After closing out 2006 with a handful of shows in the South, alt-metal heavyweights Sevendust
will gear up for a round of early 2007 concerts that will usher in the group's forthcoming album.
The Atlanta-based quintet will cap this year with a New Year's Eve performance in Tampa, FL, the last of five post-Christmas shows on the band's docket. A new round of dates is then scheduled to launch Feb. 8 in Ft. Wayne, IN; so far, a total of seven February dates are confirmed.
The roadwork paves the way for "Alpha
," Sevendust's sixth studio set. The new disc will hit shelves March 6, and features the lead-off single "Deathstar," which is already streaming at the band's website
Last week, Sevendust
announced a new partnership with Asylum Records, part of Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group. Together with 7 Bros., Asylum/WMG will market and distribute "Alpha," according to a press release.
Tour dates are below, according to liveDaily.com
12/27 - Norfolk, VA - The Norva
12/28 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
12/29 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues
12/30 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
12/31 - Tampa, FL - Jannus Landing
02/08 - Ft. Wayne, IN - Piere's
02/09 - South Bend, IN - Club Fever
02/13 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Orbit Room
02/16 - Fargo, ND - Playmakers Pavilion
02/20 - Springfield, IL - The Warehouse
02/23 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre
02/24 - Providence, RI - Lupo's