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Lamb of God, Gojira and Dethklok Set to Join Forces for North American Tour

It seems like every touring package announced this year has been an attempt to top the one before it, and this is no exception.

Lamb of God, Gojira and Dethklok will reportedly hit the road together later this year — including the Heavy T.O. and Heavy MTL festivals in Canada — for a 32-city tour that kicks off August 1 in Seattle. Tentative dates can be found below, and you can expect an official announcement next week.

Lamb of God will be touring in support of their latest album, Resolution, which was released back in January.

Gojira will also be supporting a new release as L'Enfant Sauvage is due out June 26 via Roadrunner Records.

While no firm plans have been announced just yet, Metalocalypse creator Brendon Small has hinted that Dethalbum III may happen later this year.

Lamb of God, Gojira, Dethklok 2012 Tour Dates

  • 8/1 Seattle, WA @ WaMu Thater
  • 8/2 Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theater
  • 8/4 Calgary, AB @ Big 4
  • 8/5 Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Centre
  • 8/7 Winnipeg, MB @ Convention Centre
  • 8/9 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
  • 8/10 Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
  • 8/11 Toronto, ON @ Heavy TO
  • 8/12 Montreal, QC @ Heavy MTL
  • 8/14 Grand Rapids, MI @ Delta Plex
  • 8/15 St. Louis, MO @ Family Arena
  • 8/19 Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater
  • 8/21 Chicago, IL @ Congress Ballroom
  • 8/22 Detroit, MI @ Compuware Arena
  • 8/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
  • 8/24 Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater
  • 8/25 Norfolk, VA @ Constant Convocation Center
  • 8/26 Baltimore, MD @ Pier 6 Pavilion
  • 8/29 New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
  • 8/30 Lowell, MA @ Tsongas Arena
  • 8/31 Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Presents Oakdale Theater
  • 9/1 Philadelphia, PA @ Outside at the Electric Factory
  • 9/2 Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Park Convention Hall
  • 9/4 Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
  • 9/5 Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
  • 9/7 Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
  • 9/8 San Antonio, TX @ Sunken Garden
  • 9/9 Dallas, TX @ Verizon Wireless Theater
  • 9/11 Denver, CO @ The Fillmore
  • 9/13 Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater
  • 9/14 Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Amphitheater
  • 9/15 San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic

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Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.