Bay Area thrash metal legends Testament are proud to announce their first US headlining tour since their phenomenal chart success with their new album, Dark Roots of Earth, released at the end of July this year via Nuclear Blast. The trek promises to be one of the best thrash metal lineups of the year, with support coming from the world renowned Overkill and Flotsam & Jetsam, as well as Australian thrashers 4ARM.Check out the full list of tour dates below the flyer.

"It's a thrill to announce our upcoming dates with Overkill and Flotsam & Jetsam," commented guitarist Alex Skolnick. "It's a tour that brings together three different metal bands from three different regions: West Coast, East Coast and Southwest. All three bands sound very different from one another yet are highly compatible. All have been around the block (and the world) a few times and all have managed to keep a sound that feels current. This tour will be a must see for fans who remember the early days of thrash/speed metal as well as those whose age is younger than the genre itself."

Testament - Dark Roots Of Thrash Tour 2013:

1/30 - The Filmore - San Francisco, CA*
1/31 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA*
2/1 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ*
2/2 - House of Blues - Hollywood, CA*
2/4 - Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM*
2/5 - Emo's - Austin, TX
2/6 - House of Blues - Houston, TX
2/7 - House of Blues - Dallas, TX
2/9 - Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
2/10 - The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
2/12 - The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
2/13 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
2/14 - Best Buy Theatre - New York, NY
2/15 - The Paramount - Huntington, NY
2/16 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
2/17 - Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
2/18 - Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON
2/20 - Bogart's - Cincinnati, OH
2/21 - The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI
2/22 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
2/23 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
2/25 - The Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO
2/26 - In The Venue - Salt Lake City, UT
2/27 - Knitting Factory - Reno, NV
2/28 - Ace Of Spades - Sacramento, CA

*without Flotsam & Jetsam

Band profile: Testament
Event: Testament: Dark Roots Of Thrash Tour 2013
Posted: 26.11.2012 by Abattoir


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Lit. - 26.11.2012 at 18:40  
Wow, that's... wow.
Void Eater - 26.11.2012 at 18:51  
FUCK This is going to be the best fucking show ever Overkill and Testament in the same night oh man my body is not ready FUCK I'm impossibly stoked and its still nearly three months away will be my third time seeing Overkill and FUCK its about time oh man this is gonna be fucking sweet gonna die of moshalepsy
Red_Travis - 26.11.2012 at 20:08  
Hell yeah, definitely going to this one
CHEF METALHEAD - 26.11.2012 at 22:40  

This band will also be in that line up......
sbgmetal - 27.11.2012 at 01:09  
Damn! guess oregon wont see this tour
pleasuretokill - 27.11.2012 at 01:09  
*Shakes fist at Americans* so very envious
Methuselah - 27.11.2012 at 07:40  
Definitely heading to this show. I didn't even know about this show until earlier today when my girlfriend texted me. "Babe! We have to go to this show!" Metal girlfriends ftw. Not to mention my friends band Solanum will be opening for all of them! Epic as fuck! Sacramento here we come!
Whoblehwah - 27.11.2012 at 23:29  
Holy shit. Testament, Overkill, AND Flotsam and Jetsam? Count me in.

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