Nuclear Blast has announced the U.S. leg of “The Bay Strikes Back Tour” featuring thrash legends TESTAMENTEXODUS and DEATH ANGEL. The 30-date trek will kick off on October 6 at the Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo, California and make stops in Austin, New York, and Detroit before concluding on November 27 at The Fox in Oakland.

TESTAMENT‘s Eric Peterson comments: “Finally we are able to announce this suspended tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic! We are totally excited to get out on the road again and continue where we left off supporting our newest release ‘Titans Of Creation’! Along with our brothers of thrash EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL! Get your tickets now! Horns up!!!!!”

EXODUS‘s Gary Holt states: “YES!! Finally back on the road! This time we are bringing ‘The Bay Strikes Back’ to our own shores with our good friend’s TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL! To say this is awesome would be an understatement! Cannot wait!!”

DEATH ANGEL comments: “At last the wait is over! We couldn’t be more pleased to announce the continuation of ‘The Bay Strikes Back Tour’ with our brother’s TESTAMENT and EXODUS! This leg takes us across the United States to bring our brand of Bay Area Thrash to live onstage, coming soon to a theater near you. Join us for a long-overdue release of some serious pent-up energy! We’re gonna blow the roof off these joints! Come be a part of these explosive performances. See you soon!”

A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Tuesday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m. local and end on Tuesday, June 29 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code “TITANS” to access tickets before the general public. General on-sale will be this Thursday, July 1 at 10 a.m. local.

Before heading out on the tour, TESTAMENT will play the Blue Ridge Rock festival in Danville, Virginia on September 9.

Confirmed dates for “The Bay Strikes Back Tour” with TESTAMENTEXODUS and DEATH ANGEL are:

Oct. 06 – Fremont Theater – San Luis Obispo, CA
Oct. 07 – Aftershock Festival – Sacramento, CA ^^
Oct. 08 – House Of Blues – San Diego, CA *
Oct. 10 – House Of Blues – Anaheim, CA *

Oct. 11 – Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ
Oct. 12 – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM *
Oct. 14 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK *
Oct. 15 – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX
Oct. 16 – Emo’s – Austin, TX *
Oct. 17 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
Oct. 18 – House Of Blues – New Orleans, LA
Oct. 20 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA *
Oct. 21 – The Ritz – Raleigh, NC
Oct. 22 – TLA – Philadelphia, PA *
Oct. 23 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ *
Oct. 24 – Balitmore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Oct. 26 – The Paramount – Huntington, NY *
Oct. 27 – House Of Blues – Boston, MA *
Oct. 28 – Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
Oct. 29 – Madison Theater – Cincinnati, OH
Oct. 30 – The Agora – Cleveland, OH
Nov. 01 – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
Nov. 02 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
Nov. 04 – The Majestic – Detroit, MI
Nov. 05 – The Forge – Joliet, IL *
Nov. 07 – Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 09 – Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO *
Nov. 10 – The Depot – Salt Lake City, UT *
Nov. 11 – House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV ^
Nov. 27 – The Fox – Oakland, CA

^^ Festival
^ No EXODUS
* Rescheduled TESTAMENT dates

*Note* Tickets for the rescheduled TESTAMENT shows will be honored.