Sevendust 2012Heavy rockers Sevendust have announced dates for their much-anticipated acoustic tour. The trek begins on April 2 at Club LA in Destin, FL and wraps up on May 10 at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. The band will be performing songs of their upcoming acoustic album, Time Travelers & Bonfires, which they have been writing and recording at Architekt Music Studio in Butler, NJ. The disc is due out in April. The album is being produced by fan donations via, and a portion of the donations is being given to the St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital. Back in 2004, Sevendust made their first attempt at going acoustic, and it was a successful one. They released the acoustic live album, Southside Double-Wide: Acoustic Live, which hit #90 on the Billboard Top 200. Sevendust released their ninth studio LP, Black Out The Sun, in March 2013.

Sevendust formed in 1994 and exploded into mainstream metal with their 1997 self-titledSevendust Black Out The Sun debut album. The record went gold, and the band landed a coveted slot on Ozzfest ’98 alongside Ozzy Osbourne, Tool, Limp Bizkit, System of a Down, Incubus, Motörhead, Megadeth, Melvins, and Soulfly. In 1999, Sevendust released their sophomore mega-hit, Home. The album debuted at #19 on the Billboard Top 200. That same year, the band played the epic Woodstock ’99, which marked the 30th anniversary of the original festival. After two more studio albums, the band released the ultra-heavy Alpha, which debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 in 2007. In 2008, the band saw the return of previously-departed guitarist Clint Lowery. They released a new LP, entitled Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow. The star-studded LP featured appearances by Christ Daughtry (Daughtry), Mark Tremonti (Creed, Alter Bridge), and Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash). The disc debuted at #19 on the Billboard Top 200. Sevendust recently released their 9th studio album, Black Out The Sun, on their label 7Bros. Records via Warner Music Group. The music video for the album’s first single, “Decay”, is out now as well. The band released Cold Day Memory in 2010, which hit #12 on the Billboard Top 200. – by Matt Bishop

Sevendust acoustic

Tue 4/1 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
Wed 4/2 – Destin, FL – Club LA
Fri 4/4 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar
Sat 4/5 – Dallas, TX – Trees
Sun 4/6 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Tue 4/8 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee
Thu 4/10 – El Cajon, CA – Sycuan Casino
Fri 4/11 – Los Angeles, CA – House Of Blues
Sat 4/12 – Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl at Hard Rock
Sun 4/13 – Reno, NV – Knitting Factory
Wed 4/16 – Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
Fri 4/18 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Sat 4/19 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Sun 4/20 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
Mon 4/21 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex 
Tue 4/22 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
Fri 4/25 – Joliet, IL – Mojoes
Sat 4/26 – Madison, WI – Orpheum 
Mon 4/28 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
Tue 4/29 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
Wed 4/30 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
Fri 5/2 – Baltimore, MD – Sound Stage
Sat 5/3 – Washington, DC – The Howard Theatre
Sun 5/4 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
Tue 5/6 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre
Thu 5/8 – Patchogue, NY – Emporium
Fri 5/9 – Portland, ME – Asylum
Sat 5/10 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

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