http://bravewords.com/news/former-annihilator-frontman-co-founder-big-john-bates-to-release-new-noirchestra-album-in-april-tour-dates-announced-for-germany-austria-and-the-netherlands


Former Annihilator frontman/co-founder John Bates – who can be heard on the band’s legendary Welcome To Your Death demo – will release his new Noirchestra album, Skinners Cage, through Germany’s Rookie Records on April 12th. It is available for pre-order at this location. In addition, Big John Bates: Noirchestra have announced a European tour in support of the album, with a warm-up show in Vancouver, BC. Their schedule is as follows:

May 
4 – Railway Stage & Beer Cafe – Vancouver, BC
24 – Hafenklang – Hamburg, Germany
25 – Lila Eule – Bremen, Germany
28 – Museum für Angewandte Kunst – Cologne, Germany
29 – 7er-Club – Mannheim, Germany
31 – dB’s – Utrecht, Netherlands

June 
1 – Veb – Siegen, Germany
5 – GrooveStation – Dresden, Germany
6 – Objekt 5 – Halle, Germany
7 – Alte Hackerei – Karlsruhe, Germany
8 – Humbug Club – Basel, Switzerland
9 – Kulturbahnhof – Donaueschingen, Germany
13 – Kulturhaus Roeda – Steyr, Austria
15 – P.m.k. Innsbruck – Innsbruck, Austria
19 – Kopf Und Kragen – Fürth, Germany
20 – Wild At Heart – Berlin, Germany
21 – Kling Klang – Wilhelmshaven, Germany
22 – Treibsand – Lübeck, Germany