GIGAN to tour with GRAVE – set release date for new album

100 Bands You Need to Know” – Alternative Press
A dazzling fusion of psych, death, and noise-metal” – Metal Edge
Crushing yet expansive, cacophonous yet catchy, the shattering of preconceived notions of what constitutes death metal, or any extreme subgenre for that matter, is Gigan’s raison d’être” – Decibel
A virtual landmine of crazed, uber-technical death metal riffs tossed up against elaborate drumming, topped off by an avant-garde atmosphere not heard in death metal since [CYNIC’s] Focus reigned supreme in ’93” – Metal Maniacs
A crazed romp through lands of death (metal), psylocibin-enhanced psychedelia, and fusion…will alternately captivate the listener and send their subconscious out for a stroll” – Zero Tolerance

Avant-garde extreme-metal vanguard GIGAN will be touring the United States and Canada this coming August and September alongside GRAVE, BLOOD RED THRONE, and PATHOLOGY in support of their forthcoming Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes opus, slated for release in North America on June 7th. Here are the confirmed dates + venues thus far:

Aug. 30 – Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
Aug. 31 – Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
Sep. 01 – Charlotte, NC @ Casbah
Sep. 02 – Trenton, NJ @ Championship Bar
Sep. 03 – New York City, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
Sep. 04 – Montreal, QU @ Petit Campus
Sep. 05 – Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
Sep. 06 – Buffalo, NY @ Broadway Joe’s
Sep. 07 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
Sep. 08 – Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
Sep. 09 – Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club
Sep. 10 – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
Sep. 11 – Winnipeg, MB @ Osbourne Village Inn
Sep. 12 – Regina, SK @ The Exchange
Sep. 13 – Edmonton, AL @ Pawn Shop
Sep. 14 – Calgary, AL @ Dickens
Sep. 15 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore
Sep. 16 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Sep. 17 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Sep. 18 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Sep. 19 – Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
Sep. 20 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Sep. 21 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
Sep. 22 – Tempe, AZ @ Clubhouse

The band’s first album for new label home Willowtip and recorded with esteemed engineer Sanford Parker at Semaphore Studios in Chicago, GIGAN’S Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes will push the boundaries of psychedelic extremity even further, and is currently available for preorders here, including a limited-edition colored-vinyl LP version:

In other GIGAN news, the band’s recent North American tour alongside BELPHEGOR, NEURAXIS, and BLACKGUARD was a resounding success, where most performances included many new songs that were met with rapturous appeal. For the next year and beyond, GIGAN are committed to promoting the groundbreaking Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes album through near-round-the-clock touring.

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