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Gaerea Announce “A Secret Evening With Gaerea” to Kick Off US Tour

Grab yourself a black metal burger at ‘A Secret Evening with Gaerea’ ahead of their North American tour. Full details here…



GAEREA, photo by Joao Fitas

Cathartic post black metal masters Gaerea have revealed detaisl of a secret screening to kick start their upcoming tour in North America. The clandestine event will take place on Thursday, September 28th, at the original Kuma’s Corner in Chicago, IL! The event is free to attend and starts promptly at 7:30 P.M. and band will be present for a meet and greet with fans who dare to enter the vortex. Plus, fans can enter a raffle in which one lucky winner will be given a pair of tickets to see the band’s performance at Metro on September 30.

Gaerea comments, “This is the death of ‘Mirage’ and the moment we start to let go of our world just so another one can be born. This unique event will showcase everything Gaerea has ever stood for. Get ready to witness something truly special, crafted specially to each and everyone of you who wishes to join us for an evening we shall never forget.”

In addition, Kuma’s has collaborated with Gaerea for a signature burger, which is inspired by the Francesinha sandwich, a comforting dish that is native to the band’s hometown of Porto (PT). The Gaerea burger is modeled after Kuma’s famous Slayer burger with a Portuguese twist. The sandwich has a bed of fresh house-cut fries, texas toast, an angus beef patty, sausage, uncured ham, shredded monterrey jack cheese, and a fried egg, all smothered in a decadent Francesinha sauce.

Gaerea Burger

Gaerea Burger

Following the event, Gaerea will be kicking off its North American tour with Wolves in the Throne Room, Blackbraid, and Hoaxed on September 29 in St. Louis, MO, which will then conclude on October 24 in Denver, CO. Tickets are now available from here.

Tour Dates:

09/29 – St Louis, MO @ Red Flag
09/30 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
10/01 – St. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
10/03 – Detroit, MI @ El Club
10/04 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
10/05 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
10/06 – Boston, MA @ Big Night Live
10/07 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
10/08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Monarch
10/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
10/11 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
10/12 – Richmond, VA @ The Canal Club
10/13 – Greensboro, NC @ Hangar 1819
10/14 – Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
10/15 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
10/17 – Dallas, TX @ Echo Lounge & Music Hall
10/18 – Austin, TX @ Come And Take It Live
10/20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sister
10/21 – Tucson, AZ @ Encore
10/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
10/24 – Denver, CO @ The Oriental Theater

Gaerea 'Secret Evening With' Poster

Gaerea ‘Secret Evening With’ Poster

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.