Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have scheduled the following dates:
Sep. 13 - The Kennel Club - Sacramento, CA
Sep. 14 - The Fat Cat - Modesto, CA
Sep. 18 - Berty's - Walnut Creek, CA
Sep. 19 - Phoenix Theater - Petaluma, CA
Sep. 20 - Monster Fest - Merced, CA
Oct. 15 - Voodoo Lounge - San Jose, CA (w/ LAAZ ROCKIT, MUDFACE)
VICIOUS RUMORS is planning on returning to Europe at the end of the year. According to the band, a few tentative dates have been set for November in Germany and the Netherlands, with additional shows in the United Kingdom currently in the works.
Capital Chaos has posted video footage of VICIOUS RUMORS performing the first show with its new lineup at the The Kennel Club in Sacramento, California on March 22, 2008. Watch the clip below.
VICIOUS RUMORS earlier in the year announced the addition of singer Ronnie Stixx (SHADOWKEEP, DIVINE RUINS) and guitarist Kiyoshi Morgan to the group's ranks.
Ronnie was born in Los Angeles and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has made a name for himself in the metal world with a vocal style that is melodic and aggressive. Ronnie's main influences are such great vocalist as Carl Albert (VICIOUS RUMORS), Tony Harnell (TNT) and Ronnie James Dio.
VICIOUS RUMORS current lineup is as follows:
Geoff Thorpe: guitar/vocals
Larry Howe: drums/vocals
Stephen Goodwin: bass/vocals
Ronnie Stixx: lead vocals
Kiyoshi Morgan: guitar