Royal Thunder Announces U.S. Tour With Valient Thorr

Royal Thunder

It’s all starting to come together for Royal Thunder. After signing with the Relapse Records in 2010, it felt like it was only a matter of time before the rest of the country began to catch on to the band’s dark, whiskey-infused blues-metal. Then came the re-release of their debut EP, which turned more than a few heads and built some heavy anticipation for their upcoming first full-length. And now, with CVI scheduled to hit store shelves in just two short weeks, the band has announced that they will be hitting the road for a U.S. tour is support of stoner metal veterans Valient Thorr. The roughly six-week stint, which also includes Holy Grail and progressive rockers the Kickass, will kickoff on June 10 in Richmond, Virginia and will head up the East Coast before crossing the country and back. The tour concludes with a July 19 date at the Chop Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can see the full list of dates below.

Unfortunately, there is no Atlanta date scheduled for the tour. However, Royal Thunder fans should come out in full force when the group celebrates the release of CVI at the Earl on Saturday, May 26. Fellow locals StoneRider and the always amazing Spirits and the Melchizedek Children will play in support.

Royal Thunder U.S. Tour Dates:
May 26 – The EARL – Atlanta, GA w/ StoneRider, Spirits and the Melchizedek Children
Jun 10 – Strange Matter – Richmond, VA*
Jun 12 – V Club – Huntington, WV*
Jun 13 – The Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA*
Jun 14 – Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA*
Jun 16 – Great Scott – Boston, MA*
Jun 17 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY*
Jun 19 – Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH*
Jun 20 – Double Door – Chicago, IL*
Jun 21 – Small’s – Hamtramck, MI*
Jun 22 – Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI*
Jun 23 – The Frequency – Madison, WI*
Jun 24 – Triple Rock Social Club – Minneapolis, MN*
Jun 26 – Rye Room at Bourbon Theatre – Lincoln, NE*
Jun 27 – The Marquis Theater – Denver, CO*
Jun 28 – In the Venue – Salt Lake City, UT*
Jun 29 – Neurolux – Boise, ID*
Jun 30 – El Corazon – Seattle, WA*
Jul 01 – The Star Theatre – Portland, OR*
Jul 02 – The Alley – Sparks, NV*
Jul 03 – Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA*
Jul 05 – The Down & Out – Los Angeles, CA*
Jul 06 – Casbah – San Diego, CA*
Jul 07 – The Constellation Room at The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA*
Jul 10 – The Rhythm Room – Phoenix, AZ*
Jul 12 – Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO*
Jul 13 – Sokol Underground – Omaha, NE*
Jul 14 – Mojo’s – Columbia, MO*
Jul 15 – Birdy’s Live – Indianapolis, IN*
Jul 18 – JJ’s Bohemia – Chattanooga, TN*
Jul 19 – Chop Shop – Charlotte, NC*

* w/ Valient Thorr, Holy Grail, The Kickass

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