Cancer Bats Revive Bat Sabbath Alter Egos for Tour of Western Canada

They've mapped out 15 dates from Manitoba to BC this summer

BY Allie GregoryPublished Jul 19, 2023

Cancer Bats are heading to Western Canadian as Bat Sabbath, their alter ego Black Sabbath tribute band, from late August to September.

The 15-date trek includes stops in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Grand Prairie, Kamloops, Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Nelson, Fernie, Medicine Hat, Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg, and kicks off on August 24.

Bandleader Liam Joseph Cormier said in a release: "Dearest Western Canada!!! The time has come for us to gather once more in faithful worship to the true gods of metal! The devoted souls known as Cancer Bats will take on their legendary form as Bat Sabbath to once more pay homage to the almighty lords of all things heavy, Black Sabbath!!! Join us in worship of the five greatest albums to ever be crafted!"

Alongside the announcement, the band have shared a cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs." Check that out below and see the full Bat Sabbath tour itinerary below that.

Bat Sabbath 2023 Tour Dates:

08/24 Edmonton, AB - The Buckingham
08/25 Calgary, AB - Modern Love
08/26 Red Deer, AB - The Vat
08/27 Grand Prairie, AB - Better Than Freds
08/29 Kamloops, BC - Blue Grotto
08/30 Vancouver, BC - Wise Hall
08/31 Victoria, BC - Lucky Bar
09/01 Nanaimo, BC - Queens Pub
09/02 Kelowna, BC - Jackknife Brewing
09/04 Nelson, BC - The Royal
09/05 Fernie, BC - The Northern
09/06 Medicine Hat, AB - Mainliner Pub
09/07 Saskatoon, SK - Black Cat Tavern
09/08 Regina, SK - The Exchange
09/09 Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre - SOS Festival

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