Goblin First Ever North American Tour

Goblin Tour Poster

Cult legends Goblin will launch their first ever North American tour this October. The tour will start October 1st in Atlanta and will culminate with a two night run of performances in Austin, TX at the Housecore Horror Film Festival on Oct 25th and 27th.

The Italian Soundtrack Kings will perform all of their classic cuts, including scores from Deep Red, Suspiria, Tenebrae, Dawn of the Dead, Phenomena, Sleepless and other songs that are milestones among prog rock followers, including songs from Roller, Il fantastico Viaggio del Bagarozzo Mark, and most recently Back to the Goblin. Other famous scores never performed live anywhere will be included on this tour.

The tour will include a small amount of VIP ticketing, allowing fans to meet the band, get up close, see part of the soundcheck, and walk away with commemorative poster. Also, during the tour the band will be selling an exclusive tour EP put out by Death Waltz Records. The EP features brand new versions of Classic Goblin tracks re-recorded by the recently reunited band. The EP will be pressed on blood red 180g vinyl and feature an exclusive cover design by poster artist Graham Humphrey’s (Evil Dead, A Nightmare On Elm Street).

The line up for this tour will include original members since 1975 Claudio Simonetti and Maurizio Guarini (keyboards) and Massimo Morante (guitar). The band is rounded out by drummer Titta Tani and bassist Bruno Previtali that joined in 2010. Support on the tour (up to October 20) will come from the Northern California based Secret Chiefs 3, formed by Mr. Bungle founding member Trey Spruance. Secret Chiefs 3 have developed quite a cult following of their own over the last 15 years with their blend of other worldly psychedelic rhythms and melodies.

Goblin Tour Dates:

Oct 1 Atlanta, GA/ The Loft
Oct 3 Asheville, NC/ The Orange Peel
Oct 4 Baltimore, MD/ Otto Bar
Oct 5 Philadelphia, PA/ Underground Arts
Oct 6 Brooklyn, NY/ The Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oct 9 Boston, MA/ Sinclair
Oct 10 Montreal, QC/ Le National
Oct 11 Toronto, ON/ Opera House
Oct 12 Pontiac, MI/ The Crofoot
Oct 13 Chicago, IL/ Metro
Oct 15 Denver, CO/ The Gothic Theatre
Oct 18 Seattle, WA/ Neumos
Oct 19 Portland, OR/ Hawthorne Theatre
Oct 20 San Francisco, CA/ The Regency Ballroom
Oct 22 Los Angeles, CA/ Beyond Fest @ The Egyptian Theater (with a screening of Deep Red)
Oct 25 Austin, TX/ Housecore Horror Film Festival
Oct 27 Austin, TX/ Housecore Horror Film Festival

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There are 2 comments

    1. FangsFirst

      Not sure if he’s still futzing around with it, but Pignatelli and Marangolo were in a second Goblin (“New Goblin”) lately.

      Sidenote: Guarini, Simonetti, and Morante are not “original members since 1975″. All three of them have left at various times–interestingly, Pignatelli is actually the only consistent member. Guarini bounced in and out a lot, Morante close to the same, and Simonetti had some lengthy dry spells but less often.

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