Pantera and Down frontman Philip Anselmo has announced his plans to hit the North American road this summer to launching his very first solo tour.
The trek has been dubbed "Technicians of Distortion" and will be kicking off on July 31st in Tulsa, Ok at Cain's Ballroom and will conclude on August 20th in Atlanta, GA.
Anselmo and The Illegals will feature Phil up front backed by guitarist Marzi Montazeri, bassist Steve Taylor, and drummer Jose Manual Gonzalez.
The famed metal frontman is launching the tour is support of his debut solo album, Walk Through Exits Only, which will be released by his Housecore Records label on July 16th.
"It is an incredible pleasure to do my first solo tour with my brothers in Warbeast and to introduce the mighty Author and Punisher to the Exrteme Music audience properly," said Anselmo. "This is a killer program of insane variety, so come out and support the gigs!!!!"
07/31 Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
08/2 Wooly's, Des Moines, IA
08/3 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
08/4 House of Blues, Chicago, IL
08/6 House of Blues, Cleveland, OH
08/7 The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
08/9 Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
08/10 Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ONT Canada
08/11 Heavy MTL Festival, Montreal, QC Canada
08/13 The Palladium, Worcester, MA
08/14 Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY
08/16 Best Buy Theatre, New York, NY
08/17 Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
08/18 The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
08/20 The Masquerade - Heaven Stage, Atlanta, GA