Cognitive are a tech-death outfit from New Jersey that haven’t been around for even a decade and they’re already one of the more noticeable bands in the genre. They have just announced a ton of dates for their upcoming North American tour. They will be covering a couple of dozen locations in the USA and even some in Canada. Cognitive just released an album about three months ago, titled Matricide.

Supporting Cognitive are several bands. In January, they will be supported by Micawber and HathMicawber, hailing from Wisconsin, have been tinkering with their death metal sound for nearly two decades and have recently unleashed a fresh record, Beyond the Reach of FlameHath, a fairly unknown band and fellow New Jersey act, only have an EP to their name but they will surely put up quite a show alongside the rest. As for the dates in February, Cognitive will be supported by Monotheist and The MachinistMonotheist are from Florida and released Scourge, their first full-length release, almost a year ago. The Machinist are a fresh band from New York. They have a modern and original approach to metal and will be supporting their debut EP. Tour dates are as follows:

January 10 – Voltage Lounge, Philadelphia, PA
January 11 – Riffhouse Pub, Chesapeake, VA
January 12 – Local 506, Chapel Hill, NC
January 13 – Backdoor Skatepark, Greenville, NC
January 14 – Radio Room, Greensville, SC
January 16 – New Brookland Tavern, Columbia, SC
January 17 – Purple Buffalo, Charleston, SC
January 18 – The Hive, Port Charlotte, FL
January 20 – Chizuko, Pensacola, FL
January 21 – World Famous Celtic, Pascagua, MS
January 22 – Media Rerun, Nashville, TN
January 23 – Front Row, Roanoke, VA
January 24 – The Landing, Ravenwood, WV
January 25 – Smiling Moose, Pittsburgh, PA
January 26 – Raven Inn, Baltimore, MD
January 27 – JB Lovedrafts, Harrisburg, PA
February 8 – Lando’s, Corning, NY
February 9 – Casa Di Francesca’s, Buffalo, NY
February 10 – The Backstage, Windsor, ON
February 13 – Cafe Dekcuf, Ottawa, ON
February 14 – La Source de la Martiniere, Quebec City, QC
February 15 – Le Murdoch, Sherbrooke, QC
February 16 – Turbo Haus, Montreal, QC
February 17 – Sammy’s Patio, Revere, MA

Don’t forget to follow MonotheistCognitiveThe MachinistMicawber, and Hath on Facebook.

Robert Miklos

Robert Miklos

What can I say? I love slapping keys and listening to squiggly air.

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