OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers OBITUARY are sharing news today about a pair of their releases receiving vinyl LP pressings.

The band’s 2017 self-titled, full-length outing ‘Obituary’ will see a vinyl re-issue release, featuring two bonus tracks not included on the original pressing, as well as alternate artwork.

Along with it, OBITUARY will release the first ever, official vinyl pressing of the ‘Ten Thousand Ways To Die’ EP, featuring two studio tracks and live recordings of twelve classic favorites from the band’s storied catalog, as recorded on their 2015 world tour.

These limited edition vinyl offerings are due out August 31st from Relapse Records and pre-order is active now at THIS LOCATION.

On the touring front, OBITUARY begin their headlining Summer European Tour next week (July 26) at Metal Days Festival. The brief tour ends on August 2nd at Rockstadt Extreme Festival, yet OBITUARY will return to Europe in November alongside SLAYER, ANTHRAX, & LAMB OF GOD for a 24-date tour.

OBITUARY will also perform on Day 2 (Sept. 2) of the upcoming HEAVY MOUNTAIN Festival in Asheville, N.C., alongside HIGH ON FIRE, BLACK TUSK, INTER ARMA, TEMPTATIONS WINGS, and more. You can find info about the fest HERE.

OBITUARY European Tour Dates:

Jul 26 – Tolmin, SI @ Metal Days Festival [Info]
Jul 27 – Prague, CZ @ Palac Akropolis
Jul 28 –  Wroclaw, PL @ Zaklete Rewiry
Jul 29 – Ostrava, CZ @ Barrak
Jul 30 – Krakow, PL @ Kwadrat
Aug 01 – Kosice, SK @ Colosseum Club

Aug 02 – Rasnov, RO @ Rockstadt Extreme Fest [Info]

w/ Slayer, Lamb of God & Anthrax:
 
Nov 01 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena
Nov 03 – Wembley, UK @ SSE Arena
Nov 05 – Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena
Nov 07 – Birmingham, UK @ BCA
Nov 09 – Manchester, UK @ Arena
Nov 10 – Newcastle, UK @ Metro Radio Arena
Nov 12 – Glasgow, UK @ Hydro SSE
Nov 14 – Dortmund, DE @ Westfalenhalle
Nov 15 – Zwolle, NL @ Ijsselhal
Nov 17 – Madrid, ES @ Vistalegre
Nov 18 – Barcelona, ES @ Sant Jordi Club
Nov 20 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum
Nov 21 – Zurich, CH @ Halle 622
Nov 23 – Vienna, AT @ Wiener Stadthalle
Nov 24 – Freiburg, DE @ Sick Arena
Nov 26 – Hamburg, DE @ Barclaycard Arena
Nov 27 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Arena
Nov 29 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle
Nov 30 –  Erfurt, DE @ Messehalle
Dec 02 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
Dec 03 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena
Dec 05 – Stockholm, SE @ Hovet
Dec 06 – Oslo, NO @ Spektrum

Dec 08 – Helsinki, FI @ Ice Hall

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