Unearth Touring With Whitechapel, Emmure, And More: Fear Factory Bassist Filling In During Tour

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Metal Blade Records band Unearth has announced that they will be supporting Whitechapel, and Emmure with additional support coming from Obey The Brave, and The Plot In You. The tour will begin Jan. 8th, 2013 in Knoxville, TN and will end Feb. 11th in New York City, NY. The full touring schedule can be seen below.

Vocalist Trevor Phipps says, “John “Slo” Maggard will unfortunately be sitting out the Brothers of Brutality Tour (Whitechapel, Emmure, Obey the Brave, The Plot In You) this coming January/February. His absence is simply to take care of personal matters at home and is only temporary. Slo will remain a member of Unearth moving forward and is actively involved in the writing process for our next album, which we plan to record and release some time in 2013.

Luckily, our long time friend Matt DeVries (Fear Factory, ex-Chimaira) will be taking over bass duties for the tour.

DeVries added, “I couldn’t be more excited to be filling in on bass for my long time friends in Unearth on the upcoming Brothers Of Brutality Tour. They are like family to me and I’m extremely happy to step up to the plate for my good buddy Slo!

UNEARTH
w/ Whitechapel, Emmure, Obey The Brave, The Plot In You
01/08 Knoxville, TN 940 Blackstock Ave
01/09 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
01/11 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s
01/12 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
01/13 Dallas, TX The Door
01/15 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre
01/16 Phoenix, AZ Nile
01/17 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
01/18 San Diego, CA Soma
01/19 Pomona, CA The Glasshouse
01/20 Oakland, CA Oakland Metro
01/22 Spokane, WA The Knitting Factory
01/23 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
01/24 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
01/26 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
01/27 Denver, CO Summit
01/29 Calgary, AB The Den
01/30 Edmonton, AB Avenue Theatre
02/01 Winnipeg, MB West End Cultural Centre
02/02 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
02/03 Chicago, IL Mojoes
02/05 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
02/06 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
02/07 Montreal, QC Club Soda
02/08 Worcester, MA Palladium
02/10 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts
02/11 New York City, NY Irving Plaza

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