Here's another one to check off your "must see" list, as Dead Cross, the hardcore band featuring Dave Lombardo and Mike Patton, have just announced their first North American tour. The group is rounded out by Retox's Justin Pearson and Michael Crain.

“Everything about Dead Cross screams aggression," said Lombardo. “I have no idea what kind of chaos it will conjure onstage or in the audience... but I know it's going to be a hell of a good time. Really looking forward to hitting the road with these guys." The tour gets underway Aug. 10 at the Observatory in Santa Ana, Calif.

Lombardo, Pearson and Crain had been working together in Dead Cross when their singer exited. The band eventually enticed Faith No More's Mike Patton to take over, and their new self-titled album will be released on Aug. 4 via Patton's Ipecac Recordings. Pre-orders for the disc are currently available here.

There will be special guests throughout the tour, but the additional acts have yet to be named. Tickets for the run go on sale this Thursday at 10AM local time. See the dates listed below.

Dead Cross 2017 North American Tour

8/10 -- Santa Ana, Calif. -- The Observatory
8/11 -- Las Vegas, Nev. -- Brooklyn Bowl
8/12 -- Phoenix, Ariz. -- The Marquee
8/14 -- Dallas, Texas -- Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
8/15 -- Houston, Texas -- Warehouse Live
8/16 -- Austin, Texas -- Emo’s
8/18 -- Tucson, Ariz. -- The Rialto Theatre
8/19 -- San Diego, Calif. -- The Observatory North Park
8/21 -- Los Angeles, Calif. -- El Rey Theatre
8/23 -- Berkeley, Calif. -- The UC Theatre
8/25 -- Vancouver, British Columbia -- Vogue Theatre
8/26 -- Seattle, Wash. -- The Showbox
8/27 -- Portland, Ore. -- Wonder Ballroom
8/29 -- Sacramento, Calif. -- Ace of Spades
9/8 -- Baltimore, Md. -- Baltimore Soundstage
9/10 -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Union Transfer
9/11 -- Boston, Mass. -- Royale
9/12 -- New York, N.Y. -- Gramercy Theatre
9/13 -- Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Warsaw
9/15 -- Detroit, Mich. -- St. Andrew’s Hall
9/16 -- Chicago, Ill. -- Riot Fest
9/17 -- Milwaukee, Wis. -- Turner Hall Ballroom
9/19 -- Minneapolis, Minn. -- First Avenue
9/20 -- Lawrence, Kan. -- Liberty Hall
9/23 -- Denver, Colo. -- Ogden Theatre

Dead Cross 2017 North American Tour Poster

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