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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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