Following 23 shows and 19 flights throughout Europe, pioneering Florida death metal merchants Obituary
are pleased to unveil their first North American headlining tour in over three years! Further sonic battery will come from reunited DM behemoths Broken Hope
as well as Decrepit Birth
, Jungle Rot
, making it among the year's most relentlessly brutal old school metal package jaunts.
Additionally, Fender will hosting a special contest throughout the duration of the tour. The Grand prize winner will receive a Blacktop Stratocaster HH guitar. Contest entries will be accepted at the Obituary merch table.
The Carnival of Death Tour marks Obituary's first full US/Canadian tour run as a four-piece with legendary death metal alumnus Terry Butler (Death, Six Feet Under, Massacre, Denial Fiend) on bass. For this special journey, the band -- vocalist John Tardy, drummer Donald Tardy, guitarist Trevor Peres and Butler -- are working on compiling a special fan-generated set-list that will delve deep into their back catalog to include tunes predominantly off their renowned first three full-lengths: Slowly We Rot, Cause of Death
and The End Complete.