TORCHE announce additional 2020 Worldwide tour dates

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After a monumental 2019, Miami heavy rockers TORCHE are picking up right where they left off in the new year. This Saturday, January 11, the four-piece will perform at Power Trip’s Evil Beat Festival in Dallas, and today the band have announced additional headline dates in the US surrounding their performance at Aura Fest in February and in Europe in advance of their shows supporting Russian Circles beginning March 12. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below.

TORCHE’S fifth album, Admission (Relapse Records), was released to critical acclaim last July and found itself named one of the best albums of 2019 by Kerrang, The Atlantic, and Metal Hammer, among others. In support of their latest release they made their television debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers, played a Kerrang! K! Pit, and have recorded sessions for Part Time Punks, Amoeba and more. 

Crisscrossing North America since early summer 2019, Torche have already made festival appearances at Sled Island, Levitation Festival, Doomed and Stoned, toured with Baroness, and headlined shows across the midwest, south, northeast and the UK. 

“Torche have specialized in what they call “thunder pop”—a hard-hitting, wall-of-sound brand of sludgy doom metal that’s topped off with swing-for-the-cheap seats melodic hooks. It’s an infectious formula…Admission is the band’s best work, and puts all their best elements on display: bombastic tones, repetitive cave-man riffage, pummeling rhythms, and the legendary Torche “bomb string,” downtuned so far it practically hangs off the guitar in order to create a deep, crumbly, explosively heavy sound. Every song is smooth, catchy, and perfectly crafted.” – Chicago Reader

Watch the official music video for “Admission” HERE.

TORCHE once again tour in support of their new album, Admission. The album has been met with critical acclaim, with tastemakers such as Stereogum praising the band as “kick(ing) all kinds of ass.” Billboard remarked that, “Torche once again constructs layers of guitar riffs that are somehow as airy as they are dense” while Brooklyn Vegan added, “Torche do everything on this album with exactly the kind of passion, power and precision you’d expect from a well-oiled machine like this one.”

TORCHE Tour Dates:

Jan 11 Dallas, TX, USA Evil Beat Vol 2 @ South Side Ballroom

Feb 15 Miami, FL, USA @ Las Rosas
Feb 19 Brooklyn, NY, USA @ Saint Vitus
Feb 21 St. Augustine, FL, USA @ Planet Sarbez
Feb 22 Savannah, GA , USA@ AURA Fest: Underground Weekend @ The Jinx
Feb 23 Orlando, FL, USA @ Will’s Pub

Mar 07 St. Petersburg, RY @ Serdce
Mar 09 Moscow, RU @ Gorod
Mar 10 Thessaloniki, GR @ Eightball Club
Mar 11 Athens, GR @ Temple

— EU Dates Mar 12 – Apr 21 w/ Russian Circles —

Mar 12 Antwerp, BE @ Trix
Mar 13 Paris, FR @ Balaclan
Mar 14 Orleans, FR @ Astrolabe
Mar 15 Nantes, FR @ Warehouse
Mar 16 Biarritz, FR @ Atabal
Mar 17 Bilbao, ES @ Shake (Torche Only)
Mar 18 Porto, PT @ Hard Club
Mar 19 Lisbon, PT @ Lisboa Ao Vivo
Mar 20 Sevilla, ES @ Sala X
Mar 21 Madrid, ES @ Copernico
Mar 23 Barcelona, ES @ LA2
Mar 24 Toulouse, FR @ Le Rex
Mar 25 Montpellier, FR @ Black Sheep (Torche Only)
Mar 26 Milan, IT @ Santeria Social Club
Mar 27 Rome, IT @ Brancaleone
Mar 28 Bologna, IT @ TPO
Mar 29 Innsbruck, AT @ PMK (Torche Only)
Mar 30 Rijeka, HR @ Pogon Kulture
Mar 31 Budapest, HU @ Durer Kert
Apr 01 Vienna, AT @ Arena
Apr 02 Prague, CZ @ Lucerna Music Bar
Apr 03 Berlin, DE @ Astra
Apr 04 Leipzig, DE @ Conne Island
Apr 05 Dresden, DE @ Ostpol (Torche Only)
Apr 06 Munich, DE @ Technikum
Apr 07 Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik
Apr 08 Prattein, CH @ Z7 (Torche Only)
Apr 09 Koln, DE @ Die Nantine
Apr 10 Hamburg, DE @ Gruenspan
Apr 11 Copenhagen, DK @ Vegas
Apr 12 Oslo, NO @ Inferno Festival (Torche Only)
Apr 13 Stockholm, SE @ Slaktkykan
Apr 14 Gothenburg, SE @ Musikenshus
Apr 16 Tilburg, NL @ Roadburn Festival

Oct 26-30 Miami, FL to Nassau, BS, USA@ S.S. Neverender (Coheed and Cambria Cruise)

Admission cover artwork by Richard Vergez

Torche is Steve Brooks (guitar/vocals), Eric Hernandez (bass),
Jon Nuñez (guitar) and Rick Smith (drums).

TORCHE Online:

TORCHE Official Website
TORHCE on Facebook
TORCHE on Instagram
TORCHE on Twitter

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