Royal Thunder Announce North American Tour; High Times Premieres "The Line" Today

Royal Thunder, who release their sophomore album Crooked Doors on April 7 (via Relapse Records), announce the first North American tour in support of the eleven-song release.

The tour kicks off on May 28 at Siberia in New Orleans and stretches through early July with a previously announced mid-June stint with Halestorm. Opening on all Royal Thunder headlining dates is Wild Throne who recently announced their debut album, Harvest of Darkness, out Aug. 18 via Roadrunner Records.

Tour dates:

May 28     New Orleans, LA     Siberia

May 29     Houston, TX     Fitzgerald’s

May 30     Dallas, TX     Club Dada

May 31     Austin, TX     Holy Mountain

June 2     Phoenix, AZ     Rebel Lounge

June 3     San Diego, CA     The Hideout

June 5     Anaheim, CA     The Grove

June 6     San Francisco, CA     The Regency Ballroom

June 8     Portland, OR     Roseland Theater

June 9     Seattle, WA     Showbox SoDo

June 10     Boise, ID     Revolution Center

June 12     Missoula, MT     Wilma Theatre

June 13     Spokane, WA     Knitting Factory

June 14     Vancouver, BC      Commodore Ballroom

June 16     Billings, MT     Pub Station

June 18     Salt Lake City, UT     Crucial Fest

June 19     Denver, CO     Larimer Lounge

June 20     Kansas City, MO     The Record Bar

June 21     Minneapolis, MN     The Nether Bar

June 22     Chicago, IL    Beat Kitchen

June 23     Grand Rapids, MI     The Pyramid Scheme

June 25     Brooklyn, NY     Saint Vitus

June 26     Boston, MA     Great Scott

June 27     Providence, RI     The Parlour

June 28     Philadelphia, PA     Kung Fu Neck Tie

June 30     Baltimore, MD     Metro Gallery

July 1     Richmond, VA     The Camel

July 2     Charlotte, NC     The Chop Shop

July 3     Atlanta, GA     The Earl


June 5 to 14 w/Halestorm


The tour announcement comes as the band in the midst of sharing new music from Crooked Doors, with High Times streaming  “The Line” today ( Decibel debuts “Forgive Me, Karma” tomorrow, followed by Stereogum’s stream of “One Day” on Thursday and Revolver hosting “Wake Up” on Friday. Loudwire shared “Ear on the Fool” yesterday ( NPR will begin streaming the album in its entirety, with a first listen to “Floor,” “The Bear I” and “The Bear II” on Monday, March 30.

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