For Today has announced their first tour of 2016, a month-plus long venture with metalheads Phinehas, hybrids Like Moths to Flames and the ever-impressive Vanna. The dates and cities have been released (see below) with venues still to come. The band’s latest music video is for “Bitter Roots,” a different sound for For Today, which you can watch below. The song comes from the Sioux City, Iowa-based band’s sixth full-length release, Wake, released in early October, their first effort after being signed to Nuclear Blast Records.

For Today 2016 Tour Dates

  • 1/30 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
  • 1/31 Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
  • 2/2 Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
  • 2/3 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
  • 2/4 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
  • 2/6 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
  • 2/8 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
  • 2/9 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club
  • 2/10 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance Theater
  • 2/11 Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar & Music Hall
  • 2/12 Howell, NJ – GameChangerWorld
  • 2/14 Montreal,QC – Cabaret La Tulipe
  • 2/15 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar
  • 2/16 Grand Rapids, MI – Catherine L. Knapp, RPH
  • 2/17 Columbus, OH – The Basement
  • 2/18 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot Ballroom
  • 2/19 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose Inc
  • 2/20 Wichita, KS – Rock Island Live
  • 2/21 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
  • 2/23 Flagstaff, AZ – The Green Room
  • 2/24 Tucson, AZ – Club XS
  • 2/26 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Cafe
  • 2/27 Ft. Worth, TX

For Today Tour 2016

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