The former Pantera singer hits the road for his first-ever solo outing in support of his upcoming album. Stops for Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals include Tulsa, Minneapolis, Chicago, Montreal and New York City.
Who has the chops to back Anselmo on what he has dubbed the “Technicians Of Distortion” tour? Making up The Illegals are guitarist Marzi Montazeri, Steve Taylor on bass and drummer Jose Manual Gonzalez.
Anselmo’s Walk Through Exits Only drops July 16 on Housecore Records/Megaforce.
For support the tour includes Warbeast, a band signed to Anselmo’s Housecore label and whose new album – Destroy – was produced by the singer. Also supporting Anselmo on this journey will be industrial/drone metal one-man band Author and Punisher.
July 31 – Tulsa, Okla., Cain's Ballroom
Aug. 2 – Des Moines, Iowa, Wooly's
Aug. 3 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue
Aug. 4 – Chicago, Ill., House Of Blues
Aug. 6 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues
Aug. 7 – Grand Rapids, Mich., The Intersection
Aug. 9 – Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre
Aug. 10 – Toronto, Ontario, The Danforth Music Hall
Aug. 11 – Montreal, Quebec, Parc Jean Drapeau (Heavy MTL)
Aug. 13 – Worcester, Mass., The Palladium
Aug. 14 – Clifton Park, NY., Upstate Concert Hall
Aug. 16 – New York, NY., Best Buy Theater
Aug. 17 – Henrico, Va., Hadads Lake (Gwar-B-Q)
Aug. 18 – Silver Spring, Md., The Fillmore Silver Spring
Aug. 20 – Atlanta, Ga., Heaven At The Masquerade
“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 Extreme Music audience properly,” Anselmo roared throughout the globe. “This is a killer program of insane variety, so come out and support the gigs!!!”
Tickets go on sale May 23. Click here for more information.