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Torche Announce North American Headline Tour


Torche have announced a headlining tour in support of their forthcoming album, Restarter (Feb. 24, Relapse), which brings label mates Nothing out as support and kicks off on March 6 at The Masquerade in Atlanta.

Tour dates are:

March 6  Atlanta, GA   The Masquerade

March 7  Birmingham, AL   The Bottletree

March 8  Baton Rouge, LA   Spanish Moon

March 9  Houston, TX   Fitzgerald’s Downstairs

March 10  Austin, TX   Red 7

March 11  Dallas, TX   Club Dada #

March 12  Memphis, TN   The Hi-Tone

March 13  St. Louis, MO   The Firebird

March 14  Chicago, IL   Empty Bottle

March 15  Milwaukee, WI   The Cactus Club

March 17  Cleveland, OH  The Grog Shop

March 18  Grand Rapids, MI   The Pyramid Scheme

March 20  Detroit, MI   The Pike Room

March 21  Toronto, ON   Lee’s Palace

March 22  Montreal, QC   Bar Le Ritz

March 23  Buffalo, NY   Mohawk Place

March 25  Boston, MA   Great Scott

March 26  Brooklyn, NY   St. Vitus

March 27  Philadelphia, PA   Underground Arts

March 28  Richmond, VA   Strange Matters #

March 29  Washington, DC   DC 9#


Nothing opens except where noted by a #

Previously announced shows:

Dates from Jan. 16 to 21 with Municipal Waste

January 16     Winston-Salem, NC     Ziggy’s

January 17     Wilmington, NC     Ziggy’s by the Sea

January 18     Tallahassee, FL     Pug’s Live

January 19     Gainesville, FL     The Atlantic

January 20     Ybor City, FL     Crowbar

January 21     Miami, FL     Grand Central


May 2     Leipzig, DE     Taubchental

May 3     Wroclaw, PL     Asymmetry Festival

May 4     Prague, CZ     007

May 5     Munich, DE     Ampere

May 6     Milan, IT     Lo Fi Club

May 8     Barcelona, SP     Rocksound

May 9     Madrid, SP     Boute Live!

May 10     Lisbon, PT     Musicbox

May 11     Bilbao, SP     Kafe Antzokia

May 13     Zurich, SZ     Dynamo

May 14     Wiesbaden, DE     Schlachthoff

May 15     Cologne, DE     Underground

May 16     Berlin, DE     Hafenklang

May 18     Nijmegen, NL     Merelyn

May 19     Haarlem, NL     Patronaat

May 20     Paris, FR     Glazart

May 21     Antwerp, BE     Kavka

May 22     London, UK     Underworld *

May 23     Leeds, UK     Belgrave Social Club *

May 24     Galway, IR     Roisin Dubh

May 25     Cork, IR     Craine Lane

May 26     Dublin, IR     Grand Social

May 27     Belfast, IR     The Limelight

May 28     Glasgow, UK     CCA **

May 29     Manchester, UK     Sound Control **

May 30     Bristol, UK     Temples Festival

May 31     Nimes, FR     This is Not a Love Song

June 1     Nantes, FR     Le Ferrailleur


* – w/Part Chimp and Henry Blacker

** – w/Kings and Henry Blacker

The Southeastern quartet have shared two new songs from the forthcoming album: “Minions” (, a track Stereogum described as “a towering, walloping steamroller of a song” and “Annihilation Affair” ( which Spin dubbed “a thundering single” and went on to describe as  featuring “pulverizing eardrums with screeching, sludgy guitars, head-pounding percussion, and gut-wrenchingly aggressive vocals.”

Restarter will be released on CD/LP/Deluxe 2xLP/Cassette/Digital, with pre-orders available now with songs “Harmonslaught” and “Rock ‘N’ Roll Mantasy,” will be included on deluxe editions.  Digital pre-orders offer an instant download of “Annihilation Affair” and “Minions” (, Bandcamp ( and physically via Relapse (

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