC – CANADA

06/15/11  Sapphire Nightclub – Kelowna, BC – CANADA

06/16/11  Pawn Shop – Edmonton, AB – CANADA

06/17/11  Riddell Centre – Regina, SK – CANADA

06/18/11  Royal Albert Arms – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA

06/20/11  Mad Planet – Milwaukee, WI

06/21/11  Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL

06/22/11  Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH

06/23/11  Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY

06/24/11  Championship Bar and Grill (at The Backstage) – Trenton, NJ

06/25/11  AlRosa Villa – Columbus, OH

06/26/11  Fubar – St. Louis, MO

06/27/11  The Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO

06/29/11  The Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO

06/30/11  Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM

07/01/11  The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ

07/02/11  JT’s Limelight – Escondido, CA
FORBIDDEN 2010 features Russ Anderson on vocals, Craig Locicero on guitar, Steve Smyth on guitar, Matt Camacho on bass and Mark Hernandez on drums.

Listen to the tracks “Forsaken At The Gates” and “Dragging My Casket” from FORBIDDEN’s 2010 reunion album, Omega Wave, here.


Purchase Omega Wave (digi-pak or vinyl version) at the Nuclear Blast USA webstore.


Visit FORBIDDEN online at,, and



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