Orange Goblin will embark on their longest touring schedule ever in 2013 as they continue to promote the critically acclaimed A Eulogy For The Damned offering, released in February 2012 on Candlelight Records and hotly tipped to be a contender for the album of the year!
The touring schedule will kick off with a 15-date UK tour at the end of January and start of February (dates to be announced soon). The band will then head to Australia for their first time ever to join the Soundwave Festival 2013 alongside Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, Blink 182, Kyuss Lives!, Ghost, Stone Sour and many, many more. The full dates for Soundwave 2013 are as follows:
- 2/23/2013 Rna Showgrounds – Brisbane, AUS
- 2/24/2013 Olympic Park – Sydney, AUS
- 3/01/2013 Flemington Racecourse – Melbourne, AUS
- 3/02/2013 Bonython Park – Adelaide, AUS
- 3/04/2013 Claremont Showground – Perth AUS
There will also be club shows in both Australia and New Zealand to coincide with the band’s appearances at Soundwave. From there, Orange Goblin will embark on a full tour of the US and Canada, taking in the SXSW Festival in Texas. This will also be the first time ever that Orange Goblin have appeared in Canada! Full dates for all to be announced shortly.
The band will then spend the Summer extensively touring Europe and appearing at as many of the summer European Festivals as they can squeeze in before heading back to North America and possibly more new territories they’ve yet to play.
Please keep checking the bands websites for further updates. In 2013… Orange Goblin look set to shake the world!
“OG simply don’t put a foot wrong from start to finish. Near total perfection! 9/10” — Metal Hammer UK
“A respectfully powerful slice of heavy fuckin’ rock! 4/5” – Terrorizer
“Long-haired limeys, maximum riffage and turbo doom. Biker rock. From England. And it’s pretty awesome.” – Decibel
“Overall, their first record for Candlelight is pretty damn fantastic. Rockin’, riff-tastic and possibly the best record from start to finish that they’ve released yet.” – Popdose
“Album of the Month!” — Sweden Rock Magazine
“A truly amazing piece of work? This is absolutely the case! 4/5” – Molten Magazine
“With a sound that splits the difference between Sabbath and Motörhead, Orange Goblin serves up a potent dose of ’70s-style metal on A Eulogy For The Damned. Gloomy doom and punk power have seldom sounded so good together.” – Metal Underground
“Apart from the anxiously-awaited end of the world, I can’t imagine a scenario in which 2012 finishes and Orange Goblin’s A Eulogy for the Damned isn’t among the high points. Highly recommended for beginners and converts alike.” – The Obelisk
“I highly encourage you stop what you are doing and run right out and purchase it. 9.8/10” – Pure Grain Audio
“On a scale of 5 stars, I’ll give it 6 because it’s just that damned good!” – The Ripple Effect