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Karnivool Australian Tour June/July 2011

Written by Barnaby Smith on May 2, 2011

Perth’s leading progressive rock troupe Karnivool have announced a lengthy Australian tour for later this year. The 20-date trip will see the five-piece heading into various nooks and crannies of this fair isle, heading as far north as Cairns.

As reports, the gigs mark the first major Australian tour for the band since June and July last year, while the band have hinted that fans can expect a preview of material that may end up on the next Karnivool album, the follow-up to 2009’s Sound Awake. Since their last Australian jaunt, they have toured in Europe and the United States, including an appearance at the Sonisphere festival in the UK.

Of course, Karnivool’s activity has been affected by the emergence of FLOATING ME, the Australian prog supergroup that enlisted Karnivool’s Jon Stockman on bass. They have a debut album out sometime soon.

The new Karnivool dates are:

Wednesday June 8, Pier, Frankston, VIC
Thursday June 9, Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Friday June 10, Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday June 11, Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully, VIC
Sunday June 12, Inferno, Traralgon, VIC
Wednesday June 15, ANU Bar, Canberra, ACT
Thursday June 16, Waves, Wollongong, NSWBuy Tickets
Friday June 17, Penrith Panthers, Penrith, NSWBuy Tickets
Saturday June 18, Roundhouse, Sydney, NSW
Sunday June 19, Newcastle Panthers, Newcastle, NSWBuy Tickets
Wednesday June 22, Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSWBuy Tickets
Thursday June 23, Cex, Coffs Harbour, NSWBuy Tickets
Friday June 24, The Hi-Fi, Brisbane, QLD Buy Tickets
Saturday June 25, Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast, QLD
Sunday June 26, Caloundra RSL, Caloundra, QLD
Wednesday June 29, Andergrove Tavern, Mackay, QLD
Thursday June 30, Magnums, Airlie Beach, QLD
Friday July 1, The Venue, Townsville, QLD
Saturday July 1, Brothers, Cairns, QLD
Thursday July 7, HQ, Adelaide, SA

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