Front Line Assembly Announce First North American Tour Since 2007

April 6th, 2011
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After releasing Improvised. Electronic. Device. last year, Front Line Assembly (Metropolis) was forced to cancel its U.S. tour due to “unforeseen and problematic issues.” Just as they promised, though, the group has planned a new set of dates for 2011, scheduled to kick off this May.

The tour, which starts May 15 in Winnipeg, will feature support from Die Krupps and Bill Leeb. In a press release, keyboardist Jeremy Inkel relayed the challenges the upcoming tour will pose:

First and foremost, since we pretty much play everything live, it puts a whole new spin on the studio music. Having guitars and drums and vocals performing the songs as a whole versus studio cuts, it really gives it an organic feel. The band’s personalities mixed with the visuals and lights creates a wonderful live aspect of the band, and the vision that we have. The fact that we have had one of the best responses ever for an FLA album, we actually can’t wait to go out there and play this music, which as a performer is very exciting and inspiring for us all. It’s the reason we like to make this music, to achieve it live and give fans a great experience, as well the feedback from the audience is priceless for us.”

Front Line Assembly’s tour schedule is as follows:

05/15 – Winnipeg – Pyramid Cabaret
05/17 – Ottawa – Zaphod Beeblebrox
05/19 – Montreal – Kinetik Festival
05/20 – Springfield, VA – JAXX
05/20 – NYC – Highline Ballroom
05/22 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
05/23 – Toronto – Mod Club
05/25 – Pittsburgh, PA – Diesel
05/26 – Cleveland – Peabody’s
05/27 – Chicago – The Abbey
05/28 – Milwaukee – Miramar Theater
05/29 – Minneapolis – Ground Zero
05/30 – Detroit – Shelter
06/01 – New Orleans – Howlin’ Wolf
06/02 – Dallas – Trees
06/03 – Austin – Elysium
06/04 – Houston – Numbers
06/06 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
06/07 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater
06/08 – San Diego – Brick By Brick
06/09 – Santa Ana – Galaxy Theatre
06/10 – L.A. – El Rey Theater
06/11 – S.F. – Red Devil
06/12 – Seattle – El Corazon
06/13 – Vancouver – Rickshaw Theater

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