Ken Mode has been everywhere as of late! The band is gearing up to release ‘Venerable’ via Profound Lore Records on March 15th and has found much support from press and fans alike. Additionally, the band has revealed extensive touring plans (including a trip to SXSW). Now, Ken Mode has teamed with Revolver Magazine to give fans another chance to hear their upcoming masterpiece. Visit Revolver now to check out “A Wicked Pike” from ‘Venerable’ and check out the magazine’s interview with singer/guitarist Jesse Matthewson regarding the track.

‘Venerable’ was produced by the mighty Kurt Ballou of Converge at God City Studios and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side. Ken Mode is set to be in your face throughout 2011 so get ready to bang your head!

Tour Dates:

03/11 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Latitude 44 w/Sleeping In Gethsemane
03/12 – Denver, CO @ Blast-O-Mat w/SMD
03/14 – Dallas, TX @ TBA
03/15 – San Antonio, TX @ the 1011 w/Lo Pan
03/16-18 – Austin (SXSW)
03/19 – Austin – Profound Lore SXSW Showcase w/Slough Feg, Castevet, Grayceon, Wolvhammer & Bruce Lamont
03/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Scion Lab
03/21 – Champaign IL @ Dan Aykroyd’s House
03/22 – Windsor, ON @ Coah & Horses
03/23 – Hamilton, ON @ Casbah w/Vilipend
03/24 – Toronto, ON @ the Garrison w/Vilipend
03/25 – Ottawa, ON @ Cafe Dekcuf w/Alaskan
03/26 – Quebec City, QC @ Le Scanner w/Mountains Unfold
03/27 – Montreal, QC @ Katacombes
03/28 – Sherbrooke, QC @ Bar Le Magog
03/29 – Burlington, VT @ 242 Main w/Engineer
03/30 – Boston, MA @ O’Brians Pub w/Engineer
03/31 – Syracuse, NY @ TBA w/Engineer
04/01 – Long Island, NY @ Ethical Humanist Society
04/02 – NYC, NY @ Webster Hall w/Black Breath
04/03 – Brick, NJ @ Bricktown Moose Lodge w/Black Breath
04/04 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter w/Black Breath
04/05 – Greensboro, NC @ TBA w/Khann
04/06 – Savannah, GA @TBA w/Khann
04/07 – Gainesville, FL @ TBA w/Khann
04/08 – Tampa, FL @ Transitions Art Gallery w/Khann
04/09 – Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub w/Khann
04/10 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Farside w/Khann
04/11 – Hattiesburg, MS @ TBA w/Ganon
04/12 – Birmingham, AL @ The Firehouse w/Ganon
04/13 – Atlanta, GA @ TBA w/Ganon
04/14 – Chattanooga, TN @ JJ’s Bohemia w/Ganon
04/15 – Akron, OH @ TBA w/Ganon
04/16 – Rochester, NY @ Monty’s Krown w/Sulaco
04/17 – Columbus, OH @ TBA
04/18 – Detroit, MI @ TBA w/Ganon

Tour Dates (w/ Fuck the Facts):

04/19 – Buffalo, NY @ The Funeral Home
04/21 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Melody Inn
04/22 – Chicago, IL @ the Mutiny
04/23 -Minneapolis, MN @ TBA (venue change)
04/24 – Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
04/26 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder
04/27 – Portland, OR @ Rotture
04/28 – Seattle, WA @ The Comet
04/29 – Victoria, BC @ Logan’s Pub
04/30 – Vancouver, BC @ Funky Winkerbean’s
05/01 – Kamloops, BC @ Pogue Mahone
05/02 – Edmonton, AB @ Filthy McNasty’s
05/03 – Calgary, AB @ the New Black (all-ages) and Dickens Pub (18+)
05/04 – Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos
05/05 – Prince Albert, SK @ PA Arts Center
05/06 – Regina, SK @ O’Hanlon’s Pub
05/07 – Winnipeg, MB @ the Royal Albert (hometown record release) w/Withdrawal

For more information, please visit: www.myspace.com/kenmode.

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