Joey Jordison has revealed more details about his new side project, Scar the Martyr . The Slipknot drummer has announced that the group will release their self-titled debut album on October 1.
The new group's lineup features a number of veterans of the heavy metal scene, including Strapping Young Lad multi-instrumentalist Jed Simon , former Darkest Hour guitarist Kris Norris , former In This Moment bassist Kyle Konkiel and keyboardist Joey Blush . In addition, the group will be fronted by newcomer Henry Derek , who co-wrote the new material with Jordison.
Scar the Martyr will support Danzig on their upcoming 25th anniversary tour, which kicks off August 9 at Sound Academy in Toronto, ON. That outing will also features sets by former Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein and Huntress .
Tickets for all of the upcoming concerts are on sale now. Here are the tour dates:
8/9 -- Toronto, ON, Sound Academy
8/13 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center
8/14 -- Columbus, OH, Newport Music Hall
8/16 -- Chicago, IL, Congress Theatre
8/17 -- St. Paul, MN, Myth
8/18 -- Lincoln, NE, Bourbon Theatre
8/20 -- Magna, UT, The Great Salt Air
8/21 -- Garden City, ID, Revolution Center
8/22 -- Portland, OR, Roseland Theatre
8/24 -- Calgary, AB, Flames Central
8/25 -- Edmonton, AB, Union Hall
8/27 -- Vancouver, AB, Commodore Ballroom
8/28 -- Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo
8/30 -- Universal City, CA, Gibson Amphitheatre
8/31 -- Tempe, AZ, Marquee Theatre
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