2x Grammy® nominated band Gojira have made a stunning global chart impact with their celebrated new album FORTITUDE. The French band’s new studio album entered Billboard’s ‘Top Albums’ chart at #1 this week, while also claiming the #1 spot on Billboard’s ‘Top Current Albums,’ ‘Current Rock Albums,’ and ‘Current Hard Music Albums’ tallies. The release also marked a career high debut on the ‘Billboard 200’ for Gojira, arriving this week at #12, with several career high chart positions and Top 10 debuts in countries around the globe including: France (#2), United Kingdom (#6), Australia (#3), Germany (#8), Belgium (#2), Netherlands (#4), Denmark (#3), Portugal (#4), Finland (#2), and Norway (#10).
This fall, Gojira will set out on U.S. headline tour in support of FORTITUDE which will feature special guests Knocked Loose and Alien Weaponry. The recently announced dates are set to kick of October 11th in Salt Lake City, Utah at The Union and continue through a performance at Cleveland, Ohio’s The Agora on October 29th [full itinerary below]. The new headline dates will follow Gojira’s summer run supporting Deftones which gets underway August 12th at The Armory in Minneapolis, MN and includes two Gojira only headline dates on September 3rd in Chattanooga, TN and September 20th in Boise, ID. For tickets and for more information on Gojira’s live schedule visit www.gojira-music.com.