French deathcore giant Betraying the Martyrs will play Tampa this summer

Entheos among openers for the band’s first U.S. headlining tour.

click to enlarge French deathcore giant Betraying the Martyrs will play Tampa this summer
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Thanks to melodic flourishes and a tempered approach to brutal deathcore riffs, Betraying the Martyrs’ music has transcended many of the metal tags critics try and pin on heavier bands. Now the French sextet is bringing that sound on the road for its first headlining U.S. tour.

The trek, which hits Crowbar in Ybor City on July 2, happens as the band works on a new album after parting ways with guitarist Louis D’Angelo in 2018.

The band promises to play songs from the still-untitled effort on this tour where Entheos, Within Destruction, Sentinels and Defying Decay play support. The only other Florida stop on the jaunt is on July 3 at Soundbar in Orlando. Tickets for the Ybor City show start at $15, and more information is available via

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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