ACT OF DEFIANCE Announces North American Headlining Tour Plus Select Dates With Hatebreed

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After recently completing a North American tour with label-mates Allegaeon, plus some shows with Killswitch Engage just before the New Year, ACT OF DEFIANCE is ready to return to the road for another headlining trek!

Drummer Shawn Drover comments: “After just getting home from a great co-headlining tour with our good friends in Allegaeon, we are super stoked to get right back on the road for round two, with our 2016 North American tour. There were lots of cities that we were unable to play on our first go around, so this time we wanted to hit as many places as we can to keep promoting Birth And The Burial shortly after the holiday season. We really want to tour as much as possible for this record and bring 100% true heavy metal to as many people as possible. See you on the road!”

Following their January and February dates, ACT OF DEFIANCE will join Hatebreed in June for seven special shows. See below for all upcoming performances!

1/28/2016 Slidebar – Fullerton, CA
1/29/2016 The Gate – Bakersfield, CA
1/30/2016 Audie’s Olympic Tavern – Fresno, CA
2/02/2016 Starlite Lounge – Sacramento, CA
2/04/2016 Dante’s – Portland, CA
2/05/2016 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/06/2016 Baltimore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
2/08/2016 Amigos – Saskatoon, SK
2/09/2016 The Exchange – Regina, SK
2/12/2016 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
2/13/2016 Brauer House – Lombard, IL
2/14/2016 The Headquarters – Indianapolis, IN
2/16/2016 Southgate House – Newport, KY
2/20/2016 Axes & Anchors Cruise – Miami, FL
2/26/2016 High Dive – Gainesville, FL
2/28/2016 Lava Cantina – Baton Rouge, LA
w/ Hatebreed:
6/05/2016 Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC
6/06/2016 The Opera House – Toronto, ON
6/07/2016 Mr. Smalls Theatre – Millvale, PA
6/08/2016 Upstate Concert Hall – Albany, NY
6/09/2016 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
6/10/2016 Lupo’s Hearbreak Hotel – Providence, RI
6/11/2016 Toad’s Place – New Haven, CT

ACT OF DEFIANCE — featuring Chris Broderick (ex-Megadeth), Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth), Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall/Times Of Grace) and Henry Derek (Scar The Martyr) — will be touring in support of their recently released album, Birth And The Burial. In a time of endless sub-genre classifications, ACT OF DEFIANCE‘s debut delivers, “perfectly produced, super slick slice of savage, technical modern thrash,” (Terrorizer), that promises to, “destroy your eardrums, as they are uncompromising and unrelenting metal at its very best,” (Powerplay). To preview and purchase Birth And The Burial, visit:


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