Australian metal band Parkway Drive will set stages afire on their largest headlining tour to date in North America this summer. The tour will kick-off on August 21 in Sacramento, CA and wrap September 17 in Irving, TX.
The five-piece metal band from Byron Bay, Australia formed in 2002. The band features vocalist Winston McCall, guitarists Luke Kilpatrick and Jeff Ling, bassist Jia O’Connor, and drummer Ben Gordon. For more than a decade, the band has stood at the forefront of heavy music worldwide, matching their uncompromising urgency with a powerful musicality. Parkway Drive has released six studio albums, all on Epitaph: Killing with a Smile (2005), Horizons (2007), Deep Blue (2010), Atlas (2012), IRE (2015), and Reverence (2018). With Deep Blue, Atlas, and Ire all achieving gold status in Australia. The band has also released two platinum-selling DVDs, one EP, and one book.
Globally praised for their powerful live show, Parkway Drive has headlined Europe’s biggest metal festivals including Wacken (DE), SummerBreeze (DE), Bloodstock (UK), Resurrection (ES), and Hellfest (FR). In addition, the band has had massive performances at festivals worldwide including Welcome to Rockville (US), Aftershock (US), Carolina Rebellion (US), Northern Invasion (US), Rock on the Range (US), Warped Tour (US), Montebello Rockfest (CA), Rock Am Ring (DE), Rock Im Park (DE),. Hurricane/Southside (DE), Download Festival (UK), Reading and Leeds (UK). Greenfield (CH), Nova Rock (AT), Lowlands (NL), and Pukkelpop (BE).
Recently, Parkway Drive announced Viva The Underdogs, the soundtrack to the band’s documentary film by the same name, to be released March 27. Featuring 11 live tracks from the band’s 2019 headlining set at German heavy metal festival Wacken, the soundtrack also includes 3 studio tracks recorded in German; “Vice Grip”, “The Void”, and “Shadow Boxing” which features German rapper Casper.
The documentary, ‘Viva The Underdogs,’ features over a decade of behind the scenes personal footage, coupled with unprecedented access to the band’s most explosive live tours and world’s biggest music festivals. The film gives an incredibly honest and candid look at Parkway Drive’s 15-year underdog journey; the good-times, battles, triumphs, and sacrifices.
PARKWAY DRIVE TOUR DATES
8/21 Sacramento, CA Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
8/23 Las Vegas, NV Pearl Theater
8/24 Magna, UT The Great Saltair
8/26 Broomfield, CO 1stBank Center
8/28 St Paul, MN Myth Live
8/29 Chicago, IL Wintrust Arena
8/30 Columbus, OH Express Live
9/1 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
9/2 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
9/4 Worcester, MA The Palladium (Outdoors)
9/5 Laval, QC Place Bell
9/7 Toronto, ON RBC Echo Beach
9/9 Trenton, NJ CURE Insurance Arena
9/10 Baltimore, MD UMBC Event Center
9/11 Charlotte, NC Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/12 Atlanta, GA Coca-Cola Roxy
9/14 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
9/16 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
9/17 Irving, TX Toyota Music Factory