MASSACRE, MACABRE, MASTER: European ‘Army Of Darkness’ Tour Dates Announced

Terry Butler (DEATH, MASSACRE, SIX FEET UNDER, DENIAL FIEND, OBITUARY) and Frederick “Rick Rozz” DeLillo (MANTAS, DEATH, MASSACRE, M INC.) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of MASSACRE‘s classic “From Beyond” album by embarking on a European tour in January/February 2012. Dubbed “Army Of Darkness”, the trek will feature additional performances from MACABRE and MASTER.

Commented MACABRE‘s Corporate Death: “We are really excited by this upcoming tour. MACABRE, MASSACRE and MASTER, three bands that started a really long time ago and all have their sound. The fans are in for a treat and we are going to have a great time on this tour ourselves.”

Added Rozz: “[I am] really looking forward to this tribute to MASSACRE. It has been over 20 years and a lot of hair loss since Terry Butler and I have jammed together, and it’s going great, along with Mike Mazzonetto (drums) and Ed Webb (vocals). This is going to be a great time with old and new friends, and the ‘From Beyond’ tracks have never sounded this heavy/brutal.”

Stated Butler: “We are very excited to be bringing the fans a proper MASSACRE show and tour. We’ve been working our asses off to fine tune a few things and bring you the best show possible. It’s been a long time, but better late than never. It makes it even better to be touring with legendary friends MACABRE and MASTER. This is going to be a killer show for the fans.”

The dates are as follows:

Jan. 25 – Osnabrück, Germany @ Bastard Club
Jan. 26 – Munich, Germany @ Backstage
Jan. 28 – Zürich, Switzerland @ Industrie 45
Jan. 29 – Lyon, France @ Le Kao
Jan. 30 – Paris, France @ Divan Du Monde
Feb. 03 – Valencia, Spain @ Durango Club
Feb. 04 – Badalona/Barcelona, Spain @ Estraperlo Club
Feb. 05 – Montpellier, France @ Secret Place
Feb. 07 – Maribor, Slovenia @ Mc Pekarna
Feb. 08 – Zagreb, Croatia @ Tvornica Kulture
Feb. 11 – Winterthur, Switzerland @ Gaswerk
Feb. 13 – Dresden, Germany @ Chemiefabrik
Feb. 14 – Berlin, Germany @ K-17
Feb. 15 – Bochum, Germany @ Matrix
Feb. 16 – Leer, Germany @ Zollhaus
Feb. 17 – Eindhoven, Holland @ Dynamo
Feb. 18 – Rotterdam, Holland @ Baroeg
Feb. 19 – Drachten, Holland @ Iduna

MASSACRE‘s touring lineup:

* Mike Mazzonetto (M INC., PAIN PRINCIPLE) – Drums
* Frederick “Rick Rozz” DeLillo – Guitar
* Terry Butler – Bass

MASSACRE‘s tentative setlist for the tour:

01. Chamber Of Ages
02. Succubus
03. Defeat Remains
04. From Beyond
05. Cryptic Realms
06. Provoked Accurser
07. Dawn Of Eternity
08. Bio-Hazard
09. Warhead
10. Corpse Grinder

A revamped version of MASSACRE — consisting of DENIAL FIEND members Sam Williams (guitar), Curt Beeson (drums; NASTY SAVAGE), along with ex-MASSACRE/DENIAL FIEND members Terry Butler (bass), Steve Swanson (guitar) and Kam Lee (vocals) — completed a European tour in late 2007.


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