The Sword
Contributed by inagreendase, Posted by Kemado

The Sword has announced a massive tour of the US, Europe and Australia in support of their upcoming album Warp Riders, due August 24th on Kemado Records. The band kicks things off in the US this October with at the El Ray Theatre in Los Angeles. They'll cross the Atlantic in early November to commence the European leg in Antwerp, Belgium on the 8th. Their Australian dates in 2011 are part of the Soundwave festival.

Warp Riders, a concept album with an "epic sci-fi narrative," was produced by Matt Bayles (Pearl Jam, Mastodon, Isis). The Sword previously released Gods of the Earth in 2008.

10/01Los Angeles, CAEl Rey Theatre
10/02San Francisco, CAThe Regency Ballroom
10/03Portland, ORRoseland Theatre
10/04Seattle, WAShowbox SoDo
10/06Denver, COOgden Theatre
10/12Atlanta, GAThe Masquerade
10/13Asheville, NCThe Orange Peel
10/14Roanoke, VAMartin’s Downtown
10/15Philadelphia, PATheatre of the Living Arts
10/16New York, NYWebster Hall
10/17Boston, MARoyale Boston
10/19Cleveland, OHHouse of Blues - Cleveland
10/20Washington, DC9:30 Club
10/21Huntington, WVV Club
10/23Chicago, ILMetro
11/08Belgium, AntwerpTrix
11/09Germany, HamburgMolotov
11/11Nov Sweden, StockholmGote Killare
11/12Sweden, MalmoKB
11/13Norway, OsloGarage
11/15Germany, BerlinMagnet
11/16Germany, Munich59:1
11/17Austria, ViennaSzene
11/18Italy, MilanLive Club
11/19Austria, GrazPPC
11/21Switzerland, ZurichDynamo
11/23Germany, KolnUnderground
11/24France, ParisLa Fleche d'or
11/26HollandUden de Pul
11/27Holland, KerkradeRock Tempel
11/29Portsmouth, United KingdomWedgewood Rooms
11/30Bristol, United KingdomFleece & Firkin
12/01Birmingham, United KingdomBar Academy
12/03Leeds, United KingdomCockpit
12/04Glasgow, United KingdomG2
12/05Newcastle, United KingdomAcademy II
12/06Manchester, United KingdomAcademy III
12/08Nottingham, United KingdomRescue Rooms
12/09London Islington, United KingdomAcademy
12/10Brighton, United KingdomAudio
12/11Ireland, DublinAcademy
12/12Ireland, BelfastStiff Kitten
02/26Brisbane, QLDSoundwave 2011
02/27Sydney, NSWSoundwave 2011
03/04Melbourne, VICSoundwave 2011
03/05Adelaide, SASoundwave 2011
03/07Perth, WASoundwave 2011