The Chariot has announced a headlining tour for early 2010 titled “The Tours And Rumors Of Tours” Tour. Speaking on it vocalist Josh Scogin said “We have not done a proper headliner in ages, so I am really stoked for this to happen.” Joining them will beInhale Exhale (Solid State Records), Greeley Estates (Tragic Hero Records), Memphis May Fire (Trustkill) and The Color Morale (Rise Records). Speaking on the line up Scogin added “All of these bands are in the heavy genre and yet they all have diversity from one another…I think the shows will be very fresh and entertaining from band to band.”

The Chariot are on tour supporting their newest release Wars And Rumors Of Wars (2009) of which Alternative Press said “The only rumor that should be spread about this album is that it’s the Chariot’s best yet” (4 out of 5 Stars). The album debuted at #112 on the Billboard Top 200 and received feature coverage in OutburnDecibelAMP and Metal Sucks.net among other places. The Chariot were among the headliners of the Scream The Prayer Tour along with Haste The DayOh, Sleeper and Project 86. Most recently the band was featured on the Explosions 2009 with Norma Jean and Horse The Band which ended on Dec 19th. Of the live set for this tour Scogin revealed “Our attempt is to try and play as many songs from Wars as we can, while trying to play all the songs we love from the other records as well.  We will be doing a lot more medley’s, sort of combining big chunks of our songs together.” Greeley Estates last album Go West Young Man, Let The Evil Go East debuted on Billboard Heatseekers Chart it’s first week. The band recently toured with From First To Last and are preparing their next album No Rain, No Rainbow for release on January 26th, 2010. Vocalist Ryan Zimmerman said “Greeley took most of 2009 off to focus on writing our new record No Rain, No Rainbow.  It’s tough taking that much time off of the road and performing but we feel like it was worth it. We’re confident that this is our best record and lineup yet.” I cant wait to get on the road with The Chariot. Josh Scogin has definitely influenced me over the years since his days with Norma Jean.”

Inhale Exhale recently released their newest full-length Bury Me Alive in September. Since first emerging on Solid State Records in 2006, the band has been recognized for their bruising, albeit artful, take on hard rock, praised as much for being forward-looking and progressive as they are faithful to the brutal metal and bombastic hardcore that preceded them. They just premiered their video of Did You Ever Have A Touch To Lose? on Noisecreep.com. The band is currently on tour with IWrestledABearOnce. Speaking on the tour John LaRussa of the band said “The Chariot tour should be fun for us because we have friends in that band. Also we are excited to hit out west. We haven’t done a complete full US tour in a while. Our show is different. Its way more energy and we are going to play a lot of songs off our new record. “Bury Me Alive” which packs a bigger punch but still embodies what we are about and we are pumped to share it live.”

The Chariot will stream live video of their performances on select dates of the tour, via Stickam.com (Cities to be announced soon).  The band will also give live video updates from the road.

Date City Venue
1/27 W Palm Beach, FL Ground Control
1/28 Orlando, FL The Social
1/29 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbit’s
1/30 Tallahassee, FL Big Daddy’s
2/1 Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern
2/2 East Ridge, TN The Warehouse
2/3 Columbus, MS Princess Theater
2/4 Whitehouse, TX The Warehouse
2/5 Dallas, TX The Door
2/6 Houston, TX Meridian
2/7 Austin, TX Emo’s Jr
2/8 McAllen, TX The Incubator
2/9 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
2/11 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
2/12 Flagstaff, AZ Green Room
2/13 Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse
2/16 Victorville, CA Karma
2/17 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
2/18 Palmdale, CA The Crossing
2/19 Goleta, CA Hard To Find Showspace
2/20 Orangevale, CA The Boardwalk
2/22 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
2/23 Seattle, WA El Corazon
2/24 Boise, ID The Venue
2/25 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
2/26 Casper, WY Hall Of Champions
2/27 Denver, CO Marquis Theater
2/28 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
3/2 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
3/3 Chicago, IL Reggie’s Rock Club
3/4 Indianapolis, IN Emerson Theater
3/5 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
3/6 Charleroi, PA Club Octane
3/7 Syracuse, NY Westcott Theater
3/8 Vineland, NJ Hangar 84
3/9 Crofton, MD Macc
3/10 Richmond, VA Canal Club
3/11 Raleigh, NC The Brewery
3/12 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
3/13 Macon, GA The Refuge

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