||Heavy metal warriors Christian Mistress have announced a special performance at this year's SXSW alongside a series of West Coast tour dates. After a brief hiatus, these dates mark the band's first proper North American tour dates in support of their second album Possession. The band will be testing out some new riffage on the road as Christian Mistress will be entering the studio this May to record a third album.
The dates kick off on March 4th in Chico, California, span from Vancouver to Los Angeles and run through March 16th including select shows with Gypsyhawk, Lord Dying, Vastum, Indian, Anciients and others. A complete listing can be seen below.
March 4 - Chico, CA Monstro's Pizza (with Amarok and Phantom Limb)
March 5 - Fullerton, CA The Slide Bar (with Gypsyhawk and Night Demon)
March 6 - Los Angeles, CA The East 7th Warehouse (with Exhausted Prayer and Gun Outfit)
March 7 - San Francisco, CA The Elbo Room (with Ovvl and Glitter Wizard)
March 8 - Oakland, CA Church of the Buzzard with (Vastum, Cardinal Wyrm, White Phosphorous)
March 9 - Portland, OR Tonic Lounge (with Lord Dying, Sons Of Huns, Paralyzer)
March 11 - 13 Austin, Texas SXSW (with Indian on the 11th)
March 14 - Seattle, WA Black Lodge (with Paralyzer, Nudes)
March 15 - Vancouver, BC The Astoria (with Anciients, Haggatha)
March 16 - Olympia, WA The Brotherhood (with Paralyzer)