Denver thrashers HAVOK today announce their first headlining tour of Canada. Dates are set to commence June 5th and will see the band journey through north western Canada, making their way east with a final stop in St John’s, Newfoundland on July 4th. The tour will be the final leg of the their world tour in support of the band’s latest album, Unnatural Selection. Support on this trek of the great white north will come from North Carolina death metal titans Wretched (Victory Records).
Unnatural Selection, the band’s third full-length album for Candlelight Records, was produced by guitarist David Sanchez and mixed by Terry Date (Pantera, Overkill, Deftones). The album features original artwork from Polish illustrator Rafal Wechterowicz (Slayer, Mastodon) and was mastered by James Murphy (Testament, Death, Lazarus AD).
For a full list of dates visit the band’s official Facebook page HERE.
HAVOK, called “the finest thrash band in existence” by PopDose, released their full-length debut, Burn, in 2009. Time Is Up would follow in 2011. “HAVOK have hit their stride,” said Decibel Magazine. “HAVOK is everything that is great about thrash,” added Terrorizer. Confirmed HAVOK dates at press time are included below
6/5 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
6/6 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
6/7 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
6/8 Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater
6/9 Salt Lake City, UT @ Burt’ s Tiki Lounge
6/10 Boise, Idaho @ Shredder
6/11 Portland, OR @ Branx
6/12 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
6/13 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
6/14 Calgary, AB @ Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club
6/15 Ryley, AB @ Farmageddon Open Air
6/17 Red Deer, AB @ The Vat Pub
6/18 Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brians Event Centre
6/19 Regina, SK @ The Exchange
6/20 Brandon, MB @ North Hill Inn
6/21 Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo Cabaret
6/22 Thunder Bay, ON @ Crock’s
6/24 Sault Ste. Marie, ON @ Canadian Nightclub
6/25 Toronto, ON @ El Mocambo
6/26 Ottawa, ON @ Maverick’s
6/27 Montreal, QC @ Petit Campus
6/28 Trois-Rivieres, QC @ Rock Cafe Le Stage
6/29 Quebec City, QC @ L’ Agitee
7/2 Halifax, NS @ Michael’s ** HAVOK ONLY **
7/4 St John’s, NL @ The Rock House ** HAVOK ONLY **
HAVOK is guitarist/vocalist David Sanchez, bassist Mike Leon, guitarist Reece Scruggs, and drummer Pete Webber. The band uses/endorses ESP Guitars, Charvel Guitars, EMG Pickups, Ernie Ball, Peavy Amplification, EVH Amplification, Pearl Drums, Trick Drums, and Sabian Cymbals.