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    I tell this story often, but it's one of my favorites of the past year. I had the chance to interview the Texas Hippie Coalition earlier this year at Rock On The Range in Columbus, Ohio. I was in a small tent with a bunch of photographers. The tent was fairly quiet really, as the much bigger adjacent

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News - Krisiun

Image: Krisiun, Pitriff, NewsBrazilian death metallers KRISIUN will be returning to North America next week for an epic tour featuring the legendary Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA, bay area thrash titans DEATH ANGEL, and new breed of thrashers HAVOK! In regards to this upcoming trek, KRISIUN vocalist/bassist Alex Camargo comments: "Hey everyone!!! We in KRISIUN would like to invite all you diehard metal brothers to come on out and support our upcoming shows around the USA and Canada. We are gonna share the stage with our fellow countrymen, the almighty SEPULTURA, for the first time, plus fucking DEATH ANGEL and HAVOK. We guarantee you this combination of bands will unleash hell every night. See you guys out there!!!"

 

The complete list of tour dates is below, so check to see when KRISIUN will be coming to a city near you!

KRISIUN tour dates feat. SEPULTURA, DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK
4/10/2012–Santa Ana, CA–Yost Theater
4/11/2012–San Francisco, CA–DNA Lounge
4/12/2012–Portland, OR–Branx
4/13/2012–Seattle, WA–Studio Seven
4/14/2012–Salt Lake City, UT–In The Venue
4/15/2012–Denver, CO–Gothic Theater
4/16/2012–Billings, MT–Manny's
4/17/2012–Regina, SK–The Exchange
4/18/2012–Winnipeg, MB–Pyramid Cabaret
4/20/2012–Madison, WI–The Majestic Theater
4/21/2012–Chicago, IL–Mojoe's
4/22/2012–Rochester, NY–Water Street Music Hall
4/23/2012–Toronto, ON–Opera House
4/24/2012–Quebec City, QC–Imperial Theater
4/25/2012–Montreal, QC–Club Soda
4/26/2012–Albany, NY–Bogie's
4/27/2012–Baltimore, MD–Sonar
4/28/2012–Pawtucket, RI–The Met
4/29/2012–Burlington, VT–Higher Ground
4/30/2012–New York, NY–Irving Plaza
5/1/2012–Jermyn, PA–Eleanor Rigby's **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**
5/2/2012–St. Louis, MO–Fubar **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**
5/3/2012–Tulsa, OK–Eclipse **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**
5/4/2012–El Paso, TX–House of Rock **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**
5/5/2012–Gallup, NM–Juggernaut **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**
5/6/2012–Ventura, CA–Majestic Ventura Theater **with DEATH ANGEL, HAVOK only**

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