CARNIFEX, DESPISED ICON To Co-Headline North American Tour

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 6:00 PM


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Symphonic deathcore merchants CARNIFEX will start a two month long crusade across North America starting next February. Shortly there after two colossal innovators of the genre collide, when deathcore godfathers DESPISED ICON join as co-headliners starting March 17th. Finishing out the tour package are ethereal progressive metallers FALLUHJAH, alien themed tech-death masters RINGS OF SATURN, as well as LORNA SHORE and SHE MUST BURN.

"Since the release of Slow Death fans have been asking for a headline tour," comments CARNIFEX frontman Scott Lewis. "Slow Death has been a monster album for us, charting higher and selling faster than all our previous albums. This tour matches the size and scope of that album. Together with a our brothers in DESPISED ICON we're bringing North America the sickest tour possible. Prepare yourself for a live show like no other."

DESPISED ICON vocalist and founding member, Alex Erian, adds:
"We've known the CARNIFEX homies for a decade already and are excited to share the stage with them once again. These will be our only dates in North America next year. Don't miss out! 2017 also marks The Ills Of Modern Man's 10 year anniversary. Expect to hear the classics and a few new bangin' tracks from Beast. See ya then!"

Confirmed dates are as follows:


  • 2/01 : Las Vegas, NV - Vinyl @ Hard Rock
  • 2/02 : San Diego, CA - Soma
  • 2/03 : Phoenix, AZ - Joe's Grotto
  • 2/04 : Farmington, NM - Top Deck
  • 2/05 : Denver, CO - Marquis Theater
  • 2/07 : Dallas, TX - Trees
  • 2/08 : Austin, TX - Dirty Dog Bar
  • 2/09 : San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
  • 2/10 : Oklahoma City, OK - 89th Street Collective
  • 2/11 : Birmingham, AL - Zydeco
  • 2/12 : Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern
  • 2/14 : Orlando, FL - Backbooth
  • 2/15 : Jacksonville, FL - 1904 Music Hall
  • 2/16 : Margate, FL - O'Malleys
  • 2/17 : St. Petersburg, FL - Local 662
  • 2/18 : Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
  • 2/19 : Virginia Beach, VA - Shaka's Live
  • 2/21 : Baltimore, MD - Soundstage
  • 2/22 : Stanhope, NJ - Stanhope House
  • 2/23 : Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
  • 2/24 : Long Island, NY - Revolution
  • 2/25 : Worcester, MA - Palladium Upstairs
  • 2/26 : Reading, PA - Reverb
  • 2/28 : Hartford, CT - Webster Studio
  • 3/01 : Poughkeepsie, NY - The Loft
  • 3/02 : Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
  • 3/03 : Albany, NY - Trick Shots
  • 3/04 : Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon
  • 3/05 : Buffalo, NY - Waiting Room
  • 3/06 : Erie, PA - Basement Transmissions
  • 3/07 : Cleveland, OH - Agora Ballroom
  • 3/08 : Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel
  • 3/09 : Columbus, OH - Park Street Saloon
  • 3/10 : Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theater
  • 3/11 : Valparaiso, IN - Big Shots
  • 3/12 : Clarksville, TN - The Warehouse
  • 3/14 : Knoxville, TN - The Concourse
  • 3/15 : Louisville, KY - Diamond Bar & Grill
  • 3/16 : Grand Rapids, MI - The Stache
  • 3/17 : Toronto, ON - Opera House
  • 3/18 : Ottawa, ON - Barrymore's Music Hall
  • 3/19 : Quebec City, QC- Imperial Bell
  • 3/21 : Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot
  • 3/22 : Chicago, IL - Double Door
  • 3/23 : Omaha, NE - Lookout Lounge
  • 3/24 : Minneapolis, MN - Cabooze
  • 3/26 : Saskatoon, SK - O'Brien's Event Center
  • 3/27 : Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
  • 3/28 : Calgary, AB - Dickens Pub
  • 3/29 : Spokane, WA - The Pin
  • 3/30 : Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
  • 3/31 : Portland, OR - Domino Room
  • 4/01 : Reno, NV - Jub Jub's
  • 4/02 : Pomona, CA - Glasshouse

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