Anathema Announces North American Tour Dates

In support of their upcoming eleventh studio album ‘The Optimist’ (due out June 9th via Kscope), British prog rock group Anathema has announced North American tour dates for the summer. These will be the band’s first shows in this continent since 2014. Check out the itinerary below, along with a new song called ‘Springfield’. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday April 21st.

“Touring the U.S. and Canada is always a fantastic privilege”, says guitar player Daniel Cavanagh. “These countries have been the birthplace of some of the most revered recording artists of all time. We are delighted to visit the east coast and we promise to visit the west coast, following up soon. Our new album, ‘The Optimist’, is set in America. It will be a blast!”

08/16/2017 – Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
08/17/2017 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
08/18/2017 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
08/19/2017 – Quebec, QC @ Saile Multi
08/20/2017 – Montreal, QC @ Astral
08/21/2017 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
08/23/2017 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
08/24/2017 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
08/25/2017 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts

If you like what you’ve read/seen, buy a shirt and help keep Metal Assault running full time!

If you live in the LA area, come to one of our Metal Assault Nights at the Viper Room!