Testament Announces Second Leg of The Bay Strikes Back Tour

In celebration of the return of Drummer Dave Lombardo and Live concerts returning – Testament announces the second leg of the unrelenting and legendary Bay Strikes Back Tour lineup featuring Testament with Exodus and Special Guests Death Angel.

No strangers to making their mark in heavy metal history. Testament’s very excited to bring this over the top, legendary lineup to more cities across North America. Don’t miss the most epic lineup of any metal tour this Fall, The Bay Strikes Back Tour, and witness Dave Lombardo’s return to Testament.

Dave Lombardo stated, ‘This is a long-awaited reunion that was bound to happen. Once upon a time, we created a thrash masterpiece. I have no doubt that our musical chemistry will pick up exactly where we left off. I love the Testament family and am very excited to be joining them once again. Pure brutality awaits.’

Eric Peterson expresses, ‘Having Dave Lombardo join us again feels like we are picking up where unfinished business had left off. There is a silver lining to every cloud and working again with Dave calls for us to celebrate with our horns held high!’

‘We’ve all been having a killer time playing a lot of sold-out shows for die-hard metal fans across the US and we wanna keep the party rolling!’ says Chuck Billy of Testament. ‘We’re so excited to do a second leg of Bay Strikes Back Tour into Canada- It’s been a long time coming and now things are starting to gel with Dave. We will be adding some newer songs and some older ones too into the set METAL!’, Testament colleague Eric Peterson adds.

Says Exodus’ Gary Holt ‘This tour has been so raging, so crushing, what do we do to follow it up? We do it again! Exodus will be joining Testament and Death Angel for another round of The Bay Strikes Back Tour in the US! Hitting some major markets and also Canada! More Brutality on tap for all, come join the violence!’

‘I can’t begin to tell all of you how excited Death Angel is that this AMAZING tour has been extended with a second leg of North American dates!,’ says Mark Osegueda of Death Angel, ‘Night after night all three bands see how amazing the crowd reactions have been and we as band members are also so appreciative that we’re back doing what we love doing most of all! Playing music and exchanging energy with the most passionate fans of all! Thrash Metal Fans! The Bay Strike Back Tour is extending it’s endless reach! See you on the road!!’

Chuck Billy declares ‘I’ll state the obvious, We are more than overwhelmed to welcome back Dave Lombardo to play the drums with Testament. We are so excited to share the stage again with Lombardo. Dave added immense power when he joined the band for The Gathering (release), and we are ecstatic to see what new flavour he will bring back to Testament.’

Bay Strikes Back Tour Dates:

Friday, 9/9/2022 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
Saturday, 9/10/2022 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
Monday, 9/12/2022 – Wichita, KS -Cotillion
Tuesday, 9/13/2022 – Kansas City, MO – Truman
Thursday, 9/15/2022 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Friday, 9/16/2022 – Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
Sunday, 9/18/2022 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
Monday, 9/19/2022 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
Wednesday, 9/21/2022 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
Thursday, 9/22/2022 – Silver Spring, MD – Fillmore
Friday, 9/23/2022 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
Monday, 9/26/2022 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater
Tuesday, 9/27/2022 – Albany, NY – Empire Live
Wednesday, 9/28/2022 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
Friday, 9/30/2022 – Montreal, QC – Mtelus
Saturday, 10/1/2022 – London, ON – London Music Hall
Monday, 10/3/2022 – Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s
Tuesday, 10/4/2022 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
Thursday, 10/6/2022 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
Saturday, 10/8/2022 – Calgary, AB – Palace Theatre
Monday, 10/10/2022 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore
Wednesday, 10/12/2022 – Ventura, CA – Majestic Ventura Theater
Thursday, 10/13/2022 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Friday, 10/14/2022 – Reno, NV – Cargo
Saturday, 10/15/2022 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic

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