UNEARTH announces European festival tour; MIKE JUSTIAN will join the band for future dates; Band working on a new album with WILL PUTNEY
US metalcore pioneers Unearth have announced that they will be touring for a few weeks this summer at numerous European festivals and club shows in July and August, followed by two US festivals, Summit Fest in Ohio and Blue Ridge Rock Fest in Virginia in August and September, respectfully.
The band are also pleased to announce that Mike Justian (from Madball) will be joining Unearth on drums for all upcoming live performances, replacing Nick Pierce. For more information and to see the band on tour, visit their website here.
Mike Justian says “”I’m extremely excited and grateful to have the chance to play these tracks again and make new memories with these guys. Have fun and see you soon. Cheers!”
Unearth collectively adds, “”Mike’s contributions on our albums The Oncoming Storm’ and III-In the Eyes of Fire, along with his unrivaled live performances, forever cemented him in this band and we couldn’t be happier to revisiting the scene, these songs and more, together this summer.
Unearth is also putting the finishing touches on their upcoming studio album with Will Putney. The upcoming album will be Pierce’s final album with Unearth, concluding a ten-year span of three records and touring five continents. Unearth collectively wishes Nick the best for his future endeavours. Stay tuned for more details and new music soon.
28 – Tolmin, Slovenia – Metal Days Fest
29 – Essen, Germany – Nord Open Air
30 – Bausendorf, Germany – Laugh Open Air
2 – Lindau, Germany – Vaudeville Club
3 – Munich, Germany – Free+Easy Fest
4 – Rasnov, Romania – Rockstadt Extreme Fest
6 – Rhone Alpes, France – Sylak Fest
7- Montpellier (Saint Jean de Védas), France – Secret Place Festival
11- Weinheim, Germany – Cafe Central
12 – Kortrijk, Belgium – Alcatraz Fest
13 – Jaromeř. Czech Republic – Brutal Assault Fest
18 – Sulingen, Germany – Reload Fest
27 – Tallmadge, OH – Summit Festival
8 – Alton, Virginia – Blue Ridge Rock Fest
(Photo – Ivan Niwy Kovacova – MusicExistence)