STRIKER Announce North American Tour Dates w/ Beast In Black, Seven Kingdoms

Canadian heavy metal champions STRIKER announce they will be hitting the road in April and May 2022 to support Beast In Black for their first US headlining tour along with Seven Kingdoms.

Entitled the “Dark Connection Tour”, the first date will kick off in Orlando, FL on April 7th and wrap up in Detroit, MI on May 2nd (all dates listed below), and will include a show at Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre on April 20th.

The tour will also witness Striker performing with their new drummer Jonathan Webster and bassist Pete Klassen who joined the lineup in 2019. The band also recently unleashed their new single “Deathwish”, a track that has their signature sound of putting a modern twist on classic heavy metal mixed with 1980s AOR.

 

“Deathwish” is their first of many new recordings to come since releasing their Juno award-winning album 2018’s “Play To Win”.

New Single / Music Video “Deathwish”

Dark Connection Tour 2022 w/ Beast In Black, Seven Kingdoms, Striker

April 7, 2022 – Orlando, FL – The Haven

April 8, 2022 – Tampa, FL – Orpheum

April 9, 2022 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

April 11, 2022 – Dallas, TX – Amplified Live

April 12, 2022 – San Antonio, TX – Rock Box

April 14, 2022 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater

April 15, 2022 – Anaheim, CA – The Parish

April 16, 2022 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Atrium at Catalyst

April 18, 2022 – Portland, OR – Hawthorn Theatre

April 19, 2022 – Seattle, WA – Crocodile

April 20, 2022 – Vancouver, BC – The Rickshaw

April 22, 2022 – Calgary, AB – Dickens

April 23, 2022 – Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room

April 25, 2022 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro

April 26, 2022 – Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep

April 27, 2022 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater

April 29, 2022 – Minneapolis, MN – The Fine Line *

April 30, 2022 – Joliet, IL – The Forge *

May 1, 2022 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom *

May 2, 2022 – Detroit, MI – El Club *

* = No Seven Kingdoms on show date

Blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and 80’s hair metal, Striker have been making shredtacular anthems since 2007. The band has toured multiple times across Europe and North America along with festival appearances at 70,000 Tons of Metal, Bang Your Head Festival (Germany), and more to add to their almost 1000 shows performed in their decade-plus career. The band has been honoured with multiple Best Album awards in their home country of Canada from the JUNO Awards, Western Canadian Music Awards, and the Edmonton Music Awards. Since their inception, Striker has released six studio albums Eyes in the Night (2010, Iron Kodex), Armed to The Teeth (2012, Napalm), City of Gold (2014, Napalm), Stand in the Fire (2016, Record Breaking), Striker (2017, Record Breaking), and Play to Win (2018, Record Breaking).

For more info:

Striker-metal.com
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Twitter.com/StrikerMetal
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