The Sword have tapped drummer Kevin Fender of Employer, Employee fame for their immediate touring plans. Fender takes over the position from Trivett Wingo, who recently exited the group due to anxiety issues. It is not yet known if Fender will be joining the group on a permanent basis.
For now the band issued the following statement:
“We are pleased to announce the Warp Riders 2010 U.S. Tour Mk. II, beginning in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 27! These performances will feature the formidable skills of notorious intergalactic bounty drummer, Kevin Fender. A veteran of the Austin music scene, Mr. Fender is best known for his devastating work with Texas hardcore legends Employer, Employee. Check the Performance page of our website for dates and tickets!
In addition the band have rescheduled their U.S. touring plans with Karma To Burn and Mount Carmel. Tickets from the previously postponed shows will be honored at the new dates, which can be found below:
Reschedule US Tour Dates:
11/27 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon
11/28 Birmingham, AL – WorkPlay Theatre
11/29 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
11/30 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
12/01 Roanoke, VA – Martin’s Downtown
12/02 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
12/03 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of the Living Arts
12/04 New York, NY – Webster Hall
12/05 Boston, MA – Royale Boston
12/06 Washington, DC – The 930 Club
12/07 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre
12/08 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
12/09 Huntington, WV – V Club
12/10 Covington, KY – The Mad Hatter
12/11 Detroit, MI – The Shelter
12/12 Chicago, IL – Metro
12/13 St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
12/14 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose Tap House
12/15 Kansas City, MO – The Record Bar
12/16 Little Rock, AR – Juanita’s
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