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UK Heavy Metal Titans "Orange Goblin" Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Orange Goblin Orange Goblin, the heavy hitting British metal band that has inspired a generation of up-and-coming rock acts has announced summer U.S. headlining tour dates. The week-long set of exclusive live shows will kick off on August 27 in New York City and will include a performance as part of the 2019 Muddy Roots Festival on August 30, where the respected group will share the stage with MC50, Off!, and more.

Orange Goblin continues to tour in support of its most recent album, 'The Wolf Bites Back', the band's ninth studio release and a record hailed as "electric time-traveling blues" by Decibel. Support on the Orange Goblin tour will come from a slew of today's best underground rock acts including The Skull, Mothership, Wo Fat and Black Cobra.

"We haven’t been able to tour the US since 2014 so it’s been a long 5 years, but we are excited to be coming back this year for a select few dates," says vocalist Ben Ward. "We have gathered an amazing array of supports for this special tour and we can’t wait to bring the Orange Goblin thunder back to our rabid US fan base! Grab your tickets ASAP as these will be the most insane, wild and memorable shows we have done in the US, drawing on our full back catalog of material spanning the bands whole career! Let’s have it America, Orange fuckin’ Goblin is back!"

Orange Goblin tour dates:

August 27 New York, NY Gramcery Theatre (w/ The Skull) / tickets + info. HERE
August 29 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall (w/ The Skull) / tickets + info. HERE
August 30 Cookeville, TN June Bug Boogie Ranch (as part of Muddy Roots Festival) / tickets + info. HERE
August 31 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey (w/ The Skull, Mothership, Wo Fat) / tickets + info. HERE
September 1 Austin, TX Come and Take It Live (w/ The Skull, Mothership) / tickets + info. HERE
September 2 Los Angeles, CA Regent Theatre (w/ Black Cobra) / tickets + info. HERE

Formed in 1995, Orange Goblin released their debut album, 'Frequencies From Planet Ten', in 1997. In the two decades since, the award-winning UK band has carved out a career that has build it a worldwide fan base that continues to grow with each and every live performance. Widely admired as one of the most thunderous and entertaining live bands on the planet, Orange Goblin have paid their dues and earned the right to be regarded as a heavy metal institution.

In addition to vocalist Ben Ward, Orange Goblin features Joe Hoare (guitar), Martyn Millard (bass) and Chris Turner (drums). Find the band online at and follow the band on Facebook.

Orange Goblin is available to speak with interested media. To chat with the band or attend a live performance, simply contact Carl Schultz at ACTION! PR.

"Orange Goblin has been the quintessential underground band of an underground genre...heavy as a pod of whales, complete with their extra bluesy Black Sabbath riffs, a hard-groovin' ZZ Top aesthetic, and lyrics, themes, and album art seemingly inspired by acid, Aldous Huxley, and biker magazines" - Portland Mercury

"Orange Goblin albums have a tendency to hit like an abrupt and heavy ocean wave. Raw energy with a sense of driving urgency tear out from the silence and then only let up for the short break between tracks. If that wasn’t true before this year’s new album The Wolf Bites Back, it’s certainly true now. Twenty-four years on, these long-carrying bearers of the proud English tradition started by Black Sabbath are still chugging out their version of metal. Invigorated by a resurgence in fan support over the past few years of touring, the band continues to claw out their place in a brave new world." - Ghettoblaster

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    April 09, 2019

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