Following As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis' recent arrest on murder-for-hire charges, the metalcore act has chosen to vacate their support position on Killswitch Engage's North American summer tour. With As I Lay Dying pulling out of the tour, it has just been announced that AILD's spot has been filled by Darkest Hour along with Arizona metalcore act the Word Alive. Previously announced acts on the bill include Miss May I and Affiance.
Darkest Hour Guitarist Discusses Touring and More
One of metal's biggest tours hit New York City on Friday night (Feb. 7) with Machine Head, Suicide Silence and Darkest Hour nearly blowing the roof off the Best Buy Theater. This current leg of 'The Eighth Plague' tour is Machine Head's first true headlining tour in nearly five years -- and the NYC crowd welcomed them with rabid enthusiasm.