Canadian’s own STRIKER will be hitting the road in North America this year in a supporting role with Dark Transquility & Warbringer who are no strangers to bringing sound quality Heavy Metal music to the many fans who enjoy a moshing good time.
STRIKER; The band has won their third Edmonton Music Award for “Metal Recording of The Year” for their single “Phoenix Lights” off their 2016 album “Stand In The Fire”, a record packed with incredible riffs and colossal anthems, all laced together with epic harmonies. The album was both self-released via their indie label Record Breaking Records and self-recorded by the band (Dan Clearly (vocals), Tim Brown (lead/rhythm guitars), William Wallace (bass), Adam Brown (drums) plus help from Randy Black (Primal Fear, Bif Naked, Annihilator) who filled in on drums while Adam was away during recording) along with mixing done by genius Frederik Nordstrom (Bring Me The Horizon, In Flames, Opeth).
“Winning an Edmonton music award is the icing on the cake for an already great year for us. Stand In The Fire opened a lot of doors for us and we are proud to be recognized by our hometown 3 years in a row.” Says the band.
Edmonton Music Awards – Metal Recording of The Year
All Else Fails – The Forever Lie
Black Friday – Suffering In Stereo
Juliet Ruin – Rogue Down
Silence The Machine – Lost
Striker – Phoenix Lights – Winner
Music Video – Phoenix Lights – https://www.youtube.
Music Video – Born To Lose – https://www.youtube.com/watch?
In additional news, STRIKER have been also nominated for a 2017 Western Canadian Music Award for “Metal / Hard Rock Artist of Year”. This year’s WCMA will be held in Edmonton, AB on September 14th. Full details can be found here.
STRIKER will be hitting the road in September and October for tour dates across North America with Swedish melodic death metal innovators Dark Tranquillity along with American thrashers Warbringer. The tour is in support of STRIKER‘s latest self-titled album released on Feb 24, 2017 via their indie label Record Breaking Records. The album features 9 shredding tracks that are all killer and no filler to continue the band’s classic mix of heavy metal.
Fans of Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Enforcer, Skullfist & Steelwing will not want to miss this tour!
Tickets available Here:
Sept 6 – Margate, FL – O Malleys
Sept 7 – Winter Park, FL – The Haven
Sept 8 – Tampa, FL – Orpheum 0
Sept 9 – Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
Sept 10 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground
Sept 11 – Durham, NC – Motorco
Sept 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Sept 13 – Halethorpe, MD – Fish Head Cantina
Sept 14 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Sept 15 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre
Sept 16 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Sept 17 – Montreal, QC – FouFounes
Sept 18 – Toronto, ON – MOD Club
Sept 19 – Westland, MI – Token Lounge
Sept 20 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
Sept 21 – Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge
Sept 22 – Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
Sept 23 – Winnipeg, MB – Park Theatre
Sept 24 – Regina, SK – The Exchange
Sept 25 – Calgary, AB – Dickens
Sept 26 – Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room
Sept 28 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Sept 29 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Sept 30 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Oct 1 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
Oct 2 – West Hollywood, CA – Whiskey a Go Go
Oct 3 – San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
Oct 4 – Tempe, AZ – Club Red
Oct 5 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
Oct 6 – San Antonio, TX – Fitzgeralds
Oct 7 – Dallas, TX – Trees