LEFT TO DIE, featuring former members of the band DEATH, announce U.S. run of dates
The ‘Reborn Dead Tour‘ is set to ignite the Western U.S. this fall as LEFT TO DIE, the electrifying DEATH tribute band featuring former DEATH alumni Terry Butler (known for his work with OBITUARY, among others) and Rick Rozz (formerly of MASSACRE), prepares to take the stage. This tour is not just a celebration of DEATH‘s music; it’s a testament to the enduring influence of the pioneering heavy metal band on the realm of extreme metal music.
LEFT TO DIE is a band that pays homage to the legacy of DEATH, a band that played a pivotal role in shaping the extreme metal genre. Under the leadership of the legendary Chuck Schuldiner, the band unleashed their groundbreaking sophomore album, “Leprosy,” in 1988. This album is a landmark in the world of extreme metal, showcasing Chuck‘s innovative songwriting and musicianship. LEFT TO DIE will perform “Leprosy” in its entirety during this tour, allowing fans to relive the raw energy and musical brilliance that defined this iconic release.
But that’s not all. In addition to “Leprosy,” LEFT TO DIE will also treat audiences to select tracks from DEATH‘s debut album, “Scream Bloody Gore,” released in 1987. This album, a pioneering work in the death metal subgenre, further solidified the group’s status as one of the most influential bands in extreme metal history. The inclusion of tracks from “Scream Bloody Gore” adds an extra layer of nostalgia and excitement to the tour, reminding fans of the band’s profound impact on the metal scene.
Joining Terry Butler and Rick Rozz in this extraordinary lineup are vocalist/guitarist Matt Harvey (known for his contributions to EXHUMED and GRUESOME) and drummer Gus Rios (formerly of MALEVOLENT CREATION). Together, they bring an impressive wealth of experience and passion to the stage, ensuring that the spirit and authenticity of DEATH‘s music are faithfully captured and delivered to fans.
The ‘Reborn Dead Tour‘ promises not only a night of intense metal music but also a glimpse into the rich history and enduring legacy of DEATH. Supporting LEFT TO DIE on this unforgettable journey are MORTOUS, MORTAL WOUND, and STREET TOMBS, bands that share a dedication to the extreme metal ethos and add their own distinctive flavors to the lineup.
As LEFT TO DIE embarks on this Western U.S. tour, it’s a reminder that DEATH‘s influence on extreme metal music continues to resonate, inspiring new generations of musicians and fans alike. This tour is more than just a tribute; it’s a celebration of a band that forever changed the landscape of heavy metal, leaving an indelible mark on the genre. Be prepared to witness the rebirth of DEATH‘s music and experience the power it still holds today. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this historic journey through the annals of extreme metal.
LEFT TO DIE 2023 U.S. tour dates:
11/11 Las Vegas, NV – Dive Bar
11/12 Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery
11/13 Santa Ana, CA – The Constellation Room
11/14 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Underground
11/15 Albuquerque, NM – The Launchpad
11/16 Denver, CO – The Oriental Theater
11/17 Salt Lake City – Ace’s High
11/18 Boise, ID – The Shredder
11/19 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
11/21 Portland, OR – Dante’s
11/22 Sacramento, CA – The Starlet Room
11/24 Oakland, CA – Eli’s Mile High
11/25 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
11/26 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick