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Corrosion of Conformity Re-Scheduled New Zealand Tour Announced

Corrosion of Conformity Re-Scheduled New Zealand Tour Announced

Friday 6th June, 2014 11:20AM

US metallers Corrosion of Conformity have rescheduled their New Zealand tour originally set to take place at the end of the month. Cancelled due to the collapse of Australian promoter Redline Music, their tour will now take place in July and sees the addition of a South Island date.

Corrosion of Conformity have been kicking around since the early 80s and are touring their ninth studio album IX set for release June 24th via Candlelight Records. Check out a brand new track from the new record below and here are the new tour details...

Corrosion of Conformity

Friday 18th July, Churchills, Christchurch
Saturday 19th July, Valhalla, Wellington
Sunday 20th July, Kings Arms, Auckland

Tickets on sale now from HERE at UTR, Real Groovy (Auckland), Rough Peel Music (Wellington) and Slow Boat Records (Wellington).

Press Release:


After having to cancel their earlier announced tour set for down under, Corrosion Of Conformity were not taking no for an answer and quickly moved to be re-scheduled. Fans and fanatics can breath a sigh of relief with a brand new tour being announced.

US Punk/Metal pioneers, Corrosion Of Conformity (bassist/vocalist Mike Dean, drummer/vocalist Reed Mullin and guitarist Woody Weatherman) exploded onto the US heavy scene way back in the early 80's.

The trio made their mark with an unrelenting live show and signature crushing riffs. In 1985 they released what would become one of the most important heavy crossover records of all time, Animosity. Both critics and fans hail this unparalleled megalith of an album as the ultimate rock/punk/metal mash up. Decibel magazine is quoted as calling the release "a crucial stylistic linchpin in the bridge between metal and punk. It irrevocably reshaped crossover’s sonic possibilities".

After nearly 30 years of musical trail blazing, you would think a rest would be on the agenda. Not the case, the band hasn't let up the pressure in the slightest. Instead of resting on their laurels, Corrosion Of Conformity hunkered down and cooked up a brand new batch of fire balls for your stereo. Their newest full-length effort (titled "IX") is set for release this June, just ahead of their ambitious 2014 Australian/NZ tour. This latest dose of masterful and heavy song-craft boasts an extremely raw sound, akin to their decimating live power.

Australian and New Zealand fans alike will have the chance to experience this unstoppable machine, first hand, on stages around their respective countries this July.

Corrosion of Conformity NZ/AU Tour 2014

Friday 18 July – Christchurch, Churchills
Saturday 19 July – Wellington, Valhalla
Sunday 20 July – Auckland, Kings Arms

Thursday 24 July – Brisbane, Crowbar
Friday 25 July – Sydney, TBC
Saturday 26 July – Melbourne, Reverence Hotel
Sunday 27 July – Adelaide, Enigma Bar

Tickets on sale now! New Zealand: Australia: or


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