Hitting the Pavement: Origin

ORIGIN: Expand European Tour With Three French Dates; Announces Dates As Part Of ‘Summer Slaughter Tour’

ORIGIN has announced three new French dates as part of their month-long European headlining tour that will begin on April 24th in Leipzig, Germany. This tour will include performances as part of the SWR Barrosalas Metalfest, UK Death Fest, Posten Metal Fest and more. A listing of confirmed ORIGIN tour dates can be found below.

ORIGIN have also announced that they will take part in the annual ‘Summer Slaughter Tour’ in the United States with label-mates NECROPHAGIST and DYING FETUS. This four week tour will kick-off on June 5th in Baltimore, MD and also include SUFFOCATION, ENSIFERUM, DARKEST HOUR, WINDS OF PLAGUE, BORN OF OSIRIS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE and more. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found below with more to be announced soon.

ORIGIN are touring in support of their latest full-length Antithesis. ORIGIN released Antithesis last spring and has toured the world over in support of its release. Audio samples taken from the acclaimed Antithesis album can be heard now via the band’s MySpace page: MySpace.com/Origin666.

ORIGIN Tour Dates:

April 24 Leipzig, Germany Scheddel
April 25 Munchen, Germany Feierwerk
April 26 Pinerella Di Cervia, Italy Rock Planet
April 27 Lyon, France Lyons Hall
April 28 Bordeaux, France Heretic Club
April 29 Rennes, France Mondo Bizarro
April 30 Tilburg, Netherlands Little Devil
May 1 Essen, Germany Turock
May 2 Barroselas, Portugal SWR Barroselas Metalfest
May 3 Leeds, United Kingdom Leeds Met Student Union (as part of UK Death Fest)
May 4 Belfast, Ireland Auntie Annie’s
May 5 Dublin, Ireland Fibber Magees
May 6 Bristol, United Kingdom The Croft
May 7 London, United Kingdom Barfly
May 8 Oostende, Belgium Jeugdhuis OHK
May 9 Odense, Denmark Posten Metal Fest
May 10 Rostock, Germany Zwischenbau
May 11 Prague, Czech Republic Black Pes Club
May 12 Ostrava, Czech Republic Tancirna
May 13 Spisska, Slovakia Nova Ves
May 14 Ljubljana, Slovenia Orto Bar
May 15 Millstatt, Austria Bergwerk
May 16 Delemont, Switzerland Sas Music Club
May 17 Martigny, Switzerland Les Caves De Manoir

***All dates from June 5 through July 3 as part of Summer Slaughter Tour with NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, SUFFOCATION, and more***

June 5 Baltimore, MD Sonar
June 6 Richmond, VA The National
June 7 Philadelphia, PA TLA
June 8 Hartford, CT Webster Theater
June 10 Charlotte, NC Amos Southend
June 12 Louisville, KY Headliners
June 13 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
June 14 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
June 15 Jacksonville, FL Plush
June 16 Orlando, FL The Club @ Firestone
June 18 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
June 19 Houston, TX Java Jazz
June 20 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
June 21 Dallas, TX House Of Blues
June 23 Denver, CO Gothic Theater
June 24 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
June 26 Phoenix, AZ Marquee
June 27 San Diego, CA Soma
June 28 Anaheim, CA The Grove
June 29 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
June 30 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
July 1 San Francisco, CA Grand Ballroom
July 2 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
July 3 Seattle, WA King Cat Theater

“ORIGIN is the new face of death metal.” – Blabbermouth.net

“The blinding brutality, supersonic speed and musical wizardry remain, while the songwriting has grown leaps and bounds. There’s a reason why Antithesis was one of 2008’s most hotly anticipated death metal albums.” — Metal Maniacs

“Consider this record absolutely necessary.” – The Aquarian

“Origin have positioned themselves to be seated at the top of a lot of ‘Best of 2008’ lists. Period.” – Deadtide.com