Long running Maryland powerviolence legion, STRONG INTENTION, will embark on a short run of tour dates this February opening for Lock Up and Goatwhore. The trek will commence on February 8 in Buffalo and pummel its way through seven cities before coming to a ceremonial close on February 16 in Brooklyn.
Commented frontman Zac Ohler: “We as a band are honored to be taking part in Lock Up’s first ever North American tour. It will be our second go’round with Goatwhore and the first time in five years that we will be touring with Mr. Tomas Lindberg since the Disfear tour in 2006. We will be bringing a complete bombastic display of thrash/grind/punk/hardcore terrorism with us as a tour like this demands it.”
w/ Lock Up, Goatwhore
2/08/2012 Club Infinity – Buffalo, NY
2/09/2012 Bogie’s – Albany, NY
2/10/2012 Club Lido – Boston, MA
2/11/2012 Katacombes – Montreal, QC
2/12/2012 Wreck Room – Tortonto, ON
2/13/2012 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
2/14/2012 Alrosa Villa – Columbus, OH
2/15/2012 Sonar – Baltimore, MD
2/16/2012 Europa – Brooklyn, NY
Formed in 1994, STRONG INTENTION continues to deliver extreme speed, heaviness, and disgust. Currently featuring Ohler alongside drummer Jesse Schobel, lead guitarist Sparky Voyles (ex-Dying Fetus, ex-Misery Index) and bassist Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation). The band is in the midst of recording a new four-song EP which will be out in time for the tour and available in vinyl and digital download formats. EYEHATEGOD’s Mike Williams will appear on two of the tracks.