STRIKER Announce Alberta CD Release Shows For Fifth Self-Titled Album Out Now!

STRIKER Announce Alberta CD Release Shows For Fifth Self-Titled Album Out Now!

Calgary April 13 @ Dicken’s Pub + Edmonton April 14 @ Starlite Room + Red Deer April 15 @ The Vat

European Tour Dates w/ Sonata Arctica

Photo Credit: Dan Zuk

STRIKER will be returning to their shredding grounds of Alberta in April for their first Canadian shows since unleashing their fifth studio album last month on February 24th. The band has been on tour across the USA plus Europe with Sonata Arctica in support of the album for last three months.

Their shows, April 13th in Calgary at Dicken’s Pub, hometown return on April 14th in Edmonton at Starlite Room and April 15th in Red Deer at The Vat will be CD release events for their Albertan fans that have been loyal over the years supporting STRIKER‘s career in the province and beyond.

STRIKER‘s self-titled album released via their indie label Record Breaking Records features 9 shredding tracks that are all killer and no filler to continue the band’s classic mix of heavy metal.

To hear the full stream of STRIKER‘s new album, please visit:

“This is 35 minutes of your life you’ll be glad you can’t get back. A potent mix of shred that will remind you why you fell in love with metal in the first place.” comments the band.

Watch their video ‘Born To Lose’ at

iTunes – here.

Show Details:
Date: Thursday, April 13
Venue: Dicken’s Pub, 1000 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y6
Time: Doors 8pm

Bands: STRIKER, Ravenous, Riot City & In/Vertigo

Tickets: $10.00 advance tickets available online at Sloth Records.
$20.00 advance ticket with download of the new self titled album!
Direct Ticket Link –

18+ No Minors

Show Details:
Date: Friday, April 14
Venue: Startlite Room, 10030 102 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0V6
Time: Doors 8pm
Bands: STRIKER, Ravenous & Tylor Dory Trio
Tickets: $15.00 GA advance tickets available online at Blackbyrd Myoozik.
$20.00 advance ticket with download of the new self titled album!

Direct Ticket Link –

Show Details:
Date: Saturday, April 15
Venue: The Vat Pub, 101-5301 43st, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1C8
Time: Doors 8pm
Bands: STRIKER, Ravenous, Wraith Risen, and Bodies Burn Black
Tickets: $10 Adv. – Tickets from, The Soundhouse, The Vat Pub, and local bands.
Direct Ticket Link:

1. Former Glory (3:59)
2. Pass Me By (3:33)
3. Born To Lose (3:58)
4. Cheating Death (0:53)
5. Shadows In The Light (3:29)
6. Rock The Night (4:30)
7. Over The Top (4:38)
8. Freedom’s Call (4:30)
9. Curse of The Dead (3:49)
Album Length: 33:23
EU TOUR DATES w/ SONATA ARCTICA – The 9th Hour World Tour 2017
Special Guests:
Triosphere (NOR) – 20.02.-20.03.
Thunderstone (FI) – 22.03.-09.04.
Striker (CAN) – whole tour
Feb 20 Hirsch Nuremberg, Germany
Feb 21 Masters of Rock Cafe Zlin, Czech Republic
Feb 22 Szene Vienna, Austria
Feb 23 Backstage Munich, Germany
Feb 24 Vox Club Modena, Italy
Feb 25 Orion Rome, Italy
Feb 27 Dynamo Zurich, Switzerland
Feb 28 Kulturfabrik Kofmehl Solothurn, Switzerland
Mar 01 Les Docks Lausanne, Switzerland
Mar 03 Le Moulin Marseille, France
Mar 04 Bikini Barcelona, Spain
Mar 05 La Riviera Madrid, Spain
Mar 06 Custom Sevilla, Spain
Mar 07 Lisboa ao Vivo Lisbon, Portugal
Mar 09 Totem Pamplona, Spain
Mar 10 Barbey Theatre Bordeaux, France
Mar 11 Le Metronum Toulouse, France
Mar 12 Le Ninkaso Kao Lyon, France
Mar 14 La Rodia Besancon, France
Mar 15 L’Austre Canal Nancy, France
Mar 16 Antipode Rennes, France
Mar 17 Engine Rooms Southampton, United Kingdom
Mar 18 Marble Factory Bristol, United Kingdom
Mar 19 Tramshed Cardiff, United Kingdom
Mar 20 Rescue Rooms Nottingham, United Kingdom
Mar 22 Club Academy Manchester, United Kingdom
Mar 23 Corporation Room 1 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Mar 24 The Classic Grand Glasgow, United Kingdom
Mar 25 Limelight 2 Belfast, United Kingdom
Mar 26 The Academy Dublin, Ireland
Mar 28 Slade Rooms Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Mar 29 Le Splendid Lille, France
Mar 30 X Hereford, Germany
Mar 31 Colos-Saal Aschaffenburg, Germany
Apr 01 Effenaar Eindhoven, Netherlands
Apr 02 Tivoli Pandora Utrecht, Netherlands
Apr 04 Essigfabrik Cologne, Germany
Apr 05 Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg, Germany
Apr 06 Hellraise rLeipzig, Germany
Apr 07 KB Malmö, Sweden
Apr 08 Frimis Salonger Örebro, Sweden

Apr 09 Pustervik Göteborg, Sweden

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Striker is an Edmonton-based recording and performing heavy metal band that has grown immensely through their years in the industry. A classic mix of heavy metal, hard rock, and 80’s hair metal, their music features powerful, clean vocals, catchy choruses, vocal harmonies, and impressive guitar leads.

Audiences are often floored by the energy of their live show, and their recorded material has been met with fantastic response by both fans and industry across the world. Striker has toured across dozens of countries as headliners as well as support for major metal acts. Gearing up for the release of their latest album the sky’s the limit for these Canadians!!

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