French grindcore activists BLOCKHEADS have announced a series of European shows and festival appearances in support of their latest full-length, This World Is Dead. The shows kick off in their native Nancy, France on March 2nd with label-mates MUMAKIL and AFGRUND and include dates with NAPALM DEATH, GENERAL SURGERY and many more. A complete listing of dates is available below.
This World Is Dead saw its release on CD/LP/Digital this January and features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient, grade-A, frenzied grind. The album is streaming in its entirety at this location while a previously released lyric video for the track “Pro-Lifers” can be viewed here.
Formed 20 years ago, BLOCKHEADS (Xav – vocals, Fred – guitar/vocals, Nico -drums/vocals & Eric – bass/vocals) have unleashed four full-lengths in addition to numerous splits, comps and DVDs. The band has toured throughout Europe with such genre heavyweights as Napalm Death, Nasum, Carcass and Brutal Truth.
Blockheads Tour Dates:
March 02 – Nancy, FR – Le Hubolt w/Mumakil and Afgrund
March 30 – Strasbourg,FR – Le Molodoi w/ Chiens and Ratbomb
March 31 – Bremgarten, SWI – Kuzeb, Easter Fest 2013 w/ Aguirre, Boredom, BYT, Shaid…
June 07 – Saint-Imier, SWI – Toxoplasmose Festival w/ Black Code, Elizabeth and more
June 08 – Annecy, FR – La Machine Utile
July 03 – Esch-sur-Alzette, LUX – Kulturbabrik w/ Napalm Death
Aug 30 – Glauchau, GER – The System Will Be Killed by the Kids Festival
Aug 31 – Prague, CZ – Modra Vopice, Fekal Party Festival w/ General Surgery, Ingrowing, etc.