Andy Black, the alter-ego of Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack, will bring his headlining Homecoming Tour: Curtain Call to Toronto’s Opera House on Wednesday, Feb. 16. The concert, which is set to kick off at 8 p.m., also features special guests William Control and Palaye Royale.
Biersack’s solo debut, The Shadow Side, was released in May 2016 through Republic Records and Lava Records. The album, produced by John Feldmann (Panic! At the Disco, the Used), includes the single “We Don’t Have to Dance” and “Stay Alive” featuring Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio and blink-182. The Shadow Side features guest contributions from Joel Madden (Good Charlotte), Rian Dawson (All Time Low), Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy), and Ashton Irwin (5 Seconds of Summer).
Also on the bill is William Control, the darkwave electronic side project from former Aiden frontman Wil Francis. Revelations, is the fifth full-length from William Control. The ambitious concept album is being released in four EPs, each named after one of the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. Revelations first EP, The Pale, was released in October 2016 through Control Records. Joining William Control on the road is his live backing band The Neuromatic Boys, which includes Kenneth Fletcher (guitar, bass, backing vocals, synthesizers), Ian MacWilliams (keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals), and Ben Tourkantonis (drums, percussion).
Fashion art-rock trio Palaye Royale will serve as opening act. The Las Vegas-based band, which consists of Remington Leith (vocals), Sebastian Danzig (guitar), and Emerson Barrett (drums), released their James Iha-produced debut studio album, Boom Boom Room, was released in June 2016 on Sumerian Records
Tickets, $31.50 CA in advance, are available online. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the all ages and 19+ event. The Opera House is located at 735 Queen Street East in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit Andy Black’s website, Homesick Toronto on Facebook, MRG Concerts’ website, Fource Entertainment’s website, and The Opera House’s website.