(New Orleans, LA) – Goatwhore will be embarking on their first tour of 2013 this March in support of punk legends, The Casualties, for a string of dates throughout the west coast and up to Texas. Following those shows, Goatwhore’s co-headlining tour begins in on April 11 in Kelowna, BC with one of Canada’s finest metal exports, 3 Inches of Blood. The tour will swing back into the states for shows in the Midwest and on the east coast, including an appearance at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest XV. At the end of April, supporting acts Revocation and Ramming Speed will join for a portion of the tour, followed by dates in May with Withered and Abiotic. The confirmed list of shows can be seen on the TOUR DATES page and on metalblade.com.
Goatwhore’s latest release, Blood for the Master, debuted on Billboard Magazine‘s Top 200 Current Albums at #171. The album also debuted on the following Billboard charts: #4 on the Heatseeker (New Artist) chart, #12 on the Current Hard Music chart, #21 on the Hard Music Chart (overall**), and #31 on Top Independent Albums chart and hit iTunes Rock chart at #19*. Blood for the Master also hit charts in Canada, coming in at #142 on the Top 200 Current Albums chart, #18 on the Hard Chart, #1 on iTunes Metal*, #17 iTunes Rock*, and #152 iTunes Top 200*. (*iTunes numbers from street date – **chart includes catalog)