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YOB and DARK CASTLE Announce Extensive North American Tour

YOB The summer is doomed! Two of the genres finest have announced a massive North American tour as Profound Lore labelmates YOB and Dark Castle team up on what is sure to be one of the most anticipated bills of the summer. Dates for the trek begin on July 1st in Seattle, WA and will run August 7th when the summer skies of California will darken and two of the most lauded doom metal bands take over the Arcata to close out the tour.

The tour will serve as support to both bands releasing new records this summer on Profound Lore. DARK CASTLE will release their highly anticipated 'Surrender to All Life Beyond Form' on May 31st. The follow-up to their debut album, 'Spirited Migration', features guest appearances by Blake Judd of NACHTMYSTIUM, Sanford Parker (MINSK, NACHTMYSTIUM, TWILIGHT), Nate Hall of US CHRISTMAS and their tour mate on this upcoming trek Mike Scheidt of YOB.

YOB will headline the tour and will be on the road to support the release of their follow-up to 2009's 'The Great Cessation'. Currently, the band is putting finishing touches on the effort and will release 'ATMA' on August 16th through Profound Lore. Already at the top of several 'Most Anticipated of 2011' lists, this tour will give fans their first opportunity to hear music from 'ATMA' in the form of YOB's extremely impressive and electrifying stage show. More details regarding 'ATMA' will be unveiled soon so stay tuned for further updates.

Below is a list of the tour dates, additional updates will be released when TBA dates are confirmed.

7/1 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon w/Samothrace, Aranya
7/2 - Portland, OR @ Branx w/Wizard Rifle, Sloths
7/3 - Boise, ID @ Redroom
7/4 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas w/Eagle Twin
7/5 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
7/6 - Lincoln, NE @ Duffy's Tavern
7/7 - Dubuque, IA @ Off Minor
7/8 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean w/Indian
7/9 - Columbus, OH @ Ruby Tuesday w/Deadsea
7/10 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
7/12 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
7/13 - Providence, RI @ Machines With Magnets
7/14 - Montreal, QC @ TBA
7/15 - Toronto, ON @ The Courthouse w/Sons of Otis
7/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
7/17 - Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
7/19 - Charlotte @ TBA
7/20 - Savannah @ TBA
7/21 - Jacksonville, FL @ 8B Warehouse
7/22 - Orlando, FL @ Will's Pub
7/23 - Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
7/24 - Panama City FL @ C Level
7/25 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
7/26 - Nashville, TN @ Little Hamilton w/Loss
7/27 - Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone Cafe w/Crowlord
7/29 - New Orleans @ One Eyed Jacks
7/30 - Houston, TX @ The Mink
7/31 - Austin, TX @ Emo's w/The Roller
8/01- San Antonio, TX @ Korova Basement
8/03 - Scottsdale, AZ @ Rogue Bar w/Rituals
8/04 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
8/05 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo w/Ancestors, Of the Horizon
8/06 - Berkeley, CA @ Gilman St
8/07 - San Francisco, CA @ TBA
8/08 - Arcata, CA @ The Alibi

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    May 27, 2011

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