Thursday, April 5, 2012


Promoters for the DEATH TO ALL TOUR (featuring former members of legendary and pioneering extreme metal band DEATH) have confirmed Florida technical death metal legends ATHEIST. Also, Atlanta, Georgia and Dallas, Texas dates have been added to the DEATH TO ALL TOUR. Canadian death metal legends GORGUTS will also support the DEATH TO ALL TOUR.  Steffen Kummerer of Obscura and Charles Elliott of Abysmal Dawn/Bereft will alternate on vocals in place of late DEATH vocalist/guitarist CHUCK SCHULDINER whom passed away to cancer 12/13/2001.   

FROM SICK DRUMMER MAGAZINE: THE DEATH TO ALL TOUR 2012 will now be making stops in ATLANTA, GA and DALLAS, TX! Floridan death metal legends ATHEISThave been added to the tour and will open in Orlando, as well as Atlanta and Dallas! The history this band brings to the tour makes it even more incredibly unique and we are honored to have them be part of it. Here is the official statement about the tour from Kelly Shaefer:
“We could not be more honored to be direct support on the upcoming DEATH TO ALL TOUR! It's gonna be a blast to gather with all our old and dear friends form the early days of extreme metal, and also to help celebrate the music from the godfather of death metal,Chuck Schuldiner. Any fan of death/extreme metal, I'm telling you now, sell everything to attend one or more of these shows. It's going to be legendary and you can bet on that! We will be doing the Orlando, Atlanta and Dallas shows, so we hope to see all the Southern metal-heads out in force. Thanks to Anton and the organizers for asking us to be a part of this monumental moment in extreme metal history! See you all there!”
DEATH TO ALL TOUR 2012 – In benefit of Sweet Relief ( This 7 city tour will feature a majority of DEATH's amazing musicians, as well as special guests. This tour is to celebrate the life and music of Chuck Schuldiner, as well as to raise awareness of Sweet Relief Musicians Fund – a charity that provides financial assistance to career musicians faced with illness, disability or age-related problems.
General Admission and VIP Packages for Atlanta and Dallas will go on sale Tuesday April 3rd 2012. All other tickets are currently available
6/22/2012 - The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA (Gorguts)
6/23/2012 - House of Blues - Los Angeles, CA (Gorguts)
6/26/2012 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL (Gorguts)
6/28/2012 - Irving Plaza - NYC, NY (Gorguts)
6/30/2012 - The Beacham - Orlando, FL (Atheist)
7/01/2012 - The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA (Atheist)
7/03/2012 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX (Atheist)
To keep up with tour details as they unfold, keep your eye on the following websites:, and
Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-RIP CHUCK, "Let The Metal Flow"-\m/ -l-