GOZU To Support The Obsessed On Upcoming Spring Tour Dates, Booked for Louder Than Life And Aftershock


Photo credit Jay Fortin

Boston rock outfit GOZU will support The Obsessed on their upcoming US Spring tour. The trek begins March 13th and winds its way through over two dozen cities, ending on April 12th in Brooklyn, New York. Additional support will be provided by Howling Giant.

Photo by Jay Fortin

Comments vocalist/guitarist Marc Gaffney, “The Ides of March will soon be upon us. GOZU’s your vehicle baby, we will take you anywhere you wanna go. Your vehicle baby, and now I’m sure you know. The four of us, love ya, need ya, want ya, got to have you. Great God in heaven you know Gaff, Joe, Seth, and Doug love you! March 13th, we ride, and until April 12th we roll! Hope to see everyone smiling and let the music make love to you. Eat a peach.”

Additionally, the band will appear on this year’s edition of Louder Than Life in September and Aftershock in October. Tickets are on sale now. See all confirmed dates below.

GOZU w/ The Obsessed, Howling Giant:

3/13/2024 Milk Boy – Philadelphia, PA

3/14/2024 Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD

3/15/2024 Cobra Cabana – Richmond, VA

3/16/2024 Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern – Wilmington, NC

3/17/2024 The Odd – Asheville, NC

3/19/2024 Boggs Social & Supply – Atlanta, GA

3/20/2024 Siberia – New Orleans, LA

3/22/2024 Tulips – Fort Worth, TX

3/23/2024 The Lost Well – Austin, TX

3/25/2024 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM

3/26/2024 The Nile Underground – Mesa, AZ

3/27/2024 Resident – Los Angeles, CA

3/28/2024 Transplants Brewing – Palmdale, CA

3/29/2024 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA

3/30/2024 The Usual Place – Las Vegas, NV

3/31/2024 Aces High Saloon – Salt Lake City, UT

4/01/2024 Hi-Dive – Denver, CO

4/03/2024 Reggies – Chicago, IL

4/04/2024 The Foundry – Lakewood, OH

4/05/2024 Preserving Underground – New Kensington, PA

4/06/2024 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY

4/07/2024 The Stone Church – Brattleboro, VT

4/09/2024 Sonia – Cambridge, MA

4/10/2024 Geno’s Rock Club – Portland, ME

4/11/2024 Space Ballroom – Hamden, CT

4/12/2024 The Meadows – Brooklyn, NY

End Tour

9/29/2024 Louder Than Life @ Highland Festival Grounds – Louisville, KY [tickets]

10/13/2024 Aftershock @ Discovery Park – Sacramento, CA [tickets]

Check out our recent interview with GOZU:

GOZU released their fifth full-length album, Remedy, last Spring via Blacklight Media / Metal Blade Records. The record seamlessly delivers nine tracks of the band’s signature combination of fuzzy, ’70s-inspired riffs, rich, catchy, grunge-esque vocal melodies, and a touch of old-school psychedelia written and played with the utmost passion and enthusiasm.

One element bolstering Remedy is drummer Seth Botos who joins vocalist/guitarist Marc Gaffney, guitarist Doug Sherman, and bassist Joe Grotto. “Seth brought such an impeccable work ethic and freshness to the band that it was infectious,” recalls Gaffney. “He is the breath of delicious fresh air the three old men needed. He reminds us of a young Kevin Bacon/Wayne Rooney.”

Recording with honorary fifth member of GOZU, producer/engineer Dean Baltulonis (Death Ray Vision, The Hope Conspiracy), at Wild Arctic Studios in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, sessions were unlike any that the band had previously experienced. Botos laid his drums down in just a day-and-a-half, taking all suggestions his bandmates had and putting his signature spin on them, echoing the fact that they were all invested in the process more than ever before. The final product was ultimately met with approval from fans and critics alike. Denver Westword wrote, “Remedy is a perfect mix of what GOZU does best: spacey psychedelia, fuzzy stoner rock and galloping rock and roll.” Distorted Sound concurred, “…this album has a little bit of everything… it’s gnarly guitar and vocals galore that just oozes with confidence and coolness. Remedy was certainly worth the wait.” Added Sputnik Music, “This is an album that reaches beyond the stoner sphere, expanding the band’s horizons into the metal territory.”

 

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