Saturday, 30 April 2016

DESTRUCTION - European & UK tour announced

Thrash metal icons DESTRUCTION are set to fire their new missile of heavy 'Under Attack' on May 13th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band have announced that they will be hitting the road for a full European headlining tour this Autumn.

DESTRUCTION will join forces with US-based thrash metal monsters FLOTSAM & JETSAM, the Swedish metal maniacs ENFORCER and Brazil's NERVOSA in what will be the heaviest tour of 2016!

DESTRUCTION mastermind Schmier states:
"I`m totally thrilled that we got this amazing package together, when you go on tour you wanna give the fans the best they deserve: NERVOSA - for me the best extreme female Metalband by far, ENFORCER are my fave Metal - outfit with this pure 80s touch and FLOTSAM and JETSAM are back stronger than ever, we are old mates, finally we will tour together again! I can`t wait to see Thrashers and Metalheads united this autumn, to party, mosh & bang with us - oh yes, sometimes it`s really great to be a Metalfan and play in a band - FUCK YEAH! See you ALL soon at the best party around!"

FLOTSAM & JETSAM comments:
“This tour is going to be an absolute thrash fest! Flotsam and Jetsam is honored to support the legendary Destruction, one of the strongest thrash bands to ever come out of Europe. We can’t think of anything better for this fall than getting back to our friends and fans in Europe for a month, hitting the stage and the streets with Schmier, Mike, and Vaaver, the Enforcer crew, and Fernanda and the women of Nervosa, night after night. If that doesn’t sound like trouble, we don’t know what does!” 

"Extremely excited to take a break in our new album process to go out on another European tour with our childhood heroes in Destruction and Flotsam & Jetsam. 100% total metal madness guaranteed! Don't miss out on the heaviest tour of the year." 

NERVOSA says about the tour:
"This is gonna be a badass thrash tour! Destruction has always been a huge influence for us and now touring with them is gonna be a hell of a dream come true!"

Check out full tour dates below - UK dates go on sale next Thursday 5th May at 10am. Ticket links below: 
15.09.16 CH Pratteln Z7
16.09.16 DE Munich Backstage
17.09.16 IT Brescia Circolo Colony
18.09.16 DE Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik
21.09.16 FR Strasbourg La Laiterie
22.09.16 FR Grenoble La Belle Electrique
23.09.16 FR Marseille Le Moulin
24.09.16 FR Toulouse Metronum
25.09.16 ES Barcelona Razz2
27.09.16 ES Sevilla Custom
28.09.16 PT Lisabon RCA Club
29.09.16 PT Porto Hard Club
30.09.16 ES Madrid Arena
01.10.16 ES Bilbao Stage Live
02.10.16 Fr Paris La Machine

04.10.16 UK Glasgow Audio
05.10.16 IR Dublin Voodoo Lounge
06.10.16 UK Manchester Club Academy
07.10.16 UK London Underworld

08.10.16 NL Rjissen Lucky
09.10.16 NL Drachten Indua
11.10.16 CZ Prag Storm Club
12.10.16 DE Nürnberg Hirsch
13.10.16 DE Siegburg Kubana
14.10.16 AT Dornbirn Conrad Sohm
15.10.16 BE Hasselt Muziekodroom
16.10.16 DE Mannheim 7er Club

The lyric video of 'Second To None' can bee seen here:

The band kicked off their recording sessions for the new album after the summer festivals last year and recorded segments in various studios between September 2015 and January 2016. The poignant cover artwork was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has also created artwork for ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS, TANKARD and many more.