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Wednesday, December 14 2016 01:51

VIMIC Announces U.S. and European Tour Dates...

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VIMIC, the new band founded by former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, is hitting the road. Tonight the band announced a European Tour for the Spring of 2017 in support of their debut album, Open Your Omen, but those here in the 'States can catch the band on a short run later this month, with shows scheduled for the Midwest and Texas. Details below...

"The riffs, lyrics, and drums of Open Your Omen will tell you a lot," Jordison declares. "I did this record when I was coming out of the Acute Transverse Myelitis condition. It's literally what saved me and helped me get back to where I'm healthier than ever. These guys and this album pushed me to not only relearn how to walk, but how to play the drums again. Open Your Omen is the rebirth of the rest of my life." 

VIMIC U.S. DATES - Tickets On Sale Now!
Dec. 26 - Wooly's, Des Moines, IA
Dec. 27 - The Back Bar, Janesville, WI
Dec. 28 - Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL - with The Bloodline

VIMIC + THE BLOODLINE
Dec. 30 - Aztec Theatre, San Antonio, TX - with HellYeah
Dec. 31 - House of Blues Dallas, Dallas, TX - with HellYeah

VIMIC EUROPEAN TOUR DATES -
Tickets and VIP Meet & Greets Onsale Starting December 14
March 07 - Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden
March 08 - John Dee, Oslo, Norway
March 10 - Pumpehuset, Main Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 12 - Musik & Frieden, Berlin, Germany
March 13 - Headcrash, Hamburg, Germany
March 14 - 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
March 15 - Luxor, Cologne, Germany
March 17 - Backstage Halle, Munich, Germany
March 19 - Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland
March 20 - Legend, Milan, Italy
March 23 - Sala Arena, Madrid, Spain
March 24 - Razzmatazz 2, Barcelona, Spain
March 26 - Trabendo, Paris, France
March 28 - Electric Ballroom, London, UK
March 29 - Academy 2, Birmingham, UK
March 30 - Academy 2, Manchester, UK

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