TOXIC HOLOCAUST Confirms North American Winter Tour With Soulfly; Primal Future: 2019 Full-Length Out Now

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Crossover thrash unit TOXIC HOLOCAUST will kick off 2020 with a massive North American tour supporting Soulfly. The Summoning tour will commence February 3rd in Denver, Colorado and make its way through nearly three dozen cities upon its conclusion March 12th in Houston, Texas. Additional support will be provided by X-Method, Madzilla, Skinflint, and Systemhouse 33. The trek follows the band’s European tour with Municipal Waste, Enforcer, and Skeletal Remains, currently underway. See all confirmed dates below.

TOXIC HOLOCAUST will be touring in support of their latest full-length, Primal Future: 2019, released in October via Entertainment One (“eOne”). An ambitious new mission statement from founder/principal songwriter Joel Grind, the man whose guiding forces remain Discharge, Megadeth, Venom, English Dogs, Nuclear Assault, D.R.I., and G.B.H., all juiced by the unrelenting, feverish, urgent power of a modern metal trailblazer, TOXIC HOLOCAUST 2.0 detonates like doomsday all over Primal Future: 2019. A dystopian technological takeover drives the album thematically, but the passionately delivered music is vintage TOXIC HOLOCAUST, taking things all the way back to the band’s early origins.

Stream TOXIC HOLOCAUST’s Primal Future: 2019 at THIS LOCATION.

TOXIC HOLOCAUST’s Primal Future: 2019 is available on CD, digital, and vinyl formats. For orders go to THIS LOCATION where the video for “Chemical Warlords” can be viewed.

TOXIC HOLOCAUST w/ Municipal Waste, Enforcer, Skeletal Remains:
12/05/2019 Limelight – Belfast, UK
12/06/2019 Club Academy – Manchester, UK
12/07/2019 Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
12/08/2019 ULU Live – London, UK
12/10/2019 Kulttempel – Oberhausen, DE
12/11/2019 Slaughter Club – Paderno Dugnano, IT
12/12/2019 Alte Kaserne – Landshut, DE
12/13/2019 Glad-House – Cottbus, DE
12/14/2019 Nova Chmelnice – Prague, CZ
12/15/2019 SO 36 – Berlin, DE
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w/ Soulfly, X-Method, Madzilla, Skinflint, Systemhouse 33:
2/03/2020 The Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
2/04/2020 Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
2/05/2020 Mesa Theater – Grand Junction, CO
2/06/2020 Backstage Bar & Billiards – Las Vegas, NV
2/07/2020 Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, CA
2/08/2020 Phoenix Theater – Petaluma, CA
2/10/2020 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/11/2020 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
2/12/2020 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
2/14/2020 The Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
2/15/2020 The Gateway – Calgary, AB
2/16/2020 The Exchange – Regina, SK
2/17/2020 The Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MN
2/19/2020 The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
2/20/2020 The Forge – Joliet, IL
2/21/2020 Route 20 – Racine, WI
2/22/2020 The Apollo Theatre – Belvidere, IL
2/23/2020 The Citadel Music Hall – Indianapolis, IN
2/24/2020 Crafthouse – Pittsburgh, PA
2/25/2020 Rec Room – Buffalo, NY
2/26/2020 Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
2/27/2020 Poor Richards – Chicopee, MA
2/28/2020 Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
2/29/2020 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
3/01/2020 Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ
3/03/2020 Cafe 611 – Fred, MD
3/04/2020 The Pour House Music Hall – Raleigh, NC
3/05/2020 Capone’s – Johnson City, TN
3/06/2020 Masquerade Hell – Atlanta, GA
3/07/2020 Sound Bar – Orlando, FL
3/08/2020 Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
3/10/2020 Tipitina’s – New Orleans, LA
3/11/2020 Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX
3/12/2020 Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

The band Terrorizer called, “a whirlwind of booze, denim jackets and riffs,” began kicking out the corrosive jams in basements and bedrooms some twenty years ago, building a punishing legacy of mutant thrash and filthy street punk that’s outlasted the heydays of the genres that spawned them; founder Joel Grind, the headband-wearing headbanger whose dedication to the one-man-band ethos gives the late Quorthon a run for his money, melting down the greatest punk metal crossover riff collection imaginable into nuclear ooze. With each successive release, Grind repurposes the most visceral strengths of speed, thrash, and punk through his own unique vision, making for new metal anthems that consistently reignite a circle-pitting feeding frenzy in the scene.

“It delivers everything we’ve come to know and love from the band: classic thrash and speed metal with a high dose of old-school energy.”  — MetalSucks on “Chemical Warlords”

“‘Chemical Warlords’ fits right in with the band’s legacy of riff-laden punkish metal with its declaratory refrain: ‘You build it up, we’ll tear it down.’” — Consequence Of Sound on “Chemical Warlords”

“Album six is on deck for TOXIC HOLOCAUST and they kick it off with the caustic ‘Chemical Warlords.’ Feral riffs and a gritty production back the snarling punk-thrash onslaught. Those gang chants in the mid-section elevate this track to a TOXIC HOLOCAUST best.” — Loudwire; Best Metal Songs Of 2019…So Far

“…an album that has one foot in the future and one foot in the past.” — Decibel 

 “Infused with the undying spirit of thrash and savage speed metal, Primal Future 2019 is yet another valiant ode to its founder’s nostalgic 1980s influences.” — Invisible Oranges

“Whether Grind’s methodology is viewed through the lens of musical totalitarianism, artistic necessity, workaholic-ism run amok or what have you, the success TOXIC HOLOCAUST has experienced can’t be denied.” — Outburn

“…if you want to hear some real deal blood ‘n’ thunder that would make Lemmy glow with paternal pride, Joel Grind is still the man to provide it.” — Blabbermouth

 “…an album that can hold its own against the band’s best material.” — Punknews.org

“…pure, unadulterated fun.” — Distorted Sound

“Primal Future: 2019 is verging on ‘thrash album of the year’ territory and, after eight full play throughs, is undoubtedly the best TOXIC HOLOCAUST album.” — Metal Observer

 “The classic influences of Motörhead, Judas Priest, Megadeth, and Iron Maiden come through with reverential fanfare, but with an original miscibility that keeps the album fresh.” — Cryptic Rock

“Joel Grind is in top form… The vocals are more ‘punk’ and there’s some melody here. This is not just old throwback thrash, though. A lot of elements of Judas Priest, Motörhead, and Venom are thrown in to make this sound distinctly like TH. Peck this up and rock the beak out!” — Decibel’s For Those About To Squawk Column

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