Since debuting with Sorrow and Extinction in 2012, Arkansas doom bringers Pallbearer have garnered a cult status, becoming a new age favorite of the heavy metal underground. Ever on the upswing, they've just released their third studio effort, Heartless, supporting the record with a U.S. tour.

Throughout the trek, which kicks off in Houston, Texas on May 11, a number of acts will be featured as support, with Gatecreeper in tow for all dates save for the Philadelphia show, which will feature Baroness and Nothing instead. Pinkish Black, Spirit Adrift, Venomous Maximus and Inter Arma will all link up with Pallbearer at different points, so check the listings below very carefully if the support acts factor in your concert going decision.

Pallbearer's bleeding heart doom is predominantly melodic, rounded out by aching rhythms that plod along at mostly crawling tempos while Brett Campbell's higher-pitched croon navigates the ceaseless waves of crashing riffs, exemplified in the new track "I Saw the End."

Our friends at CLRVYNT recently sat down with two of the band's members, running through four albums that helped influence Heartless, which spans the musical spectrum from sludge to alternative to prog to classic heavy metal.

Pallbearer 2017 U.S. Tour

5/11 Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live — Studio ^
5/12 Dallas, Texas @ Curtain Club ^
5/13 Austin, Texas @ Barracuda ^
5/15 Phoenix Ariz. @ The Rebel Lounge %
5/16 San Diego, Calif. @ Casbah #
5/18 Los Angeles, Calif. @ The EchoPlex #
5/19 Oakland, Calif. @ The New Parish #
5/20 Reno, Nev. @ Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor #
5/22 Salt Lake City, Utah @ Urban Lounge #
5/23 Denver, Colo. @ Bluebird Theater #
5/25 Kansas City, Mo. @ The Riot Room ^^
5/26 Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th Street Entry ^^
5/27 Des Moines, Iowa @ Vaudeville Mews ^^
5/28 Madison, Wis. @ High Noon Saloon ^^
5/30 Columbus, Ohio @ Ace of Cups ^^
5/31 Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Rex Theater ^^
6/01 Washington, D.C. @ Rock and Roll Hotel ^^
6/02 Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer **
6/05 Harrisonburg, Va. @ The Gameolden Pony ^^
6/06 Louisville, Ky. @ Zanzabar ^^
6/07 St. Louis, Mo. @ Fubar ^^
^ w/ Gatecreeper, Pinkish Black
% w/ Gatecreeper, Spirit Adrift
# w/ Gatecreeper, Venomous Maximus
^^ w/ Gatecreeper, Inter Arma
** w/ Baroness, Nothing

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