As previously reported, Down and Warbeast are teaming up for a North American tour early next year and have now mapped out the tour dates.
The "The Weed & Speed Tour: West Coast Throwdown in the Year of XIII", will kick off on January 11, 2013 in Houston, TX at Warehouse Live.
The tour will make its way through several states, coming to a close on February 1st in Chattanooga, TN at Track 29.
Down vocalist Philip Anselmo and Warbeast recently announced that they will be releasing a new split album entitled War of the Gargantuas. The split will be released on January 8, 2012 via Housecore Records and will include two songs from each artist. This album serves as the first release of any solo work by PHILIP ANSELMO during the span of his nearly 30-year legacy. Also, the two WARBEAST tracks on the split feature former bassist Alan Bovee before his amicable departure from the band. Since then, Dre Karst has joined on bass.
Warbeast also recently announced the upcoming release of their second full-length album, Destroy. The album is scheduled to be released in early 2013 via Housecore Records and is currently in the mastering stages.
Before the start of the tour, Warbeast will headline the War of the Gargantuas release party show on January 5th at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, TX.
Down and Warbeast 2013 U.S. Tour Dates:
1/5 – Fort Worth, TX @ The Rail Club (Warbeast Only, War of the Gargantuas Release Show)
1/11 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – Ballroom
1/12 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
1/14 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
1/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Fremont Country Club
1/16 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
1/18 – Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove of Anaheim
1/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
1/20 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
1/22 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
1/23 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
1/24 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House
1/26 – Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
1/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
1/29 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
1/30 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's
2/1 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29