Testament announce Dark Roots Of Thrash II tour with Exodus and Shattered Sun

Official press release:

Pioneers of the classic American metal scene, Testament, are announcing what will undoubtedly be the most crushing heavy metal tour to hit North America this spring – the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour. The Dark Roots of Thrash II tour will conquer North America for five weeks, beginning April 1st in San Francisco, and will include select Testament and Exodus festival performances. Select cities are on sale now, and more dates will be announced soon.

Adding to Testament’s live onslaught, fans will receive a guaranteed pummelling from the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour’s revered support: fellow Bay Area-thrashers Exodus and Texas melodic metal assailants Shattered Sun.

Testament will also be performing an exclusive new set list that will include The Legacy and The New Order in their entirety plus select Practice What You Preach album cuts. The band have also welcomed back bassist Steve Di Giorgio to the fold. Dates for the trek follow:

4/01 – San Francisco, CA | Regency Ballroom
4/02 – Hollywood, CA | House Of Blues
4/03 – Scottsdale, AZ | Livewire
4/04 – Albuquerque, NM | Sunshine Theater
4/06 – San Antonio, TX | Aztec Theater
4/07 – Houston, TX | House Of Blues
4/08 – Dallas, TX | House Of Blues
4/10 – Sauget, IL | Pop’s
4/11 – Joliet, IL | Mojoes
4/12 – Detroit, MI | Harpo’s
4/13 – Grand Rapids, MI | The Intersection
4/15 – Toronto, ON | Phoenix Concert Theatre
4/16 – Niagara Falls, NY | Rapids Theatre
4/17 – Sayreville, NJ | Starland Ballroom
4/18 – Worcester, MA | New England Metal & Hardcore Festival
4/19 – Huntington, NY | The Paramount
4/21 – Louisville, KY | Mercury Ballroom
4/22 – Nashville, TN | Cannery Ballroom
4/23 – Atlanta, GA | Masquerade
4/25 – Jacksonville, FL | Welcome To Rockville Festival
5/01 – Virginia Beach, VA | Lunatic Luau 15
5/03 – Concord, NC | Carolina Rebellion 2015